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The Not-So-Amazing Acai Berry Diet!

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Last week, shortly after I blogged about the potential health and anti-aging benefits of adding Acai to your diet on FightFineLines.com, the FITFineLines team came across an incredible news story!

Reporter Julia Miller at News 6 took it upon herself to try the “Acai Optimum” and “Advanced Colon Diet” for 4 weeks (This sounds surprisingly similar to The Princess Project right here on FIT!). After 4 weeks, she lost 25 pounds with no special diet, and no intense exercise! Sounds like the mighty Acai just got mightier!!

This amazing “news report,” impressed us until we read the fine print:

“…THIS WEBSITE IS ONLY ILLUSTRATIVE OF WHAT MIGHT BE ACHIEVABLE FROM USING THIS/THESE PRODUCTS, AND THAT THE STORY/COMMENTS DEPICTED ABOVE IS NOT TO BE TAKEN LITERALLY.”

We quickly realized that we were looking at an advertisement for a fasting/cleansing type set of products, and NOT a real news story. Bummer dude…

I’ll refer to my own personal “Homeostasis Food Plan”, which you’ll be reading more about very soon, for an explanation of why cleanses, colonics and detoxes are pseudo medicine and not recommended by western doctors:

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Need a Diet Boost? Try the 21-Day Power Lunch Challenge!

You’re getting sleepy, verrrry sleeepy! That post-lunch slump is brutal, especially when you have a late afternoon meeting, or worse, you have another 5 hours until your shift ends.

Consider a midday makeover. No, not Botox on your break! Recharge with this diet challenge in the latest Veg Times!

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The Top 3 Signs That Your Cardio Isn’t Cutting It

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We’ve all seen it… that gal (or guy) at the gym who never seems to break a sweat. It’s amazing, isn’t it? Imagine being able to do your cardio, get changed, and head home all without ever needing to shower. Sounds good right?

Wrong! There’s a difference between “going to the gym” and working out.  Make sure you know which is which if you want to get results.

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