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Fruits and Vegetables: Are They Helping You Lose Weight?

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If you are trying to lose weight, you are probably always looking for diet tricks that can make your job easier. Often, these strategies involve restricting your diet, but one tip to help you lose weight is to eat more fruits and vegetables. Not only do these food groups help you with your weight loss [...]

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Gaining Weight with Every Bite

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Imagine if you saw the immediate and quantitative consequences of everything you did in life? Would you still do a lot of the things you do now? With not so much as an afterthought? Let’s take our food choices for example; after all, we do live in a fast paced society that revels in the [...]

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Portion Sizes Are Ballooning – And So Are Our Waistlines

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There’s a huge misconception out there about how food portion sizes have changed over the years. Contrary to what you might presume about restaurants and food makers paring down portion sizes in order to save money, portion sizes aren’t getting any smaller. In fact, they’re getting bigger with every passing year. And as a result, [...]

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What’s the true price of dieting?

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Most of us already know that diet foods that are “Fat free” “Sodium free” and “Free of carbs”, all equate to more cash at the register. But the true cost of dieting doesn’t stop there, think about the diet industry as a whole; gym memberships, exercise equipment, and diet books, the list goes on and [...]

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Weight Loss: Are Burger King’s New Lower-Fat Fries Really a Better Choice?

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A few weeks ago on the Slimband blog, we examined three different methods for helping maintain your weight loss when eating on the run, specifically at fast food restaurants. If a new innovation from Burger King catches on, that choice could get a little more interesting in the months to come. On September 30, the [...]

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Weight Loss Management: 3 Ways to Make Better Choices When Eating on the Run

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Let’s face it, fall is a tough time for weight loss management. Whether you’re headed back to school or dealing with a more hectic work schedule, you’ll likely find yourself pinched for time to cook—and lining up at a fast-food restaurant or food court more often. Truth is, it’s difficult to make truly healthy choices [...]

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Chocolate cravings for women may start earlier than you think

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Do you love chocolate? Is there a woman in your life who does? The answers to the both these questions are most likely a resounding yes. It seems that there may be more to this phenomenon than just common knowledge. In fact, according to new research presented by an Italian research team, a woman’s craving [...]

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Yo-Yo Dieting: Top 10 Reasons why Women Abandon Diets

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Anyone who has ever fallen victim to yo-yo dieting knows there comes a point in every diet when fatigue sets in. The desire to indulge in high calorie foods overpowers the desire for weight loss. The result: falling off the wagon. A recent British study surveyed 2000 women to find out the top 10 reasons [...]

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Portion Control: What 200 Calories Looks Like

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As any seasoned dieter knows, portion control is one of the key goals of any effective weight loss plan. However, portion control does not automatically mean that your favourite high-calorie foods such as French fries and donuts become permanently off-limits. Actually, you don’t have to give up the foods you love to lose weight at [...]

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Fast Food Popular Last Meal for Death Row Inmates

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What would you eat if it was your last night on Earth? Maybe it’s a question you’ve thought about; it’s certainly been a subject brought up in recent pop culture offerings. But in all likelihood you won’t have the slightest idea what your last meal will be; it could be a steak dinner in an [...]

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