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How many times have you heard a diet expert or weight loss guru say that diets don’t work?  Well, in fact, diets do work and if you want to lose weight, a diet is probably your only option. Why It’s Best to Diet for Weight Loss The word “diet” has

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Diet Myth #3: Weighing yourself regularly will discourage you from losing weight Respected weight loss programs have long cautioned us to stay away from the scale. Or at most, to go on no more than once a week. According to the going theory: Like the groundhog scared away by it’s

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Think there’s a great secret to losing weight? Fat chance. Today’s Weiss Wednesday is going to debunk another popular diet myth, and set the record straight! Diet Myth #2: Snacking Affects Weight Gain A 2013 study of 257 women found that frequent snacking helps keep pounds away, while a study

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Think there’s a great secret to losing weight? Fat chance. As obvious as it sounds, our obesity epidemic is due to one factor- we’re eating too much. The next few Weiss Wednesday’s are going to debunk three popular diet myths, and set the record straight! Diet Myth #1: Eating After

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Dr. Krista Vardy, PhD is a leading nutrition scientist and associate professor at the University of Illinois (Chicago). Her studies focus on “intermittent fasting”, an approach to weight loss that is taking the weight management community by storm. Here is an excerpt from an interview in Obesity Reviews with Krista Vardy about

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Cheat meals are a debated subject and always a personal choice. Recent research on the hormone leptin, which regulates hunger, food intake, and energy expenditure, is causing quite a stir in the health and fitness industry. Calorie restricted diets will show a drop in leptin levels, and since the hormone is

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It’s a sad but very true: a majority of Americans have been carrying on a torrid affair with processed and packaged foods. As a nifty little article in the New York Times points out, “American’s eat 31 percent more packaged food than fresh food, and they consume more packaged food

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This meal is as delicious as a dish at P.F. Chang’s, but since the chicken is stir fried in a skillet covered with cooking spray instead of oil, it is diet friendly! For even fewer calories, try it with shrimp in place of chicken. Serves 6. Ingredients 1 ½ lbs.

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The dieters I see in my office are so knowledgeable, they could write a diet book themselves. Problem is, they can’t stop eating! Some feel defeated, like they will never lose weight. Others feel like they don’t know what the hell to eat anymore with all the contradictory diet advice

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