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7 things that can stand in the way of weight loss

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Certain habits can hinder your attempts to lose weight - and keep it away.
If you've changed your eating habits to focus on healthier foods and taken your workout seriously, you can expect to lose weight. However, the reality is that despite what you may have believed, weight loss is more complicated than calorie consumption versus calorie consumption. If you are trying to lose weight, check these habits that may interfere with your efforts.
1. You save on protein.
If you normally eat a muffin or avocado toast for breakfast, you may need to increase your protein intake. Research has shown that a high-protein breakfast can help alleviate hunger, so you may be less tempted to have a morning snack.
Protein is also important at lunch and dinner. If you routinely eat salads or sip gazpacho without accompanying protein - such as boiled egg, yogurt, beans, meat, poultry, or fish - over time, this can lead to a decrease in muscle tissue, which means that your metabolism will slow down and mak…

Your March Health, Love, and Success Horoscope: What Every Sign Needs to Know

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Finally! March is here, mixing dark, blustery days with teasing hints of sun and warmth, encouraging some serious spring fever. It's a time to slowly come out of hibernation as you turn the clocks forward and find all the excuses to be festive (hello, St. Paddy's Day and Purim!). If there ever was a transitional month ("in like a lion, out like a lamb"), giving us whiplash with its nearly polar opposite vibes, it's this one. That comes as no surprise to astrologers, who know that March is split between the last sign in the zodiac (Pisces) and the first sign (Aries)—essentially, the astrological New Year. Until March 19, the sun moves through romantic, creative, empathetic Pisces, encouraging you to engage in dreamy escapism, wade in the deepest end of emotion, and express yourself creatively. Then, until April 19, the sun travels through competitive, impatient, fiery Aries, urging you to shake off the doldrums of winter, train your eye on the endgame, take actio…