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How to calculate how many calories you burn from 10,000 steps a day

The idea of walking 10,000 steps a day, around 5 miles on average, is a popular fitness goal. Most people burn around 300 to 400 calories by walking 10,000 steps. Experts recommend gradually increasing steps, aiming for an extra 1,000 steps per day each week. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library […]
How to calculate how many calories you burn from 10,000 steps a day
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Researchers believe ‘magic’ mushrooms have the potential to curb obesity

Psychedelic drug researchers believe psilocybin in “magic” mushrooms could help curb obesity caused by overeating. Psilocybin has been shown to cause brain-level changes that help people shift their mindset and habits. Existing research suggests psilocybin can help people overcome anxiety and depression. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Researchers have […]
Researchers believe ‘magic’ mushrooms have the potential to curb obesity
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6 foods that boost your metabolism and may help you lose weight

Foods that boost your metabolism include chilli peppers, coffee, tea, ginger, high-protein foods, and legumes. Coffee and tea contain caffeine, which boosts metabolism by increasing neurotransmitters like dopamine and noradrenaline. Since eating protein increases your metabolic rate, consuming high-protein foods like legumes or meats can help you burn more calories […]
6 foods that boost your metabolism and may help you lose weight
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A nutrition journalist dieted his whole life and still gained weight. Then he tried the keto diet, and ‘it was like a switch being flipped.’

Journalist and low-carb advocate Gary Taubes argues in new book “A Case for Keto” that mainstream nutrition advice leaves some people overweight and unhealthy by recommending too many carbohydrates. Instead, Taubes’ makes a case that low-carb diets can benefit people who react poorly to insulin by cutting back on foods […]
A nutrition journalist dieted his whole life and still gained weight. Then he tried the keto diet, and ‘it was like a switch being flipped.’
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Eating later at night does not cause weight gain, study finds

Stopping food consumption earlier in the day doesn’t boost weight loss, according to a small new study. Researchers found that regardless of when they ate, participants were able to lose weight and reduce their blood pressure by eating pre-prepared, healthy meals over 12 weeks. This is contrary to popular myths […]
Eating later at night does not cause weight gain, study finds
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Going on a low-carb diet could be more effective for weight loss than cutting calories, especially for people with insulin resistance

A low-carb diet and exercise plan could be twice as effective as calorie restriction in helping people with diabetes lose weight, new research has found. That’s because temporarily decreasing carbohydrate consumption can help restore normal levels of insulin, reducing the “hidden risk” of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. The keys […]
Going on a low-carb diet could be more effective for weight loss than cutting calories, especially for people with insulin resistance
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How to burn fat without losing muscle, according to a keto bodybuilder

Losing weight can be challenging, and trying to cut calories too quickly can have side effects for your health, including loss of hard-earned muscle mass. The key to burning fat, not muscle, is gradually decreasing calories and periodically “refeeding” to keep your metabolism healthy, according to keto body builder Robert […]
How to burn fat without losing muscle, according to a keto bodybuilder
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4 health benefits of lemon water and how much you should drink each day

The benefits of lemon water include boosting Vitamin C, aiding weight loss, preventing kidney stones, and freshening breath. However, drinking too much lemon water can have health risks, such as damaging tooth enamel and irritating mouth sores. Here’s how much lemon water you should drink a day to receive the […]
4 health benefits of lemon water and how much you should drink each day
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