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10 Latina celebs reveal their easy post-pregnancy weight loss secrets!

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We all know it's a struggle to start losing the post-pregnancy baby weight, but Latina celebs seem to be pros at it. Of course, we should never compare our journeys with famous people who have "perfection" written as their main job description, but there are a few tips and tricks we can all learn from them. These celebrity post-baby weight loss tricks are truly effortless and easy to do. Try it out for yourselves and you'll be amazed by the results! 

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12 Kitchen tools that are must-haves if you really want to lose weight

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Eating healthy isn't hard. I know you might think it's hard--or at least harder than what you're doing now--but it's really not that difficult. At least not if you set yourself up correctly. The easiest way to clean up your diet is to start cooking at home, which can seem like a daunting task, but once you have a few good wholesome recipes under your belt and all the necessary supplies, you can prepare healthful meals in less time than it takes to hit the drive through. Now, I'm not saying you need to go out and purchase all the newest kitchen gadgets at the local big box store, I'm saying that you should make sure your kitchen is thoughtfully stocked with truly functional tools that you will use on a daily basis. Check out my must-haves in the slideshow below.

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12 Powerful detoxing foods that will help you lose weight fast!

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A healthy body starts with a clean foundation. Detoxification gives you just that: a clean system that is ready to absorb powerful nutrients from foods and eradicate cancerous and disease-causing compounds. Here we give you 12 food items that cleanse your system, boost your metabolism, nourish your body and strengthen your immunity.  

Click through the gallery below and learn about the foods that will help you detox and lose weight fast!

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10 Items in your home you should throw out NOW!

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I have a really hard time getting rid of certain things in my home. I don't know why, but it's like I have to hold on to some things until they are literally falling apart or it feels like I'm being wasteful. The truth is that some household items need to be tossed after a certain amount of time and keeping them after that time can actually be detrimental to your health in some cases. So get ready to say good bye to some items that have outlived their usefulness without any guilt whatsoever. Think of it as an excuse to go shopping. You won't believe how happy and lighter it'll make you feel!

Here are 10 things in your home you should throw out now to get you started.

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6 Ways to make your menstrual cycle work FOR you

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Let's face it: Aunt Flow isn't exactly a visitor we get excited about each month, but what if I told you that there are ways to make your menstrual cycle work to your advantage? Your period doesn't just come with cramps and crazy mood swings, there are actually some benefits to it. It's true! Below, six ways that you can make your menstrual cycle work for you.

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The Kardashian women's REAL weight loss tricks revealed!

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Most of the Kardashian sisters have been praised for having real curves just like the rest of us. With curves comes the challenge of keeping it tight and right. Kim, Khloe and Kourtney seem to know the drill well. While two of them bounced back after pregnancy, Khloe has been sporting a new tiny frame and she's spilling the truth about how she lost the weight. These six Kardashian weight loss secrets may surprise you! 

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Human Barbie plans 37th plastic surgery & that's not the worst part

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To me, Human Barbies are sort of like the Kardashians. You want nothing to do with them and yet you can't look away. The self-proclaimed Human Barbie named Lacey Wildd is planning her 37th operation and her 13th breast enhancement. At this point, it doesn't shock me that she's going under the knife again, but what saddens me is that she's a mother of six putting her life and health in jeopardy, and for what? To have the biggest breasts on this planet? Or to beat out the other Human Barbies with the most number of operations? I just don't get it. The worst part is that she has been putting her body through way more torture than this lately. 

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4 Scary reasons why you should care about your posture

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If you're anything like me, you pass the day slumped over your laptop, rarely getting up off your butt, and on your way out the door, grabbing your super heavy purse and throwing it over your shoulder. And then we want to complain about back and neck problems and slowly feel the aches and pains set in on the commute home. Having proper posture, especially when we're locked into one position for the majority of the day, is extremely important to prevent injuries. You might not think that neglecting the ergonomics in your life could lead to serious health problems, but it can! Below, four scary reasons why paying attention to your posture is a big deal.

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This camote smoothie will keep you healthy all winter long

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I'm going to tell you a secret I'm not very proud of: I just recently started appreciating sweet potatoes. I know, what took me so long, right?! I grew up with a camote loving mother and for some reason, I wasn't into them until now. Now I like them so much that I've even started to make camote batidos. Sweet potatoes have immune boosting properties because they contain vitamins D, B6 and C. This time of year we can all use some help staying healthy, no?  Check out my sweet potato smoothie recipe for  a great way to get all the fabulous benefits of sweet potatoes in a quick, delicious, sippable form.

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8 Health reasons to avoid wearing tight clothes

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We have all fallen into the style trap of trying to be on fleek by wearing tight clothes. Whether it's to look cute or because we haven't realized that our waistline has bid farewell to a certain size, it's almost impossible to avoid outfits that are overly snug. Trends like skinny jeans and Bodycon dresses don't help either. Before you purchase another tight item to add to your stylish closet, make sure you review these health effects tight clothes cause.  

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