Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mid-Morning Snack is most harmful to weight loss

You may lose weight more slowly if you snack between breakfast and lunch. Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center recently reported the results of a 12-month study in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The study results … Continue reading

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Overweight People Eat Less Often?!?

It’s true – a recent study led by Jessica Bachman, an assistant professor in the department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania shows that overweight people tend to eat less often than their naturally-thin counterparts. Most … Continue reading

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Weigh 10% Less & Double your Money!

Introducing The 10% Challenge: Lose weight and win double your money! Are you having a hard time keeping motivated to lose weight? Has it been tough to stick with your diet? Now’s your chance to challenge yourself and change your … Continue reading

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No Holiday Weight Gain This Year?

Depending on who you believe, the average weight gain for Americans over the Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday season is as low as 1lb or as high as 10+lbs. But we know that lots of naturally-thin folks don’t gain any weight (argh!), and … Continue reading

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Government “soda tax” to curb obesity epedemic – we don’t think so…

New research shows that any government estimates on the effectiveness of a “sugar tax” on sodas is overestimated by quite a lot… (are we surprised?  I mean, this is coming from the same people eating $16 muffins…) Here’s a link … Continue reading

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Telephone coaching as effective for weight loss as in-person counseling

WeightWorks uses an internet/telephone model to help patients not living near one of our clinic locations lose weight. We have found that weekly doctor interactions by phone are effective. Now a major medical study shows the same thing!  Check the … Continue reading

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Fat Joe The Rapper loses 100+lbs when BIG friends start dying…

Fat Joe the rapper topped out at 450+ lbs. Then he noticed that “all my big people were dying” So he decided to drop a few pounds of his own.  He has lost 100+ lbs and in the process of … Continue reading

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HCG Diet becoming a big weight loss trend

We keep hearing great stories of how HCG patients are winning their battles with weight loss Here’s another one by ABC News: http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/health&id=8431714 Dr. Oz has jumped on this train too – watch the snippet from his show here: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/weight-loss-controversy-hcg-diet-pt-1 … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Your Friends!

The latest news report shows that you will get better results with your weight loss plans if you don’t tell your friends about it. Instead, just wait for them to ask you when they notice! Check out this CNN News … Continue reading

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No Holiday Weight Gain – The Secret’s Out!

Pretty much everyone struggles with weight gain over the holidays – every year. This year, we’re releasing a new Success Therapy that is specially-designed to help you through the holidays WITHOUT the weight gain. 20 minutes of pure relaxation with … Continue reading

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