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Dear Friend,

My name is Henry the Health Hound. Purveyor of Justice, Enemy of Internet Scam Artists. My mission is to weed out the crooked, unethical, immoral and downright dangerous health offers on the internet and protect YOU from getting ripped off!

I started my mission in late 2009 after becoming aware of the thousands of innocent people getting scammed online left and right by bogus health products. health hound sealThese bogus offers use clever (and often false) marketing hype and outrageous claims to convince people to purchase their products. Products that simply don’t work! So welcome aboard, and pat yourself on the back for taking the time to protect yourself!

Fat Loss Factor – Does it work?

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Note: Since finding a good weight loss course is so rare, this investigation is longer than the others because I had to include proof of everything I found. Henry’s Rating: 5.0 / 5.0  It’s not every day that you find a weight loss program that actually works. But ol’e Henry here is pretty good at research so… Continue..

Why Your Cleanse Could Be Making You More Toxic

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  Your best friend just bought a one-week detox kit from Whole Foods, your sister raves about this lemon-juice-and-pepper cleanse, and your mom swears by a “colonic purging” she gets at her neighborhood spa. Break the news to them gently. They’re all doing potentially irreversible damage with these programs that are heavy in price but… Continue..

Can Weight Loss Ever be Harmful to Health?

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Long time readers of The Health Hound certainly have come to know the many health benefits to be gained by losing weight. My readers also know that The Hound is an advocate of “healthy” weight loss, so it stands to reason that there is also “unhealthy” weight loss. For sure there is a right way… Continue..

5 Reasons Eating Chocolate can Help You Stay Lean and Healthy

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  You can hardly open a health magazine these days without finding an article touting dark chocolate’s health benefits. Whereas once it mostly existed as a health-food store staple, dark chocolate today resides in drugstores and grocery aisles alongside milk chocolate and all sorts of other candy concoctions. Dark chocolate’s benefits come from flavonoid Continue..

Top 3 Fat Loss Exercises + Bodyweight to Dumbbell Progression

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by Dr. Kareem F. Samhouri, CSCS, HFS Neuro Metabolic Fat Loss & Fitness Expert People want to know the fastest way to get in shape.
  They want shortcuts… the easy way out.  Those people…Just kidding… are you serious?  Who wouldn’t want results 
as fast as humanly possible? Isn’t that the point of working
 out anyway.… Continue..

A Calorie is A Calorie… Or is It?

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Remember that professor who lost 27 pounds on the “Twinkie Diet” and argued it didn’t matter how you lost weight if you just reduced your calories? A recent study from Harvard University knocks that bogus theory on its poorly supported head. The study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, followed 120,877 men and… Continue..

Workout Technology (TM) – The Evolution Of Fitness

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  by Dr. Kareem F. Samhouri, CSCS, HFS Neuro Metabolic Fat Loss & Fitness Expert Workout Technology has advanced so much in the last several years: At-home aerobics (outdated) Power walking (outdated) Machine-based circuits (outdated) Cardio, cardio, cardio (outdated) Interval-based weight training (Alive & Well) But the principles remain the same… Bui Continue..

Could These 5 Habits Be Stalling Your Fat Loss & Fast Metabolism?

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  You start your day with a low-sugar, plant-based protein shake. You diligently eat lean protein, leafy green veggies, high-fiber starches, and good fats at every meal. You’ve pinpointed and eliminated food intolerances. You even hired a coach to hold you accountable for everything you’re writing in your food journal.   Yet for the past… Continue..

Could Losing Weight Be The Secret to World Peace?

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Long time readers of The Hound know there are a wealth of benefits to losing weight. Among the many good reasons to shed those extra pounds are a lowered risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and many improvements to your overall health. But, can losing weight foster World Peace? According to an Israeli based organization… Continue..

The Health Benefits of Drinking Beer

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  Yep, you read that headline right. I’ll admit it, the Hound has always enjoyed kicking back with a nice cold one! I recently had the pleasure of touring a local brew pub, and got an inside look at what really goes into making this golden beverage: hops, malted barley, yeast — all natural and… Continue..

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