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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.

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.

The Most Important Weight Loss Tool: Taking That First Step

First step in weight loss

If you don’t first decide to lose weight and purposely strive towards that goal, you will never find success. The most important weight loss factor is you. What? Yes, you! You need to be able to take that first step. The decisions you make on a day to day basis will affect the rest of your life, and your best hope of a long and healthy life is to start making a change right away.

How to Prevent Serotonin From Making You Fat and Lose Weight

Serotonin and Weight Loss

Serotonin has a light and dark side! In your brain it helps you slim down for your bikini, but in your gut it thwarts your body's ability to burn fat! How can this important molecule be both a miracle and a curse? Many things come into play – including brown, beige, and white fat, and your gut's bacteria. Learn how to stay on serotonin's good, fat-burning side by regularly eating natural serotonin boosters.

Why Your Weight Loss Stalls: When You Think You Are Drinking Sugar Free Frappuccinos with Base

Sugar Free Frappuccino secrets

What you call a sugar free frappuccino at Starbucks, is made with "base," which includes sugar. One Starbucks Barista spoke with me on condition of anonymity and explained the differences between regular and sugar free frappuccinos and what you need to know if you are trying to lose weight. Let's call her Lyssa. Here is what Lyssa told our readers.

How Kim Kardashian Lost 60 Pounds After Giving Birth and How You Can Safely Do the Same

Kim Kardashian weight loss

If you follow celebrity breaking news, you'll find out Kim Kardashian just got back to her pre-pregnancy weight. She gave birth on December 2015 and shed about 60 pounds by the end of May 2016. How did she do it? She brags it's all thanks to the all-too popular Atkins diet. Is the diet all hype? Even if it's effective - is it healthy?

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