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Raw Food. Paleo. Atkins. Popular Diets Not As Healthy As You May Think

They sound like the perfect diets. Eat “ancient” like our ancestors did, before we ruined things with additives and preservatives. Or, eat “natural” like our primate cousins do: raw foods only, no newfangled notions like, well, cooking. But instead of promoting health, a new American report finds these diets — along with other popular diets like Atkins — could actually cause more harm than good. In avoiding dairy, grains and… Read More »Raw Food. Paleo. Atkins. Popular Diets Not As Healthy As You May Think

When You Burn Off That Fat, Where Does It Go?

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So here’s a question I never really thought about before: when you lose weight, where does it go? I mean, fat cells are made up of atoms and atoms can’t just disappear. So when your love handles start to shrink or you lose an inch off your belly, what happens to that fat? Turns out, you breathe it out! Through a complex chemical process, when a fat molecule is burned within your… Read More »When You Burn Off That Fat, Where Does It Go?