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Dieting Over Fifty – It’s More Important than Ever
By January 8, 2012 Read More →

Dieting Over Fifty – It’s More Important than Ever

Dieting and getting in shape becomes even more important over the age of fifty. It’s important for people of any age to exercise and eat right, but the dangers of being out of shape become even more real the older you get. Extra weight increases the threats of diabetes, heart problems, and stroke. This is […]

Beware of Trendy Diets
By January 2, 2012 Read More →

Beware of Trendy Diets

We all want to find the “perfect” diet. You know the one; eat whatever you want — as much as you want — whenever you want — and the pounds just start falling off. There’s only one problem with that diet — it doesn’t exist. However, there are many people that try to tell you […]

Balance Dieting and Exercise
By December 30, 2011 Read More →

Balance Dieting and Exercise

Diet or exercise by themselves can be a good way for you to improve your overall health. Of course it’s even more effective when you combine the two. But if you’re doing both together, you have to be sure not to overdo it.  When you diet, you’re taking in fewer calories per day. When you […]

Why You Hate Diets
By December 22, 2011 Read More →

Why You Hate Diets

Diets are hard to stick with for a long period of time. It’s easy to start one, and you may even have good progress at first, at least if you follow a diet that works. But after a while your patience starts to wear thin and you catch yourself cutting corners more and more until […]

Why Some Diets Work — and Why Most Don’t
By December 17, 2011 Read More →

Why Some Diets Work — and Why Most Don’t

Many diets are only a temporary fix that are doomed to fail in the long run. The trick isn’t to find some miracle way to lose weight instantly; it’s to find a diet that will allow you to keep the weight off in the long run. Too often people get sucked into “miracle diets”. A […]

Ten Ways to Quick Start Your Diet Plan
By December 14, 2011 Read More →

Ten Ways to Quick Start Your Diet Plan

Staying on a diet is hard work. It’s easy to start with a bang and then fizzle quickly. Unless you see some results quickly it’s hard to stay motivated. So how do you get your diet off to a quick start without sacrificing your health? Cut out sugar and desserts. This should be your first […]

The McDougall Diet
By December 6, 2011 Read More →

The McDougall Diet

A scientifically-backed, heart-healthy weight loss program, the McDougall Diet stresses the importance of consuming whole, unprocessed starchy plant foods in lieu of the typical modern fare of fatty, high cholesterol animal products. The diet is based on research showing that a vegetarian diet encourages lower calorie consumption and less fat intake, in addition to improving […]

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The Flat Belly Diet
By December 1, 2011 Read More →

The Flat Belly Diet

Belly fat is some of the hardest extra weight to get rid of, and the” Flat Belly Diet” promises to eliminate 15 of those stubborn pounds in just 32 days. Authors of this practical, fact-filled book have impressive credentials: Liz Vaccariello is the editor-in-chief of “Prevention” magazine; and Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD is the magazine’s […]

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The Skinny Bitch Diet
By November 28, 2011 Read More →

The Skinny Bitch Diet

For those on the constant quest for the best way to lose weight, “The Skinny Bitch Diet”, written by former Ford model agent Rory Freedman and former model Kim Barnouin, provides some excellent guidelines for getting down to a healthy weight while feeling better by eating natural, wholesome foods. Freedman and Barnes, who has a […]

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The Best Exercises to Burn Belly Fat
By November 18, 2011 Read More →

The Best Exercises to Burn Belly Fat

First the good news. Belly fat is the first thing to go when you lose weight through exercise. Now the bad news. Spot exercises like sit-ups and crunches that are associated with a flat stomach won’t work if abdominal muscles are surrounded by blubber. These exercises are great for toning muscles, but they won’t get […]

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