Tag Archives: weight loss

Has your weight loss hit a plateau?

May 27, 2014

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Has your weight loss hit a plateau? by Via Gibson —  You set a goal for the new year to lose weight. You’ve been to the gym everyday. You have consumed healthy foods and have changed bad eating habits. You lost weight within the first few months, but now you have hit a plateau and […]

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Which tea for weight loss?

April 7, 2014

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Which tea for weight loss? by Toffler Niemuth —  All teas, whether green, black, oolong or pu-erh, come from the same plant, namely Camellia sinensis. So why is there a discrepancy about which tea has the greatest impact on weight loss, and why do they work differently? It has to do with the environmental conditions […]

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Nutrient-dense foods for successful weight loss

February 28, 2014

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  by Dorota Owczarski —  When following a balanced diet, we are constantly faced with two dilemmas. The first concerns limiting the amount of food consumed in order to achieve consistency between our intake of calories and energy consumption. The second is a significant expansion of the range of food consumed to eliminate the existing […]

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Low-fat milk promotes obesity

August 22, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  Harvard researcher David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D., analyzed a recommendation from the USDA and the American Academy of Pediatrics to drink three cups of reduced-fat milk per day. He concluded that it is very bad advice. “It is perhaps the most prevailing advice given to the American public about diet in the […]

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One man’s food is another man’s poison

June 12, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  For a quick and healthy dinner, you decide to bake some salmon, steam asparagus and toss a simple green salad. Nothing fancy, but this meal gets the job done with zero guilt; in fact, you feel rather good about serving it. Three days later you get a migraine. You probably […]

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How to lose the weight-loss game

May 20, 2013

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by Kristin Cicciarelli —  Losing weight can be extremely difficult, especially for those with an emotional attachment to food. You would think Americans would be successful at weight loss, considering we spend billions of dollars every year to fund our efforts. Did you ever stop to consider that maybe you do not really need to […]

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The psychology of emotional eating

February 8, 2013

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by James McClernan —  Sensual in taste, texture, aroma and visual appeal, food can be as difficult to resist as alcohol, drugs or smoking are to addicts, particularly when one is under stress or any type of emotional pressure. Unlike alcohol and drugs, however, food can always be justified as necessary for life. The conditioning […]

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The heavy facts about being overweight

January 9, 2013

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by Dr. Melissa Dawahare —  With the popularity of NBC’s hit show “The Biggest Loser” and Dr. Phil’s book, The Ultimate Weight Solution, the topic of weight loss is in the spotlight. People across America are beginning to participate in weight loss programs, eat better and exercise more. This trend comes just in time, because […]

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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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You are not your weight

August 23, 2012

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by Irene Conlan —  Weight loss is a doozy of a challenge. In my years of therapy practice, I have come to believe it is the single most complex issue I deal with because it has so many components, appearing on a number of levels. It certainly affects us physically; that is a given. But […]

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The hCG myth

August 18, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  If you have heard about the hCG diet, or know of people using hCG injections for weight loss, be sure to check all the facts about this treatment before paying for a program. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone released by the embryo and placenta in pregnant women. During […]

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Obesity rates keep going up

August 16, 2012

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American men are getting fatter. Despite numerous public health campaigns touting healthy eating and exercise, it appears that the rate of obesity in American males is increasing rather than decreasing. “The prevalence of obesity and abdominal obesity remains disturbingly high among adults in the United States, and our trend analysis shows that both may still […]

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Weight loss is not synonymous with healthy

August 15, 2012

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by Sherry Fragosa —  You want to lose weight, trim down, cast away those last five to 10 pounds, or even lose 50 to 100 pounds. Many people, from teens to the elderly, have thoughts of weight loss roiling around in their minds constantly. This is normal, and most Americans will benefit from losing a […]

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