How Words Shape Our Success (or Failure) in Weight Loss

How Words Shape Our Success (or Failure) in Weight Loss

When it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle and losing weight, psychology plays an important role. The way we relate to specific foods or to ourselves with respect to food can sometimes be painful and even harmful. On this matter, … Continue reading

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6 Reasons to Stop Viewing the Biggest Loser

6 Reasons to Stop Viewing the Biggest Loser

The grand finale of season 16 of hit reality show “The Biggest Loser” will air next week on January 29th. However, you shouldn’t watch it. Moreover, convince your friends and family to avoid it as well. Why, you ask? Very … Continue reading

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Would You Use A “Pacemaker for Weight Loss”?

Would You Use A “Pacemaker for Weight Loss”?

The FDA has recently approved a novel medical device to aid some people with weight loss. The Maestro Rechargeable System, developed by Enteromedics, Inc. of St. Paul, MN, is aimed for morbidly obese people who suffer from an additional condition … Continue reading

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It’s the Waistline, Stupid!

It’s the Waistline, Stupid!

The body mass index (BMI) is the accepted standard for measuring obesity levels. It was invented 200 years ago by a Belgian mathematician by the name of Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet. Although it has been shown to be an ineffective … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Diet Food is Making You Fat

3 Reasons Diet Food is Making You Fat

There is no shortage of food products geared towards the weight loss market. After all, 50 million Americans will start (or restart) a weight loss diet next week. Catering to this large demographic has become a key strategy for many … Continue reading

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New Food Additive Makes You Feel Full

New Food Additive Makes You Feel Full

Wouldn’t it be great if each time we felt unwanted hunger pangs, we could take a magic pill that would instantly make us feel full? This fantasy may be coming true, according to a recent study published in the journal … Continue reading

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Sleep More to Eat Less

Sleep More to Eat Less

Are you getting enough sleep? The recommended amount is 7-9 hours a night, but Americans are averaging just 6.8. In fact, America is sleeping an hour less per night compared to 2 generations ago. The result may be more than … Continue reading

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This 19 Second Video Proves: When it Comes to Obesity, Education is Not Enough

This 19 Second Video Proves: When it Comes to Obesity, Education is Not Enough

Obesity is a major problem in modern society. In a paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, in the last 50 years the improvement in lifetime expectancy due to smoking cessation, safer driving, and reduced drinking has been … Continue reading

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3 Nutrition Mistakes To Avoid When Exercising

3 Nutrition Mistakes To Avoid When Exercising

The New York City Marathon is on tomorrow, but you don’t need to run 26.2 miles to enjoy the health benefits of running. If you are a runner, or practice any other sport on a regular basis, you probably know … Continue reading

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5 Weekend Weight Loss Strategies

5 Weekend Weight Loss Strategies

Looking at some analytic data from the Fooducate app usage, we noticed an interesting trend. A certain percentage of people who keep pretty good track of their food intake on weekdays, seem to drop off on the weekends. If this … Continue reading

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