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Lose Weight By Changing Habits

Many health professionals use the so-called Stages-of-Change Model of James Prochaska to describe how people give up bad habits for good ones. The model seems to fit many kinds of unhealthy behaviors: eating too much fat, not exercising, smoking, using drugs, and not getting mammograms, among others. No matter what the habit, people seem to […]

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How To Lose Weight In A Swimming Pool

Whether in water or on land, the key to losing weight is burning calories. However, you can lose weight without breaking a sweat! Water exercises are a wonderful addition to any weight loss regimen. They are relaxing, as well as easy on the muscles and joints. You do not need to live near a lake […]

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What Is The Best Way To Lose Weight?

The weight loss industry has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past 30-40 years because of a variety of reasons, but the main reason is arguably the changes that our society has gone through regarding how we eat and the nature of our jobs. In the old days, we could eat whatever we […]

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Is Gastric Bypass Surgery Right For Me?

Significant and lasting weight-loss can be a difficult thing to attain, and for some people it can be next to impossible to accomplish on their own. If you have attempted to lose weight and feel that you have extinguished all options, one procedure you may have considered is gastric bypass surgery. But how do you […]

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The Growing Need For Weight Management Services

The Growing Need for Weight Management Services Obesity has become a serious global epidemic with more than 1.5 million adults worldwide listed as overweight. It’s a condition that takes a physical and mental toll on the body. Overweight and obese people are more at risk for diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, and severely obese people […]

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The Side Effects of a Gastric Band

Gastric band surgery is a last resort option for people who are trying to lose weight. Often, they will have already attempted various other strategies in their weight loss efforts, but to no avail. About Gastric Band Surgery Because gastric band surgery is a major operation, it is not one which doctors or surgeons will […]

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Lose Pregnancy Weight While Breastfeeding

Losing unwanted weight after giving birth is a problem for many breastfeeding women. Those pounds can sometimes seem like they will never come off. However, there are some simple and safe exercises you can do to get your body back into the shape that you desire. However, in order for these exercises to have the […]

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Guide on Weight Loss With Caralluma

Caralluma has been used in India for hundreds of years and have been known as famine food because of its natural appetite suppressant. The succulent plant is used for weight loss because of this attribute. Not only does Caralluma help with weight loss, but it effective for numerous other health conditions including skin problems and […]

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10 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

If you’ve been eating a healthy diet and working out regularly for a long time but are struggling to see the weight loss results you desire, you might be doing a few things wrong. Here are 10 reasons why you’re probably not losing weight. You overcompensate for exercise Many of us think that we can […]

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Free Download BMI chart

To use the table, find the appropriate height in the left-hand column labeled Height. Move across to a given weight (in pounds). The number at the top of the column is the Body Mass Index at that height and weight. Pounds have been rounded off. Source: Adapted from Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and […]

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