Revamp Your Grocery List: Purchase These Low-Fat Items Instead

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You can eat healthier and lose some weight by making some simple changes to your routine.  One easy change to make is purchasing food that is lower in fat. By reducing your overall fat intake, you will also reduce your caloric intake. When tracking down the sources of excess fat in your diet, the two Read more …

How to Eat Before and After a Workout

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In order to maintain your optimal weight, the calories you consume should equal the calories you burn.  We lose weight by reducing the overall number of calories we consume and increasing the calories we burn through exercise and other daily activities.  From a mathematical standpoint, it doesn’t matter when you consume calories or when you Read more …

10 Weight Loss Tips that Actually Work

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There are a hundred and one reasons why each of us wants to lose weight. To look like the supermodel on the magazine cover, squeeze back into our skinny jeans or simply become healthier. In America alone fifty million people per year start a dieting journey. Although some of them succeed many do fail, time, Read more …

Is the hCG Diet Safe and Effective?

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Dr. Oz featured it on his show and now the nation is ecstatic over the latest fad diet – hCG. Is it safe and does it work? Read this to find out if it’s all that it’s cracked up to be. The newest fad diet is the hCG diet and people are head over heels Read more …

6 Questions to Ask Before Beginning a New Diet Plan

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Titles like the Cabbage Soup Diet, the Atkins Diet, the South Beach Diet, the Grapefruit Diet and Fruitarianism imply the diets offer simple, healthy ways to lose weight. While some of these diets have proven effective in the short term, there is little evidence to support longer term effectiveness and some evidence to show they Read more …

Speed Up Your Metabolism Naturally

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Some people seem to have the knack of easily maintaining a healthy weight. Others diet and exercise without achieving the level of weight loss they are looking for. The difference is in the metabolism. Metabolism is a name for all the processes that take care of generating and burning up fat cells, besides turning calories Read more …

Tips to Banish Binge Eating

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Binge eating can destroy a low fat diet plan. The behavior often results from emotional disturbances. Depression brought on by stress at home or in the workplace could be a major factor. Feelings of pressure can lead to bouts of eating that offer a few moments of pleasure to relieve the pain of overwhelming stress. Read more …

Lose Weight by Watching Less TV

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Of course, the simple act of watching a television program doesn’t add inches to your waistline. It’s all of the things that go along with watching TV that can be dangerous to your health. Research has shown that people who watch at least two hours of TV every day have a 23% higher chance of Read more …

What Dieting Teens Are Doing Wrong

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Recent research conducted in American high schools shows that kids who are overweight are aware of the problem and roughly 75 percent of them want to do something to lose the extra weight. The researchers found that the teens they interviewed had the drive to lose weight but they didn’t seem to have the information Read more …

7 Tips to Include the Kids in your Exercise Routine

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Exercise was not something many of us were taught as a child and as a result, you probably have never enjoyed it. To get the proper exercise you have to force yourself to do it. Exercise has proven to improve health and the ability to focus in children, so it is your responsibility to include Read more …