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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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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The Health Benefits of a High Fiber Diet

Scientists, doctors, researchers and even our moms remind us to always “eat more fiber”; and with good reason too. Daily intake of high fiber-rich foods isn’t just part of a balanced diet; it may actually lower your risk of death (based on a pooled... Read More

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20 Snacks to Munch on At Work

It’s ten in the morning or maybe around three in the afternoon on a busy workday and suddenly the hunger pangs hit you. Don’t reach for diet trap foods like protein or energy bars that can have up to 300 calories for just one bar. Instead, pick... Read More

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Tips for First-Time Vegans

Deciding and committing to a vegan lifestyle is a massive step but more and more people are turning to veganism either for personal beliefs or for health reasons this year. According to an industry report from Report Buyer entitled ‘Top Trends in... Read More

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Best Things to Eat For a Midnight Snack

You never know when the midnight munchies will strike, so arm yourself with these diet-safe midnight snack tips and recipes for the next time you have a hankering for some grub. Ideally, try to limit your midnight snacks to 200 calories or less so... Read More

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