IBYOB, Author at YourOptimalBody.com

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The Truth About Fat Burning Herbs

Can Herbs Really Burn Belly Fat? Are there fat burning herbs? This is another question I recently received, so I figured it’s time for another article. I not only enjoy answering questions, but they provide great ideas for posts. 😀 When I say herbs, I’m talking about stuff like cinnamon, ginseng and ginger.  Not “herbs” […]

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blueberries are one of the most nutritious foods in the world

7 Most Nutritious Foods On The Planet

Let’s face it. Today’s diets are more focused on quantity than quality. This explains why conventional farming methods are embraced globally at a very fast pace. Although farmers have learned to give consumers what they want (i.e. bigger fruits, vegetables and meats), this is happening at the expense of nutrition. Big doesn’t equate to more […]

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About Tabata Squats and Tabata Pushups

First of all, there is no such thing as Tabata squats and Tabata pushups, but I get so many questions that I decided to write this post.  Tabata is a protocol, a method by which to exercise.  You could say it’s a form of extreme HIIT. Second of all, a warning.  The Tabata protocol is […]

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Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli

A List of 5 Cruciferous Vegetables That Kill Belly Fat

Can Cruciferous Vegetables Really Kill Belly Fat? Summer is around the corner.  You probably already started a new program that for sure will have your body swimsuit ready for your Hawaiian vacation.  You put away all the clothes you hung on your treadmill because if it’s not a very expensive clothes organizer then how can […]

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An Easy Paleo Recipe For Dinner: Savory Eggplant

So I’m going to start out this post by saying YUM! The other day, I found a gorgeous eggplant in the grocery store and I had to buy it. Having no real recipe in mind, I picked up some other delicious-looking ingredients and decided to make a sort of deconstructed paleo eggplant parmesan (without the cheese). […]

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