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Issue 32: science-backed weight loss reads

From busting carb myths to improving gut health, here are some science-backed ways to lose weight, boost nutrient intake, and reap health benefits beyond the scale.

There are many reasons why people want to lose weight. Maybe you want more energy, less joint pain, or simply to be more comfortable in your own skin? Regardless, weight loss can be tricky to navigate, especially given the plethora of misinformation floating around on the internet.
Fortunately, we’ve turned to the research to bring you the latest information on weight loss and nutrition. From busting carb myths to improving gut health, here are some science-backed ways to lose weight, boost nutrient intake, and reap health benefits beyond the scale.
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1. Myth or fact: You can’t lose weight while eating carbs.

Carbohydrates have long been public enemy #1 when it comes to weight loss, but is this fear really warranted? Here’s what science has to say about this misconstrued macronutrient.

2. Feeding your microbiome for weight management.

Research indicates that gut health plays a role in weight management. Here are the best foods for gut health to help you move the number on the scale.
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3. How to lose weight without killing your workout performance.

One of the big downsides of weight loss is that it often results in muscle loss too. Adequate protein, complex carbs, and strength training might offer a solution.

4. Does fructose lead to weight gain?

Experts agree that consuming too much added sugar can wreak havoc on your health, but where does fructose fit into this equation? While fructose naturally occurs in fruit, it is also used in a myriad of processed foods, which when consumed in excess, could affect your weight.

5. Stress less to lose weight?

Stress management, sleep, and relaxation might help you shed those pesky extra pounds. Find our why stress can make or break your weight loss efforts.
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