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Diet and Weight Loss

These stories on diets are one of the best ways to lose weight and follow a healthy lifestyle as these stories are research based and resources provided. At EmaxHealth Diet and Weight Loss directory readers will find the latest news and research on the subject coming from the medical community.

11 Foods for More Flexibility and Less Inflammation

Food for flexibility

Our joints, muscles and bones are all vital to move about the planet, and our daily lives, with comfort and ease. From walking to swimming and dancing, joints are the hinges that allow us to be flexible. But when the joints are stiffened or weakened by inflammation working out and living life normally becomes a major challenge.

Unusual Obesity Device Called AspireAssist Approved by FDA

obesity device AspireAssist

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an obesity device called AspireAssist that will allow people with a body mass index of 35 to 55 to literally drain their meals from their stomach. This unusual approach to dealing with obesity is reserved for individuals who meet specific criteria and is not without side effects.

Is It ok to Skip Breakfast When Trying to Lose Weight?

For many, breakfast consists of a cup of coffee en route to work and maybe a piece of fruit or protein bar. For others it is truly the most important meal and is high in calories and carbs to provide a suitable energy supply until lunch. And then there is the group that completely skips breakfast altogether. So what is right and what is wrong?

How Painkillers Make You Eat Less, but Why You Shouldn't Take Them

painkillers and weight loss

Can you get the best of both worlds – feel good by taking prescription painkillers and lose weight at the same time? The answer is yes – weight loss and appetite suppression are two side effects of most painkillers. But regularly taking painkillers (whether you're in pain or not), can be harmful. For example, the side effects of taking codeine phosphate include blurred vision and constipation.

Why Artificial Sweeteners Will Make You Gain Weight

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain

In the health world, there’s been a lot of hype around artificial sweeteners. Nearly every medical guru and weight loss site has weighed in on the benefits and drawbacks of using sugar substitutes, some even claiming (without scientifically rigorous evidence) that artificial sweeteners are responsible for causing certain types of cancer. But that’s not the real problem with artificial sweeteners.

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