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Timing of food intake predicts weight loss effectiveness.

Eating early may contribute positively to the success of a weight loss program.

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Is Weight Watchers Good for Your Health?

Is Weight Watchers Good for Your Health?
"This is the joy for me. I love bread," declares Oprah, her arms open wide to the possibilities of her Weight Watcher's Plan. "I have lost 26 pounds, and I have eaten bread every single day." The commercial's emphasis on bread is a visceral call to a nation convinced that the hunger-satisfying power of starch...
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Low-carbohydrate weight-loss diets. Effects on cognition and mood.

Low-carbohydrate weight-loss diets are associated with poor cognitive performance.

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Dietary protein and weight reduction: a statement for healthcare professional from the Nutrition Committee of the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism of the American Heart Association.

High-protein diets may elevate the risk of developing different renal, bone, liver, and heart diseases.

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How do these Diet Experts Measure Up?

How do these Diet Experts Measure Up?
Obesity rates continue to climb and have resulted in a global epidemic of overweight and obese adults. In fact, it's estimated that nearly 80% of Americans are overweight. This tragedy has generated much controversy regarding what constitutes a healthy diet -- and in terms of weight loss -- which one produces the best results. Indeed,...
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Losing Weight With Chef AJ is Fun and Delicious!

Losing Weight With Chef AJ is Fun and Delicious!
Have you tried counting calories and carbs to lose weight...but have failed...only to gain back the weight you lost...plus more? Because calorie-restricted diets still allow high-fat, calorie-dense and highly-palatable meals containing animal products, processed foods, sugar, salt, and oils...the root of the problem (food addictions) is not resolved. Any weight that is lost is only...
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Is the Fructose in Fruit Bad for Us?

Is the Fructose in Fruit Bad for Us?
We've all heard that fructose is the sugar in fruit. But high fructose corn syrup contains 55% fructose... and we all know that we should avoid this highly refined sugar. So it begs the question, is the sugar (fructose) in fruit bad for us? Dr. Michael Greger cuts through the confusion in the below video,...
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Fifteen Tips to Avoid Holiday Temptations and Weight Gain

Fifteen Tips to Avoid Holiday Temptations and Weight Gain
Holiday celebrations center around friends, family, food, and fun. Yet celebratory meals typically include many rich, calorie-dense foods ; resulting in a 5-10 pound weight gain for most people. For those that are young, trim and not reversing a serious disease, an occasional treat on special holidays would most likely not have a negative impact...
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A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet for obesity

Low-carb diets did not show significant weight loss over a conventional diet after one year.

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What do 500 Calories Look Like in the Stomach?

What do 500 Calories Look Like in the Stomach?
The 7 glass beakers represent what the stomach looks like when it's filled with 500 calories. The beakers contain butter or oil, meat, cheese, rice, corn, potatoes and candy. One way in which we satisfy the hunger drive is to fill the stomach completely. This triggers the stretch receptors in the stomach. As the stomach becomes...
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Weight Gain Attributed to Eating Meat?

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Researchers Conclude Blood Type Diet is "Nonsense"

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