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Weight Loss Interventions That Work

Which weight loss interventions actually work? According to this CNN article, there are three options that lead to permanent weight loss. The alternatives for effective weight loss are: (1) lifestyle change, (2) USDA approved medications, and (3) surgery.   I don’t know about you, but I like to do things

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Weight Loss Programs: Portion Control or Healthy Choices?

Weight loss programs come with an emphasis on different habits that cause people to be overweight. Some healthy lifestyle change programs put the focus on portion control. Others concentrate more on healthy food choices. Which is more effective?   Which Type of Weight Loss Programs Work Best?   Researchers at

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New Weight Loss Strategy to Try

Looking for a new weight loss strategy? Trying to lose weight but stuck on a plateau? A University of Connecticut Professor of Pharmacy has an idea you might want to add to your weight loss regimen. Weight Loss in Less of a Hurry When it comes to losing weight these

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A Weight Loss Strategy That Might Work for You

What’s your weight loss strategy? Low carb? A juice cleanse? Timed eating? Intermittent fasting? There are so many weight loss techniques. Many studies show that different ones are effective for different people and that the key is to choose a weight loss regimen that you can stick with in the

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Habits that Derail Healthy Diet Programs

Healthy diet programs can easily be derailed. There are so many temptations that cause people who generally follow healthy diet programs to get off track. Knowing what some of the pitfalls are will help you be more aware of them and make it easier to stick with your healthy diet

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Healthy Diets for High Cholesterol

Healthy diets for high cholesterol emphasize whole grains and soluble fiber. If you have high cholesterol, your food choices are the most likely cause and adjusting your lifestyle may allow you to get off your medications.   Healthy Diets for High Cholesterol   Healthy diets for high cholesterol have the

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Healthy Eating Requires Evaluating Health Claims

Healthy eating is complicated by the conflicting health claims that we see in the media on a daily basis. How do we stick to healthy eating and figure out which studies are reputable? This is no easy task. Many of the headlines are misleading and many of the studies are

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Miracle Foods are Not the Key to Weight Loss

Are miracle foods the key to weight loss? Health Magazine interviewed two experts and questioned them about certain foods that have been promoted as “miracle foods.” These so-called superfoods supposedly not only help with weight loss, but ward off cancer, help you live longer, and even whiten your teeth. But

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A Diet for High Blood Pressure Emphasizes Vitamin A

A diet for high blood pressure emphasizes foods rich in Vitamin A and beta-carotene.   Why a Diet for High Blood Pressure is Important   Here’s why Vitamin A matters if you are on a diet for high blood pressure. Your heart pumps blood to your entire body. Uncontrolled high

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A Good Nutritionist Doesn’t Recommend Celebrity Diets

A good nutritionist doesn’t recommend a celebrity diet. Many celebrities promote extreme and sometimes even dangerous diets. Unfortunately, since most celebrities look photogenic and enviably thin and fit, many people jump on the celebrity diet bandwagon.   As a Certified Nutritionist, I strongly discourage taking diet or healthy living advice