{NEW} Weekly Roundup: Volume 9

Fat Loss Foodies' Weekly Roundup: Volume 9

In this Volume: Fixing mistakes: the sugar crash, flexible dieting roundup, why weightlifting, and hormones and weight loss! 

 

NUTRITION

OvEN STEAMED ARTICHOKES

"This is a hack I can get on board with.  I experienced a major grilled artichoke fail a few weeks ago and stumbling upon this oven-steamed tutorial couldn’t have happened at a more perfect time." -Kristin, FoodFash
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THE DANGERS OF LOW-FAT DAIRY

"There’s no shortage of low-fat dairy options in your grocery store. And we’ve certainly been programmed to reach for those low-fat and fat-free cheeses, yogurts and skim milk options over the years. But the question is, are these fat-deprived products really better for us?" -Josh Axe
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FIXING MISTAKES: THE SUGAR CRASH

"Consuming too much sugar has been linked to diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and scientists have begun to study whether it is linked to illnesses like cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. In spite of that, it’s undeniable that eating a bunch of extra sugar just isn’t intuitively good! Cavities, weight gain, sugar crashes…" -Alex Hernandez
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FLEXIBLE DIETING: THE COMPLETE GUIDE & EXPERT ROUNDUP

"We have scoured the web for experts and fitness enthusiasts who swear by this approach, to give you the best go-to guide for flexible dieting! This guide aims to help you understand what flexible dieting is, how it can help you, what the experts say, and to give you the top tips to take away!" -Scott Flear
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TRAINING

FINDING HEALING BEAUTY AND GRACE IN YOUR YOGA PRACTICE

"Yoga allows us to work through the discomfort of the moment. We accept the lack of balance certain poses and we breathe through the twinge of discomfort in other postures. We wobble and sometimes we fall, and that’s okay. We keep going. Yoga teaches us, to be comfortable with discomfort." -Lauren Larry
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DOES EXERCISE DURING PREGNANCY LEAD TO EXERCISE-LOVING OFFSPRING?

"Most of us have probably observed that activity patterns tend to run in families, a situation that has been confirmed in studies involving both people and animals." -Gretchen Reynolds
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WHY WEIGHTLIFTING

"I lift because I love the challenge. I love that feeling when the impossible becomes possible, my maxes become my openers, and I can set my sight on even heavier weights. I do it because I want to find out just how far I can go and what my limit is, both mentally and physically." -Taryn Haggerstone
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LIFESTYLE

FIVE BENEFITS OF GREEN TEA

"The Green Tea Movement is not a new thing.  For quite some time, I have been thinking about jumpin’ on the green tea wagon.  Yes, I’m a little slow when it comes to making changes." -My Modern Country
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THESE ARE THE 10 FITTEST CITIES IN AMERICA

"For National Nutrition Month, a new survey conducted by WalletHub analyzed the 100 most populous American cities based on fitness levels. The company took into account physical activity, diet habits, and obesity and overweight percentages." -Kristina Rodulfo
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WANT A HEALTHY BODY? IT'S ALL ABOUT THAT FAT AND MUSCLE, NOT YOUR BMI

"The experts say the public continues to struggle with the concept of body composition, even as research makes it increasingly clear that fat and flabbiness, not pounds alone, are the enemy." -Kim Painter
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HORMONES AND WEIGHT LOSS

"Eat less and what happens? You get hungry. Exercise more and what happens? You get hungry. The very thing we are telling people to do — eat less and exercise more — is making it far more likely they will do the reverse.." -Jade Teta
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