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How Much Should a Person Exercise?

When paired with a healthy diet, exercise is a crucial part of a successful weight loss regimen. In fact, though diet is important, some experts believe that exercise is even more important when it comes to losing weight and warding off disease. So how much should a person exercise each day? Health benefits can be […]


What to Do if You Have Too Many ‘Dinners Out’ Coming Up

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Dieting is the easiest thing ever, just as long as you can always prepare your own meals and never have to face outside temptation! In reality, most of us have family and friends who like to eat out from time to time. Eating out is fine in moderation, but what should you do if you […]


How To Lose Upper Leg Fat

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Do you ever look at your thighs and despair? Do they jiggle when you walk? Do you have saddle-bags or wobbly inner thighs that rub together? Upper leg fat is a problem for many men and women. It can contribute to obesity, make our jeans fit funny, and keep us from ever pulling on a […]


How to Stop Emotional Eating

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Food is fuel for the human body, and we eat it to get ourselves through the day. We also gather around the dinner table to celebrate special events and spend time with our loved ones. In times of grief, it’s common to offer food to the bereaved. Is it any wonder that food and emotions are so connected? Unfortunately, some people […]


4 Carbs To Lose Fat And 4 Carbs To Avoid

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Carbohydrates have become a controversial issue in weight loss circles. Some diet gurus advocate diets high in carbohydrates, while others caution dieters to avoid them like the plague. Weight loss studies have shown that dieters tend to lose weight on both high-carb and low-carb diets. With so much conflicting information, how can you determine what […]


How Your Thyroid Affects Your Weight Loss

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It sometimes sounds like a cop out when heavy people blame their weight problem on their glands, but in many cases it’s actually true! The thyroid gland, a butterfly-shaped organ at the base of your throat, regulates many bodily functions, including metabolism. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough hormones. This deficiency can […]


Why is Losing Weight So Difficult?

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We all know that maintaining a healthy weight is crucial to good overall health. Why, then, is it so hard to lose the extra pounds we pack on? (After all, gaining them is easy enough!) Personal responsibility plays a part, but you might be surprised by some of the everyday factors that can sabotage your […]


Five Quick Ways To Stop Craving Junk Food

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Are you a junk food junkie? Maybe you’ve never met a dessert you didn’t love, or maybe you prefer salty potato chips and fries. Either way, if you overindulge, you’re loading your body with calories while depriving it of real nutrition. Junk food is fine in moderation and on special occasions, but what about those […]