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The 800-Calorie Diet Trend: Only Safe Under Strict Medical Supervision

April 14, 2017
Low Calorie Diet Danger

The intention of the latest 800-Calorie Diet trend is to create caloric deficits for rapid weight loss results. For the average dieter, this could mean cutting down their caloric intake by 1000 or more calories each day. Ideally, the plan is only recommended for those who fall into the obesity category, but this hasn’t prevented…

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5 Easy Weight Loss Tips for Men

April 13, 2017
Weight Loss Tips for Men

Many weight loss programs seem targeted and based on women’s weight loss. But weight loss isn’t easy for anyone—men included. No matter your gender, losing weight takes commitment and requires self-motivation. You’re changing your life in many ways: diet, exercise, lifestyle. Diet Doc knows how difficult men’s weight loss can be and has tips from…

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Dr. Rao Says Beware of Expensive Diet Programs with Poor Reviews

April 12, 2017
Expensive Diet Plan

Among the many fad diets that are popular this time of year, the Yoli Diet is one that seems to be garnering a lot of attention. The Yoli Better Body System is a product based diet that requires the purchase of expensive kits. Their ‘Transformation Kit’, for example, boasts natural ingredients that will boost the…

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How Aging Affects the Body (and What You Can Do About It)

April 11, 2017
Slowing the Aging Process

Profound changes occur within and outside of the body as it ages on a cellular level that affect your body’s appearance and function. Because of these natural changes, slowing the aging process can seem like a futile race against time. However, progress in the study of aging has allowed us to understand how we can…

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Looking for a Perfect Summer Body? Try Doctor-Supervised Weight Loss

April 10, 2017
Summer beach body

As summer approaches, getting the perfect ‘summer body’ is a dieting goal for many people. This is easier said than done, however, as nearly 70% of Americans are obese or overweight, largely due to unhealthy diets and inactive lifestyles. In addition, following a starvation-based diet to achieve a ‘summer body’ is extremely dangerous. The best…

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Dr. Nishant Rao Examines the Weight Loss Merits of the Recent ‘Egg Diet’ Craze

April 7, 2017
Egg diet

The Egg Diet is gaining steam as a way to lose weight fast. Diets that rely heavily on protein do normally provide weight loss benefits due to the fact that consuming added protein does greatly reduce appetite and assists with portion control, since protein helps one to feel full quicker and for a longer period…

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4 Causes of Emotional Eating & How You Can Manage Them

April 6, 2017
Emotional Eating Causes

What is Emotional Eating? Emotional eating is the behavior of using food to fill a need in your life. It’ when someone eats to fill their emotional needs, instead of eating to satisfy their appetite or fulfill nutritional requirements. The causes of emotional eating can be varied; if you’ve used ice cream to cope over…

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Dr. Rao Warns that Vegan-Based Dieting Could Have Detrimental Health Effects

April 5, 2017
Vegan weight loss diet

The Thrive Diet, created by professional triathlete Brian Brazier, is a vegan-based diet program for weight loss that is designed to increase energy and minimize stress with fruits, vegetables, seeds, and beans. According to Brazier, these foods limit bodily stress so that less fat is stored. Daily meals include salads, smoothies, and energy bars. Processed…

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5 Long-term Weight Maintenance Tips

April 4, 2017
Long-term weight Loss Maintenance

Losing weight can be tough—you’ll spend months, or even over a year dieting and exercising to reach your goal weight. And then when you finally get there, you fit into the clothing size you want, you have confidence wearing a bathing suit, and you feel sexy walking into the bar—but how do you make it…

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8 Weight Loss Tips for Diabetics

March 30, 2017
Weight Loss for Diabetics

Weight loss for diabetics is different than weight loss for those who have not been diagnosed. Patients with diabetes have to monitor blood sugar and blood pressure, and they cannot push their bodies over the edge without risking an increase in health problems. But healing the body and achieving weight loss for those with a…

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