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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.

Gluten-free gift ideas for celiac disease sufferers

Shopping during the holidays is already stressful, and finding gluten-free gifts safe for people with celiac disease adds another layer of worry. If you are trying to find the perfect present, then you may want to consider the following ideas. They are safe for people on a gluten-free diet and can help them maintain their commitment to staying away from the dangerous protein.

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.

Fibromyalgia tips for surviving Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can add extra stress that leads to fibromyalgia flares and pain issues. If you are battling this disorder, then you may want to consider the following tips to help you manage the holidays. Although it may be tempting to hide from the world during a fibromyalgia attack, Thanksgiving may force you to interact with others and push your boundaries.

5-Hydroxytryptophan debated as fibromyalgia treatment

Fibromyalgia patients often turn to supplements and herbs to help them fight the chronic pain and fatigue associated with the disease. 5-Hydroxytryptophan or 5-HTP remains a controversial treatment option, but some patients claim it has helped them. The supplement continues to be studied and debated among researchers.

Researchers work on new celiac disease medications

The gluten-free diet is the only treatment option approved by the Mayo Clinic for people with celiac disease. However, researchers are working on new medications that may change this. A group of scientists from Denmark and Norway has released a new study that focuses on the details of the body’s immune response to gluten, and they believe they are getting closer to developing a new drug.

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.

Michael Jackson’s doctor accused of abuse by fibromyalgia patient

It is often difficult for people with fibromyalgia to find a doctor who is willing to listen to their problems and treat the condition, so it is not surprising that Victoria Oliver made Dr. Allen Metzger her primary care physician after her diagnosis. She thought she had found a medical professional who would help her overcome her pain. Instead, Victoria Oliver claims Dr. Metzger sexually harassed her and acted inappropriately during her appointments.

Jennifer Esposito marries Louis Dowler with gluten-free wedding cake

Jennifer Esposito has finally married Louis Dowler, and their wedding featured gluten-free food from the couple’s own bakery. Esposito owns Jennifer’s Way, a bakery that exclusively provides gluten-free items, and focuses on organic ingredients. According to guests at the reception, their wedding cake was incredible.

New fibromyalgia medication gives patients hope in clinical trials

A new fibromyalgia medication is giving patients hope in clinical trials. Researchers provided an update on the study at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting and revealed that their investigation is not over, but the IMC-1 drug is already showing promise. This oral medication is being examined in a randomized, double-blind study that hopes to uncover a link between fibromyalgia and tissue-resident herpes virus.

Celiac disease linked to oat toxicity

People with celiac disease have frequently complained about having reactions to oats despite the lack of gluten in this grain. Although cross-contamination with the protein is often blamed for problems, a new study reveals that people with celiac disease are having an immune response to oats without gluten contamination. Researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute found specific oat proteins are causing the reaction.

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

Atkins Diet vs South Beach Diet

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.

‘Doctor in the House’ addresses fibromyalgia problems

It is not often that people who suffer from fibromyalgia see their health problems addressed on television shows. However, “Doctor in the House” is challenging the usual coverage of common diseases on TV by presenting an episode that deals with fibromyalgia. Eileen Callaghan discovers that her self-diagnosis was correct and learns how to handle the condition.

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