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Have you heard that fruits should be avoided on the alkaline diet? Well, think again. Many fruits make excellent alkaline diet foods because they have an alkaline-forming effect on the body. They're also packed with vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. At the same time, they're low in fat and calories, making them the perfect dessert
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If you're interested in natural health, you've most likely heard that the alkaline diet is a good choice. But exactly what benefits can you expect if you adopt this diet?

First of all, it's worth noting that the alkaline diet isn't as new as you might think. People have been talking about the importance of eating
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If you're interested in natural health, you've probably heard about the alkaline diet. But what exactly is the alkaline diet? Is it truly a beneficial approach to nutrition, or just another dietary fad? These are the questions I hope to answer in this article.

To begin with, let's start by defining the alkaline diet, also known
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Recent years have seen the publication of many books about acid alkaline diets. However, before you go to the trouble of changing how you eat, you would probably like to know exactly why you would want to try one of these diets. I wrote this article to share with you the most important benefits of
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Will an acid alkaline diet help you lose weight? Many people believe that the answer is yes. Today, I want to talk about some of the theories about the connection between the alkaline diet and weight loss.

According to some experts on the acid alkaline diet, notably Dr. Robert O. Young, being overweight is actually a
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Lace up and ask for the right help with your fitness boost

Four fat girls walk into a gym. . .

Relax, friends, I'm not about to tell a tasteless joke. In setting up today's Guide, I thought I'd share a bit about my own experiences working with a personal trainer many years ago. And it really
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When Toni wrote the original Fat Girl's Guide to iPhone Applications last December, she noted that, despite the holdout status maintained by some of our more technophobic readers, the smartphone wasn't going away. How right she was! In the eight months since that post ran at FGG,
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When I mentioned to a friend that this week’s Fat Girl’s Guide would be on dental hygiene, her initial reaction was skepticism -- and a little bit of a bristle. “Why is that a topic?" she asked, "I don’t need to brush my teeth differently because
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Sometimes the answer is obvious: Cut your losses and move on.
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Dear FGG,

I've been on a few dates with a guy I met on a dating site. We're not exclusive or anything, and he's kind of fun to be with. But almost from the beginning of our relationship, he's
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When a couple of my friends were diagnosed with dairy allergies and lactose intolerance, it made me think differently about how I shopped--what would I do if I couldn't just casually reach for a container of Kefir, crumbled feta cheese for my lunchtime salads, or
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