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Pectin A Key To Long Term Weight Loss

You may never have heard of pectin, but you may have been eating it for a long time without knowing it. Pectin is found in a variety of fruits, such as apples, peaches, and strawberries, along with vegetables including sweet potatoes, beans, and raw carrots. Pectin is defined as a carbohydrate that lacks...

Exploring The World Of Diets

Diets are now as common as a hot dog on a Fourth of July afternoon. However, it can be confusing for consumers to identify different types of diets. The National Institutes of Health have identified a variety of diet plans in existence in the market today. Understanding these various diet programs can be...

Losing Weight, The Jenny Craig Way

Actress Kirstie Alley made headlines when she lost 50 pounds following the Jenny Craig weight program. As a result, Alley has become an outspoken advocate of this nutrition system. While Alley’s weight loss may be surprising, you may be wondering whether you could duplicate her success. But, to begin...

Thyroid Disease And Your Metabolism What You Need To Know

A healthy metabolism is the basis of all around good health for everyone. Of course metabolism is front and center when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, but it is much more than that. Your metabolism is your body’s fuel station. It takes all of the calories you consume, turns them into energy...

5 Signs You May Need Lapband Surgery

The LapBand procedure is a weight loss surgery that has increased in popularity since is introduction to the United States in 2001. So, what is it that sets the LapBand apart from other bariatric procedures? It has to do with risk and convenience. With a lower complication and death rate and a shorter...

All Natural Routes To A Speedy Metabolism

Everyone knows that a fast metabolism leads to fast weight loss. But stress, poor eating habits, a busy lifestyle, lack of exercise and age all come together to drag that metabolism down and helping you to pack on your pounds. Even if you are making every effort to do the right thing for your health and eat...

The Secrets To Weight Loss After Pregnancy

Sarah is a pregnant mother of three who continues to breast-feed her 18-month-old. After each of her pregnancies, she has had difficulty losing weight. With all of her responsibilities, weight loss isn’t a priority. Still, she wishes that, once this pregnancy is over, she will be able to return to her...

The Pros And Cons Of Lapband Surgery

If you are between the ages of 18 and 60 and around 100 pounds overweight, you may be the ideal candidate for LapBand surgery. The LapBand is a successful weight loss surgery that has been used in the United States since 2001. Most patients who undergo the procedure see results. With that said, all surgical...

Lapband Surgery What If Your Doctor Says No

The LapBand is a surgical procedure that has increased in popularity in the United States. It is one of the fastest growing weight loss procedures in the country. Despite its success and popularity, not all individuals are ideal candidates. While you may find some variances, most surgeons base their...

Can You Change Your Metabolism

Do you suspect that your metabolism is public enemy number one holding you back in your weight loss struggles? If so, you are not alone. Many people believe that a slow metabolism is standing between them and weight loss success – and they may be right. After all, there are many factors that lead to a...

What A Slow Metabolism Means For You

Metabolism is one of those words that gets bandied about so much that many people assume they know what it means – until they’re asked to explain it. Fast metabolisms and slow metabolisms are often mentioned in terms of weight loss, so people have a vague idea that metabolism has something to do...

Emotional Eating – A Prime Ingredient For Obesity

Sandra found her weight ballooning 60 pounds after her separation from her husband. While part of the weight gain was apparently tied to the medication she was taking, the rest appeared to be the result of what can be described as emotional eating. In recent years, greater attention has been focused on the...

The Raw Food Diet Will It Work For You

A relatively new food trend has appeared on the diet landscape. It’s known as the raw food approach, and from California to Connecticut, the trend appears to be gaining strength. The centerpiece of the diet is uncooked, highly nutritious foods. The idea behind the diet is that a number of foods lose...

Diet Plan In A Bun The Subway Approach

For many of us, fast food is the only food at lunchtime. We’re in a tremendous hurry to get back to our workday, so we choose food based on convenience rather than nutritional value. In recent years, a number of fast food outlets have attempted to add more health-conscious selections to their menu;...

Taking Stock Of Yourself

Before you go out to search for a job, you probably take stock of yourself. This means assessing your talents and abilities, your personal preferences, and your social skills. Once you’ve completed your personal inventory, you are ready to look for the job of your dreams. The same sort of plan of...
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