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Why It’s So Hard to Lose Excess Weight and Keep It Off

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Diet of Mother Can Lead to Alterations in Her Child’s DNA

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Healthy People Waste The Most Food, Study Finds

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For most people trying to lose weight, it’s a struggle. It takes more than good intentions and a lot of will power. One reason is that in order to lose weight, we are, in a way, fighting our own biology. As we lose weight, the body adapts to resist it by lowering the resting metabolic …

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A new study conducted by researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, published in Nature Communications, has found that maternal diet around the time of conception can influence certain properties of the child’s DNA. This could have lifelong implications. The researchers that conducted this study weren’t looking at the actual DNA sequences of the children; they …

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Turns out your healthy eating habits might be impacting the environment in a negative way. A new study revealed that Americans waste nearly a pound of food per person each day, and those with higher quality diets are the worst offenders. The research, released by the USDA, University of Vermont, and University of New Hampshire, found …

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If you want to get leaner but don’t want to be found spending every waking second you happen to have in the gym, it’s time to look at some shortcuts you can take to up your calorie burn so you can destroy body fat faster. Far too many men look for ways that they can …

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Crash diets are the freaking worst. While you might be motivated to lose weight fast, by day four of whatever bananas diet you’re on (hopefully not literally a diet of bananas), looking puffy sounds a lot more appealing than 24 more hours of chicken breast and spinach. Because we care, we’re here to offer you …

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Even if the label says “natural,” some herbal supplements may be doing surprising harm — what you should know Sugar Too much sugar isn’t just bad for your teeth. It can harm your liver, too. The organ uses one type of sugar, called fructose, to make fat. Too much refined sugar and high-fructose corn syrup …

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Much has been made of the recently published results of the DIETFITS (Diet Intervention Examining the Factors Interacting with Treatment Success) study. Most of the headlines emphasized the fact that the two diets involved — low-fat and low-carb — ended up having the same results across almost all end points studied, from weight loss to lowering blood …

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Eating more plant-based foods may reduce the risk of heart disease by 40 per cent, the study claims The health benefits of veganism are almost as copious as the endless #avotoast snaps on Instagram. Now, a new study is adding fuel to the plant-based fire by reporting that vegan protein is far healthier than meat for the heart. Published …

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People tend to lose a little more weight with online help than with traditional weight loss programs, according to a new study from Japan. With obesity on the rise, there have been many attempts to take advantage of the Internet to help people lose weight, mainly because it’s thought to be easier and less expensive. …

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Described as a ‘growing and disturbing global health crisis,’ more than two billion adults and children suffer from weight-related health problems Being overweight – even without being obese – is killing millions of people around the world, according to the most extensive and authoritative study of the global impact ever carried out. More than two …

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