The Worst Restaurant Meals in America
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9 Worst Calorie Bombs at Chain Restaurants

Originally posted 07/31/2014 04:32PM

For an average adult, the FDA recommends a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, with 20 to 35% of those calories coming from fat (that’s between 44 and 78 grams) and no more 7% coming from saturated fat (about 16 grams). You should also limit yourself to no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium and 25 grams of added sugar.

Tell that to The Cheesecake Factory.
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How to fight stress eating
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5 Ways to Beat Stress-Induced Weight Gain

Originally posted 07/25/2014 08:42AM

I think we can all agree that stress is bad. Excess stress can cause headaches, muscle tension, digestive problems, sleep disturbances and depression, and now new research shows it may also wreak havoc on metabolism.
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Alessandra Ambrosio's coconut water ice pops
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Cool Trick: Alessandra Ambrosio Makes Fruity Ice Pops with Coconut Water

Originally posted 07/23/2014 05:09PM

Now that’s a pop of color!
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Umami Foods: Mushrooms and Beef
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5 Things You Should Know Right Now About Umami

Originally posted 07/23/2014 02:40PM

What is umami anyway?
Umami is considered the “fifth” taste—savory—after sweet, salty, bitter and sour. A Japanese word that essentially means “yummy” or “deliciousness,” it’s described as a rich, meaty, satisfying taste.
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9 ways to speed up your summer workout
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9 Ways to Speed Up Your Summer Workouts

Originally posted 07/18/2014 12:18PM

Do your summer workouts fall by the wayside when the temp heats up? It’s all too easy to skip your regular sweat sessions when warm weather fun with family and friends takes over your calendar. (Poolside happy hour, anyone?)
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Watermelon Recipes

6 Ridiculously Delicious Ways to Eat Watermelon This Summer

Originally posted 07/16/2014 01:50PM

We’ve got some juicy news for you: There’s more than one way to slice a watermelon.
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How to get a six-pack

6 Surprising Ways to Get a Killer Six-Pack

Originally posted 07/11/2014 06:00AM

Summer is officially here, and it’s all about the abs!
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10 Healthy Foods That Could Wreck Your Diet

10 Healthy Foods That Could Wreck Your Diet

Originally posted 07/03/2014 10:00AM

Cutting the junk from your diet is the first step to weight loss. But sometimes, the healthy foods you swap in are surprisingly high in fat and calories. That’s why serving size matters — even when it comes to fruits, nuts, yogurt, and salads.
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Protien-Packed Snacks
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10 Simple, Protein-Rich Snacks

Originally posted 06/26/2014 11:19AM

Do you feel hungry all the time? Always searching for another snack? Try adding more protein to your diet! This super satisfying macro-nutrient will help you feel full for hours.
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Foods that control your appetite

12 Foods That Control Your Appetite

Originally posted 06/20/2014 09:51AM

When you’re trying to lose weight, cutting back on the amount you eat is a given—but feeling hungry all the time is one of the major reasons why most diets fail within a week.
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