• But I'm Not Eating Much

    But I’m Not Eating Much

    If you’re not eating much to lose weight, without the right precautions, you may be undermining your success ...

Obese Teens

Obese Teens And Future Health Consequences

There are serious health consequences for obese teens, and they start earlier than you think. Heart damage is associated with obesity at an early age.

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Lactobacillus Rhamnosus and weight loss

Lactobacillus Rhamnosus and Weight Loss

Probiotics are only one weapon against weight, but they are important for health in general. Processed foods – all too common in the diet of the western world – may actually harm our gut flora, so taking probiotics such as Lactobacillus Rhamnosus may be vital to maintaining good health.

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Lap Band Removal

Lap Band Removal Rates

Lap-band removal is common, becoming necessary in about half of all cases of gastric band surgery due to side-effects and failures. There’s an alternative.

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Ghrelin, Leptin and Insulin Influence Food Intake

Ghrelin: the Hunger Hormone

Craving fatty, high-calorie foods? There’s a hormone for that. Ghrelin is produced by cells in the gastrointestinal tract when your stomach is empty, and its levels shrink when you’re full. In this respect it operates in the opposite way from Leptin, which increases when your body is satisfied and decreases when it wants calories. In […]

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Best vegetables for weight loss

Vegetables For Promoting Weight Loss

Dieting isn’t just about cutting back on what you eat. It’s about eating the right foods to help with weight loss while still getting proper nutrients. Here are some vegetables that are perfect for helping you lose weight. Broccoli Broccoli contains only 31 calories per cup, and it’s rich in vitamin C, A, B6, and […]

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Exercise to avoid a metabolic penalty

Metabolic Penalty: Reality or New Myth?

One simple way to beat the metabolic penalty trap is exercise. Build muscle mass. Muscle requires more energy to maintain than fat does, so building muscles causes your metabolism to function at a higher rate. Plan to stay active once you have lost weight.

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Lose Weight For The Beach

Lose Weight For The Beach

Summer is fast approaching, so if you’re looking at building that beach body, now is the time to start. You still have enough time to shed pounds at a healthy pace. If your goal is to lose weight for the beach, and to look good for that summer vacation, here are some tips to get […]

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Tips for Keeping To Your Diet

Keeping to Your Diet: Tips to Ensure You Lose Weight and Keep it Off

Weight loss and keeping to your diet is a lifestyle process, not an occasional thing. Make it part of your life. Research shows that habits are powerful forces; if you make eating right and exercising regularly, then keeping to your diet regimen and meeting your weight loss goals will become part of everyday life rather […]

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Dispelling the Salad Myth

Dispelling the Salad Myth

No, salads aren’t the only thing you will eat when losing weight. But when you DO eat salads, make them delightful & nutritious, instead of boring.

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Leptin vs Ghrelin

Leptin: Weight Loss Holy Grail? Not So Fast. . .

Leptin is a powerful hormone that influences both appetite and the desire for exercise. Early research into it showed considerable promise as a weight loss aid, particularly thanks to a study at Columbia University in New York.

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What Science Says About Losing Weight

Losing Weight: What Does the Science Say?

Here’s what the science says about losing weight, including six weight loss tips you can use every day to help take the pounds off.

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Cooking Oil

Choosing The Right Cooking Oil For Weight Loss

Choosing the right cooking oil and avoiding vegetable oils in cooking, processed food and fast foods can be important to your health AND weight loss.

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Fat cells and fat creation

Fat Cells and Weight Gain Or Loss

Understanding the role of fat cells in weight loss can be very helpful in understanding what to eat and why those choices can help you shed pounds. Fat Cells Store Excess Calories The primary purpose of a fat cell is to store energy. As humans evolved, food wasn’t always available on a consistent basis. When […]

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Apples Healthy And Tasty

Apples Healthy and A Weight Loss Aid

Apples have many health benefits. Here’s a roundup of a few, particularly those of interest to people losing weight. Oh, and a sugar-free applesauce recipe.

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Diet Plans - Six Tips For Comparing Them

Comparing Diet Plans – 6 Tips

Here are six considerations to take into account when you are comparing diet plans. Your goal is keeping the weight off long-term in a healthy way.

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Diet Strategies - Plan Ahead

Diet Strategies That Work: Prepping

Planning and preparing in advance is one of the most powerful diet strategies. Here are some tips, and a list of 10 healthy staples to keep in stock.

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Is Eating Fruit Good For Me

Is Eating Fruit Good For Me?

Whether eating fruit is good for you depends on how much you’re eating, and whether you’re already overweight. Here’s what you need to know about fructose.

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Low Carb Diet Benefits

Low Carb Diet Benefits

The many low carb diet benefits you’ll experience by cutting bad carbs are impressive. This is a sustainable lifestyle change if it’s done right, and you’ll lose weight and keep it off.

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How To Detox From Sugar In 10 Days

How To Detox From Sugar

Ready to kick your sugar addiction? Today we discuss how you can detox from sugar in 10 days or less, by following 10 clear steps.

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Six Causes of Belly Fat

Six Causes of Belly Fat

Do you know the six main causes of belly fat? It’s certainly easier to avoid excess abdominal fat deposits when you know what causes them.

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