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Published: Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Weight Loss Success:  Diets And Programs

Most people have tried a variety of diets, incorporating different healthy foods into their diets with little results. Eating the right foods and exercising can have a positive impact on your weight and help you to reach your weight loss goals. People set themselves up for failure

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Published: Monday, December 26, 2011
Reduce Stress Through Meditation

Stress is an issue for many people living in the fast and furious 21st century. Many people when they are stressed, turn to food as a method of relief. This results in unwanted weight gain. There are techniques to manage and effectively reduce stress. One of stress reduction method

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Published: Friday, February 11, 2011
Lap Band Surgery

The Lap Band system is an adjustable gastric banding system that restricts the amount of food your stomach can hold at one time. This means that you can lose wait gradually and keep that weight off. This system works without any stomach cutting or stapling and is easily adjustable.

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Published: Saturday, November 20, 2010
Lose Weight By Lowering Your Insulin Level

Many people are probably unaware that they can lose weight by lowering their insulin levels. Revelations about insulin’s role in weight control and overall health have helped many people successfully lose pounds when other methods have failed. Scientific studies demonstrate that

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Published: Thursday, November 11, 2010
Lose Weight Fast Following Four Steps

It would be an understatement to say that we are living in an era of fast foods take-outs, ready made meals and dishes filled with preservatives and additives. We are a nation always on the go and as a consequence our eating habits have been dramatically altered. However, it doesn’t

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Published: Wednesday, November 10, 2010
How To Lose 10 Pounds In One Month

Many people struggle to lose weight for one main reason: they fail to set concrete goals. Instead of specifying an exact and quantifiable goal, plan, and deadline, they content themselves with vague targets like, “I want to lose weight.” This is no way to win. To be successful

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Published: Sunday, March 28, 2010
Cal Pozo Biography

Cal Pozo, Exercise and Fitness pioneer Cal Pozo is a fitness instructor, choreographer, director and producer of best selling exercise videos. He was born in 1946 in Cuba and moved to the US in 1960. Though he has been dancing since his early teens Cal made sure education was a priority,

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Published: Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Research on Obesity in the United States

How much does obesity cost the United States? See the following infographic for details. It highlights work and health care costs by state, as well as comparing the states to one another. Arizona, where it is hot, has the lowest percent of obese people in the country. Either the

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Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Bob Harper Bio

Who is Bob Harper? Bob Harper is a generally known as a fitness guru and is most famous for his appearances on the television show, Biggest Loser, a reality television show where contestants compete to lose the most weight in a given period of time. In addition to Biggest Loser, Bob

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Published: Saturday, January 16, 2010
Jillian Michaels Biography

BIOGRAPHY — From birth to adulthood Jillian Michaels was born on February 24, 1974 in Los Angeles, California to Jo Ann McKarus. Her mother, who works as a psychotherapist, was blessed with being naturally thin and was always devoted to the well being of her daughter Jillian

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Published: Sunday, December 27, 2009
Safe Weight Loss

The Safe Way to Lose Weight If you want to lose weight, you want to do so safely and permanently. There are so many ads hyping the latest fad diets and their miraculous effects that it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. One ‘weight loss expert’ says a vegetarian

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Published: Friday, April 3, 2009
Leslie Sansone Biography

Leslie Sansone is a nationally recognized fitness guru who has hosted multiple fitness programs, videos, and DVDs. She is perhaps best known for creating the “Walk at Home” program, an indoor aerobic exercise system. Born on February 14, 1962 in New Castle, Pennsylvania,

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Published: Thursday, January 29, 2009

In the early 2000s, weight loss spas and resorts became a growing trend in the diet and weight loss arena. Individuals choose weight loss spas for renewal and healthy lifestyle education. Once at home, these regimens are incorporated into the participant’s regular routine. The weight

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Published: Thursday, March 20, 2008

One of my readers is a member of the LA Weight Loss Center in McAllen Texas. She feels the place has gone down hill. She says she is having to pay for products when they come back although she had paid for them previously. She was wondering if there was anyone else in the Rio Grande

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Published: Friday, March 14, 2008
Nutrition Class for Weight Loss

This eight week weight loss program offers free nutrition classes. I attended my first class this past Tuesday. The room was packed. The program is called Lifesteps. The first class was basicly an overview of what we will be covering for the next 8 weeks presented by a registered

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Published: Sunday, March 9, 2008

I couldn’t wait to sign up for this weight loss program sponsored by the hospital. It only cost $10.00. Being on a team will give me some incentive to lose weight. I drove home and brought my husband back to sign up too. We’re on the same team. We are called Mismatch Team

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Published: Thursday, February 7, 2008
Volunteers Needed for Nutrition/Diet Study

If you are between the ages of 18 and 64, you may be interesting in participating in a nutrition and diet study conducted by the University of Virginia. The study will be comparing two different diets. Each phase lasts for 4 weeks with a 4-8 week break. All food is provided for the

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Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Scientifically Proven Weight Loss Method

There are numerous ways by which people can lose weight. There are weight loss programs, various diets, pills, drinks, and many exercise programs that claim to be successful. When you reseach any of these programs, you will always find testimonials from people who claim to have

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Published: Thursday, September 27, 2007

I received an email which was about a weight loss success story from a person in Canada. This person accredited their weight loss to a weight loss company called Nutrition in Motion. It is based in Toronto but also serves Ottawa and Montreal. This company has various diets you can

Published: Thursday, September 20, 2007

I received a comment from a reader in regards to the upcoming closings of more LA Weightloss Centers. The individual states that LA Weightloss Centers in Eastern Washington will be closing. If you belong to one of these centers, it might be a good time to get your money back or at

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Published: Friday, September 7, 2007

Have you wondered why you’ve never heard of TOPS advertised? The TOPS Club is a nonprofit, noncommercial weight-loss support organization. It originated in Milwaukee, WI. The group has been around since 1948. Ester Manz started the group as a response to the need to assist overweight

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Published: Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Losing Weight on a Cookie Diet?

Dr Sanford Siegel, a renowned weight loss expert, just opened the first retail store for his diet cookies in Moorestown Mall in South Jersey. These cookies are packed with amino acids of some sort to curb your appetite as well as take a nice chunk out of your wallet. Six cookies a

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Published: Monday, June 25, 2007

On May 28th, I decided to follow my own advice and start my weight loss program over. This time, I am following my own weight loss program. I’ve bought so many weight loss books and have never been able to follow any of them to the tee. So, I’m doing as Frank Sinatra would

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Published: Thursday, December 14, 2006

As we get older, our skin loses it’s elasticity. We’ve all seen those horror stories of excess skin after a dramatic weight loss. I’ve lost over 100 pounds 3 times. (I know, I know, how could I be dumb enough to gain it back.) Each time I lost the weight, I was

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Published: Wednesday, June 7, 2006

I can’t believe it, I got on the scale again today and I lost another two pounds. I can see this walking is paying off. Today we had the closing on the house. I went to my house for the last time to make sure I had everything out. I couldn’t believe it when I opened

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Published: Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Yesterday was a long one. I got out of using the riding lawnmower. I’m not sure why I’m so scared to learn to use that thing. He wasn’t able to fix their lawnmower as the belt was too small. He changed the oil filter, spark plug and did other maintenance. The

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Published: Thursday, April 13, 2006

I’ve been reading this book called Small Miracles. It has many two page stories of things most of us would call coincidences that have happened in peoples lives. I wanted to share the one that happened to me yesterday. As I said yesterday, I was going to volunteer at the

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Published: Friday, February 24, 2006

I was reading an interesting article in an older issue I saved from Woman’s World. According to Dr. Gillespie, the real key to losing weight and keeping it off is to keep your metabolism operating at a high speed. In fact, scientific studies have shown that a few simple strategies

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Published: Monday, January 23, 2006

Here it is 3:30 am and I’m still up. I figured this would happen. I fell asleep on the couch about 8 and slept until 9:30 tonight. I do this way too often. It always takes me a few days to get back to a normal sleep. I’m yawning and hungry right now…what a combination.

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Published: Sunday, January 22, 2006

There are many foods out there that may seem Ok but are actually high in calories or fat. Ten of them are: Rice Cakes—they can contain considerable amounts of high glycemic index carbohydrates. When eaten, foods rated high on the glyemic index will cause a rapid rise in your

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Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2006

We know there isn’t a sure fire method to taking weight off. Finding the one that works for you…that’s the real challenge. Since I am a milk drinker…this one interested me.24/24 milk website states there are studies which show you can tip the scales in your

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Published: Sunday, January 1, 2006

Happy New Year everyone. I haven’t been to the gym since my son was here to visit….that’s been over two weeks. I told myself I’ll restart my program whole-heartedly at the first of the year.. I still haven’t taken my new scale out of the box yet. I’m

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Published: Tuesday, December 27, 2005

I’m still worn out from my shopping trip yesterday. I left the house at 5:45 am and didn’t get home until 5:30 pm. I had to stop home twice and drop stuff off. My car is still filled to the max. I noticed people staring at my cart when I had it over flowing with paper

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Published: Saturday, December 24, 2005

I got up early today to do some cleaning before my sister and brother-in-law get here. It hardly seems fair…I clean for hours and hours and they stay only stay about an hour. At least I got my husband to hand 4 shelves for me this morning. I’m going to tell her she

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Published: Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Since I am part of the baby boomer group, studies done concerning my group interest me. Who would have thought that eating fish once a week could improve your mental functioning. Acording to the story in the New Zealand Herald, eating fish once a week could improve your mental function

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Published: Thursday, December 8, 2005

As I read the article concerning Body Images, I wondered…why are us women always so critical of ourselves. I actually think it covers more than just Body Image. I have found the older I get, the more tolerant I have become. I’m not quite as fussy with my housekeeping or

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Published: Wednesday, November 16, 2005

I’ve decided to go to the Life Fit exercise progam today. I’ve been spending a lot of time reading about how much exercise is needed to produce weight loss. Since my goal is to lose 30 pounds in two months, I need to add/change my daily habits to increase my weight loss. I’m

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Published: Friday, November 11, 2005

I was just reading this article on the research of a hormone called Obestatin which has shown to curb hunger. It sure sounds promising, even if it may be 5-10 years down the road. Of course my day started with my husband calling on the phone and me having to run up to his work. I

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Published: Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Today was weigh-in day. I closed my eyes and got on the scale. It’s funny the things that run through your mind in just a split second. Opened them……woo hoo….lost 2 pounds. Of course, I want it to come off faster than that……..so…….tomorrow,

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Published: Thursday, June 30, 2005

Arg… weak post title, I know. I played basketball today. The first game I felt like the oldest guy on the court (even though I think I was the youngest). I generally sucked at defense and was just sluggish. I also missed my first shot or two, but then made a few later on in

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Published: Saturday, May 21, 2005

So I normally eat way way way too much sugar. I give my roommate shit for smoking, citing that it is a sign of mental weakness. That probably sounds arrogent or naive, but if you don’t enjoy something any longer and it costs money for nothing but a negative experience then why

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Published: Monday, May 31, 2004

I created the idea of a low carb potato a long long time ago. I often design original T shirts for my friends. This is the design for my low carb potato T shirt. evidentially this low carb craze is hurting potato farmers and they actually are going to come out with a low carb potato. A

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Published: Monday, May 24, 2004

Well I noticed a big difference in how I felt when I took that 5 HTP yesterday. I have come to the conclusion that the amino acids I was taking was lowering my blood ratio of serotonin to overall large neural amino acids, thereby lowering my brain serotonin levels. Serotonin does

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