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Scam Diets

You’ll hear about a lot of miracle diets or dieting products that promise fast, easy and effortless weight loss. How we wish it were true, and that we could really …

The Negative Calorie Diet

The Atkins Diet

The Mediterranean Diet

The Bread and Butter Diet


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Weight gain

Most people diet to lose weight, but there are some who do it in order to gain weight. Contrary to popular belief, there is such a thing as being too …

Factors that influence Obesity

Body Types and Body Mass Index


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Dieting to prevent or heal arthritis

Problem: When you are overweight, you stress the joints in your back, knees, hips, ankles, and feet. Since the pain can be magnified four or five times greater effect on …

Dieting to prevent or heal Migraines

Dieting to Prevent a Stroke


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Don’t drink your calories!

They don’t call it beer belly for nothing. Alcohol is very high in calories. Plus, the body automatically converts it to fatty acids when it is metabolized, so the extra …

Increasing fiber in your diet

The Truth about White Foods


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Why Crash Diets don’t work

Some diets will tell you that you can lose up to ten pounds a week – but you’re probably just losing glycogen (carbohydrate) and water, not fat. Why does that …

Motivate yourself to follow a dieting plan

How to stop compulsive eating