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Diet and Weight Loss

Fast Facts about Blood Health and Diet

2015-05-14 11:17
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Blood is the biggest organ in our body and blood health is often overlooked. As a hematologist, I often get questions about diet especially whether there are special nutrients that would boost the blood counts. Although there is no one special food or diet that is known to be improving blood health, there are common nutritional problems that can be linked to low blood counts.

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Appetite Suppressing Bacteria Could Become the New Diet Drink

2015-05-07 04:18
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Would you be willing to swill down a diet drink that contains appetite suppressing bacteria? Here is what one research team found when mice fed a high fat diet also drank just such a beverage.

In a recent study presented at the 249th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, scientists demonstrated that treating obesity is possible, simply by orally inc

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No More Weight Loss Supplements on Dr. Oz and Here’s Why

2015-05-06 08:11
Weight Loss Supplements and Dr. Oz

Do you rely on weight loss supplement advice from Dr. Oz before making that supplement purchase online? Those days are gone, and here’s why and what you can do about it.

Weight loss supplements sold online have become an increasingly serious problem with blatant marketing tactics that use every trick and device to convince consumers to buy their products.

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FDA Approves Kybella Treatment for Double Chins

2015-05-04 07:58
Kybella for double chins treatment

In recent news, the FDA announced that the wait is finally over for a newly approved treatment that can help many people lose their double chin without surgery.

In an update of a previous report of a new non-surgical way to help cosmetic patients get rid of th

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Proven way to lose fat without breaking a sweat

2015-05-02 19:54

Finding time and motivation to exercise is daunting for anyone, especially if you have only gotten as far as just thinking about ways to lose weight. If you are at your wit's end with counting calories you may want to consider the benefits of restorative yoga. The gentle practice can melt fat without making you sweat.

One of the great things about restorative yoga is that anyone can do it. You do not have to be flexible and you are never too old.

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Going Bananas on This Fad Diet is Dangerous Say Health Experts

2015-05-01 01:59
Bananas for Diet

Would you be willing to eat up to 50 bananas a day if it meant it would make you thin? According to Shape magazine, you may want to reconsider what they say is just another fad Mono Diet that could ruin your health.

Mono Diets are specialty diets - or some say “lifestyles” - that essentially limits your food choice to just one food type every day, 3 meals per day.

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A look at the healthiest approaches to drinking alcohol

2015-04-30 17:29
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While abstinence is the best policy when it comes to drinking alcohol, most people are not willing to forgo drinking altogether. Small amounts of alcohol can be great for socializing and unwinding. However, too much alcohol can lead to problems.

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Weight Loss Hack Backed by New Study

2015-04-30 01:32
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There are a number of hacks - or tricks, if you will - for promoting behavior that leads to weight loss. By taking a look inside the homes of obese and non-obese study participants, researchers find substance to this one weight loss hack.

It’s a word play on the old “out of sight, out of mind” adage—“out of sight, out of stomach” that encourages dieters to be mindful toward avoiding food temptations by controlling where and what you

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Hot Yoga for Weight Loss Warning

2015-04-29 02:29
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Engaging in hot yoga is a great way to up the intensity of your workouts for weight loss. However, a recent study reveals that some precautions should be followed whether you are a yoga adept or a novice to this kind of calorie burning exercise.

Prevention writer Victoria Wolk tells readers that health experts still question the safety of exercising under sauna-like conditions within a room that has its temperature set at 105 degr

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Why Parents Should Be Concerned about Body-Shaping Supplements Sold to Minors

2015-04-27 02:33
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A new study shows that many dietary supplement sellers are not only selling pills meant for adults to teens, but are also encouraging this dangerous pill popping behavior of minors by recommending specific brands. Find out now why you should be aware about whether your child may be taking dietary supplements on the side.

While every parent is aware of the risk of their teen becoming exposed to illegal narcotics or stolen prescription drugs from someone’s medicine cabinet, few realize that there is also danger in th

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