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8 Surprisingly Protein-Packed Recipes

Protein, essential for a healthy weight, is sometimes hard to pack into a meal. These delicious recipes make it easy.

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Post-Holiday Pig Outs: We're Eating More not Less

It is no secret that Americans slam down fantastic amounts of food during a holiday period of overindulgence between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. It is also no secret that we often give some kind of verbal commitment on New Year’s Eve to improve ...

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Fexaramine: The "Get Fooled" Diet Plan

When I was ridiculously young, my friends and I would congregate and play the game of “house.” It was a simple enough exercise. All we did was emulate the day-to-day of our own homes. All the “Bobby’s” and “Mary’s” made pretend meals that were eaten ...

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Don't Eat a High-Fat Diet While Pregnant

New research suggests that a high-fat diet during pregnancy and during breastfeeding could have significant and long-term negative effects on the health of children.

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DIY Healthy Eating

Research conducted at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that people who frequently cook meals at home consume fewer calories than people who don’t.

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8 Diet Myths to Avoid

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. But each year people often sabotage their well-intended efforts due to misinformation and diet myths. Avoid these eight diet myths to help make your weight-loss resolutions a reality.

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The Malibu Vista Sugar Rehab

I have recently posted two articles examining the subject of sugar addiction. One of the articles focused on whether or not ** sugar addiction** is even a valid concept. Additionally, I noted that sugar has a similar effect to the brain’s pleasure ce...

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Dating after Weight Loss Surgery: One Patient's Story

In part 1 of her story, Finding Love after Obesity: One Patient’s Story, Jen candidly shares the steps she took to self awareness and self love after massive weight loss following her gastric sleeve surgery. In part 2, Jen now shares how her newly ga...

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Finding Love after Obesity: One Patient's Story

Jen did not date when she was morbidly obese. Period. Three-months after being "sleeved" (gastric sleeve bariatric surgery), Jen decided to dip her toe in the deep end and give online dating a try. That was back in 2010. Since then Jen’s l...

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Mediterranean Diet May Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Reversal of Metabolic SyndromeThe ** Mediterranean Diet**has some pretty good credentials whereas it has been shown to be useful for people with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome...