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Wonders of Grapefruit

Wonders of Grapefruit

Do not eat grapefruits while taking erectile dysfunction drugs. It increase the toxicity of the drugs. The citrus from grapefruit is a great aromatherapy by increasing energy and vitality. Check with your doctor if you are on anti-anxiety, heart, and HIV medications...

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Grapefruit the Magical Fruit

Grapefruit the Magical Fruit

There are only 39 calories in half a grapefruit and is good to have 30 minutes before meals. The pith or the white coating around the grapefruit is full of antioxidants and soluble fiber. Eating grapefruit can help drop bad cholesterol (LDL Cholesterol). Good for the...

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Grapefruit Magic

Grapefruit Magic

The color of grapefruit matters. Red and pink have a little higher antioxidant levels and beta carotene. Carotene can lower risk for heart disease and some cancers. Don’t mix grapefruit with allergy medications. Can increase the levels of the drug in the liver. The...

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Spice Up Your Metabolism

Spice Up Your Metabolism

Drink a lot of water - women 91 oz and men 120 oz a day. Adding mustard to foods can boost metabolism up to 25%. You only need 1 tsp. Having small burst of exercise throughout the day can make a difference. Eating lean meats will keep you from being iron deficient....

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Final Metabolism Boost

Final Metabolism Boost

Get your full 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night. Get plenty of vitamin D in everyday. Drink water first thing in the morning to hydrate your body for the day. Keep veggies or your daily fruits as snacks with you wherever you go. Beans are a great source of protein and...

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Metabolism Burn

Metabolism Burn

Avocado’s are a great source of monounsaturated fat (it’s a fat). It also is packed full of fiber, free- radical killing antioxidants. Good to add to a salad. Eating cheese (it’s a fat) has a good source of calcium that helps maintain muscle. In small amounts. Beans...

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Metabolism Growers

Metabolism Growers

Eat starch resistant carbs such as veggies late at night. Remember no fruit after 6pm. Calcium is great for weight loss. It helps the body metabolize fat more efficiently. Get all your protein in everyday. Protein builds pac-mans that build muscle which eats fat. 80...

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Metabolism Boosters

Metabolism Boosters

Eat what is on your profile. This will give you what your body needs to be healthy and help your metabolism. Drinking green tea has antioxidants that trigger the release of fat from fat cells and helps speed up the liver’s capacity for turning fats into energy. Trade...

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Metabolism Miracles

Metabolism Miracles

Stay away from diet soda and artificially sweetened beverages. Having about 1.5 ounces of dark chocolate a day can lower stress- hormone levels . Remember that chocolate falls in the starch category. Small amounts of high- quality dark chocolate. Oolong tea is...

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Metabolism Fuzion

Metabolism Fuzion

Eating salmon can help an underactive thyroid with its anti-inflammatory properties that come from omega -3 fatty acids. Remember it is a non- traditional red meat. Eating apples can help prevent metabolic syndrome. A disorder associated with abdominal fat, heart...

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Sugar’s Not so Sweet Side

Sugar’s Not so Sweet Side

We have been blaming salt as the bad guy for high blood pressure but, it could actually be all the added sugar. People that consume 10% to 25% of their calories from sugar have a 30% increased risk of dying from disease, such as cardiovascular disease. It builds...

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7 Myths that don’t Work

7 Myths that don’t Work

Muscle weighs more than fat. It is a myth, but muscle is more dense the then fat. It is good weight and take up a lot less space than fat does. Strength training will over time build muscle. Just because you exercise doesn’t mean you can eat whatever you want. What...

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