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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.

New Study Reveals Effective Way to Control Belly Fat in Men

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Controlling the amount of belly fat that accumulates during normal aging is something most men have to eventually deal with—sometimes even if they engage in aerobic exercise on a regular basis. However, a new large-scale study shows that belly fat accumulation can be controlled and even reversed just by adding on this one exercise.

HCG Platinum Drops Weight Loss Supplement a Fraud Says the FTC

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Have you considered trying the HCG Diet for losing weight? You might want to reconsider this after a recent news report about one HCG-related weight loss supplement that marketers were fined for by the FTC for using fraudulent sales tactics that were deceptive and not supported by scientific evidence as claimed.

Do You Know Where Your Lost Fat Goes When You Lose Weight?

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Here’s a weight loss brain tickler that a high percentage of doctors and dieticians got wrong in a recent survey: When you lose weight, where does the fat actually go? Read on and discover the correct answer to this fat-burning question and impress your friends the next time you talk about dieting and how it works.

Teenager Hospitalized Following Hallucination from Weight Loss Drugs

Hallucination from Weight Loss Drugs

Are you ever tempted to buy weight loss supplement pills online or a particular weight loss grapefruit diet drink that is widely promoted? A recent news report warns internet consumers that two weight loss supplements including a popular grapefruit drink are responsible for hallucinations in one teenager and kidney failure in a 20-something-year-old that required hospitalization of both.

Weight Loss Maintainers’ Secrets for Keeping Lost Weight Off Forever

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You’ve learned how to diet and exercise from experts who know what they are talking about when it comes to losing weight. But what do you do once the weight is off and you want to keep it that way? According to the Victoria Advocate, weight loss maintainers follow these secrets for keeping lost weight off forever.

Feeling great every day with easy diet tips for the holidays

It is one thing to be on a diet for a definite period of time and see positive weight loss results, but after the diet period is over, maintaining the weight loss can become difficult for some people as they try to cope with daily life. Most people can lose weight by being extremely stringent during their diet phase. However, once they have reached their goals, they tend to fall back into their old ways and regain all the lost weight, sometimes even more.

One Side Effect of Weight Loss Shared on National TV

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One problem with going on a weight loss plan is that sometimes it is backed by some unrealistic expectations - such as finally achieving that perfect body. Recently, however, one brave man went on YouTube and the Ellen DeGeneres show to tell the world that that perfect body rarely results after significant weight loss and tells others that what happened to him should not deter anyone from accomplishing what he did in spite of a particular side effect of weight loss.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of 5 Different Diets, and The Biggest Loser is…

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One of the biggest problems behind dieting - and why we fail - is that it requires self-monitoring i.e. calorie counting. A new study shows that it is possible to lose weight without calorie counting based on the results of a new randomized controlled trial of 5 different diets. Find out which one proved to be the biggest loser.

Obesity shares common ground with other serious global threats: Portion control won't fix this

Obesity ranked at major public health threat along with war and terrorism

A new report highlights the global impact of obesity that has also become a hot topic of debate. Personal attacks on individuals that are overweight or obese do nothing to solve the problem of escalating health care costs related to being overweight or obese from the increased burden of diseases that follow. The report highlights how little portion control will do to fight obesity, given the myriad of contributors and unknowns that have lead to expanding waistlines. Obesity ranks number three on the list of preventable threats to our global economy, preceded by smoking and war and terrorism.

Which Weighs More, 100 Calories of Turkey or 100 Calories of Gravy?

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Sounds like the old trick question about which weighs more, 10 pounds of rocks or 10 pounds of feathers—I mean after all, if a pound is a pound, shouldn’t a calorie be a calorie? Not quite says a Prevention magazine article that points out that cutting back on a meal to save more calories for dessert just doesn’t add up the way you would like it to.

Comparison Between Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers and Zone Dieting

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Are you on a particular diet plan at this moment? Did you know that many commercial diet plans may not be all that effective toward weight loss and decreasing the risk factors of heart disease? Here is what a new study revealed in a comparison between Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers and Zone Dieting.

That Weight Gain after Exercise May Not Be Muscle Says New Study

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Have you ever started an exercise program intending to lose weight, but found yourself actually gaining weight instead? Most of us chalk up that weight gain being due to muscle development. However, a new study reveals that that weight gain after beginning an exercise program may not be muscle after all, but fat.

Would You Commit to the Nirvana Challenge to Lose Weight? This Man Did and Saved His Life

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One of the biggest problems of weight gain is reaching a point beyond the typical clinical definition of “morbidly obese” and losing all hope that you could ever turn your life around. Well, one man did reach that point, and is likely still alive today only because he committed to what he calls the “Nirvana Challenge” and wants to share his story of hope for others wanting desperately to lose weight.

Here’s Why You Should Forgive Yourself After One Bad Dieting Day

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One of the biggest mistakes a dieter can make is emotionally kicking his or herself after slipping on their diet plan following an evening of bacchanal reverie with friends. So, why is it a mistake to be overly critical after stuffing your face while on a diet? According to Prevention magazine, the amount of weight you actually gain after one terrible day of eating is surprising low.

Here is How You Can Gut Check Weight Loss Ads on Their Believability

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Weight loss ads specialize in pushing all the right psychological buttons to get us to buy into their promises of weight loss. While some supplements may actually AID weight loss WITH added diet and exercise, it can be hard to decide which one to choose. To help spot the fat phony from the real deal, the Bureau of Consumer Protection offers these 7 gut checks.

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