Cutting Carbs Is Easy When You Use Leaves as Wraps

One of the most frustrating things when trying to cut carbs is finding a satisfying stand-in for bread, buns, tortillas, pita, etc. Bread-less sandwiches? Totally ridiculous, right? The solution: use romaine, collards, purple cabbage, and butter lettuce as grain-free bread doubles. Whether you are looking to lose weight, stick to a Paleo or raw diet,…

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Fiber-Filled and Protein-Packed Make This the Breakfast Casserole of Our Dreams

Cereal is a simple and quick breakfast, but let’s face it – a boring bowl of Cheerios isn’t exactly the most enticing of breakfast options. Here’s a low-cal breakfast bake made with whole grains and fruit so it’ll fill you up and keep you energized for hours. Similar to our apple cinnamon quinoa bake, this…

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The Intense Push-Up Variation That'll Change the Way Your Abs Look

Push-ups have got to be my all-time favorite upper-body exercise since they are so effective at targeting your chest and shoulders. There are so many variations to this basic exercise, so here’s another one to add to your routine. Bonus: this move helps define your core, especially your obliques, the muscles on the sides of…

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A New Study Outlines How Obesity and Pollution Are Unexpectedly Linked

Researchers at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment have found a surprising link between air pollution and weight gain. The study was done using rats and highly polluted air from Beijing. The newborn rats that were exposed to the polluted air were significantly heavier than those exposed to clean, filtered air. Pregnant rats exposed…

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