10 Simple Rules to Lose 5 Pounds

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Losing those last irritating 5 pounds can be the hardest part of your weight-loss journey. Kick things up a notch without depriving yourself. These 10 easy rules will help you finally hit your goal weight and allow you to maintain your healthy new physique. 1. Practice Portion Control Over the years, portions have become supersized. […]

Staying Fit – Insidious Sugar

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In the 1990s, many dietary experts advised us to consume foods low in fat. Many products were marketed to take advantage of this eating trend. What happened, unfortunately, was an increase in overweight individuals, including a rise in the incidence of diabetes. Close scrutiny of these low-fat foods showed that they contained more sugar and certainly not any fewer calories. Thus, one bad food substance was […]

Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain

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Synthetic fat substitutes used in low-calorie potato chips and other foods could backfire and contribute to weight gain and obesity, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association. The study, by researchers at Purdue University, challenges the conventional wisdom that foods made with fat substitutes help with weight loss. “Our research showed that […]