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You win some, you lose some, as the saying goes. But sometimes losing is a very good thing. In a recent study of people with obesity, dropping as little as 5 percent of body weight was shown to improve insulin sensitivity and reduce risk of diabetes and heart disease. For a person who weighs 200 ... Read more
ADDED TO  Weight, Wellness Tips  2 days 11 hours 51 min ago
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Quick: What’s the number one reason most weight-loss programs fail? It’s probably not what you think. A new survey of more than 1,000 Americans suggests that no matter how much we think we know about losing weight — for example, that we need to eat less and move more — the majority of people don’ ... Read more
ADDED TO  Wellness Tips, Weight  46 days 11 hours 51 min ago
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“Fire in the belly” is generally considered a good thing — that inner drive that helps you accomplish goals. But a different kind of “fire” in your belly is best avoided. Visceral abdominal fat lies deeper than the “pinch an inch” variety (known as subcutaneous fat) and emits chemicals that inc ... Read more
ADDED TO  Food- Smart Choices, Weight, Wellness Tips  56 days 11 hours 51 min ago
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Those vague, broad and often lofty promises we all make to ourselves at the start of the New Year? Not going to work. Instead of vowing to "eat healthier" or "run a half marathon," set realistic and specific goals, and make a plan for how you're going to achieve them. That may ... Read more
ADDED TO  Wellness Tips, Weight  86 days 11 hours 51 min ago
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Warning: This tip contains a physiology lesson! Chronic stress triggers an ancient response that results in the release of cortisol into your bloodstream. Cortisol raises your blood sugar, which increases fat storage in your belly. So stress ends up increasing the size of your belly. Chronic stre ... Read more
ADDED TO  Stress, Weight, Wellness Tips  93 days 11 hours 51 min ago
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