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You Asked: Will Drinking Lemon Water Help Me Lose Weight?

This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Lemon infused water is a popular drink for weight loss, thanks to celebrity sippers like Gwyneth Paltrow and Miranda Kerr. Proponents claim that it flushes toxins from the system, reduces appetite and tweaks the body’s digestive processes in ways that block fat absorption. Trouble is, it doesn’t work like that. In fact, lemon water leaves out the most effective part of the fruit. [brightcove:4783004266001… Read More »

3 Easy Mind Tricks to Help You Beat Cravings

You know the feeling: You're in the middle of your favorite show, and suddenly you have a hankering for a cupcake—even though you just finished dinner.  Most cravings are not actual hunger cues. They are often rooted in emotions (we're looking at you, anxiety), and they are tough to beat with willpower alone, especially when you're feeling tired. But the good news is, cravings don't last indefinitely. In a recent interview with CNN, Mary Beth Sodus, RD, a nutritional therapist at… Read More »

6 Ways Your Home Can Help You Lose Weight

In a recent post on her app, Kendall Jenner explained why she decided to paint her living room a very specific shade of pink. “Baker-Miller Pink is the only color scientifically proven to calm you AND suppress your appetite," she wrote. "I was like, 'I NEED this color in my house!'"  In Jenner's Instagram post below you can see the result. And so far, the model and reality star is very pleased with her choice. "I'm loving… Read More »

Looking To Lose Weight? Whole30 Might Hurt Instead of Help

This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com. Those setting weight loss and healthy eating resolutions have undoubtedly heard of the newest dieting fad, Whole30. Known for being a month-long reset of eating habits, the diet is a restrictive one that focuses on eliminating "bad" food groups.  Participants of Whole30 must eliminate grains, legumes, dairy, processed food ingredients (like MSG and sulfites), sugar, and alcohol. The rules are simple, don't eat these food groups,… Read More »

4 Ridiculously Easy Diet Changes to Help Kickstart Your Weight Loss

If you want to shed some pounds, but you’re not into the idea of a complicated diet with hard-to-remember rules, you've come to the right place. These four simple changes will help you lose weight fast, and get you back into your favorite jeans in no time. The best part: there's no "cleansing" required. Make veggies the star of your meals Time to load up on those vegetables. I’m talking at… Read More »

The Buddha Diet Will Help You Lose Weight With Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science

Buddha may have been the world's first yo-yo dieter: Raised in luxury, the young prince Siddhartha had a taste of decadence before he swung hard in reaction, living as a wandering ascetic, starving himself nearly to death, until he finally arrived at his “middle way.” The Buddha was, of course, in search of something more profound than a svelte physique. But the insights he gleaned from his quest can be enlightening for the modern… Read More »

Switching to Diet Soda Probably Won't Help You Cut Calories

Ditching sugary drinks is a smart move for your health, not to mention your waistline—an average can of soda packs in about 150 calories and 39 grams of sugar (that's over 9 teaspoons). Switching to diet may not help your calorie-cutting efforts much, though: A new study suggests that at the end of the day, you'll probably still consume the same number of total calories overall.  Scientists are still learning… Read More »