Helpful Nutrition, Fitness And Lifestyle Articles from Simply Slender

Welcome to the Simply Slender blog, your online health, fitness, diet, weight loss, and wellness resource.

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.



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Why Is Obesity Getting Worse?

According to the CDC, more than one-third, around 36.5%, of American adults are obese. That’s an estimated 160 million obese or overweight Americans. A 141.72% increase from four decades ago.The State of Obesity annual report for 2016 showed that... Read More

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Best Food Tracking Apps

One of the key equations to weight loss is to eat less and move more. You need to burn more calories than you’re taking in. Creating that calorie deficit leads to weight loss. The average woman needs around 2000 calories per day to maintain their... Read More

Health Benefits of EGCG in Green Tea

The Health Benefits of EGCG in Green Tea Extract

Chinese medicine has long considered green tea a health elixir. Today, green tea and its potential health benefits have attracted the interest from the global scientific community as a possible alternative treatment for a slew of illnesses.Green Tea... Read More

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How to Get Back on Track after Gaining Weight

A lot of us started the New Year with goals to lose weight and get healthier. But how many of us are still on track at this stage in the year?A study conducted by the University of Scranton suggests that just 8% of us ever archive our New Year's... Read More

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What Is “Phantom Fat” Syndrome?

Weight loss, especially significant weight loss, can be life changing. But for a few people who struggle with “Phantom Fat Syndrome” it can be difficult for them to see the benefits of all their hard work - literally.What is Phantom Fat Syndrome?... Read More

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Where Does Fat Go When You Lose Weight?

What do you think happens to fat when you lose weight? Does it become energy or heat? Is it excreted as waste? Does it get turned into muscle? Do you sweat it out?Surprisingly, even a vast number of health professionals, dietitians and trainers don’... Read More

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Drinks That Can Help In Weight Loss

Ditch the soda and reach for these 5 drinks instead. These drinks have been shown to help with weight loss and weight management. Chances are, you already enjoy some of the drinks on our list so it’s even more reason to keep enjoying them. So drink... Read More

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How Accurate Is a Restaurant's Nutrition Info?

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to implement a policy designed to help curb the growing obesity epidemic in the country. The policy will make it mandatory for restaurants and food outlets with more than 20 locations to add calorie... Read More

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4 Protein Packed Breakfasts

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.That’s the old adage, isn’t it? But for anyone on a weight loss plan, what you have for breakfast is as equally important as having breakfast.Experts think that the key to weight loss might lie in a... Read More

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The Importance of Gut Health

When people talk about weight loss, it often stops at diet and exercise -- calorie in vs. calorie out. But new studies are showing that gut health is equally important as exercise and nutrition in the battle of the bulge.A 2017 Danish study... Read More

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