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Dieting: A Brief History

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Dieting: A Brief History

The subject of how to lose weight has to be the single biggest lure of magazine articles and health books the world has ever seen. We all want to read and believe something – anything! –different from the outdated and hopefully erroneous ideas of bygone years that taught us that an unseen and unknown little…

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help You Accomplish Your New Years Resolution

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help You Accomplish Your New Years Resolution

A Thomson Reuters health poll revealed that over the last five years, one in three Americans chose weight loss as a resolution for the New Year. Approximately half of these people desired losing anywhere from 10 to 30 pounds. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 35.7 percent of the adults in the United…

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The HCG Diet Issue

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The HCG Diet Issue

For several decades the Dr. ATW Simeons hCG diet has helped tens fo thousands of struggling dieters to lose weight in a fast and effective manner. With the rise of the internet the ability to promote the diet and to discredit the diet is at an all time high. Of course this creates a lot…

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10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Health

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10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Health

Chance Woods, BS Dietetics, ACE, NHE CPT When it comes to living a healthier lifestyle, small changes add up to big benefits. Sleep Adults need an average of just over eight hours of sleep each night, but many adults routinely get fewer than six. Inadequate sleep depresses immune function, impairs healthy blood sugar regulation, reduces…

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Eight Healthy Ways To Lose Weight

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Eight Healthy Ways To Lose Weight

Those looking to drop a few pounds certainly have a number of different options available to them. Unfortunately however, not all of them are particularly healthy. And many of them can even make you downright miserable. Should you be looking to lose weight in a manner that doesn’t involve forced starvation, here are eight simple…

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6 Powerful Benefits of Watermelon

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6 Powerful Benefits of Watermelon

Even though fall is in full swing, it doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite summer foods. There is still time to squeeze in more watermelon into your daily routine. Watermelon is one of the best summer foods for our health because it is light, refreshing, sweet and low in calories. It is…

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What Our Bodies Burn: Understanding Calories

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What Our Bodies Burn: Understanding Calories

Peter Orszag wrote a recent article detailing one of the growing problems with the food stamp program. While the average family of four receives about $500 in food aid each month, a vast majority of these families spends more than half of that amount within the first half of the month, leaving very little food…

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Low Calorie Snacks

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Low Calorie Snacks

Dedicating yourself to diet and exercise can be difficult and stressful. You’ll have short and long term goals that you’ll be focusing on day in and day out. One of the biggest keys to a successful weight loss program is keeping your caloric intake down. If you’re in the habit of counting calories then there…

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