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Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…health problem—or maybe you just want to look and feel better. I understand that weight loss is not easy. That’s why I’m going to tell you about the simplest, most logical and effective weight loss program I’ve ever come across. It’s called the mini-fast diet with…

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Health Benefits of Fiber Include Weight Loss

…by our susceptibility to fad diets that promise quick weight loss. Folks, these weight loss diets and magical fat-burning foods are not solutions to our epidemic of obesity. If you want maintain weight loss and achieve your ideal weight, one of the most important things you can do is to increase…

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Weight Loss is About Burning Fat

…body to burn more fat and results in more significant weight loss. If you really want to kick things into high gear, try adding morning exercise. Getting active while you are fasting ratchets up fat burning and helps curb appetite. True weight loss simply cannot be achieved without burning up stored…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Gratitude Aids Weight Loss

…shape you’re in, a sense of gratitude will make you feel better. I am convinced that no one can achieve optimum health—especially not weight loss—without a heavy dose of thankfulness for the positive things in life. With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I encourage you to take…

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Three Great Supplements For Weight Loss

Nutritional supplements can enhance your ability to lose weight and balance blood sugar levels. The following are three of my favorites. Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA). Hydroxycitric acid comes from the dried rind of the fruit of Garcinia cambogia, a tree indigenous to southern India known as the Malabar…

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Stepping Toward Weight Loss and Better Health

…we prescribe is simple, convenient, and pleasant: It’s walking. Walking tones the largest muscles of your body and helps keep off excess weight. It gets your heart rate up and enhances circulation. It strengthens your bones and heart, improves mood and sleep, and helps lower blood sugar and…

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More Weight Loss Secrets the Diet Industry Won't Reveal

…now I want to reveal even more weight loss secrets the diet industry doesn’t want you to know: * Flavonoids can help with long-term weight management. According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the key to long-term weight management may lie in the dietary…

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The Key to Instant Discipline and Weight Loss

…at weight loss, smoking cessation, or anything else that requires altering behavior. You mean well, you really do want things to be different this time. But after a while, you give up—and no one cares or even notices that, once again, you’ve failed to follow through on your weight loss…

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Glucomannan Helps Control Weight and Blood Sugar Levels

If you need extra help controlling your weight and blood sugar levels, glucomannan may be just what you are looking for. Glucomannan is a water-soluble fiber derived from Konjac root, a potato-like tuber native to Asia. It works by absorbing water, which increases bulk, and helps to reduce appetite…

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The Weight Loss Secret the Diet Industry Won't Tell You About

…in Times Square, you’ll be bombarded with advertisements for every weight loss program and diet pill out there. The weight loss industry is counting on you to shell out big bucks to shed any excess pounds. What the weight loss industry won’t tell you is that new research shows that the…

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Ditch Diabetes with Weights and Walking

…research suggests pairing aerobics with weight training can lower your diabetes risk—significantly. In a new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers from Harvard and the University of South Denmark found that 30 minutes of weight training on five days a week lowered…

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Lose Weight, Lose Diabetes

…a fasting blood sugar of 160, and I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Fortunately for me, my doctor gave me an ultimatum: I could either lose weight or I would have to go on medication for the rest of my life. My wife was determined that I would not take any drugs. We checked out your book,…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Let the Sun Shine In

When you really think about it, the principle behind weight loss is pretty simply: eat less and exercise more. But there are nutrient deficiencies that can affect your weight, and one of those involves good old vitamin D. Blood levels of this vitamin are inversely associated with insulin resistance,…

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Debunking the Myth About Daily Weigh-Ins

…period. Meanwhile, normal weight people were likely to get on the scale just once a month and experienced a 2.4 pound weight gain during that same period. In another study, researchers enrolled more than 3,000 overweight people who were on weight loss or weight maintenance programs and followed…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Surround Yourself With Support

…enough weight in any given year to no longer be considered obese. And, like gaining weight, losing weight is also influenced by the people around you. The take-away message here is to surround yourself with people who support you in your weight loss efforts. If they need to lose weight as well,…

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The Obesity Epidemic Linked to Higher Pain

…normal weight individuals. What they found is that while normal weight individuals were more likely to experience headaches and neck pain, obese individuals suffered more pain in their feet and legs. Healthy Weight Loss Tips If you need to lose some weight, here are five healthy weight loss tips…

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Three Characteristics of Type 2 Diabetes

…type 2 diabetes symptoms you should be aware of: * Diabetes and weight go hand-in-hand. The vast majority of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight, with the distribution of weight most commonly in the abdominal area. Excess weight is also a known factor in insulin resistance. * Most people with…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Create a Support System

When it comes to weight loss, it’s easy to get off track. There are temptations around every corner, and hectic daily schedules and the sheer “busyness” of life can make exercise a chore. The key to navigating these potential pitfalls is to create a support system. Choose a friend…

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Manage Diabetes by Limiting Saturated and Trans Fats

…only causes weight gain, but also decreases insulin sensitivity. A more recent British study also found that cutting back on saturated fats in meat and whole dairy makes it easier to maintain blood sugar in people dealing with diabetes. So, if you want to maintain a healthy weight and better manage…

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Commit to Get Fit

…track with healthy weight loss if you have another person or a group of people who share your exercise goals. My wife Connie and I have a standing walking/jogging date several times a week, and knowing that she’s counting on me helps keep me motivated on my own healthy weight loss journey. One…

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