Diet and Weight Loss

Medicine Hunter Discusses Herbal Tea That Decreases Body Fat

2016-07-14 10:42

Here’s the latest on a popular herbal tea as discussed by a “Medicine Hunter” on how it decreases body fat.

According to a recent Fox News report, a popular herbal tea from the Amazon is believed to alleviate fatigue, suppress appetite, stimulate the body and mind, and boost metabolism―all of wh

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Does your shoe size change when you lose weight?

2016-07-13 17:21

Are you concerned your feet will get smaller after you lose weight and force you to get new shoes?

When you lose weight, you tend to focus on a flatter stomach, smaller hips and thinner cheeks. However, the obvious features of your physical appearance are not the only things that can change.

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Fasting Seems More Difficult During Dinner, But There Are Things You Can Do To Help

2016-07-13 15:31

People who fast regularly for spiritual or dietary reasons sometimes say that fasting is more difficult during the evenings, during the dinner time than in the mornings or the afternoon. Why is this and what you can do about it.

If you are on a three day fasting, you don't feel like eating anything in the mornings after you wake up. It's relatively easier during the lunch time too.

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Pokémon Go is Secretly the Best Weight Loss App on the Market

2016-07-13 13:18

Unless you’ve been exiled to Siberia, you surely have heard about the new app taking the world by storm, Pokemon Go. This free interactive game uses live maps in real-time to send users on a city-wide mission to “catch em all”.

You may have noticed grown men and women speed walking with determination around the city while staring at their phones.

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Cacao and Cocnut Oil: The Metabolism Boosting, Fat Burning, Focus Enhancing Duo

2016-07-13 12:26

The benefits of cacao have been known for ages among the Incas in Central and South America where it was known as “the drink of the gods”. It has long been used to treat a variety of ailments, increase lifespan, boost energy, induce euphoria and even clear the skin. When paired with coconut oil, this magnificent duo makes getting healthy, tasty and incredibly rewarding.

The basis of the chocolate we know and love, cacao is the bean in its raw form before the chocolate is processed and sweeteners and other ingredients are added.

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Here’s How to Portion Control Your Food with Your Palm and Fingers, says Study

2016-07-12 23:29

Are you tired of trying to measure everything out for counting calories while on a diet? Researchers have developed an easy-to-use method to help people estimate surprisingly accurate portion sizes using only their hands to simplify dieting using portion control.

According to a news release from the University of Sydney, using your palm and fingers is a reasonably accurate way to gauge the dimensions of foods and glasses of liquids while exercising portion

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This Rapid Weight Loss Story is a Warning to Others

2016-07-12 06:03

In spite of what you may see or hear on the news, in some cases rapid weight loss is something to be worried about rather than to cheer about. Case in point, here’s one woman’s rapid weight loss story that is a warning to others.

According to a recent news story from India Today, England-based mother-of-one, Sophie Cox found herself with an inexplicable condition—despite being pregnant, she continued to lose weight

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Diet Sandwich How-To Advice from a Dietician

2016-07-11 05:43

Have you given up sandwiches to meet your dieting goals? It’s not necessary if you learn how to do sandwiches the right way with this diet sandwich how-to advice from Dietitian Patricia Bannan. Plus, one example on how to create a healthy and delicious tuna sandwich without the mayo.

According to Dietitian Patricia Bannan, "Sandwiches can be a dietary disaster, or they can be a nutrition powerhouse. It's the size of the sandwich and what you put in it," says Ms.

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The Secret to a Better Milkshake for Feeling Fuller with Fewer Calories

2016-07-10 08:22

The secret to a better milkshake for feeling fuller may have more to do with something scientists call “phantom fullness” than it does with what sticks to the ribs the longest. Here’s what type of shake may be the better one for your weight loss success.

When it comes to managing our weight, we are advised that feeling fuller with added fiber increases our feelings of satiety and so should be an important component of our diet.

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New Food Supplement Curbs Cravings Says Study

2016-07-09 04:48

A new study finds that eating this type of food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods.

According to a news release from Imperial College London, local scientists in collaboration with researchers from the University of Glasgow found that a supplement based on a compound produced by g

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3 Steps to Exercise Your Power of Choice and Stop Eating Your Emotions

2016-07-08 15:33

The saying, “you are what you eat” will really make you think about what you put into your body.
But that is only half of the equation to mindful, healthful eating.

The saying, “you are what you eat” will really make you think about what you put into your body.
But that is only half of the equation to mindful, healthful eating.

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The Most Important Question to Ask Before Weight Loss Surgery

2016-07-08 10:24

So you’ve decided that weight loss surgery may be the best option for you for successful weight loss. But did you know that a new study recently revealed what is the most important question you need to ask before agreeing to having a weight loss surgical procedure? Read on and discover what that question is.

According to a recent article published in the journal Surgery, a new study revealed that while some surgeons are very good at one weight loss surgical procedure does not necessarily mean

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Weight Loss Pill Recalled, Say FDA Authorities

2016-07-07 08:53

Here’s a new diet pill recall that the FDA warns contains a banned substance that could be hazardous to some users.

A new recall alert posted by the FDA warns consumers that users of Dream Body Weight Loss capsules could be putting themselves at an increased health risk after discovering in their testing labs th

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Don't Do HIIT If You Say "Yes" to These 3 Questions

2016-07-07 01:57

HIIT is not for everyone and answering these 3 questions will help you decide if it is something to consider adding to your routine.

High-intensity interval training or HIIT is a big hit (sorry, I had to) in the fitness world and has held strong through the years especially amongst bodybuilders.

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Are You Eating Beets for Weight Loss and Diabetes?

2016-07-06 12:55

The ancient Romans considered beets an aphrodisiac, and while you may love the ruby red vegetable for this quality, there are two other reasons to enjoy it. You should consider eating beets for weight loss and diabetes.

Beets (Beta vulgaris) have been valued since recorded time as a food as well as for their medicinal characteristics, including constipation, skin problems, and fever.

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Patriotic Diet Tips for July 4th

2016-07-03 20:11

Staying on your diet can be a challenge around the holidays, and July 4th is no exception. If anyone pressures you to eat foods you know you should avoid or you find it hard to resist them, stick to these patriotic diet tips.

That is, if you choose red, white, and blue foods, you may beat any temptations, enjoy healthful and delicious choices, and be patriotic at the same time.

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5 Mouth-Watering Vegan and Vegetarian Alternatives for BBQ Season

2016-07-03 19:18

It’s officially summer and the smell of BBQ is floating on the wind and making your mouth water. But if you’re cutting back on meat or going full vegan, that smell is likely absolute torture. But don’t give in just yet, these alternatives to traditional BBQ fare are sure to make your tummy growl and your taste buds completely forget about that other stuff!

Vegan Spare Ribs

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Stay Cool and Avoid Heat Stroke with this Simple Breathing Technique

2016-07-03 18:34

With temperatures on the rise, the heat can overwhelm not only our bodies but the peace and balance of our emotions and inner world. Use this breathing technique to keep cool and avoid heat stroke or work through a hot-flash.

With temperatures on the rise, the heat can overwhelm not only our bodies but the peace and balance of our emotions and inner world.

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A Computer Game to Retrain Your Brain to Fight off Temptation

2016-07-01 10:31

Drexel University researchers are hoping their latest technology will help you learn to resist temptation toward junk foods and lose weight for good!

Have you heard of “inhibitory control?” If your control is strong, you are better able to resist giving in to unhealthy cravings.

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Latest Top Dieting Apps Dieters Swear by for Losing Weight

2016-07-01 05:03

Still not convinced that apps on a smartphone can help you lose weight? Here’s a news report about the latest top dieting apps that dieters swear by for their weight loss success, plus a list of 7 recommended apps you can try right now for losing weight.

According to a recent CBS News report, dieting apps are becoming more popular with dieters as the types and functions expand beyond those oh-so-last-year online

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Lose Half Your Weight without Surgery Advice from Someone Who Did It

2016-07-01 03:56

Is it possible to lose half your weight without having to resort to weight loss surgery—even if you weigh over 500 pounds?! Here’s how one dieter found that it is possible.

Here is one man’s story recently reported on NBC affiliate station WTOV 9 of how at just a little over 500 pounds and a lifetime of obesity, he did prove to himself and others that weight

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