Category: Truth About Thin

Healthy Drinks to Beat the Bulge

June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Healthy Drinks to Beat the Bulge

By Betty Murray Liquid diets are never recommended as a long-term diet solution (unless you have specific health problems that require you to be on a liquid diet), but weight loss drinks may help you shed a few unwanted pounds quickly, particularly if you have reached a plateau in your weight loss. Replacing meals with protein […]

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The 1-2-3 of Calorie Counting

June 17, 2015 0 Comments
The 1-2-3 of Calorie Counting

By Betty Murray Calorie counting has been the standard formula for weight loss for years. Calories in < calories out = weight loss. But is there more too it than simply counting calories? Is calorie counting a waste of energy? Lets take a look at the pros and cons of calorie counting. Calorie Counting: Pros Counting […]

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And First Prize Goes To…

June 4, 2015 0 Comments
And First Prize Goes To…

By Betty Murray It’s important to eat a healthy diet every day, but there are some foods—called “superfoods”—that provide even more nutrients and health benefits. It you want to look great and feel great, here are seven superfoods you should eat every day: Water. Your body needs water to live. Period. You cannot expect your body […]

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What’s Your Score?

May 29, 2015 0 Comments
What’s Your Score?

By Betty Murray Do you know what your blood pressure is? Knowing your score is important in maintaining your health. Blood pressure is generally recorded as two numbers in ratio form. The top number— systolic pressure—is a measure of the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats (when the heart muscle is contracting). The bottom […]

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Diet Soda is Still Diet, Right?

May 26, 2015 0 Comments
Diet Soda is Still Diet, Right?

By Betty Murray Don’t be fooled by the name. Diet soda—although calorie free and sugar free—is not healthy. The calories and sugar in diet soda are replaced with other ingredients that contribute to weight gain, among other health issues. Studies have linked diet soda to an increased risk of metabolic syndrome, a group of symptoms that […]

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Snooze Your Way to Good Health

May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Snooze Your Way to Good Health

By Betty Murray If you are consistently depriving yourself of sleep, the consequences can be far more serious than simply being “sleepy” the next day. Lack of sleep is detrimental to your health and well being. Why sleep matters for your health If you want to stay healthy, avoid mental cobwebs, and even lose weight, getting […]

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The Dirty Word of Dieting: Plateau

April 30, 2015 0 Comments
The Dirty Word of Dieting: Plateau

By Betty Murray Has your weight loss come to a screeching halt? If you’ve been gradually and consistently losing weight, and suddenly notice that the pounds just aren’t coming off, you’ve probably hit a plateau. Although it can be frustrating, don’t let hitting a plateau discourage you. It is normal for metabolism and weight loss to […]

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Alcohol and Your Health

April 23, 2015 0 Comments
Alcohol and Your Health

By Betty Murray The relationship between alcohol and health isn’t always clear. Some research suggests alcohol can be healthy—when consumed in moderation—while other research suggests alcohol is more unhealthy for you than it is healthy. And what about when you’re trying to lose weight? Does alcohol limit weight loss?  Here are a few basic facts you […]

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Your Life in Balance

April 20, 2015 0 Comments
Your Life in Balance

By Betty Murray The types and amounts of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins you take in on a daily basis matter. But ultimately, what matters when it comes to weight loss and weight management is calories. Balancing how many calories you take in with the number of calories your body burns is the secret to losing weight […]

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Supplementing with Supplements

April 8, 2015 0 Comments
Supplementing with Supplements

By Betty Murray In a perfect world, we would get getting all the nutrients in our diet that we need to keep our body in tip top shape. Unfortunately, most Americans are missing out on vital nutrients in their daily diet. That’s where supplementing comes in. Supplements help improve overall health and there are thousands of […]

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