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Diet and Weight Loss

Are Wearable Lifestyle Activity Monitors a Good Investment for Weight Loss?

2014-09-22 05:18
wearable monitor for weight loss

You’ve seen them on the wrists of others at the gym, at the office and at the supermarket - those cool, lite-weight lifestyle activity monitor bands that not only tell you how many steps you’ve taken throughout the day and hence the number of calories burned, but also your heart rate, skin sweat, body temperature, even your actual amount and quality of sleep. But as expensive as they are, are they really a good investment toward your weight loss? Or, would you be better off putting those dollars toward a new pair of running shoes?

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The Top 5 Easiest Diets to Follow for Weight Loss

2014-09-19 23:27
Easy diet and weight loss

Let’s face it - dieting is hard. And, some diets are harder than others. To help dieters make sound dieting decisions to meet their personal needs, U.S. News & World Report Health offers a special diet ranking of what their researchers found to be the easiest diets to follow for weight loss.

According to U.S. News & World Report Health, the easier a diet is to follow, the better the odds are of sticking to it.

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Here’s Why Your Diet Soda May Actually Prevent You from Losing Weight

2014-09-18 22:43
Diet soda and weight loss

A recent study suggests that diet sodas may actually be a culprit that prevents you from losing weight. This and other findings demonstrate that diet soda drinkers - especially older women - may be literally drinking themselves to death while trying to watch their figure.

One of the latest health trends observed by experts is that there appears to be a direct link between many - but not all - who are obese and the amount of diet sodas they drink.

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Is This the New Miracle Diet Pill We Have Been Waiting For?

2014-09-17 22:04
Miracle diet pill

According to NBC News Today’s Health segment, a new diet pill has just been approved by the FDA and is slated to be out possibly as early as the end of this year. This diet pill is a combination of an antidepressant and a drug that treats addiction. But is this really the new miracle diet pill we’ve been waiting for? And if it is, is it for everyone?

On Today’s Health, NYU professor Doctor Roshina Raj tells viewers that obesity is not just about being overweight, but a lot of it has to do with brain chemistry, which is why this drug co

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Low Carb or Low Fat, Which Is the Best Diet?

2014-09-16 21:28
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Everybody has their favorite—either low carb or low fat when it comes to dieting. But which really is the best diet? To help dieters make an informed decision about their weight loss efforts, Dr. Oz’s partner-in-health, Dr. Michael Roizen, recently made this analysis for U.S. News & World Report readers as summarized below:


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The Cotton Ball Diet and Other Dieting Tricks You Should Never Try for Weight Loss

2014-09-15 09:32
Diets not to try

When it comes to dieting there is no single foolproof diet trick that works for everyone. And because of this, many dieters are open to trying just about ANYTHING to find that one special diet trick that just might result in their eventual weight loss success. But did you know that there are some diet tricks that persist that are more dangerous than they are effective? Here is a sampling of extreme diets that U.S. News & World Report recently advised dieters not to try.

Diet Trick #1: The Tapeworm Diet

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Scientific Study: Plant-Based Diet Is The Most Healthy

2014-09-03 17:26
Vegan Diet

A study comparing the diets and resulting health of 1475 people, has concluded that, on average, vegans were not only healthier than the omnivores, but that the plant-based diet came out healthiest of all the diet types.

Published in the National Institutes of Health Library in March 2014, the different diets studied were: vegan, vegetarian, semi-vegetarian (reduced meat intake), pesco-vegetarian and omnivorous die

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What's a thylakoid and how can it help you lose weight?

2014-09-02 21:55
Study shows thylakoids extracted from spinach help food cravings

There is something in spinach and other green leafy vegetables that could help us lose weight and reduce hunger and sugar cravings. The something is called a thylakoid and is shown in a long study to reduce hunger up to 95 percent. Read on to find out how researchers tested thylakoids for weight loss.

Before you stop reading you should know it's easy to get this compound in your diet to reduce food cravings and aid weight loss. Thylakoids are merely compounds in spinach.

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Fun Health Facts about our Weight

2014-09-01 12:07
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Here are some fun facts about weight loss that we bet you have never heard about. For instance, how fat can you get before the body succumbs, does fasting really help with weight loss and what is the weight loss record?

Have you ever wondered just how fat a person can possibly get or how long someone can survive without food?

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