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.




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

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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

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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

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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

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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


Fun and Tasty Ways to Enjoy Cauliflower

Do you remember how much you hated cauliflower as a kid? We do! Thankfully, the days of boiled and soggy cauliflower are all behind us. This versatile cruciferous can be sautéed, fried, grilled, and even made into desserts!Here are tasty ways you... Read More

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Running and Walking Safety Tips

These are tips that every woman should arm themselves to eliminate or minimize the risks that come with running or walking alone.Strength in numbers – If possible, bring your dog with you, run with a group or bring a friend along. You have a higher... Read More

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Exercising with Seasonal Allergies

Allergy season is here and it’s making everyone miserable.Only a week ago, the city of Durham, North Carolina was awash in a yellow haze of pollen while other cities faced a similar threats. As climate change continues to affect us more, we’re... Read More

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What to Eat to Get More Energy

Do you often find yourself feeling sleepy in the afternoons? Well, you’re not alone. It’s perfectly normal to feel a little tired and drained around 1:00PM to 3:00PM in the afternoon. But why do we feel that way? And more importantly, what can we... Read More

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