Tag Archives: Weight Loss

Here’s what you need to eat after an intense exercise

Every New Year decision record consists of losing a few pounds and whereas everyone knows that an intense exercise will help you lose the correct quantity of weight, only a few folks know the significance of consuming the correct of meals after a session of intense exercise. It is critical to understand that your exercise doesn’t finish once you depart ...

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Dry January: This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Quit Alcohol

The latest New Year’s trend has nothing to do with alcohol—literally. For millions of people, January 1 marks the first day of not just a new year, but a “dry” January, or month-long break with booze. Started by the UK’s Alcohol Concern organization in 2013, the movement’s main goal is to help people “reset their relationship with alcohol.” But what happens to your ...

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Would You Like 500 Calories With That? Chain-Restaurant Labeling Law Advances in Congress

(ISTOCKPHOTO/HEALTH) By Julie Upton, RD Only a few cities and states so far have implemented laws requiring restaurants to post nutrition facts for their offerings. But now, legislation is making its way through Congress that will help implement a national law requiring all large U.S. chain restaurants (20 or more locations) to disclose at least calorie counts for all the ...

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Love Red Meat? Cutting Back Just a Bit Helps Heart

Istockphoto By Amanda Gardner Eating too much red meat has long been a no-no for people with high cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease. But it hasn’t always been clear how much is too much. Now, a new study suggests that you don’t have to cut out red meat altogether to improve your heart health. If you eat ...

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Is Sugar the New Health Food Craze? Don’t Believe the Hype

Istockphoto By Julie Upton, RD I caught a disturbing article in The New York Times this week about how food marketers are promoting table sugar as a “natural,” “healthier” ingredient compared to high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). This comes on the heels of those commercials you’ve probably seen, sponsored by the Corn Refiners Association, claiming that HFCS actually isn’t any worse ...

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The Art of Finding a Diet Partner

By Shaun Chavis I’m in the market for some motivation—in the form of a new fitness partner. It’s easier to tear myself away from work in the evening when I’ve got an unbreakable appointment with a walking buddy or my trainer (since I’m pinching pennies, I don’t see my trainer as often these days). People were more successful at losing ...

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3 Secrets to Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

Getty Images By Shaun Chavis My favorite part of my job is working on our “I Did It” weight loss success stories. I get to talk with so many amazing people who have truly changed their lives. Medical professionals say they think it’s an unusual achievement for someone to lose 10% of his or her body weight and keep it ...

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5 Secrets to Get-Slim Success

Marc Royce From Health magazine   What you do in the first few weeks of a new shape-up plan is the key to making sure the numbers on the scale keep heading south. “Its not uncommon for dieters who start a plan to drop out after the first month because they havent learned the skills they need to stay on ...

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