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Ketogenic diet difficult

Why Are Ketogenic Diets Difficult?

March 20, 2018

There are four main reasons that people find ketogenic diets to be difficult: Supply – Regularly finding and buying diet-friendly food is challenging Discipline – Staying on the diet requires strict self-control Understanding – A thorough knowledge of the diet is essential Gratification – Results take time, but not everyone wants to wait Because the…

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Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

3 Strategies for Preventing Type II Diabetes

March 15, 2018

Type 2 diabetes is a frightening prospect for many people. Risk factors include being overweight, having a close family member with type 2 diabetes, or having gestational diabetes (which develops during pregnancy). Not only is diabetes a dangerous disease, but it can cause other significant health issues, including stroke, heart issues, and eye and foot…

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Coffee and weight loss

The Truth About Caffeine and Weight Loss

March 13, 2018

Caffeine is one of the most studied substances on the planet. There are thousands of scientific studies about the benefits of coffee, tea, chocolate, and supplements, yet it seems there’s still no consensus on the health benefits of caffeine. The research about the connection between caffeine and weight loss isn’t definitive. However, caffeine is still…

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Get Active at Work

6 Ways to Stay Active While at Work

March 8, 2018

How to Move Around More During Your Workday It’s no secret that sitting at a desk all day is bad for your health: prolonged sitting has been linked to a plethora of health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and depression. Long hours of sitting may also be a big part of the reason 44% of…

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Slow Metabolism

4 Ways You May Be Slowing Down Your Metabolism

March 5, 2018

The causes of a slow metabolism can be varied. There are three main ways our bodies expend energy, or calories: Resting metabolic rate—the energy our bodies use throughout the day to maintain basic functions, such as breathing and pumping blood. Thermogenesis—the energy required to digest, absorb, transport, and store the food we eat. Physical activity—the…

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Healthy Breakfast for Weight Loss

6 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Weight Loss

February 28, 2018

When you’re trying to lose weight by cutting calories, skipping breakfast might seem like an easy solution. However, missing breakfast can be counterproductive to your weight loss efforts, causing you to feel hungrier and potentially leading to overeating later in the day. Of course, that doesn’t mean that any breakfast is good for you. Eating…

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Online Doctor Advice

Get Doctor Tips for Weight Loss from Diet Doc’s Medical Director

September 6, 2017

Diet Doc medical director Dr. Nishant Rao is taking his unrivaled medical expertise to Facebook Live! Men and women from all over the world struggling with weight loss will now have the opportunity to pose questions to Dr. Rao about medical weight loss and supplements that help take off and keep off weight. Why Is…

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Basic Weight Loss Exercises

The 5 Best Weight Loss Exercises for Beginners

August 16, 2017

You’ve decided to start a weight loss plan, including diet and exercise, but what exercises are optimal for helping you lose weight – especially if you’re just starting out? You want to choose the best weight loss exercises to maximize your time and help burn fat. Thankfully, there are some easy weight loss exercises you…

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Starting a Diet Plan

How to Start Losing Weight: 4 Tips to Start Your Journey

August 10, 2017

Starting a diet plan or exercise regimen to lose weight and better your health is an important goal, but it can be hard to make that first step. Whenever you make a major lifestyle change, there are bound to be challenges, especially when it comes to something so embedded into your everyday life—eating and drinking.…

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Bad fad diets

3 Fad Diets That Just Don’t Work

August 8, 2017

It’s easy to believe when you hear about a diet where you can eat all you want and still lose weight. There are hundreds of bad fad diets out there that promise to melt off the weight without effort. However, they all have one thing in common—they don’t work. All these “quick fix” fad diets…

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