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Diet and Weight Loss

Weight Loss Maintainers’ Secrets for Keeping Lost Weight Off Forever

2014-11-26 04:57
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You’ve learned how to diet and exercise from experts who know what they are talking about when it comes to losing weight. But what do you do once the weight is off and you want to keep it that way? According to the Victoria Advocate, weight loss maintainers follow these secrets for keeping lost weight off forever.

According to the Victoria Advocate, only about one in every 20 people who lose weight will actually keep the weight off.

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Natural Weight Loss Supplement Curbs Appetite Study Says

2014-11-25 06:23
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Eating all-natural food is a great way to lose weight. But did you know that some supplements are all-natural as well and can make weight loss easier by curbing your appetite? Here is what some researchers found when testing a potential weight loss appetite suppressant that is both safe and natural to take.

Researchers have discovered that eating a special kind of fat may be the next best supplement for weight loss.

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Feeling great every day with easy diet tips for the holidays

2014-11-24 18:44

It is one thing to be on a diet for a definite period of time and see positive weight loss results, but after the diet period is over, maintaining the weight loss can become difficult for some people as they try to cope with daily life. Most people can lose weight by being extremely stringent during their diet phase. However, once they have reached their goals, they tend to fall back into their old ways and regain all the lost weight, sometimes even more.

If you have finally decided to lose weight once and for all, do not limit yourself by using torturous dieting, obsessive counting of calories and ignoring hunger pangs.

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One Side Effect of Weight Loss Shared on National TV

2014-11-24 04:32
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One problem with going on a weight loss plan is that sometimes it is backed by some unrealistic expectations - such as finally achieving that perfect body. Recently, however, one brave man went on YouTube and the Ellen DeGeneres show to tell the world that that perfect body rarely results after significant weight loss and tells others that what happened to him should not deter anyone from accomplishing what he did in spite of a particular side effect of weight loss.

In a recent report on NBC News, news anchors tell us that a John Glaude, a 22-year-old El Cajon man, made a YouTube video about his weight loss journey, which went viral and wound up earni

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A Randomized Controlled Trial of 5 Different Diets, and The Biggest Loser is…

2014-11-22 21:00
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One of the biggest problems behind dieting - and why we fail - is that it requires self-monitoring i.e. calorie counting. A new study shows that it is possible to lose weight without calorie counting based on the results of a new randomized controlled trial of 5 different diets. Find out which one proved to be the biggest loser.

A new study published in the journal Nutrition pitted the effects of 5 different diets against one another to determine how varying degrees of

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Obesity shares common ground with other serious global threats: Portion control won't fix this

2014-11-20 11:50
Obesity ranked at major public health threat along with war and terrorism

A new report highlights the global impact of obesity that has also become a hot topic of debate. Personal attacks on individuals that are overweight or obese do nothing to solve the problem of escalating health care costs related to being overweight or obese from the increased burden of diseases that follow. The report highlights how little portion control will do to fight obesity, given the myriad of contributors and unknowns that have lead to expanding waistlines. Obesity ranks number three on the list of preventable threats to our global economy, preceded by smoking and war and terrorism.

According to the new McKinsey report, obesity of one of the top three societal problems created by human beings, joining the ranks of smoking as number one and armed violence, war and terrorism as

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Which Weighs More, 100 Calories of Turkey or 100 Calories of Gravy?

2014-11-20 07:38
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Sounds like the old trick question about which weighs more, 10 pounds of rocks or 10 pounds of feathers—I mean after all, if a pound is a pound, shouldn’t a calorie be a calorie? Not quite says a Prevention magazine article that points out that cutting back on a meal to save more calories for dessert just doesn’t add up the way you would like it to.

In a recent online issue of Prevention Magazine, writer Victoria Wolk points out that it’s not just how many calories you eat, but the type of calories that is also important when it comes

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Comparison Between Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers and Zone Dieting

2014-11-18 04:42
Atkins Diet vs South Beach Diet

Are you on a particular diet plan at this moment? Did you know that many commercial diet plans may not be all that effective toward weight loss and decreasing the risk factors of heart disease? Here is what a new study revealed in a comparison between Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers and Zone Dieting.

According to a news release by McGill University, the health implications of going on any of the more

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That Weight Gain after Exercise May Not Be Muscle Says New Study

2014-11-17 08:21
Weight gain after exercise

Have you ever started an exercise program intending to lose weight, but found yourself actually gaining weight instead? Most of us chalk up that weight gain being due to muscle development. However, a new study reveals that that weight gain after beginning an exercise program may not be muscle after all—but fat!

ABC News recently reported that a surprising finding in a new study performed by researchers at Arizona State University in Phoenix - that was published last month in the Journal of Strength an

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Would You Commit to the Nirvana Challenge to Lose Weight? This Man Did and Saved His Life

2014-11-14 23:56
Nirvana challenge to weight loss

One of the biggest problems of weight gain is reaching a point beyond the typical clinical definition of “morbidly obese” and losing all hope that you could ever turn your life around. Well, one man did reach that point, and is likely still alive today only because he committed to what he calls the “Nirvana Challenge” and wants to share his story of hope for others wanting desperately to lose weight.

Nine months ago, Stephen Lewis went to the doctor and could not get an accurate measure of his weight because he was too heavy.

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