Will Intermittent Fasting Help Me Lose Weight?

Will Intermittent Fasting Help Me Lose Weight?

You may have heard from friends or relatives about their success in weight loss using a method known as intermittent fasting. There are many variations, but the gist of this approach is no eating during  long predefined stretches of time … Continue reading

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Low-Carb Diets – Not as Effective as You Think

Low-Carb Diets – Not as Effective as You Think

Low-carb is probably the most popular eating trend for dieters these days. it is based on the premise that carbs increase the production of insulin in the body, causing the body to retain fat and suppress calorie burning. By replacing … Continue reading

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Decision Fatigue is Undermining Your Diet

Decision Fatigue is Undermining Your Diet

We like to think that we control our decisions. It’s a free country. The manufacturers of junk food like to say that too whenever someone complains about their marketing tactics. However, reality is more nuanced than “free choice”, and when … Continue reading

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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Comfort Foods

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Comfort Foods

As any dieter knows, when we get emotional, it’s easier to get tempted and eat something we’ll later regret. the temptation doubles when a comfort food is present. Here are a few things to know: 1. Men and women have … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Halve Your Chance of Cancer

4 Ways to Halve Your Chance of Cancer

If you or someone you love has gone through cancer, you already know what a horrendous disease it is. For many years, it seemed as if cancer hit at people randomly, but scientific evidence is now showing a clear correlation … Continue reading

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This One Graph Tells the Story of America’s Obesity Epidemic

This One Graph Tells the Story of America’s Obesity Epidemic

In the past 30 years, America has gotten heavier. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 62 percent of women were overweight or obese. For men, that stat is 72 percent! And yet, 6 in 10 Americans … Continue reading

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Forskolin, the Belly-Fat-Burning Scam

Forskolin, the Belly-Fat-Burning Scam

There is no magic cure for obesity, no secret food or pill that will burn your fat off, and no shortcut to take in order to lose weight. Despite this, every few years, a new magic spell is cast on … Continue reading

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New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

One of the most misused and least understood messages when it comes to weight loss is to “eat in moderation”. A recent study concludes that moderation is not effective in helping people lose weight. To kick off, there is no … Continue reading

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Breakfast – to Skip or Not to Skip?

Breakfast – to Skip or Not to Skip?

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? For people trying to lose weight, the automatic answer is yes. The logic is simple – skipping breakfast will lead to extreme hunger a few hours later, and thus to … Continue reading

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4 Reason Vegetarians Weigh Less

4 Reason Vegetarians Weigh Less

Today is Meatless Monday and World Meat Free Day. . If you’ve followed the growth of the “meatless” campaign in recent years, the core messages are centered around reducing your meat consumption to improve your health and save the planet. … Continue reading

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