When Weight Loss Surgery Goes Wrong: The Risks

November 28, 2017
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Before deciding upon whether you will go through with weight loss surgery, you should know what the potential risks are. Talking to your doctor about the risks versus the benefits of this type of surgery is imperative. And you also need to be open with your doctor about any medical conditions that you’ve had or […]

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Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat…This Does

November 16, 2017
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A lot of people are under the impression that fat is actually what causes weight gain and makes you, well, fat. But the truth is that there are other factors at play. It isn’t actually fat that makes you fat, and knowing the actual causes of your weight gain will help you gain control so […]

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BMI Obesity Results Can Be Inaccurate…Here’s Why

October 24, 2017
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BMI, or Body Mass Index, has long been used to measure whether or not someone is within a healthy weight. In addition to stepping on a regular scale, you might also have a BMI scale at home that tells you whether or not you are obese based on your weight and height. But even though […]

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The Facts About Taking Laxatives to Lose Weight

October 10, 2017
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Have you thought about taking laxatives to lose weight? Before you take this route, check out the facts below. The Types of Laxatives Available There are four main types of laxatives that people can choose from. The first is your typical fiber-based product that will work on bulking up your stool while helping it pass […]

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Is Ketosis Bad for You? An Expert on Healthy Diet Explains

September 18, 2017
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The ketogenic diet has become yet another one of those well-known diets that people are trying in order to lose weight. It involves going on a high-fat, low-carb eating plan, and the idea is to restrict your carb intake severely, while at the same time boosting your intake of fat, so that your body could […]

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Healthy Soup Recipes You Can Make in a Blender

September 13, 2017
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Whenever you’re hoping to have a nice, warm, soothing, and healthy dinner, you probably think of soup. But forget all of those complicated recipes that have you cutting up veggies and slaving over your stove. Instead, use your blender to whip something together in a matter of minutes. To get started, give these healthy soup […]

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Green Tea Leaf Extract in Diet Pill Formulas

September 6, 2017
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If you drink green tea, you already know that it can provide a host of health benefits. But what about green tea leaf extract? Often found in natural weight loss supplements, does this ingredient really help you shed excess pounds? Keep reading to learn more. What Is Green Tea Leaf Extract? Green Tea Leaf Extract […]

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3 Journaling Tips for Health and Wellness

July 11, 2017
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Writing in a diary or journal is a practice that has existed for hundreds of years. However, it doesn’t typically get the credit it deserves as a part of a healthy lifestyle. When we write out our thoughts it can be extremely advantageous in easing emotional strains, improving mental illness and even reducing certain physical […]

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Why Water Pills For Weight Loss are a Serious Health Risk

June 29, 2017
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Water pills are designed to help the body get rid of excess fluid. And when you lose a lot of the water that is in your body, your weight can drop by quite a few pounds in a very short amount of time, so it’s no wonder that people use water pills for weight loss. […]

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Kettlebell Exercises That Strengthen Your Shoulders

June 29, 2017
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Kettlebells are a fantastic alternative to dumbbells, and they can be used to add more variety to your workout routine. Plus, you can purchase some to keep at home, so you do not have to go to a gym to use them. If you wish to target your shoulder muscles in order to bulk them […]

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