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Articles about or concerning Weight Loss, Dieting, Weight Loss Programs, Weight Loss Tips And Advice, Healthy Foods, Diet Types, Weight Management, Metabolism, Low-Fat Recipes, Eating Disorders, Weight Loss Surgeries, Fad Diets, Weight Loss Support Groups.
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The Zone Diet Overview

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 Johnny Moon (June 15, 2007)  The Zone Diet is all about balance. Nothing is eliminated from the diet. Carbohydrates are enjoyed as are proteins and fats. The thing is they are the right proportion to each other and calories do matter in The Zone Diet. The Zone Diet was invented by Dr. Sears. There is a website on The Zone Diet which explains the principles of this way of eating. They explain that The Zone Diet is .. (Weight Loss)

What Is Obesity? How Can You Overcome Obesity?

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 Carl Walker (June 15, 2007)  Obesity is a condition that results from the accumulation of excess fat in the body. In general, a person has obesity when the weight of the person is 20 percent or more above the normal recommended weight based on the person’s height, age, sex and build or bone structure. There is what is called the Body Mass Index (BMI), which is a measure of body fat, calculated using a .. (Weight Loss)

Hoodia - How To Avoid The Biggest Weight Loss And Diet Pill Scam On The Internet

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 Jackie Bushell (June 15, 2007)  Hoodia is an appetite suppressant which has been hailed as a new miracle weight loss pill. Hoodia comes from a plant which looks like a cactus but is actually a succulent native to the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. The San Bushmen of the Kalahari have used a particular species of hoodia, hoodia gordonii, as an appetite suppressant for thousands of years. South African scientists .. (Weight Loss)

Low Thyroid - A Common Reason For Overweight, Depression and CFS Or ME

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 Jackie Bushell (June 15, 2007)  Your thyroid is a gland situated in the front of your neck. The hormones (chemical messengers) that it produces affect a great number of your body processes and other glands. So if your thyroid becomes underactive (medical name hypothyroidism), your whole body is thrown off balance. Official estimates of hypothyroidism in Western populations vary from two to seven per cent, although .. (Weight Loss)

Weight Loss Diets -- How To Choose The Best Diet For You

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 Jackie Bushell (June 15, 2007)  Diets seem to come and go - the egg diet, the cabbage soup diet, WeightWatchers, the grapefruit diet, the Atkins Diet, the South Beach Diet, the GI Diet to name but a few. But what does it all mean? Do diets go out of fashion because we get bored with the food choices? Or do we find they don't work for us and move on to the next diet, each time believing that this is the one which will .. (Weight Loss)

Metabolism - Is it Anabolism or Catabolism or Both?

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 Paul Webb (June 15, 2007)  Metabolism. There isn’t perhaps a more frequently used word in the weight loss (and weight gain) vocabulary than this. Indeed, it’s not uncommon to overhear people talking about their struggles – or triumphs – over the holiday bulge or love handles in terms of whether their metabolism is working, or not. Doctors, too, often refer to metabolism when they try and explain . (Weight Loss)

Hoodia – The Natural Remedy for Weight Problem

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 Eliza Maledevic (June 15, 2007)  Plenty of people frown due to the high costs and even with the harmful reactions they can get with prescribed medications. This is the reason why many people who want to lose their unwanted weight switch and stick to the natural way or supplements. Natural supplements are helpful means of losing weight, and one of these herbal remedies is hoodia. Hoodia is non-prescription herbal remedy . (Weight Loss)

Lose Weight Without Hunger Feelings

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 Nataly Orlova (June 15, 2007)  You remember for sure how your parents advised you to eat more fruits and vegetables. They did it to keep you healthy as fruits and vegetables contain no cholesterol and are reach with cellulose and vitamins. They contribute to blood pressure stabilization, decrease risk of oncological diseases and diabetes. Moreover fruits and vegetables help you to get rid of excess weight. All who .. (Weight Loss)

Muscle Gain and Weight Loss

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 Victoria Moore (June 14, 2007)  Weight loss accompanied by a muscle building plan is a great way to start loosing weight whilst enjoying the benefits of gaining muscle. Weight loss can be increased by building lean muscle mass, which allows the body to burn additional calories and fats during a restful state. For example a 30min exercise session can burn additional calories up to 20mins or more after the fact. What .. (Weight Loss)

Weight Loss Over 40 Plus - Helping Each Other

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 G Cook (June 14, 2007)  Weight Loss Over 40 Plus: Helping each other is the foundation of a successful weight loss. It is hard to stay on a weight loss program alone, so that is why a buddy system is important. You need to have some one who can relate and share the progress of your weight loss. Together you set goals, make it a competition that has rewards, first one to reach a goal gets a new outfit. Set the .. (Weight Loss)

How To Get Rid Of Stomach Fat For Good!

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 Brian Bonito (June 14, 2007)  Stomach fat is perhaps the most unattractive extra weight that anyone can have. People go to great lengths to cover it, suck it in, and belt-buckle it up, just to fool others (and maybe even themselves) that the stomach fat is not there. But it is. And something must be done with it. Because here’s the deal: if you’ve got stomach fat that’s really noticeable then .. (Weight Loss)

Fat Loss For Idiots - Lose 9lbs in Every 11 Days

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 Kuan Chee Hong (June 14, 2007)  Despite what you may think, losing weight isn't a mysterious process. In fact, weight loss doesn't even have to involve strange diets, special exercises or even the ‘magic’ of pills or fitness gadgets. Want the secret to weight loss? Make small changes each and every day and you'll slowly (but surely) lose those extra pounds. There are many reasons why should we lose .. (Weight Loss)

Age Dieting - Choose The Best Diet For Your Age Range

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 Yulia Berry (June 13, 2007)  You probably know that it is much harder to lose weight when you are 30 than when you are 20. And if you are over 40, it is even more difficult. Every year your metabolism slows down. That is why the older you are, the more attention you should pay to healthy dieting and maintaining a healthy life style. You are 20 - 30 years old. It is not common to have a serious problem with weight . (Weight Loss)

Fat Loss Lie - Part 11

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 T Venuto (June 13, 2007)  :: Steroids, growth hormone, weight loss drugs or surgery will help me lose this stubborn fat for good and regain my health and youthful appearance :: For many people who are frustrated with little or no results, despite their best intentions, physique-enhancing drugs or hormones appear to be a panacea or “miracle cure. " Steroids have been around for a long time. So have obesity .. (Weight Loss)

Weight Loss Over 40 Way Of Thinking.

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 G Cook (June 13, 2007)  Weight Loss Over 40 Way of Thinking. This is an easy one, at 40 the thinking is we can eat the same way and not worry about it. Wrong! As we get older the body tends to burn less calories and we slow down. We become more involved with the kids activities and less in our own. So if we believe that nothing has changed over 40 that is our first error. Why isn't our workout getting the .. (Weight Loss)

Weight Loss 40 Is It About Weight Loss Or Age?

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 G Cook (June 13, 2007)  Weight Loss 40 is it about weight loss or Age? Yes it is both, as we get older it is harder to keep that youthful shape. The foods we could eat at 20 now at 40 are adding to a fatter you. The exercise that would burn off those calories at 20 doesn't work at 40. Why? The foods we ate at 20 now at 40 are now making a bigger you. :-) Work, marriage, kids, for most of us changes our active .. (Weight Loss)

Look Again On Weight Loss Tips

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 Nataly Orlova (June 13, 2007)  If you feel that you gained excess weight lately do not despair. Let’s remind ourselves about some rules that can help us to solve the problem, to get rid of excess weight. Follow some of them not as usual “from Monday” but right now and less than one month later great step to health and slim beautiful figure will be done. Rule 1 Drink glass of water before meal .. (Weight Loss)

Grow Thin Without Doubts

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 Nataly Orlova (June 11, 2007)  I often read that positive thinking and good mood help to get rid of excess weight. Easy to say. How to achieve it then? In other words how do not to be upset trying to get rid of excess weight? First let’s make clear what are the main reasons of bad mood that connected directly with weight loss? 1. You don’t lose weight but add. It is the most frequent reason that upset .. (Weight Loss)

Fast Weight Loss Programs

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 Ruddy Gunawan (June 11, 2007)  Many people got depressed with their weight, that’s why they are keep looking for something miracles. Some of them finally ran away to a program called “Slim Fast Weight Loss or Diet”. The basic of slim fast weight loss is you will only permitted to eat everything in dinner, (but still, don’t eat too much, keep in your own standard) but in breakfast and lunch, .. (Weight Loss)

If I Can Lose One Pound I Can Lose Two

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 Jim Muckle (June 10, 2007)  A couple of years ago I realized that my weight kept gradually going up. I didn’t really know what to do about it. All I knew was I didn’t want it to keep going up. It alarmed me. I thought about what I would like to weigh. What was my ideal weight? I wasn’t sure, and I’m still not, but I remembered thinking that I wanted to weigh what it said on my .. (Weight Loss)

Low Carbohydrate Diet Plans - A Guide

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 Niall Roche (June 10, 2007)  Keeping your body fat down by going on a low carb diet has been made famous by the controversial Dr. Atkins, and his ‘Atkins Diet', and while it has been given never ending criticism by the medical profession all over the world, as it goes against what research says is safe, it is still gaining popuarity, fuelled by celerities’ love for it. Dr Atkins had received criticism .. (Weight Loss)

Choose The Right Fats

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 Robert William Locke (June 10, 2007)  So, you think dietary fats are all bad ? Wrong! You NEED fat for your body to function properly. Not only is it an energy source but it is an essential nutrient for producing cell membranes and several hormonal elements which help regulate your blood pressure and heart. Fat also helps you to keep a healthy skin and hair and is a great insulator for the body. If you are overweight, you .. (Weight Loss)

Calculate Your Body Fat Index

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 Robert William Locke (June 10, 2007)  The body fat index is an estimated range of what a person's body fat percentage should naturally be as opposed to lean body mass – made up of muscle, bone, skin and blood. It tells us the difference between the weight of the fat mass as opposed to that of the muscle mass. Body fat index or percentage is a better indicator than the BMI (Body Mass Index) which lumps all the masses into .. (Weight Loss)

Is Belly Fat Dangerous?

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 Robert William Locke (June 10, 2007)  First the bad news ! Belly fat is “metabolically active" and could possibly increase colon cancer risk by raising levels of certain hormones that affect cell growth, including the growth of cancer cells. Belly fat is incredibly common and it is not unlikely to see that even slim people have a tummy that they would gladly get rid of. Belly fat is one of the easiest to gain- one big . (Weight Loss)

Fat Loss Lies - The Lie Behind Low Fat Foods

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 John Davenport (June 10, 2007)  Many people try low fat or even no fat food, thinking that if they cut the fat out of their diet, they will naturally lose fat and pounds. A lot of diet plans are based on that idea and while it may be good for the bank accounts of the people who market these diets, the results of many who use these diets can be discouraging. It is so disappointing when most of these people see their .. (Weight Loss)

Appetite versus Diet -A Tough Battle

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 John H Markus (June 09, 2007)  Our bodies are complicated machines, not unlike an automobile. The way that we treat it, is the way it will perform. Feed it high grade nutrition and it runs well. Feed it low grade and it will sputter and stall, and you will have trouble starting it again. Most of the operation of the body is done automatically. You don not have to think about it. Just put it in drive and let it run. .. (Weight Loss)

Hypnosis Weight Loss- A Dream Come True?

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 Carl Walker (June 09, 2007)  The claims for hypnosis weight loss are simple: listen to this track and lose weight. A bit the same as some of the products advertised on television where you'd think that merely eating a pill every day would give you instant weight loss. Nice dream! I wish it were totally true. That said, hypnosis weight loss is probably as close as you can get to that dream. That's because hypnosis . (Weight Loss)

Weight Loss Programs - See Your Doctor First

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 Carl Walker (June 09, 2007)  Losing weight is a praiseworthy goal for many people. Maintaining a healthy weight can reduce the risk of heart attack and other serious medical conditions while making you feel more energetic and more agile and helping you enjoy your life to the fullest. However, embarking on a weight loss program can also be dangerous for your health if you do not take proper precautions. Before you .. (Weight Loss)

6 Tips To Healthy Dieting

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 Penny Theron (June 09, 2007)  With so much hype and so many different types of diets available, there is no lack of choices for all dieters. However, there are just as many dieters who tried diet after diet and never getting the results that they want. Most people just want to lose their weight fast and hence often adopt less than healthy diets or even starvation in order to reach their weight loss goal. Most often .. (Weight Loss)

Dieting Mantra

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 Jyoti Mali (June 09, 2007)  Dieting is basically done to lose excess weight. But dieting actually is managing your diet so as to keep your body healthy and fit. Even people with underweight also go for dieting to manage their weight. When you think of weight loss and losing weight the few initial things that probably come to your mind are either those “lose weight fast !” or “Guaranteed weight .. (Weight Loss)




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