Weight Loss

Weight Loss

Boost Your Metabolism With Mini-Meals

Spreading your calories throughout the day may help you stick to your diet and keep off the weight. “This time I am going to stick to my diet,” you tell yourself. You make every effort to follow a healthful eating plan, but in a moment of weakness, hunger strikes and you find yourself indulging in […]

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Chips, Fries, Soda Most to Blame for Long-Term Weight Gain

WEDNESDAY, June 22 (HealthDay News) — The edict to eat less and exercise more is far from far-reaching, as a new analysis points to the increased consumption of potato chips, French fries, sugary sodas and red meat as a major cause of weight gain in people across the United States. Inadequate changes in lifestyle factors such as television watching, […]

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How a Bento Box Can Help Your Diet

Dieters across America are turning to a Japanese lunchbox, called a bento, as an innovative way to help with counting calories and weight loss. The bento has been used for centuries in Japan to carry a delicious, nutritious, and visually appealing meal to eat on the go — kids take their bento boxes to school; employees take their […]

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Brains of Obese May Crave High-Calorie Foods More

A new study links low blood sugar in obese people to a greater desire within the brain for high-calorie foods, a finding that offers insight into why people who become overweight tend to stay that way. “Their brains may be driving them to eat more and desire these foods more, and that may promote overeating,” […]

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Overweight Women Believe Loved Ones Judge Them More Harshly Than They Do

Overweight women may still feel stigmatized about their weight even if their family and friends don’t judge them negatively, according to a new study. The findings suggest that mass media marketing may have more influence than social circles on women’s feelings of weight-related stigma, Arizona State University social science researchers said. “We found that women generally missed […]

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