Drinking Prune Juice to Lose Weight? Think Twice!

Everybody knows that prune juice is a great aid for constipation, and in small amounts is fine to add to your daily diet for overall health. Prune juice is full of healthy enzymes and fibre that gets the digestive tract back on track and helps eliminate wastes from the body. But fasting on prune juice for days at a time to lose quick weight is not the best way to diet, even though many people utilise prune juice in this fashion. Here’s why using prune juice to lose weight is something you should think twice about.

Prune juice in excess can lead to diarrhoea, which is dangerous for the body. While this is the result people wanting to lose weight with prune juice are looking for, diarrhoea leads to loss of essential nutrients in the body and dehydration. Essentially, drinking prune juice as a diet aid is no better than …

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How to Lose Weight Easily, Fast, and for Free


Many weight loss companies market weight loss remedies that don’t actually work, but they make a lot of money off of it! Rather than falling for these scams, there are actually easy and very affordable ways to lose weight, and they may be more traditional than you think.

Do not change your diet, or at least not right away. You’ll want to wean your way into a healthier diet, but you should not go from eating over 20,000 calories a day to 1000 a day. This is actually really unhealthy for you, and can cause serious side-effects. If you want to be lean, then you have to wean.

Don’t go the easy way out. Throwing up after you eat and refusing to eat food to the point where your stomach hurts is horrible for your body, both physically and emotionally. If you are just starting to do this, stop …

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Want to Lose Weight? Do as the French Do!

For many Australians, losing weight and eating a more nutritious meal is important to overall longevity and reduced risk for progressive and chronic disease. Using weight loss programs such as Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and even the Aitkin’s Diet, weight loss has become a popular business. In some successful weight loss programs, however, the loss of weight has been attributed to a simple change in diet following the dietary programs of the French. Yes, that’s right, the French. With a love for cream-based sauces, butter and even wine, the French have managed to avoid an obesity epidemic. And, so, many Australian dieters and weight loss gurus are now turning to the same dietary programs as the French.

One key area of focus for the French is the notation that mealtime, and eating, is a leisurely activity. Sitting down and enjoying the ambience of the setting, taking the time to cook …

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New and Improved’ Slim Shots Review: Did I Lose Weight?

I tried the “new and improved” SlimShots formula for my five days on a diet experiment. I’ve tried literally hundreds of diets in the past 10 years to see which ones work best for me.

With 10 pounds to lose in the New Year, I thought it would be great if I could eat up to 30 percent less all day, which is what the package suggested. I also liked the fact that the Slim Shots product is an appetite controller that does not contain stimulants.

What I did not like were the results.

My weight stayed the same

My weight did not budge at all during the five days I was using SlimShots. It fluctuated up and down, but I ended at the same place I started. I followed a generic portion-controlled diet during the five days.

The taste is not terrible

Dozens of people have told me how …

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7 Reasonable Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

After eating two huge plates of lovely Christmas cuisine, you lay on the couch with your pants unbuttoned, feeling disgusted. You promised yourself you would not gorge yourself this year. Later that very same night, you return to the leftovers for another round, vaguely remembering four hours ago when you swore off food forever. Again, you return to the couch, this time pyjama pants untied, sick to your stomach, trying to estimate the number of calories you have consumed in the last twelve hours and how many hours of treadmill you will have to endure to burn off even a ¼ of what you’ve put in your mouth.


You watch TV and see the Christmas ads. Ads that should bring joy about the upcoming holiday, however, deliver thoughts of horror. You dread the parties, the cocktails, the appetisers, the desserts, the thoughtful gifts of cookies and cakes. The enjoyment …

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Ignite Your Natural Fat Burners

The weather is starting to cool down and the cold months of winter will be here before we know it. People are biologically designed to gain weight over the winter. We needed it back in the days of caves to ensure that we would survive the extra cold and lowered amount of available food. Luckily for us, we have heaters and food just as available to us in the winter as it is in the summer.

While human society has evolved and improved, we haven’t biologically adapted to this relatively new way of living. Food is certainly not going to be in short supply as we have Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and a bunch of other holidays in the last quarter of the year. Over eating is going to be anything but difficult.

We also get lazier with our workouts when it gets cold. If you normally workout in the …

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Best Fat Burning Tips for Men

Many men are trying to lose body fat and gain some body muscle. There are a few tips for burning more fat that this article will cover; this article will look at some tips for fat burning in men that are effective and will cut down on the amount of time needed to work out and diet.

  1. Cardio

Men burn a significant amount of fat from doing a cardio workout; this could include biking, running, rowing, or even hiking. In order to burn a significant amount of fat the cardio workouts should be fairly intense and last for 20-30 minutes 3-5 times per week.

  1. Weight Training

Men need to weight train in order to trim fat; weight training increases the body’s metabolism and will allow the cardio workouts to be more effective. Weight training needs to go in addition to the cardio workout and should be done 2-3 times per …

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What Are Fat Burning Carbs?

Do fat-burning carbs actually exist? The answer depends on who you ask.

There is a carbohydrate known as resistant starches which has been heralded over the years as a fat-burning carb.

According to Health.com, starch-resistant carbohydrates can improve your diet and health and should be added to your diet. Others, like Dr. Michael R. Eades, conclude that the benefits of resistant starch do not outweigh the extra calories consumed in eating a diet high in resistant starch, or so-called fat-burning carbs.

It is tempting to get excited about the possibility of fat-burning carbs, but when I was investigating fat-burning carbs I was bothered by why this was not a well-known and widely practised diet.


What are fat-burning carbs?

Research provided by Health.com and Prevention.com reports that fat-burning carbs are resistant starches that boost your metabolism, satisfy your appetite and keep it suppressed. It is their contention that eating foods …

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Avoid Holiday Weight Gain: The Personality Diet

Avoid holiday weight gain by knowing what diet works best for your personality. During the holiday, your personality may dominate your eating style. It’s more likely you will fall into the old behaviors and patterns during the holidays because of the memories and emotional feelings wrapped up in Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s or Hanukkah.The average holiday weight gain, as reported in surveys, is about five pounds.

Several authors have made correlations between eating and personality. Dr. Robert Kushner from Northwestern University wrote, “Dr. Kushner’s Personality Type Diet,” which claims people fall into different categories such as “Mindless Muncher,” “Can’t Say No Pleaser,” and “All or Nothing Doer.”

Meanwhile, Dr. Elliot Abravanel, the author of …

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How to Increase Your Fat Burning

If you are interested in losing weight then what you are most likely really interested in is burning fat. But by depriving your body of fats or another food group, your body will go into survival mode and store any existing fat, making it much harder to lose weight. This is a common mistake many people make. To lose a good amount of weight, you need to eat the right foods. So it is important to eat a healthy balanced diet.

One of the most challenging parts of losing weight is keeping your appetite under control. A hand full of nuts of just about any kind will help stimulate a hormone in your body to reduce hunger over the next 20 minutes. This is a great tip to use about 30 minutes before you go out to lunch. It will stop you from feeling too hungry and therefore you won’t …

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