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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.

The Simple Secret To Losing Weight and Keeping It off with Right Nutrition

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Every day I hear someone ask me, “How can I lose weight quickly?” The truth is, weight loss is a constant struggle with both men and women. According to the CDC, 37.9 perfect of adults age 20 years and over are obese and 70.7 perfect are overweight. To achieve permanent weight loss that sticks, it’s important to do it slow and in an intelligent manner. Many key factors include: paying attention to your biochemistry, your food preferences and of course genetics.

Gluten-free Diet: not always the answer and watch for definition on labels

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Traveling through the grocery store looks very different nowadays. It is hard to deny the observation of an increase in products labeled "gluten-free" in each aisle. Products have been developed and have made the gluten free industry a multi million dollar beast. Be careful with labels and look for these gluten free definition on food labeling.

Simplify Weight Loss By Eating High Fiber Foods in Diet Using These 5 Approaches

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If you could make one change in your diet right now it should be to add more fiber for weight loss. 95% of Americans don't get enough of this natural part of food. This is an outrageous number and there is no reason that you need to be part of this statistic. Instead, eat more high fiber foods in your diet and get into the 5% that does have enough every day.

7 solutions to help your overweight child lose weight

The obesity epidemic continues to be a global health crisis. The CDC estimates that two-thirds of the adults in the United States are obese while one-third of the children and adolescents are obese. When children are overweight, they are more likely to have weight problems as adults. This puts them at a higher risk for serious conditions such as sleep apnea, joint problems, poor self-esteem, stroke, diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

Is gluten-free diet a healthier and good for everyone with no disadvantages?

Gluten Free Diet

While gluten-free diet is the only treatment for Celiac Disease, a commentary scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics discusses several of the most common inaccuracies regarding the gluten-free diet. I went to a gluten-free group on Facebook and asked opinion from group members who follow a gluten-free lifestyle if gluten-free diet is healthier diet for you and good for everyone without any disadvantages. Here is what they told me.

How alcohol fits into your weight loss goals

When you are trying to lose weight, there are several basic principles that can guide you to success. First, you have to remember that consuming more calories than you use in a day will cause you to gain weight while eating fewer calories than you use will help you lose weight. Two of the best strategies are eating less to consume fewer calories and exercising to use more calories. However, there are other factors such as some types of exercises affecting your metabolism differently and various types of foods offering different degrees of health benefits.

Nutrition for two: 3 foods to eat as you prepare for pregnancy

Planning for a pregnancy is exciting but nerve-wracking, and it can seem like there is conflicting advice about what you should and should not do as you prepare for parenthood. Are you financially ready for a child? Does your home have the space to accommodate a baby? Have you talked with your partner or co-parent about your parenting philosophy? Is your body ready for pregnancy and all of the changes?

Paying for weight loss surgery: Financing options for high medical bills

Weight loss surgery can dramatically improve your quality of life and give you back energy, vitality and motivation. However, the average surgery costs $20,000 to $30,000, and you may have additional follow-up medical expenses. Your insurance company may not cover the surgery, or you may have a high deductible. Nevertheless, you can still obtain this procedure by using the right financing options to pay for your medical bills.

What 20 minutes of exercise a day means to me

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You have heard it, time and time again that twenty minutes of exercise a day helps with cardiovascular function, combating obesity, less risk for chronic conditions. You name it. But… what does twenty minutes a day really mean to a person who may or may not already be exercising for that amount on a normal basis? I’ll tell you what it means to me.