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Could sweet potato waste water be the next weight loss hack?

2016-12-07 12:07

Researchers have learned something new about sweet potato water that could help humans with weight loss and more.

Scientists found sweet potato water that we all pour down the drain helped mice lose weight.

Sweet potato peptide potential for obesity

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Can An App Make You Eat More Vegetables and Lose Weight?

2016-06-13 18:17

It seems there is an app for just about everything today, including scores of apps for weight loss. What do you think about an app that may help you eat more vegetables and lose weight?

That’s a question a team at Stanford University School of Medicine decided to tackle with a small group of overweight adults.

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Are Most Weight Loss Apps a Waste of Time?

2016-06-09 10:57

You may be the owner of one or more of the thousands of weight loss apps available on the market and hoping it will help you drop excess pounds. Yet less than one percent of them have been developed by a certified health entity and none of them have published data to support their effectiveness, according to a recent report.

That doesn’t mean none of the available weight loss apps or those that focus on exercise have been studied; indeed, many have been.

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What You Should Know About the Weight Loss Drug Saxenda

2016-06-04 13:24

Of the six prescription weight loss drugs available in the United States, the most recent addition is Saxenda (liraglutide injection), which entered the marketplace in December 2014. Here’s what you should know about Saxenda, including the findings of a new post-hoc analysis.

What is Saxenda?

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Muscles grow better with longer rest periods, contrary to conventional thinking

2016-05-03 19:08

University of Alabama researchers have some new information about how to grow muscle with resistance training that goes against conventional thinking.

The finding, published in the journal ofExperimental Physiology suggests short rest periods between weight training sets actually blunt muscle growth.

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How An Arizona Nun Fights Obesity Among Pima Indian Children

2016-05-03 12:49

The Pima Indians in the United States have the highest prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the world and extremely high obesity rates as well. For more than 30 years, one Arizona nun has been trying to change these serious health issues among Pima Indian children.

The habits and activities learned during childhood often are those people carry into adulthood.

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Why you should choose this one inexpensive tool for weight loss

2016-04-20 13:08

Dieting and weight loss are sometimes difficult. Did you know you can reach your weight loss goals by purchasing one simple item?

Starting an exercise and weight loss program can be simple. All you need to get started is an inexpensive pedometer.

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Bariatric Embolization Studied As Potential Treatment for Morbid Obesity

2016-04-07 11:57

Researchers investigate whether blocking blood vessels in the stomach leads to weight loss.

A multi-site clinical trial has been launched to assess the safety and effectiveness of bariatric arterial embolization, a minimally invasive procedure that can reduce the sensation of hunger, for

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Color coding for weight loss: Which foods get the green light?

2016-03-07 18:53

Could color coding your food be the easiest way to lose weight? If it sounds good, you might be interested in the Thinsulin program that claims to have helped thousands of people with weight loss.

Weight loss that leads to better health is no easy task. There is a plethora of information available that is downright confusing for the average consumer. Should you cut calories?

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If You Make One Diet Change Today, This Is It

2016-03-07 11:42

Changing your diet with the goal of losing weight can be hard, so most often I counsel my patients to take it one step at a time. If you are back on the wagon with a new diet plan, the first thing you should take a good look at is your fluid intake.

A new study has found that just by simply increasing the intake of plain water can have a profound impact on your overall healthy eating plan.

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Lose a Little Weight, Gain Big Health Benefits

2016-02-25 12:53

The authors of a new study report that even if you lose a little weight—just 5 percent of your body weight—you can gain big health benefits. Since a 5 percent goal is more attainable than 10 percent or more, you can feel good about your achievement, be less likely to feel discouraged, and still enjoy better health.

Current guidelines for weight loss for people who are obese is a target of 5 to 10 percent weight lo

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Is HIIT the best way to exercise for weight loss?

2016-02-20 15:16

There is one type of exercise that is touted to help you with weight loss. The exercise is HIIT or high intensity intermittent training that has become popular, but probably is misunderstood when it comes losing weight.

HIIT or high intensity intermittent training is not new. But repeated studies have shown you can lose weight more quickly by exercising just a bit harder than you might be used to.

Ten things to ask when choosing weight loss programs online

2016-02-16 13:45

Finding reliable weight loss programs online that follows American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and The Obesity Society guidelines can be challenging. One of the reasons is that programs advertised to help you lose weight do not always disclose important information. .

Johns Hopkins researchers recently looked at nearly 200 online weight loss programs to discover most programs don't follow guidelines. Given the cost of participation, the findings are important.

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When Weight Loss Surgery is Warranted - Bariatric Surgery Pros and Cons

2016-01-25 16:29

Weight loss surgery isn’t for everyone; and it’s not a panacea, but there are cases in which surgery to improve health might be warranted. Losing weight is not easy. It takes vigilance and work. The list of diets most people have tried before they resort to more drastic measure is long.

For instance, my older sister went on her first diet at about age 6. She was what people called chubby or roly poly. The truth is she and the rest of the siblings were fat.

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Update on Weight Loss Surgeon Accused of Botched Surgeries

2016-01-21 21:29

Here is an update about one weight loss surgeon accused of botched surgeries and the health risks of medical tourism where patients seek less expensive weight loss surgery in foreign countries.

According to a recent ABC news report, the case of a Tijuana surgeon offering discounted weight loss surgeries for medical tourists that resulted in harming their health, causing disfigure

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How One Woman Healed her Leaky Gut and Lost Over 100 Pounds

2015-11-23 11:43

Most of us have experienced that ten to twenty pounds that creeps up after we turn thirty but, when twenty turns into almost 200 it’s not only disheartening it can lead to diseases. My friend Cathy had digestive problems from the time she was a child. She experienced not only constipation and diarrhea, but nausea and vomiting as well. “I have a tendency to internalize stress,” she told me, “and I have always had a lot of stress in my life.” Even so, she was able to stay height weight proportionate at 5’5” and 120 pounds until 1975 when she married the love of her life.

In 1978, Cathy and her husband had a daughter, and despite chronic digestive issues like vomiting when she ate or having diarrhea somehow managed to gain 70 pounds which she was never able to lose.

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New diet claims to switch off fat genes for zero belly fat

2015-01-09 18:26

There is a new diet that promises zero belly fat and sixteen pounds of weight loss in just two weeks. The Zero Belly Diet claims to switch off your fat genes through specific combinations of foods.

The diet is the brainchild of David Zinczenko who says he's done his homework about how to get rid of belly fat, which is the worst kind for promoting disease.

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Women Go From Fat to 6-Pack with This Flat Belly Crash Course Plan

2014-08-27 11:42

Has menopause given you a meno-pot? Do you want to go from fat to flat fast? Well here are the latest belly fat fighting secrets summarized below from Oxygen magazine that will help women go from fat to 6-pack with their recommended flat belly crash course for weight loss and muscle toning.

Fat to 6-Pack Weight Loss Program for Women Step #1: Eat Your Way Flat

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Losing weight won't necessarily make you happy

2014-08-12 17:26

If you are overweight losing weight is essential for good physical health but it won't necessarily make you happy. The catastrophic increase in cases of obesity has created an epidemic which is undermining the health of people. Losing weight may in fact help your physical health while surprisingly leaving you an emotional mess.

There is no evidence of psychological benefits of weight loss.

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Why high-fat yogurt may be a better choice for staying trim

2014-06-02 23:16

A new study finds a higher chance of obesity from eating low-fat yogurt. If you want to stay trim or lose weight, low-fat yogurt may not be your best choice.

Researchers surprisingly find that eating high-fat yogurt daily can help with weight loss. One reason low-fat yogurt may not be the best choice is the extra sugar found in the products.

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Now Let's Do Something About Your Sleep To Help You Lose Weight

2014-04-10 09:01

The research on poor sleep and obesity is ever growing. Consider the Nurses’ Health Study, a study of 60,000 women who were followed for 16 years to understand the connection between their habits and health risks.1 At study entry all of the women were healthy and none were obese.

Over 16 years, women who slept 5 or less hours per night had a 30% higher risk of gaining 30 pounds compared to women who slept 7+ per night.

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Exposure to light may help you shed pounds

2014-04-08 09:30

Go out and enjoy some sunshine as it may truly be a good way to lose weight. Improve your diet in a healthier and more natural way.

A novel natural manner to help you maintain a healthy weight is to expose yourself to an adequate amount of light early in the day. In view of the obesity epidemic and the literal frenzy to find safe and effective manners to avoid being overweight, this is significant news. Aside from eating healthy low calorie food and getting a good amount of exercise daily, it's time to also consider making light a part of your daily prescription for weight control.

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Go from Fat to Flat with Dr. Oz’s New Belly Fat Blasting Advice

2014-01-10 11:40

Join many others with bellies that have gone from fat to flat using best-selling author Liz Vaccariello’s 21-day plan to be slimmer and trimmer this year.

“In less than a month your belly can go from fat to flat,” promises Dr.

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Rapid Weight Loss in 2 Weeks Diet Created by Dr. Oz

2014-01-07 13:48

On a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz reveals his new rapid weight loss plan that when tested on a large group of Oz viewers resulted in an average weight loss 9.3 pounds per person in just two weeks. According to Dr. Oz, if you stick to this plan for two weeks, it will change everything.

“Not only will the pounds melt off fast as you’ve just heard from some of the audience, but you will see a drastic decrease in disease.

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Lose Your Belly Fat with Dr. Oz's Latest Weight Loss Advice

2013-11-08 11:48

Have you been held back from losing your belly fat because someone has told you that losing belly fat after 40 is physically impossible? As it turns out, this is just one myth of many that prevent people from even trying to lose weight and their big belly. Fortunately, however, Dr. Oz is busting those myths with his latest weight loss advice to supplement his previous top belly fat fighters.

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