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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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Vegan weight loss diet

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

April 5, 2017

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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Long-term weight Loss Maintenance

5 Long-term Weight Maintenance Tips

April 4, 2017

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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Weight Loss for Diabetics

8 Weight Loss Tips for Diabetics

March 30, 2017

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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Weight Loss vs Muscle Gain

Weight Loss vs. Muscle Gain: What Should I Aim For?

March 28, 2017

We already know that fat loss and weight loss are two different things. Not all weight loss is healthy, but almost all fat loss helps your organs and muscles work more fluidly. For the purposes of exploration of weight loss vs. muscle gain, we’ll assume that by weight loss, we mean fat loss. Most people…

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Weight Loss Women Over 40

The 6 Key Weight Loss Tips for Women Over 40

March 24, 2017

There’s no getting around it: your resting metabolic rate slows down as you age. You may find that as a woman over 40, weight loss is complicated – you’re starting to pick up some extra pounds even though you’re sticking to the same diet and exercise habits you had in your 30s. Or you may…

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