Category Archives: food & diet

Secrets of Losers whose weight never comes back

Most people lose weight only to GAIN IT BACK Argh!  What a tragedy! There are some, however, who do manage to break through to their naturally-thin selves – and are able to follow a low-calorie, low-fat diet, tracking every bite … Continue reading

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Acai Berry weight loss sellers punished by Feds

As part of a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission, six online marketers will permanently halt their allegedly deceptive practice of using fake news websites to sell acai berry supplements and other weight-loss products. The settlements bars the companies … Continue reading

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Eat Out and still lose weight!

Eating out is dangerous for most people who are trying to lose weight or even just manage their weight. This is especially true when you learn that even a healthy-looking salad can be over 1,000 calories! Now a the results … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Scams to Watch Out for in 2012

As we enter the new year, many of us are focused on weight loss and making 2012 the year that we finally make good on our resolution to take our weight down to where it should be. Unfortunately, 2012 is … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind Holiday Weight Gain

The year-end holiday season is where most of us struggle with weight management. Even worse, the weight we gain during this time sticks with us, so that even slight gains of the season add up. The most-quoted research in this … Continue reading

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Portion Control not Deprivation

“Moderation not deprivation,” says Lisa Mosley, former Biggest Loser participant. Her secret to keeping the weight off is just what she says:  “I started using a small plate instead of big dinner plates. It has been extremely successful for me.” … Continue reading

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Stress Reduction for Weight Loss Without Dieting!

Stress-reduction helps prevent weight gain even without dieting. Jennifer Daubenmier and the Elissa Epel of the University of California, San Francisco, completed a study in which the women involved were not on calorie-counting diets. Instead of diets, half of the … Continue reading

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Fat-Free Foods May Cause Weight Gain

OK, here’s the skinny from a new research study just completed… A control group ate regular, full-fat chips for 28 days. The other group also ate the regular, full-fat chips at first, and then switched to fat-free fat-substitute chips. After … Continue reading

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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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