Fasting Part 2: Types of Fasting Diets

Credit: Thinkstock In Part 1 of this discussion about fasting, we looked at how fasting might affect certain health conditions and why fasting, unlike dieting or just reducing calories, has a unique impact on your physiology. But there’s more to a fa...
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Fasting Part 1: Why These Diets Are Getting So Much Attention

Credit: Thinkstock Fasting diets are seen by many people as a surefire way to lose weight and improve one’s health, and as a means of preventing or treating numerous health conditions. But is fasting really the miracle therapy so many proponents clai...
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How to Tell if You're Obese or Just Overweight

According to a recent poll, about 60 percent of overweight people don’t realize they need to lose weight. Other researchers found that 85 percent of obese people don’t recognize that they are so. So how can you determine whether you’re in either cate...
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12 Expert Strategies for Weight Loss

Successful weight loss requires changing your behavior, altering your diet, and increasing your physical activity. The following research-based diet strategies have been used by people who have lost weight and kept it off.
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