10 Agonizing Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

10 Agonizing Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Are you stuck in a weight-loss plateau? Don't fret, you're in good company. It happens to many people after a certain period of time and can last a few weeks or longer. During this time, try to assess your situation … Continue reading

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How I Lost 100 Pounds (and 10 Tips On How You Can, Too)

How I Lost 100 Pounds (and 10 Tips On How You Can, Too)

This is a guest blog post by Fooducate community member, MikeDD. My unhealthy lifestyle centered around a busy career, lots of travel, restaurants, junk food, and no exercise. I drank way too much pop, and at my heaviest, exactly three … Continue reading

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The Fastest Way to Lose Weight is Actually the Slowest

The Fastest Way to Lose Weight is Actually the Slowest

Every once in a while, we get emails and questions from the community that go along the lines of “What’s the fastest way to lose weight?” This is a straightforward and simple question, but the answer is not what you’d … Continue reading

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Training for a Marathon and Still Not Losing Weight? Read This

Training for a Marathon and Still Not Losing Weight? Read This

Do you regularly work out? If yes, there’s an interesting article in New York Magazine about exercise and weight management. The author describes a frustration many people encounter: “I ran 6 miles this morning, I’ll run 5 tomorrow, and on Saturday … Continue reading

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5 Foods to Help Avoid Muscle Cramps (Plus 2 Busted Myths)

5 Foods to Help Avoid Muscle Cramps (Plus 2 Busted Myths)

If you exercise regularly, you may have experienced a muscle cramp during or after your workout. A cramp is a painful, involuntary contraction of a muscle into a knot. If you are running and experience a cramp in one of … Continue reading

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The Connection Between Weight Gain, Insulin Resistance, and Metabolic Syndrome

The Connection Between Weight Gain, Insulin Resistance, and Metabolic Syndrome

Weight management isn’t just about fitting into your skinny jeans. As people age and gain weight, they increase their chances of disease. Insulin resistance The pancreas produces insulin which acts as a doorman to help glucose leave the bloodstream and … Continue reading

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The End of Summer Bodes Well For Weight Loss

The End of Summer Bodes Well For Weight Loss

Labor Day has evolved to more than just a federal holiday. It has become the dividing point between carefree summer living and the long haul to Thanksgiving. Kids are going back to school, and everyone is settling into a daily … Continue reading

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Weight Loss from Exercise Tends to be Lower than Expected

Weight Loss from Exercise Tends to be Lower than Expected

Exercise is important for health, but is not the deciding factor when it comes to losing weight. You see, weight loss is more about food calorie reduction than it is about calorie expenditure through exercise. In a study comparing the … Continue reading

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Bai Antiwater: Everything That is Wrong With Nutrition Today

Bai Antiwater: Everything That is Wrong With Nutrition Today

File this under ridiculous. Bai, a beverage company whose exotically named drinks we’ve covered in the past, is now selling bottled water, but calling it something else. Meet Bai “Anti-water”. Seriously. That’s the product’s name. Here is the pitch from … Continue reading

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Coca Cola: Helping Families Get Fat

Coca Cola: Helping Families Get Fat

Anyone who has been a part of Fooducate’s community for more than a few weeks, has heard us say more than once that weight loss is first and foremost about calorie intake (food). Exercise is important for many reasons, but … Continue reading

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