Are Toxins Making You Fat?

August 3, 2010

Nearly 81% of Americans are overweight and 31% of these overweight people are considered to be obese. We’ve all heard the reasons (stereotypes) for why this is the case: Americans are lazy, don’t exercise, and love fast food. It could be that so many Americans are overweight because these stereotypes are true, but is there […]

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Diet and Exercise According to Your Doctor

June 25, 2010

Beginning a new diet and workout regimen may seem simple enough.  Are you looking to lose weight?  Start jogging and eat nothing but salad (or better yet, invest in the latest non-FDA-approved herbal weight-loss supplement).  Do you want to bulk up and stop the “Skinny Minnie” jibes?  Lift weights and drink a ton of protein […]

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Workout, Massage, Rinse, and Repeat

June 23, 2010

You know that working out feels great, even though it sometimes leaves you with tight muscles and body aches.  Massage is just the opposite, leaving you loose and relaxed.  But did you know that there are a host of benefits associated with getting a massage post-workout?  Athletes have been operating on this principle for years, […]

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How Hollywood Affects Weight Loss Efforts

May 2, 2010

By today’s standards, Jayne Mansfield, Marilyn Monroe, and Mae West would be considered overweight. They probably would have never gotten more than a few roles as the comedic best friend of the “sexy” leading lady. The average woman’s dress size is a 14. The average starlet’s size is 0. Hollywood is getting smaller and smaller […]

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Should I Tell My Friend to Lose Weight?

April 21, 2010

If you noticed that your friend needs to lose weight, will you be brave enough to tell her? Will you be willing to risk your friendship for this? If you had a hard time answering these questions, then, you are officially on a dilemma. To tell, or not to tell—a question, only you can answer. […]

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Does Proactol Work For Weight Loss? Clinical Studies

April 18, 2010

Obesity is of concern to many people around the world. As more and more become obese, the incidence of many health related problems increases too. Obesity raises the risk for health problems like type 2 diabetes, various types of cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Obesity occurs when a person regularly consumes more energy than what is […]

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Obesity in America and Cosmetic Weight Loss Alternative

March 23, 2010

Obesity is a condition that millions of people deal with in their everyday lives. For many, it’s an affliction that makes a healthy life both difficult to have and almost impossible to maintain. Dieting and working out, while having a profound effect for some, is not always an option for the millions who are desperate […]

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