How to Escape a Vitamin B12 Deficiency
June 13, 2019
How to Escape a Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Though many of us often feel tired simply from the fast pace and many demands of life, when the issue extends beyond what seems logical, it’s time to search a little deeper. According to research from Tufts University, up to 40% of people in the US may be deficient/lacking in vitamin B12. This nutrient is vitally important to the inner workings of your brain, nerves, nervous system, blood cells, and DNA.

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4 Tasty, Cleansing Apple Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Drinks
May 13, 2019
4 Tasty, Cleansing Apple Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Drinks

A simple search on the web for apple cider vinegar detox drinks reveals the popularity of this booming diet trend, but do these elixirs actually help cleanse your body? And can they assist with your weight loss goals? The apple cider vinegar craze may be more straightforward than you think, and it goes all the way back to ancient times…

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6 Key Qualities of the Best Meal Replacement Shakes for Women
April 16, 2019
6 Key Qualities of the Best Meal Replacement Shakes for Women

As a woman, you have unique needs. Your day-to-day may involve caring for others in some capacity. But somewhere in the midst of all that, you need to find time to take care of yourself! Some of the best meal replacement shakes can help you maintain balanced nutrition while you’re busy crossing off your to-do list.

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MCT Oil: Can it Really Help Me Slim Down?
April 01, 2019
MCT Oil: Can it Really Help Me Slim Down?

Have you jumped on the MCT Oil bandwagon yet? Are you “nutty” about this popular supplement redrived from coconut oil?! If you haven’t, you just might soon, since it offers proven benefits ranging from everything to fast energy to a reduced risk of heart disease to yes… even weight loss.

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How to Find the Best Probiotic for Weight Loss
March 22, 2019
How to Find the Best Probiotic for Weight Loss

Probiotics are one of the most popular health supplements available today to bolster digestive, immune and total body health. In this article we’ll answer your questions such as what are probiotics, (as well as their cousin, prebiotics), how do they benefit your body, where do you get them, and how can they help with weight loss?

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The Best Detox Teas: How to Know What’s Healthy and Safe
March 19, 2019
The Best Detox Teas: How to Know What’s Healthy and Safe

Detox teas are a hot topic lately, with tons of celebrities promoting them and posting photo after photo on social media of their flat tummies and drool-worthy figures. Are you confused about what a detox tea actually is, how it’s supposed to help you, and if it even works?

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The Best Home Gym Equipment You Need Now
March 04, 2019
The Best Home Gym Equipment You Need Now

March has arrived – and some of you may have given up on your New Year’s goals… If you’ve been seriously lagging on your health and fitness resolutions, investing in some of the best home gym equipment can help take your motivation sky-high again.

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Is the Keto Diet Safe And Are There Side Effects?
February 19, 2019
Is the Keto Diet Safe And Are There Side Effects?

The keto diet is one of the most popular dietary plans right now, but for those outside the loop there are definitely a lot of questions such as… “Can it help me lose weight?”, “What am I allowed to eat?”, “Are there side effects?”, and “Is the keto diet safe?”

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Calories and Weight Loss: Everything You Want to Know
February 17, 2019
Calories and Weight Loss: Everything You Want to Know

If you’ve been unsuccessfully trying to drop pounds, it may be because you haven’t yet learned the rules of the calories game. Let’s start from the beginning… what is a calorie, anyway?

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Top 8 Most Rewarding Benefits of the Keto Diet
January 28, 2019
Top 8 Most Rewarding Benefits of the Keto Diet

Curious about Keto? This article will fill you in on the most important details, so you can decide if the keto diet plan is right for your lifestyle and goals. Let’s start with the basics… What is keto, and how might it benefit you?

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10 Reasons to Take Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day
January 18, 2019
10 Reasons to Take Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day

You’ve probably heard the hype about those who are downing apple cider vinegar on a daily basis… since even Hollywood stars are gushing about how it’s doing wonders for their health, skin, hair and more. But what’s the best way to use it?

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Excellent habits that healthy people have
September 01, 2015
Excellent habits that healthy people have

We all know people that have great health and always seem to be full of energy and enthusiasm. The truth is that a lot of people fail to realize that there is a huge connection between the overall and health of a person and certain habits that most of them have in common. In this article we are going to be talking about those habits and how they can make you enjoy a healthier lifestyle too.

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All That You Ever Needed to Know About Nut Butters
August 28, 2015
All That You Ever Needed to Know About Nut Butters

There are many things that people love to eat since they are kids and peanut butter is one of these things that most people choose to continue to consume even when they have reached a certain age. Who could deny that they love a peanut butter and jelly sandwich with a nice glass of milk?

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Here are 10 things you can do each day to get rid of belly fat
August 25, 2015
Here are 10 things you can do each day to get rid of belly fat

Ok, we all know that one of the most annoying problems tat me and women face with their appearance is the accumulation of belly fat. This is the biggest concern for people when they take their shirts off at the beach, but on a more relevant note, belly fat is quite often associated with poor health.

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7 Supplement Risks Every Woman Should Know About
August 19, 2015
7 Supplement Risks Every Woman Should Know About

Dietary supplements. They’re rarely ever FDA approved and some aren’t even tested before being placed on the market. If that doesn’t scare you enough to stop taking supplements forever, then perhaps the following list should be taken into account whenever you’re out looking to purchase your next order of vitamins and supplements.

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How Long Should I Be Using Meal Replacement Shakes?
September 03, 2015
How Long Should I Be Using Meal Replacement Shakes?

Meal replacement shakes are great if you wish to enjoy a nutritious meal, even if you have a busy schedule that doesn’t allow you to eat properly. They are also extremely useful in weight losing diets since they contain very little calories. Still, there is one question that comes in our minds. The shakes are a great idea, but for how long should be using them?

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How will meal replacement shakes help you with your weight loss?
August 14, 2015
How will meal replacement shakes help you with your weight loss?

When it comes to losing weight, most people follow a series of mistakes that will only grant them with short-term results – that is, if they don’t end up with health problems first. Most people believe that the best way to lose weight is by following crash diets. A crash diet is, to put it simply, an extremely restrictive meal plan intended to shed pounds quickly and is unsustainable in the long term.

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Ingredients you should use and avoid for your meal replacement shakes
August 10, 2015
Ingredients you should use and avoid for your meal replacement shakes

These shakes represent a cocktail of fibers, vitamins, minerals and very few fats, which will help your body replenish its energy sources, keep you well fed, without putting your health and weight to a risk. Still, there are some details you should know about meal replacement shakes. There are some ingredients they should have, for increased nutritional value, and some ingredients you should avoid, to prevent the shakes from turning against your well-being.

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How will meal replacement shakes help you with your weight loss?
January 04, 2016
A Great Primer on How to Pick the Right Meal Replacement Shake for You
August 04, 2015
A Great Primer on How to Pick the Right Meal Replacement Shake for You

A meal replacement shake can be a great option to replace a meal with, especially if you wish to control your weight and have a diverse diet. Still, not all the shakes available on the market are suitable as well. To your surprise, very many contain a high amount of sugars and flavors, and very few fibers or vitamins, making their nutritional value very low.

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Eight super healthy high-fat foods
July 28, 2015
Eight super healthy high-fat foods

The title of this article might be a little strange to some people. It just seems to go against everything that dieting and health are about. We are used to hearing about foods that are high on fat being very bad for our health. This is true in many cases, but there are other situations when certain foods that are high on fats are very healthy for your body. In this article we are going to be talking about eight of those foods so that you can incorporate them into your diet.

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Some great hacks that will help you beat the summer heat when you workout
July 25, 2015
Some great hacks that will help you beat the summer heat when you workout

The summer is great because it allows for a lot of outdoors activities without fear of catching a cold because of the cold weather or the rainy and windy days. The only problem with the summer is that when you workout, you might start to feel a little suffocated by the heat. In this article we are going to be talking about the most important and useful ways for you to be able to beat the summer heat and get your workouts done without fear of fainting do to the excessive heat that you will have to deal with.

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The One thing that is required to lose weight
July 08, 2015
The One thing that is required to lose weight

We can all agree that the one thing that most people obsess with aside from their financial situation is their weight. We are living in a world that is constantly showing us how we should look and what is considered sexy or unattractive.

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10 proven fat burning foods and beverages
July 02, 2015
10 proven fat burning foods and beverages

The kind of fats that coconut oil contains are metabolized differently by the body and they make you feel full without having to consume so much food. You can take a tablespoon of coconut oil each day for optimal results.

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The benefits of omega fatty acids?
July 06, 2015
The benefits of omega fatty acids?

There is no way to deny that the Omega Fatty Acids have become a huge part of any conversation, article or lecture that is in any way related to health and fitness. There is a very good reason for this and the truth is that our body can’t function properly without them.

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Top 5 Most Popular Weight Loss Myths Debunked
June 25, 2015
Top 5 Most Popular Weight Loss Myths Debunked

Thеrе аrе many common weight lоѕѕ myths that реорlе livе bу whеn it comes tо thеir hеаlth. It iѕ diffiсult аt timеѕ tо ѕераrаtе thе wеight loss mуthѕ and fасt from whаt iѕ true. Many ѕоund true while оthеrѕ аrе just laughable.

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10 Tips to resist the nighttime munchies
May 01, 2015
10 Tips to resist the nighttime munchies

It is eleven o-clock at night, you actually had a decent dinner earlier in the evening, but something still pulls you to the fridge – and it is definitely not the leftover salad from lunchtime. You are craving something bad right now, pizza, chocolate, ice cream… No matter what comes in your way, it must be sugary, fatty or both!

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The Trouble with Artificial Sweeteners
July 17, 2014
The Trouble with Artificial Sweeteners

There is a lot of discussion regarding artificial sweeteners and the reasons we don’t like seeing them in meal replacement shakes. One may ask the question, is it really that bad? Isn’t it better and healthier than using real sugar? Here we take a look at the reasons why this has become such a controversial ingredient.

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The Benefits of Meal Replacement Shakes
July 17, 2014
The Benefits of Meal Replacement Shakes

We’ve all heard of meal replacement shakes, but you may be wondering why people choose this option. What exactly are these shakes and what benefits do they provide? Well first of all, the easiest way to control your daily caloric intake is to be aware of exactly how many calories you are ingesting. The easiest and most efficient way of doing this is to go the pre-packaged or pre-measured food route. These pre-packaged options inform you of exactly how many calories you’re ingesting, which easily allows you to count your calories so you hit the amount of calories you want to ingest per day. Additionally, it is a fast and convenient option for those on the go – no more drive-in meals or skipping lunch!

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Meal Replacement Shakes for Children
July 17, 2014
Meal Replacement Shakes for Children

We get asked this question many times over: Can I give a meal replacement shake to my child? Well, here’s what I think. We all know that kids can be picky eaters. Heck, I was a picky eater when I was a kid and extremely skinny because of it. Giving a meal replacement shake to a picky eater is a great way for that child to get the nutrients that they need, while drinking something that tastes good. For this reason it is crucial to pick the right shake.

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Best Protein Blends
June 23, 2014
Best Protein Blends

While looking at ingredients in meal replacement shakes, you may have noticed that some shakes contain protein blends (example, whey and soy) rather than just one protein type. Well, protein blends provide a time-release effect when combing proteins that digest at a faster or slower rater. When you combine these proteins, you are adding benefits from all forms of protein and supplying your muscles with a constant and steady supply of amino acids. Blends are specifically formulated to be able to give you the perfect building blocks for strength and muscle gains. Studies have shown these benefits when combined into one powder, you will get the benefits all at once.

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Tips For Making Your Meal Replacement Shakes Even More Delicious
June 03, 2014
Tips For Making Your Meal Replacement Shakes Even More Delicious

If you’ve tried meal replacement shakes already, you’ll know that sometimes, they don’t taste the best. There are simple things you can do to make your shake experience as pleasurable as possible: 1) Make sure it’s cold! Generally, cold shakes taste better than warm ones, so to make the most of your shake, make sure you blend ice into it or you keep it in the fridge before you are ready to drink it.

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Sugar Shocker
June 02, 2014
Sugar Shocker

We know about why artificial sweeteners can be harmful, but have you ever thought about why we always encourage leaving good old fashioned sugar out of meal replacement shakes? Recently we have linked sugar consumption to obesity, weight gain and diabetes, so it is very obvious that taking in a high level of sugar contributes to gaining weight. Many people have claimed that they have lost weight after removing sugar from their diet. Sugar has no real nutritional value...

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The Dangers of Soy
June 02, 2014
The Dangers of Soy

Throughout our reviews on different meal replacement shakes out there, you may have noticed that we do not endorse the use of soy protein in the formulas. In fact, this lowers our overall rating in general. You might be asking why do we advise avoiding it so strongly? In the past few decades, soy has gained popularity for being a healthy food option and a great meat substitute for vegetarians. Popularity rose as observation showed that Asian cultures that consumed high levels of soy had fewer health issues than the Western populations including breast cancer, prostrate cancer...

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2 Shakeology Shake

Shakeology Shake

3 Garden of Life Raw Meal Shake

Garden of Life Raw Meal Shake

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