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Forget Calorie Counting: New Guidelines for Losing Weight

(StatePoint) For years, the general wisdom was that the only scientifically proven way to shed pounds and inches was to consume fewer calories than one burned each day. Unfortunately, that formula doesn’t work for everybody. Why? Experts say that this is because successful weight loss is associated with a wider range of factors.

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Friday 08/31/2018
5 Ways to Head Back to School in Style
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(StatePoint) When it comes to back-to-school fashion, it’s all about the intersection of form and function. Here are five ways to stylishly accessorize and gear up for school.

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Thursday 08/16/2018
Looking great, not done: Facial plastic surgeons report shift toward natural beauty
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(BPT) - Gone are the days of plumped-up puckers, ski-sloped noses, overfilled cheeks and wind-tunnel faces that were obviously “done.” Today, facial plastic surgery is about looking like the best version of yourself — refreshed, relaxed and natural.

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Tuesday 08/14/2018
Back to School, Back to You: A Parent’s Survival Guide
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:10 pm

(StatePoint) Parenthood is a demanding and busy job, particularly during back-to-school season. With lunches to pack, homework to check, projects to oversee and activities to drive the kids to and from, it’s no wonder many parents find it challenging to squeeze in time for self-care.

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Monday 07/30/2018
The Cure For AIDS Is In Your Hands
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(NAPSI)—What do a motorcycle ride taking place August 6 through August 10, a hand cream, an Instagram photo, an exercise class and a skincare company have in common? Surprisingly, they can all help fight HIV/AIDS.

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Monday 07/09/2018
3 Hacks to Solve Your Workout Woes
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(StatePoint) Is your workout causing you grief? Check out these hacks below that address some of the most common workout woes.

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Drew Barrymore's top 10 must-have summer essentials
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(BPT) - Golden Globe Award-winning actress, producer, director, author and mother Drew Barrymore knows summer is the perfect time to kick back, enjoy life and embrace the possibilities of the season. Of course there's no better time to let your personality shine, whether that means trying a new summer activity, bonding with the kids or feeling comfortable in your own shoes.

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Tuesday 07/03/2018
The Ultimate Summer Dining Out Guide: 10 Tips for a Healthier You
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:10 pm

(StatePoint) With summer, comes BBQs, beach days and dining out with family and friends. And if you’re trying to lose weight or maintain your healthy lifestyle, a big part of being successful is having the freedom to enjoy the things you love and not feel deprived. Strike the right balance with this ultimate summer dining out guide from Mandi Knowles, dietitian for South Beach Diet.

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Tuesday 06/19/2018
Don't Let a Vacation Derail Your Diet
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(StatePoint) Vacation season is here and it’s no surprise that what you eat can have an impact on your weight. In a study from the University of Georgia, 61 percent of the participants gained weight while on vacation, with an average gain of 0.7 pounds. Some even gained up to 7 pounds.

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Thursday 05/24/2018
Slim Down Tips for a Healthier Summer
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(StatePoint) Summer means BBQs, beach time and swimsuits, but it could also mean a change in eating habits and not necessarily for the better. Many people work hard throughout the winter in hopes of losing weight before summer, but when summer arrives, they abandon their healthy lifestyle and risk gaining weight.

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Monday 05/21/2018
5 ways to turn back the clock on your skin
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm

(BPT) - If you have started to notice changes in your skin in your late 30s or early 40s, you’re not alone. This is when most people see their skin start to sag around the forehead and jowls, and some areas may look more sunken, such as around the eyes and cheek area. These changes tend to make your face look older. Fortunately, there are many treatments that can help forestall and reverse the aging process that do not involve invasive cosmetic surgery.

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Wednesday 04/04/2018
3 Fun, Fashionable Color Trends This Summer
Updated: April 04, 2018 - 11:38 pm

(StatePoint) Whether you’re looking forward to attending a few special events or have a fun getaway planned, you’re probably wondering what key items you’ll need to add to your wardrobe for summer.

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Tuesday 04/03/2018
The Search for Extraordinary Women of Worth During National Volunteer Month
Updated: April 03, 2018 - 11:37 pm

(BPT) - Throughout the month of April — National Volunteer Month — L’Oréal Paris is calling on men and women throughout the country to nominate extraordinary women who find beauty and strength in giving back to their communities. Women like Shandra Woworuntu, a survivor of human trafficking, who founded the program Mentari to provide resources, advocacy, education and mentoring initiatives to help other survivors reintegrate into society.

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Wednesday 03/21/2018
These boots are made for working: 5 epic stories from tradespeople
Updated: March 28, 2018 - 11:34 pm

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Monday 03/19/2018
Knowledge Is Power: Going More than Skin Deep on Acne Scarring
Updated: March 26, 2018 - 11:35 pm

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Wednesday 02/28/2018
These health benefits of salt might surprise you
Updated: September 18, 2018 - 11:15 pm

(BPT) - World Salt Awareness Week is being celebrated this year from March 12 to 18 and is the perfect opportunity to recognize all the many benefits of salt. Salt, or sodium chloride, is essential for life. In fact, no mineral is more essential to human survival than sodium because it allows nerves to send and receive electrical impulses, helps your muscles stay strong and keeps your cells and brain functioning. However, sodium chloride (salt) is a nutrient that the body cannot produce, and therefore it must be consumed.

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Wednesday 01/03/2018
5 Weight Loss Tips from a Woman Who Lost 128 Pounds
Updated: January 03, 2018 - 11:32 pm

(StatePoint) Sometimes the best advice comes from someone who’s been there, done that. So, if you’re resolving to lose weight, why not consider the wisdom of someone who faced this challenge, and did so with great success?

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Tuesday 12/26/2017
5 ‘Healthy’ New Year’s Resolutions Worth Giving Up
Updated: December 26, 2017 - 11:33 pm

(StatePoint) While most New Year’s resolutions are well-intentioned, sometimes they look better on paper than in practice, actually doing more harm than good. Here are five so-called “healthy” resolutions worth giving up in 2018, as well as better solutions.

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Sunday 12/03/2017
5 Tips for Healthy-Looking Skin All Winter Long
Updated: December 03, 2017 - 11:34 pm

(StatePoint) The cold, dry winter months are a good time to change your daily skin care regimen. The low humidity dries out skin, and without extra care, this may contribute to premature aging.

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Wednesday 11/29/2017
Ways to Turn Your Weight Loss Resolution into a Reality
Updated: November 29, 2017 - 11:34 pm

(StatePoint) If you have a lot of weight to lose in the New Year, it may feel like an insurmountable challenge, especially if you have struggled with weight loss before. Here are a few ways to turn your resolution into a reality.

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Monday 10/23/2017
Tips for Taking Care of Your Winter Wardrobe
Updated: October 23, 2017 - 11:34 pm

(StatePoint) It’s time to find that box marked “winter” at the back of your closet and rediscover all of your favorite layered looks. But, it’s important that you know how to treat your winter wardrobe so each piece stays comfy, stylish and warm throughout the season.

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Monday 09/25/2017
Head-to-Toe Fall Fashion Tips for Men and Women
Updated: September 25, 2017 - 11:33 pm

(StatePoint) We all need solid, traditional staples in our wardrobes when the weather cools. But be they scarves, jackets or socks, the trend in this fall’s clothing staples is all about putting a fun twist on classics when dressing for seasonal weather.

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Wednesday 09/20/2017
How to Update Your Wardrobe Without Overhauling Your Entire Closet
Updated: September 20, 2017 - 11:35 pm

(StatePoint) Fun floral prints, pops of color and luxury materials are all making appearances in footwear, accessories and ready-to-wear items this fall. Fashion lovers will have the freedom to update their wardrobe by selecting a few key pieces -- without feeling the need to overhaul their entire closets.

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