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Diet and Weight Loss
Do you ever look back at the last month and wonder what you are doing with your life? Ever look back on the past year? It might be time to break your streak of boring days. Break free of the bonds of feeling like you can’t even remember the last few months. Life does not have to just be a series of events. It can be one epic adventure if you choose to make it such.
If you are one of the 31 million US citizens that skip breakfast everyday, stop! You should be eating breakfast everyday, no matter what. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and you need to be eating it.
Belly fat can be one of the most stubborn areas to fight. Even skinny people can have an annoying spare tire around their midsection that seems impossible to eliminate. However, researchers have found several ways to help you get rid of belly fat without hurting your health. These tips are easy to implement and will not require a drastic change to your lifestyle.
A series of studies presented at the 2016 Experimental Biology Conference suggest mango really might be a super-fruit that could aid weight loss, combat the health effects of obesity and perhaps more.
Do you believe that weight loss surgery is only for adults? A new study indicates that aside from losing weight, these benefits of teen weight loss surgery may improve other significant health factors.
A new study has discovered one reason why Labrador retrievers, more than other dogs, tend to be obese. The reason happens to involve genetics, and it turns out that some obese people have a variation in their genes similar to that seen in these dogs.
You may not realize it, but you may be making your child lunchbox fat. Here is what a new study found in today’s kid’s lunchboxes.
We have all been there. After a week of carefully measuring portions, keeping a food journal, and regular exercise, when weigh-in day comes around – nothing. No weight loss. Or maybe even a gain. This is one of the most discouraging moments of all. Where the only thing lost is motivation. The voices inside our heads start screaming at us: “Failure.” “See, even though you did everything right, you still didn’t lose.” “You may as well quit!” “You will never succeed.”
Finding time to exercise is a burden for many reasons. The combination of working at a desk and other responsibilities often means no gym time for you. HIIT or high intensity interval exercises that you can do quickly anywhere can help with weight loss and are well worth considering.
Do you want a quick, tried-and-true strategy to keep from regaining lost weight? Researchers from the NIH have just the thing.
Do you know how to protect yourself from quick weight loss fraud? Here is a humorous video from the FDA about fast weight loss fraud and how to spot it.
It is almost summertime, and this means you are probably more conscious of your weight and appearance. Although losing a few pounds is a common goal, many people hesitate to participate in diets that push synthetic shakes and strange habits. However, can you really lose weight the natural way?
Have you been trying weight loss supplements to help meet your weight loss goals? If so, then you will want to know about this FDA warning just announced about three weight loss supplements to avoid.
Today I read the article that was just published about contestants and winners from The Biggest Loser gaining weight back. The article published in NY Times, says contestants of the Biggest Loser lost hundreds of pounds during Season 8, but gained them back."
Most people can name the top two reasons people gain weight: consuming more calories than you burn and not exercising enough. However, there are many more factors that contribute to the ongoing struggle to lose weight, and you can do something every one of them.
The results of a new study conducted with twins indicate there is a common genetic factor shared by psoriasis and obesity. This finding was reported by a Danish team from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, under direction of Ann Sophie Lonnberg, MD.
If you were to make ONE basic diet change, do you know what it should be? Here is what health experts agree on.
If you are trying to lose weight, then altering what you eat and how you cook can be some of the most important changes you make. Although choosing healthier foods by swapping dark meat for white meat or selecting fruit over chips for a snack is easy, learning to cook in a new way can present bigger challenges. It may even require some new kitchen equipment. Before investing in new pots and pans, you want to take a closer look at what makes cookware great for low-fat food preparation. The following are features to look for in your kitchen tools.
Weight loss clinics and centers continue to grow in popularity. Although there are good programs among them, there are also bad ones that do nothing beyond preying on people by appealing to their emotions and taking their money. In order to find a program that will work, you need to know what to look for and how to examine a center.
Losing weight sounds simple on the surface, and many claim all you have to do is eat healthy meals and remain physically active throughout the day. However, it is not easy to accomplish this in today’s busy world. Many people are confined to desk jobs and are limited in the efforts they can take to lose weight every day.
In one of the weight loss forums I read one lady asking this. "I have lost 20 lbs but I'm still wearing the same clothes. Ladies who are 5'2", approximately how much did you weigh when you wore a size 14?" Here are several responses from the forum members that may shed some light on weight loss dress size and serve as a practical weight loss clothing size calculator.
Sugar has been called a substance that is more than or just as addictive as cocaine. Although not all experts agree there is such a thing as sugar addiction, the consensus is that the brain is hardwired for pleasure, and sugar is a major pleasure, associated with significant cravings.
How do you stay healthy and maintain your diet while traveling and being on the road? Vacations and business trips can make sticking to your weight loss plan a nightmare. You are often stuck choosing between greasy fast food joints or grabbing chips from a gas station. However, you can stay on your diet and actually lose weight by following these tips.