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Paleo Peanut-Free Trail Mix from Borne Appétit

This simple, paleo-friendly trail mix recipe flavored with berries and coconut, is perfect for those with active lifestyles.

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Top Weight Loss and Fitness Trackers for 2015

Tracking weight and counting calories are the top reasons people use fitness trackers, based on a report from eMarketer. And now, that’s easier than ever with trackers built into arm and wrist bands, clip-ons and even watches and cameras. Here’s our ...

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Ending Worldwide Obesity

**Photo courtesy FreeDigitalPhotos. net and hyward **** The Strategy for Fighting Worldwide ObesityDuring a scene from the 1970’s blockbuster, Jaws, one of the crew members suggests getting a bigger boat because he realizes the magnitude of the probl...

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Can Coffee Reduce Diabetes and Obesity?

A recent study suggests that a chemical compound found in coffee may reduce inflammation that contributes to type 2 diabetes and obesity. Here’s what researchers found.

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What to Know About Weight Loss with Maestro

This “appetite pacemaker” may help obese patients who have struggled with weight loss. But there are some concerns.

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Born to Be Hungry?

Fast food is everywhere, and if the taste of it is questionable, the convenience is not. Even if you are among the more motivated and cook a homemade healthy meal, are you prepared, really, to exercise afterwards? Then there’s the world of genetics. ...

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Is Your Job Making You Fat?

I recently posted an article on the CDC obesity cost calculator, a website component that allowed employers to calculate business costs related to overweight employees. The calculator was designed to assess prescriptions, hospitalizations, and days l...

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Unstuffed Cabbage and Kraut from Borne Appétit -- a Hearty One Pot Meal

**Satisfy all those super-sized appetites on game day witnstuffed Cabbage and Kraut from Borne Appétit ** No matter what team you root for, your friends and family will give three cheers to this hearty one-pot meal from Borne Appétit. Unstuffed Cab...

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18 Plastic Surgery Insider Tips

The Lessons I Learned As a patient and obesity activist, I’ve spent roughly the last 2-years immersed in plastic surgery. Through my plastic surgery journey, as well as the patient journeys I’ve been privileged to be part of, and discussions with sur...

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These 8 People Reclaimed Their Lives From Obesity

After failed attempts at diet and exercise, weight loss surgery can sometimes offset the effects of obesity and help people take back their lives. Discover how eight ordinary people used different surgeries to overcome their health challenges and liv...