Category Archives: Dieting

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Let Your Diet Do the Work- Keeping Your Blood Pressure Low

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Most are aware of the damaging health effects high blood pressure can cause the cardiovascular system and overall health. As we get older, the risks increase but the signs and side effects do not. High blood pressure has also been referred to as the “silent killer”, causing those who believed to have no afflictions a serious or deadly fate. [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis- A Diet Change Could Be the Answer

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Rheumatoid Arthritis is a common problem amongst many Americans, and with hundreds of purposed medications and solutions out there, how do you know which one is the best for you? Or for that matter, how do you know the real cause of the problem itself? Sometimes it’s not the medications we put into our body [...]

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A Treat to Keep You on Track

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Staying on task during a diet is extremely tricky.  I’ve always said, cheat a little – because it will help you stay successful.  The more you tell yourself “No,” the more you will crave whatever it is that has been denied – especially if you’re new to the dieting game. Don’t forget about treating yourself! [...]

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Candy Corp. Decision Drives Obesity Awareness

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Mars, Inc, Candy Supplier, Takes Small Step in the Fight Against Obesity Chocolate is a common weakness for many Americans.  We turn to it for an energy boost, to fight depression or to just indulge our senses.  If consumed carefully, chocolate can be part of a healthy diet – but not many of us consume [...]

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Healthy Antipasto Sausage Skewers

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The holidays are behind us, along with all of the extra pounds added to our behinds. Parties can be great, but not when you are constantly being tempted by savory and fattening treats. But things can be different in 2012. Try healthy and delicious appetizers instead of heavy, fried dishes that leave you regretting every [...]

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6 Diet Myths Debunked

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It’s hard enough as it is to stick with a diet, let alone trying to figure out what diets will work for you! We are swimming in a sea of diet tricks and trends, but which ones actually deserve the old college try? Here are six popular diet trends from FOX.com that may just be [...]

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7 Tips to Succeeding at Your New Years Resolution

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Every year people around the world make New Years resolutions. Some make it to lose weight, others to quit smoking. Some want to spend more time with their families and  others may want to make more of an effort to volunteer. No matter how different these resolutions, the majority has one thing in common: fizzling [...]

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FDA Coming Down on Popular Weight Loss Products Containing HCG

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Just because a product claims to be homeopathic and is sold over-the-counter, doesn’t mean that it can be trusted. The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission are coming down hard on companies that sell weight loss products containing the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin, or HCG. These over-the-counter products promise big weight loss [...]

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