Sugar: The Beach Body Killer

Bottom Line: If you have a sweet tooth, you know it can be difficult to avoid sugary foods like pastries, candy, or even soda. Which sugary food is your weakness? Researchers have proven that sugar is a key contributor to weight gain. But how? Well, sugar is made up of two molecules: glucose and fructose. Glucose is what your body uses for energy. Fructose, on the other hand, is a molecule that your liver turns …

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Why Growing Up Regular is a Good Thing

Bottom Line: Constipation is a common issue many for children. It also stinks for parents. No one enjoys luring their child to the potty with a reward hanging in the balance for a job well done. But, for many families, the frequency of bowel movements with your child can have a significant impact on your quality of life. Fortunately, most cases of constipation aren’t a medical emergency and can be resolved without the use of …

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Bouncing Back from the Holiday Hangover

Bottom Line: The New Year = a new opportunity to get healthier, lose those extra pounds, and overcome the holiday hangover. The first step to having more energy, getting active and shedding those few extra pounds? Giving your body the proper nutrition. Really! Keep reading for a quick rundown of some of the best snacks and supplements that can help you boost your energy levels and get ready to shed those pounds. Why it Matters: …

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