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Month / May, 2013

How to Calculate your Thigh Gap w/ Thigh Gap Formula

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This interesting graph was sent in to me for how to calculate how thin one must be to achieve a thigh gap for their body type.

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Are Measuring Spoons the Same as Kitchen Spoons?

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If you’re like me, you may have wondered if using a kitchen spoon in lieu of a measuring spoon is an accurate way to determine the amount of your ingredients.

The common theory is that measuring spoons seem to hold more than the spoons you use as regular eating utensils (those measuring spoons sure do look bigger) and so I decided to test it for myself.

Using a tablespoon from a moderately priced utensil set, measuring spoons and a tiny measuring cup (all bought from Bed, Bath and Beyond) I set out to measure 15 ml of olive oil (120 calories).

The results? Read More

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You’ve got 99 Problems but your Thyroid Isn’t One!

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Are people serious about losing weight? I mean, really serious? Because I hear so many excuses as to why people can’t eat right and exercise that I can’t decide if folks actually believe the things coming out of their mouths or not.

One of the most common excuses you’ll hear for why people can’t lose weight and change their bodies: Thyroid Problems!

They can’t help it because their thyroid problems, not their food choices and addictions and lack of exercise, makes them fat.

Well, if you’re one of those people with the ubiquitous thyroid problem, the American Thyroid Association and I have news for you, but you’re probably not going to like it because then what will be your excuse?

According to The American Thyroid Association, in an article entitled “Thyroid and Weight”, posted on June 4, 2012 – hypothyroidism only accounts for a 5 to 10 lb increase in weight.

“What is the relationship betwen hypothyroidism and weight gain? Read More

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