Helpful Nutrition, Fitness And Lifestyle Articles from Simply Slender

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Our goal is to provide you with valuable information on the latest diet, exercise and weight loss news and trends to help you make smarter nutritional choices, exercise more efficiently and to help you live your healthiest life.



Summer Picnic

Picnic Foods Under 350 Calories

Make the most of the last days of summer with these great picnic recipes under 350 calories!Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Sriracha BBQ SauceCalories: 240 calories for one sandwich, serves 12 This pulled pork sandwich with a spicy twist from My Recipes... Read More

Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight And Keep It Off

Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight And Keep It Off

The key to long-term weight loss is making a change for life. It’s about turning new behaviors into lifetime habits. We’ve listed 7 habits you can adapt today to help you lose weight and keep it off for good!1. Eat a high-protein breakfast – Protein... Read More

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How Much Weight Should You Be Losing?

When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s easy to go overboard and lose as much weight in as little time as possible. You may even think that you’re doing your body good by cutting calories drastically and losing weight fast. The truth is you’re just... Read More

Leg Cramps

Walking and Running Pains You Shouldn’t Ignore

It’s normal to have a little bit of pain after exercise. You may feel sore after a good run. But when should you worry?Here are a few walking and running symptoms that you should never ignore.Aches and Pains and What they Could MeanDo you have a... Read More


Treadmill Walking Mistakes to Avoid and How to Fix Them

It’s time to move that ever-growing pile of unlaundered clothes, dust off your treadmill and put that to good use! Did you know that just 30 minutes a day of aerobic exercise can make a big difference in your life? According to a 2012 study, 30... Read More

Woman lifting dumbbells

5 Reasons to Start Lifting Weights Today

Are you planning on adding strength training to your weight loss plan? You should! Weight lifting doesn’t just build muscles, it has plenty of other benefits from lowering your risk for cardiovascular diseases, preventing cognitive decline, and even... Read More

kitchen gadgets

Healthy Cooking Gadgets

Sometimes you need a little help in the kitchen to eat healthy. Well, we’ve got must-have cooking gadgets that make making healthy foods easier.Instant Pot or Crock Pot Multi-CookerFans have been raving about the Instant Pot for some time now. This... Read More

Running with weights

Should You Try Walking with Weights?

Walking with weights has its share of pros and cons. It’s important to know what they are before you start your exercise plan using wearable weights.Hand Weights Pros and BenefitsAccording to the American Council on Exercise, adding extra weights... Read More

Grilled cheese sandwich

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches under 400 Calories

Who doesn’t love a grilled cheese sandwich? Unfortunately, a regular grilled cheese sandwich can have as much as 500 calories per serving! Yikes! So we set out to find the tastiest and healthiest grilled cheese sandwich under 400 calories!Lightened... Read More

Mushroom Tea

Should You Be Drinking Mushroom Teas?

Mushroom teas are touted as the “new” health elixir by health conscious millennials. Although in reality, they have been a staple of traditional Chinese medicine for centuries.What are the different mushroom teas and do they really live up to their... Read More

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