Weight Loss

Anyone who’s spent time on keto-focused subreddits has surely come across MCT oil, a.k.a. the key trendy ingredient in bulletproof coffee. Proponents say it can help speed up fat burn (and ultimately weight loss)—but is the hype legit? First, tell me what MCT oil really is? MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides—a type of saturated fatty acids made up
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This summer, people aren’t just slathering aloe vera on their sun-scorched skin. They’re chugging it in hopes of losing weight, too. Aloe juice or aloe water—which can be found at health food stores—isn’t as goopy or neon green as the stuff from the pharmacy, but it’s marketed as being equally magical. Proponents claim that drinking aloe
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The whole point of the keto diet is to drastically cut carbs—and increase your fat intake—to help you lose weight. Basically, it’s an elimination diet. But you’re not just slashing your bread and pasta intake. The keto diet also eliminates tons of good-for-you fruits that are high in natural sugars—like apples and bananas—that are an important part of a
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Bloating isn’t just an inconvenience that keeps you from being able to zip up your favorite pair of skinny jeans for a night out—it can also be super-uncomfortable. Sometimes, you know exactly what caused your puffiness (like that huge dinner you just had); but other times, the cause of the bloating isn’t so clear (was it something small
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