Diet and Weight Loss

Counting Calories Does Not Lead to Long-Term Weight Loss―But This Will

2016-09-26 09:20

Counting calories is not the way to lose weight says this health expert who strongly believes that the reason why you haven’t been able to lose the weight is because you’ve followed the wrong advice. Here is a thought-provoking video that could make you a weight loss success.

On a recent Fox News health report, kidney specialist Dr.

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Another Way that Exercise Helps Your Weight Loss Efforts

2016-09-23 11:48

Obviously, that 30 minute run burns calories, helping you to lose weight. But there may be an additional way that regular exercise can help your diet efforts!

Have you worked hard at steering yourself away from certain foods in an effort to improve your health and/or to lose weight?

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Restrictive Dieting Put to the Test

2016-09-23 08:28

Have you considered trying any of the restrictive diets for losing weight? Here’s what one news journalist found after 3 weeks on 3 different restrictive diets he put to the test.

According to a recent Today episode, NBC’s Kenny Sanders decided to give three types of restrictive diets a try to see if this kind of diet--popular with celebrities--is realistic for non-

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7 natural tips for relieving back aches and pains

2016-09-22 19:51

Are you tired of dealing with pain and ready to try a different approach?

Although scientists and anthropologists believe that the transition to bipedal movement is the reason why human beings struggle with aches and spinal problems, you probably do not want to give up w

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Consumer Reports Warns Against Taking Garcinia Cambogia

2016-09-19 07:22

Are you taking Garcinia cambogia for weight loss and find yourself talking faster than normal, sleeping less and feeling irritable? If so, then you will want to hear what Consumer Reports found and why they warn against taking Garcinia cambogia.

A recent warning on the Consumer Reports website tells readers that there’s a new reason why current and potential users of Garcinia cambogia should avoid this popular weight loss supplement―it cou

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Are You a Candidate for Metabolic Surgery?

2016-09-17 02:26

When it comes to weight loss and surgical intervention, most of us think of bariatric surgery. However, health experts tell us that the focus is now changing to one they refer to as “metabolic surgery” where more than just looking slimmer is the goal. Here’s what you need to know to determine if you are a candidate for metabolic surgery.

According to a recent Harvard Medical School’s Harvard Heart Letter, nearly one in three American adults are medically classified as obese.

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Do You Know the Two Ages Your Child is Most at Risk of Becoming Obese?

2016-09-12 03:41

The assumption is that kids always have a high metabolic rate and can eat as much as they normally want without gaining weight. However, a new study shows that this is not always correct and points out the two ages your child is most at risk of becoming obese.

According to a news release from Exeter University, there is an acceleration in weight gain and obesity rates among young teens that is at odds with the typical view that during puberty—when growth

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Why You Should Switch Your Cow's Milk for Rice Milk

2016-09-08 18:23

Rice milk has more nutrients than cow's milk. It also is less likely to cause gastritis and can help you lose weight.

There are hundreds of methods out there for losing weight, however, one of the best ways to lose weight and keep the weight off is reducing the amount of calories you store up at the end of every d

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One Possible Reason Why Stopping Smoking Leads to Weight Gain

2016-09-06 08:16

Researchers report that smokers are less likely to be obese than nonsmokers; and, that when a smoker stops smoking, weight gain is practically guaranteed. Here’s one reason why stopping smoking might lead to weight gain and what you can do to prevent this from happening to you.

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Start Your Weight Loss in the Morning with These 4 Tips

2016-09-02 09:34

If you are really serious about weight loss, here are four tips you should incorporate into your weight loss efforts the first thing in the morning.

Many dieters find weight loss success by turning to new healthier habits while breaking older ones that led to their eventual weight gain.

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How Obesity Can Harm Your Heart While You Sleep

2016-08-30 19:37

You know being obese increases your risk of clogged arteries, which can lead to heart problems. But, even if your blood vessels aren't clogged, did you know being obese can damage your heart while you're sleeping?

Researchers found that being obese increases your risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea.

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New Findings Using Gut Bacteria to Prevent Weight Gain

2016-08-28 23:28

Will we ever be able to eat whatever we want and not gain weight? New research findings demonstrate that using specially designed gut bacteria might do the trick and help prevent obesity.

According to a news release from The American Physiological Society, researchers are presenting their latest findings from a novel experiment where mice are fed specially designed gut bacteria that

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Which Works Better for Cardiac Health―Dieting, Exercise or a Combo of Both?

2016-08-27 01:49

For men and women who are overweight, which works better for their cardiac health—focusing on diet alone, exercise alone, or a combination of both weight loss strategies? Here’s what one recent study found.

According to a news release from St. Louis University, researcher and sports cyclist Ted Weiss, Ph.D.

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Prevent Obesity in Your Teens with This New Guideline

2016-08-23 06:07

Did you know that if your child is overweight or obese, that dieting can actually do more harm than good? Here are the latest guidelines for both parents and pediatricians for preventing teen obesity and helping those who are already overweight.

Research shows that one example of a mistake made by parents and pediatricians, is the focus on resorting to having a

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The Truth Behind Expiration Dates and Best By Dates

2016-08-19 13:36

Do you know the difference between "expired by" and "best by" dates? Research shows not paying attention to one can make you fat.

There’s a lot of confusion concerning food date labels. For instance, many people are not aware that there’s a huge difference between ‘’best by’’ and ‘’expires on.’’

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Consumer Reports Warns that Some Weight Loss Pills Still Not Safe

2016-08-19 04:22

Here are some of the tricks supplement makers are using that prompted a recent warning by Consumer Reports that some weight loss pills still are not safe.

You may feel reassured from news reports that the FDA is finding banned ingredients in some supplements and is therefore making a big difference in supplement safety.

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How To Beat Freshman 15 Weight Gain

2016-08-18 20:49

The good news is that the freshman 15, which refers to an average weight gain of 15 pounds among first year college students, is not entirely true. The less than good news is that college freshmen do tend to gain weight during their first year at university, and that could prove to be part of an unhealthy trend as these young adults get older.

Freshman 15 is partly a myth

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Breastfeeding Helps You Lose Weight: 3 Tips for Easier Nursing

2016-08-18 16:25

Did you know breastfeeding can help you lose weight? If you've just brought a new bright light into the world, you're probably now dealing with the weight you gained while you were pregnant. Good news, breastfeeding your wonderful, new baby will help you shed those pounds. If you're having troubles breastfeeding, there are natural things you can do to help, like trying different positions and using colored ribbons to make your baby more comfortable and less antsy.

How Breastfeeding Helps You Lose Weight

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Are Vegans Hungry All the Time? Not With These Protein-Rich Foods

2016-08-18 14:04

While you may think that vegans and vegetarians have such slim options when it comes to proteins that they nearly starve, quite the opposite is actually true! Nature provides quite the varied array of plant-based proteins that make cutting meat out of your diet less intimidating and much more manageable.

On average men need about 56 grams of protein a day and women should shoot for 46.

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Two Short Water Fasts for Weight Loss and Changes in Diet Produce Amazing Results in This Woman

2016-08-18 13:02

Short fasts for weight loss vs. traditional diets. "I have really been on a journey to discover the best types of foods to eat for the best possible health. Two short water fasts, one of 3 days and one of two days and changes in diet. The second shot is taken 3 weeks after the first shot," writes Tara Golden discussing her diet and water fasting journey. I asked Tara to share her experience with ThebloggingExpert readers and here is what she wrote to ThebloggingExpert.

In two months I was meeting my son and a friend in Nepal and my friend and I were going to hike the famous Annapurna Circuit, one of the worlds most famous hiking trails in the foothills of the Him

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How Losing Weight Counters the Rising Cost of EpiPens

2016-08-18 12:37

Did you know you can lower your allergies by losing weight? The same is true for asthma, which can be triggered by the same things that cause allergies. Losing weight becomes more important since recent news brings bad tidings of increased prices for EpiPens. An EpiPen is an effective emergency aid during severe asthma and allergic reactions. You can lower your EpiPen budget by lowering your risk of severe attacks by shedding some pounds.

If you have asthma or allergies, your doctor most likely recommended that you keep an EpiPen close by in case of severe attacks.

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3 Scary Things You're Exposed to That Can Make You Fat and Give You Cancer

2016-08-18 08:50

Did you know there are chemicals you're potentially exposed to that can make you gain weight and cause cancer? These chemicals are found in things you drink everyday or places you walk next to!

It's well-documented that toxins around you can make you fat. But some of these toxins can also cause cancer!

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