Miss Bum Bum Brazil Pageant: Proud of their Booty? Or Pure Exploitation?

UPDATED June 17th, 2017 There are a million and one beauty pageants in Latin America to celebrate Latina beauty. At the tail end of the contest spectrum, there’s the Miss Bum Bum Brazil Pageant, where over 500 candidates from all over Brazil…
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Feeling Puffy? 15 Ways to Beat Summer Water Retention

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Bloating can be caused by two very different things: formation of gas in the digestive tract, or a buildup of excess fluid known as water retention. According to Medical News Today, “Water retention, also known as…

Foul Play: Which Foods Make Flatulence Smell the Worst

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Of all the body-related topics that are usually off-limits, passing gas or flatulence (and pretty much anything having to do with your bowel movements) is pretty high on that list.  But guess what, it’s time to…

How to Stop Being Lazy and Ignite Your Spring Detox Cleanse

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Come out of hibernation this spring with a detox cleanse for a fresh, revitalized new you! Sounds amazing right? Unfortunately, it can be hard to break out of the winter comfort food on the sofa groove. Most of us immediately think of a juice…

Eating Healthy: How to Not Let Office Food Ruin Your Body

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It’s challenging enough to think about eating healthy at home and keep your refrigerator stocked with healthy foods and to choose the more wholesome option on any restaurant menu, but what do you do when hunger hit and you’re stuck at…

Metabolism Boosters: How to Rev Up Your System Without Even Trying

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Metabolism boosters are essential for losing weight and keeping it off. In order to shed pounds, you've got to burn more calories than you eat. There's the obvious: exercise more and eat less. However, if you're strategic about how to speed…

Lighten Up: 10 Ways to Rethink Portion Sizes

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Kick off your post-holiday diet by focusing on portion sizes rather than deprivation. For most of us, January is the unofficial start of weight-loss season but after indulging in so many sumptuous feasts and tasty treats for the past couple…

To Eat or Not to Eat: Intermittent Fasting Results, Pros and Cons

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Have you wondered about intermittent fasting results? We totally get you. After the nonstop parties and nonstop eating that takes place during the holidays, we’re all looking for a safe and effective way to shed some unwanted pounds and…

Skinny Hack: How to Lose Weight on a Slow Carbs Diet

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Raise your hand if you have no idea what the slow carbs diet is. Sometimes it feels like there’s a new diet fad for every day of the week. It’s hard to keep up with the different weight-loss trends, and even harder to know what works and…