Tag: Weight

What to Know About the Snake Diet, an Extreme Fasting Plan for Weight Loss

I thought I’d heard it all, but the Snake Diet is a new one on me. The diet is a twist on the current popularity of fasting, and its extreme nature is raising a lot of red flags for health professionals like me. Here’s the lowdown on what the plan entails, and why I strongly recommend […]

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5 High-Protein Breakfasts to Jump-Start Your Weight Loss

Eating optimal amounts of the “right” protein at your first meal is one of the best ways to help jump-start weight loss and promote healthy behaviors all day long. Here’s why: Protein at breakfast has been shown to help reduce hunger and appetite, boost metabolism, provide lasting energy, conquer cravings for carbs, and help build […]

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10 Foods to Eat More of if You’re Trying to Lose Weight, According to Nutritionists

Stock up on these healthy picks if you're looking to cut calories. Weight Loss – Health.com

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What’s the Best Exercise to Lose Weight: Cardio or Lifting Weights?

[brightcove:5480422809001 default] For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss. Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism and losing weight in your sleep, prompting many exercise enthusiasts to join #TeamNoCardio. So a few years ago, Duke University researchers […]

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The 5 Best Strength Moves for Weight Loss

Do this tone-up-all-over strength workout 2–3 times per week, leaving at least a day's rest in between. Weight Loss – Health.com

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What Is the Ayurvedic Diet—and Can It Help You Lose Weight?

Non-Western approaches to wellness have become increasing popular, from massage and meditation to acupuncture and aromatherapy. The interest in nutrition for both preventative and therapeutic purposes has also soared, including the awareness of eating practices from healthy populations around the globe. One in particular that’s been bubbling up is the Ayurvedic diet. In existence for thousands […]

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The Best Diet Meal Plan to Help You Reach a Healthy Weight, According to a Nutritionist

Forget calorie slashing and deprivation: This diet meal plan is designed to leave you feeling nourished and energized. Weight Loss – Health.com

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8 Surprising Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Diet tricks that can help you break through a weight-loss plateau. Weight Loss – Health.com

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Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these foods can also help you get—and stay—slim?  Weight Loss – Health.com

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Can the Coffee Diet Really Help With Weight Loss—and Is It Safe?

I have written before about the health benefits of coffee, as well as the potential perks of coffee naps, and why enjoying a cup before a workout may lead to better fitness results. Now, coffee has become the central component of a weight loss plan some refer to as "the coffee diet." What is the coffee […]

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