Weight Loss

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Bad Belly Fat: What it is, Why it’s Harmful, and How to Lose It

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If you receive a survey asking what your least-favorite body part is, what would you reply? If you’d say, “my belly,” you probably mean the jiggly belly fat you just can’t seem to lose, no matter what you do. You’re not the only one who feels that way. When Prevention magazine asked its readers the […]

10 Fat Loss Lies and the Slimming Truth

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If you’re reading this article, it’s a good bet fat loss is a problem for you. You’ve tried everything to lose that stubborn fat. Crash diets. Fad diets. Nutrisystem. Jenny Craig. Weight Watchers. Aerobics. Weight Training. Why, you have enough weight loss DVDs to start your own store! And yet, that fat is still hangin’ […]

Women Weight Loss Made Simple

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Women’s weight loss is a popular topic these days and for good reason. According to the National Institutes of Health, 66.9% of women in the U.S. are considered to be overweight or obese. (That is 2 out of 3 women.) Being overweight or obese increases the risk for many diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart […]

Summer Weight Loss Secret: Lowering Your Setpoint Weight

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It’s that time of year again, the season of cookouts and pool parties and skin. Lots of skin. Summer is the most body-revealing season, after all. It’s no wonder, then, that summer weight loss is the goal of so many people. Are you one of them? Do you drive yourself crazy with a summer weight […]

7 Hormones That Make You Fat (And What YOU Can Do About It)

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The effect hormones have on weight gain is just starting to be recognized and, more importantly, it’s making mainstream news. This information is finally reaching people who have struggled with their weight forever, and it’s about time. Are you among the 71% of Americans who are overweight or obese? If so, you have probably struggled […]

Weight Loss Files: Secrets the Economy May not Survive

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If weight loss is one of your biggest issues, you’re not alone. An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. They spend at least 33 billion per year on weight loss products that do not bring them anywhere near their weight loss goals. After all, if these products worked, approximately 160 million […]

The 3 BIG Reasons Diets Fail (proof that your weight is not your fault)

There’s a lot of noise out there when it comes to diet, fitness, and health. Count calories. Fat is bad. Force your body to go drill sergeant on you with a zillion crunches as soon as you wake up. Don’t eat white foods. Drink diet shakes all day long. Celebrities with flat abs eat these […]

How to Lose Weight with Diet and Exercise

Americans are hardcore dieters. Approximately 45 million people in the United States diet each year, yet two-thirds are still overweight. Why? Diets don’t work. They’re, as we like to call it, inSANE. Fortunately, there is a SANE way. By following the SANE principles, you will learn how to lose weight with diet and exercise. SANE: […]

Five Tips To Burn More Fat While Eating More Food

  “Moderate replacement of dietary carbohydrate with low-fat, high-protein foods in a diet containing a conventional level of fat significantly improved… cardiovascular risk profiles in healthy…subjects.”– B.M. Wolfe, University of Western Ontario A common assumption people have is that switching over to a healthier lifestyle means a lot more money and a lot more time […]

How Our Set-Point Rises

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Our metabolism keeps us at our set-point the same way it does everything else: hormones. The two most commonly talked about are insulin and leptin. Insulin determines whether we are storing or burning body fat. Leptin regulates how much food we eat, how much energy we burn, and the amount of body fat specified by […]