This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is How I lost 200 pounds in 9 Months

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member @elabysanchez. My name is Abiezer Sánchez and I am from Puerto Rico. I want to share with you the story of how I achieved this feat in only nine months and … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Get Out of Your Weight Loss Plateau

5 Steps to Get Out of Your Weight Loss Plateau

The cursed “plateau” is something many dieters are familiar with. After a certain period of successful reduction in weight, the scale won’t budge anymore. Day after day pass, and you’re not losing any more weight. This can be incredibly discouraging. … Continue reading

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There’s No Realistic Amount of Exercise That Will Stop Weight Gain

There’s No Realistic Amount of Exercise That Will Stop Weight Gain

This is a guest blog post by Yoni Freedhoff, MD The key word there being “realistic“. There’s no doubt that exercising in sufficient quantities will affect weight. Yet in study after study after study, long term exercise in quantities between 150 and 300 minutes per … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Surviving 4th of July Weekend Without Derailing Your Diet

5 Tips for Surviving 4th of July Weekend Without Derailing Your Diet

This is going to be a wonderful weekend. You can have fun, celebrate, and even eat well without regretting anything come Monday morning. Here’s what to do. 1. For many of us the long holiday weekend starts today, but it … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

Every day, the food we eat is converted into energy that is used to keep our body functioning. The majority of the calories we consume are burned, even if all we do all day is lie in bed. Yes, even … Continue reading

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Sorry, You Can’t Exercise Your Way to Weight Loss

Sorry, You Can’t Exercise Your Way to Weight Loss

There is a misconception when it comes to dieting, that exercise and healthy eating stand on equal footing as contributors to weight loss. This myth is perpetuated via soft drink propaganda (commercials) and TV shows such as The Biggest Loser. … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Exercise May Make You Gain Weight!

4 Reasons Exercise May Make You Gain Weight!

This may come as a surprise, but there are simple explanations for the phenomenon: 1. Many people exercise in order to lose weight. After all, it’s all about calories in versus calories out. However, most of us grossly overestimate the … Continue reading

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Exercising May Not Be Enough to Ward Off Disease If You Sit All Day Long

Exercising May Not Be Enough to Ward Off Disease If You Sit All Day Long

Eating a healthy diet and exercising may not be enough to ward off disease if you spend most of your day sitting in a chair. This is a disheartening conclusion from a study published recently in the Annals of Internal … Continue reading

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Can Working Out Before Breakfast Help You Lose Weight Faster?

Can Working Out Before Breakfast Help You Lose Weight Faster?

Exercising on an empty stomach may increase your weight loss success. This is the conclusion of a study conducted in Belgium on a group of young men over the course of 6 weeks. They were divided into 3 groups: sedentary, … Continue reading

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Here’s How Exercise May Lead to Weight Gain

Here’s How Exercise May Lead to Weight Gain

This post comes from the field of behavioral economics. Many people exercise as part of their weight loss journey. Yet despite burning hundreds of calories, they can’t seem to shed the pounds. One assumption is that after exercise, people feel … Continue reading

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