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Three area programs that can help you lose weight and get in shape – Peoria Journal Star (blog)
Peoria Journal Star (blog)Three area programs that can help you lose weight and get in shapePeoria Journal Star (blog)The program is designed to help anyone who wants to learn how to fuel their body with the best foods to be healthy, feel great, and lose weight. Joy Grove, personal trainer and fitness manager at Five Points, is currently accepting clients. Program …
Don't Fall For These 7 Nutrition Myths (fitsugar)
There's a lot of misinformation out there, but dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, is here to shed light on seven nutritional myths that could mess with your weight-loss efforts and your health. _
The Internet is like the Wild West when it comes to nutrition information: anything goes. Websites are rife with less-than-accurate nutrition facts, which only fuels food myths and adds to consumers' confusion about which picks are the healthiest. At best, you can hope there's a kernel of truth in what you're reading, but more often than not, there's no scientific basis for these myths. Below are seven of the most popular nutrition myths and the real deal on each.
## Myth 1: You need to detox your body with a juice cleanse.
**Fact:** From celebrities to personal trainers, there's no shortage of so- called experts advocating fasts or juice cleanses to detox. If you Google "detox," you'll get nearly 64 million results for diet programs and treatments that are supposed to help "flush out your system," "remove toxic substances from the body," "give your GI tract a rest," or "speed up your metabolism" and "enhance your overall health." But …