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9 Surprising Benefits of Weight Loss

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Saucier Sex


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Fewer Asthma Problems


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Better Memory


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Vidar Nordli-Mathisen

Less Arthritis Joint Pain


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Fewer Migraines


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More Predictable Periods


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Better Tasting Food


Happy woman holding sparkler
Allef Vinicius

Improved Mood


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Haley Lawrence

Fewer Medications


Tracy Middleton

Tracy Middleton

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Tracy Middleton is an award-winning writer, editor, and content strategist. She has more than 20 years’ experience covering health and wellness for publications including Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, and Cancer Today. When she’s not wordsmithing, you can find her at the gym, on her yoga mat, or baking with her two daughters.