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Cardio vs. Strength Training – Which Burns More Calories?

May 11, 2017

Cardio or strength training for weight loss: which one should you focus on? There are arguments on both sides of the debate about which workout is best for weight loss, but the bottom line is this: Strength training burns calories for longer than cardio. Because your body has to rebuild the micro-tears in muscle tissue…

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Drinking water to lose weight

Drinking Water for Weight Loss: Fact or Fiction?

May 9, 2017

Here are the facts: Drinking water will temporarily increase your weight, but only by the measure of the amount of water you drink. Your body will retain that water for use in normal processes by storing it in tissue, which can cause a small but noticeable change in appearance. However, despite this, it’s actually possible…

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Weight Loss Myths

5 Common Weight Loss Myths to Watch Out For

May 4, 2017

In the weight loss world, there are more myths about how to effectively lose weight than there are true therapy options. So much advice on the Internet and in magazines are simply weight loss myths, lies, and misconceptions that have been peddled about for decades or longer. Everyone wants to find that secret that will…

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Low Calorie Diet Danger

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

April 14, 2017

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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Weight Loss Tips for Men

5 Easy Weight Loss Tips for Men

April 13, 2017

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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Expensive Diet Plan

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

April 12, 2017

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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Slowing the Aging Process

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

April 11, 2017

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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Summer beach body

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

April 10, 2017

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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Egg diet

Diet Doc examines the Weight Loss Merits of the Recent ‘Egg Diet’ Craze

April 7, 2017

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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Emotional Eating Causes

4 Causes of Emotional Eating & How You Can Manage Them

April 6, 2017

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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