50 Weight Loss Secrets from People Who’ve Lost 50 Pounds (Part 1)

Whether you’re looking to shed five pounds or 50 pounds, losing weight is never easy. At times, it may seem impossible, but there are everyday people, just like you, who’ve had huge success slimming down and they have secrets to share. Of course, everyone’s weight loss journey and path is going to be different, but there are a lot …

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Choosing a Weight Loss Program

When you’re looking for a weight loss program, it’s wise to look for one that will meet your needs and set you up for long-term success. In general, look for programs that focus on steady weight loss — about 1-2 pounds a week. While you’re choosing a program, ask these questions: Does the staff include qualified counselors and …

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Obesity: Stop Shaming, Start Understanding

Replacing bias with curiosity is the way forward for a healthier society. How do you feel about fat? Visualize a woman with obesity. Do you assume she eats all day and never gets off the couch? Picture a man with obesity. Do you think of him as lazy and unsuccessful? Are you secretly (or not so …

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The Psychology of Weight Loss

While our diet industry might have us still believe that weight loss is all about math, and our food industry seems happy to support this belief (with all of it’s fat, protein, carbs, sugars, salt and grams of fiber on the nutritional facts label), it’s simply not the truth – weight loss is not all about math …

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The Best Weight Loss Methods According to Science

If you ask a diet expert about the best weight loss methods, you’re likely to get a wide range of answers. Unfortunately, as a result, dieters spend hours online trying to find the best eating plan, the newest workout trend, or the most effective supplements for weight loss. But often, the pills are too expensive, the diets …

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8 Simple Ways to Get Rid of Belly Bloat

Stomach feeling stretched? Discover some surprising causes for belly bloat—plus solutions to feel more like yourself. Either your jeans shrank or your belly grew, and chances are it’s the latter. You’re exercising and eating right, so what’s up with the bloating? Sometimes the culprit is obvious (hello, hormones and last night’s burrito!), but other times …

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The science of weight loss

Weight Loss Science When we think about losing weight, the assumption is we’ll be losing fat, but weight loss is more complicated than that, because not all weight loss is necessarily fat loss. When we reduce calories, our bodies don’t exclusively turn to burning excess fat for fuel. So, we prefer to focus on the …

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4 Secrets to Successful Weight Loss

If you look at the process of weight loss, it seems like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? Eat less, exercise more and watch the pounds melt away. It’s such a simple concept. In fact, if you believe the hype put out there by some diet books, magazines, and infomercials, it may seem like fast weight loss is just one …

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