Monthly Archives: August 2016

Is Your Job Killing Your Diet?

You decided to lose weight and your partner is helping you at home, but when you’re at work you just can’t stick to the food plan. The temptations are too great. It’s one thing to stick to your diet in … Continue reading

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Years Spent Overweight Will Increase Your Cancer Risk

“We’ve known for a long time that excess weight is important in cancer risk,” The cancer society says excess weight contributes to as many as 20 % of all cancer deaths. “This study is interesting because it suggests that the … Continue reading

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Will Cutting 3500 Calories a Week, Cause One Pound of Fat Loss?

Let’s start with some history. Max Wishnofsky M.D., conducted the original fat burn research in 1958. He published the 3500 calorie deficit formula which continues to be cited in thousands of educational websites, studies, and scientific articles. Dr. Kevin Hall … Continue reading

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Will Bananas Cause Weight Gain?

Bowl of granola, banana slices and coconut flakes There are a number of conflicting reports out there that claim bananas make you gain weight or that bananas are beneficial for weight-loss. Let’s dissect this: Those who warn against eating bananas … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: The Gainers, The Losers, and The Profiteers

Is all the talk about weight loss just talk? Can a person really keep weight off? A recent feature article in the New York Times chronicles the unfortunate fate of participants in The Biggest Loser after the spotlights dim, the … Continue reading

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Could Stress and Worry Cause My Overweight Problem?

Concentrate on improving your health and the rest will work out. What do I mean? Worrying about the problems in your life will cause you to forget about the big picture, but that’s really a backward way to handle the … Continue reading

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Could More Fruits and Vegetables Make Me Happier?

Eating up to eight servings of fruit and vegetables a day could make you feel happier, new research suggests. Not being happy is generally caused by the way you feel. Generally, being depressed will prevent you from being happy. So, … Continue reading

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