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January 31, 2007

Food Substitutions When You’re on a Diet

Revamp Your Diet by Trying Lower-Calorie Options of Your Favorite Foods

When you’re on a diet if you deprive yourself of the foods that you love, it can sometimes backfire and you will end up binging and eating much more. In order to be successful on a diet you need to identify your weak areas and come up with alternatives. Below you’ll find some great substitutions you can make when you are on a diet.

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January 29, 2007

When You’re Striving for Weight Loss, Don’t Risk Your Health in the Process

No Quick Fix for Weight Loss

When you’re serious about weight loss, it is all too easy for your enthusiasm to cause you to try to lose too much weight too quickly. We tend to think that more weight loss is better. There is definitely a limit to how much weight you should be losing. If you keep realistic expectations about how much weight you can lose on a weekly basis, you will not be disappointed or frustrated by trying to lose too much weight in too short a period of time. Weight loss is not worth risking your health unnecessarily, and below you’ll find out helpful tips on losing weight the right “weigh.”

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January 28, 2007

Benefits of Making Your Own Frozen Diet Meals

Frozen Diet Meals Can Be Made at Home for a Fraction of the Cost

If you’re on a diet, you might enjoy eating frozen diet meals by brands such as Weight Watchers and Healthy Choice. There is no doubt that these meals are definitely convenient, however, the meals can quickly become very expensive. Occasionally you might be able to get a good deal by using coupons when you find the meals on sale, but for the most part you are going to have to pay for the convenience that frozen meals provide. What if, though, you can enjoy meals that would be perfect if you’re on a diet, but cost far less than frozen diet meals?

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January 26, 2007

Do Diets and Pizza Mix?

If You’re on a Diet, Pizza Can Still be a Good Food Choice

I’ve long heard that pizza is the best fast food option available especially for individuals who are on a diet, but recent news headlines have reinforced this idea. Pizza is just as quick to grab as burgers and fries, but it is much healthier for individuals on a diet because it has less sodium, calories, and fat.

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January 24, 2007

Diet Pills and Weight Loss

Are Diet Pills For The Dogs?

There's new diet pills that hit the market each and every day. All of them promise that they have something much different to offer than all of the other pills on the market. One of those diet pills may actually be telling the truth. Slentrol is a new diet pill that will be out on the market in a few months. However, this isn’t your everyday ordinary diet pill. In fact, it may be safe to say that no human will ever want to take it. Want to know why? Read on!

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January 22, 2007

Is Dieting on the Decline?

Why Don't Americans and Dieting Seem to Gel?

The diet industry is a multi billion dollar industry, and many of us have spent a lot of money with our dieting efforts. Americans are probably more obsessed with dieting than any other culture or nation. Despite this, more recently Americans are dieting less according to a new study that is making headlines throughout the country.

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January 20, 2007

Good Diets Include Vegetables

Diets Should Include Vegetables as a Main Focus

I know that different diets work for different people, but I’m not going to lie. I am a big fan of consuming as many fresh vegetables as possible. When you are considering new diets to try, you would be well advised to pick one that relies on vegetable consumption.

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January 18, 2007

The Healing Properties of Exercise

Exercise Can Help Ward Off Illness

When we’re on a diet, it’s so easy for us to focus on the weight loss benefits of exercise, but there are so many other benefits to exercise that all too often get forgotten about. Exercise has so many health benefits that I think all of us should make an effort to keep in mind these forgotten benefits. As an unintended side effect, we’ll still achieve that weight loss we want so bad. Once we’re reminded how beneficial exercise is to our well being, we’ll be motivated to stick with our new fitness routine.

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January 16, 2007

The Diet the Flintstones Would Love

What Can the Stone Age Teach Us about Improving our Diet?

If you’re planning on starting a diet, you might want to take some advice from the book titled “Health Secrets of the Stone Age” written by Dr. Phil Goscienski. The title probably sounds somewhat peculiar to most modern-day dieters used to. Anyone who needs some diet advice might benefit from a bit of Stone Age wisdom. If you plan to start a diet soon and are a former Flintstones fan, you might find the following information beneficial.

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January 14, 2007

Exercise in The 21st Century

How Has Exercise Changed through the Years?

Exercise has changed over the years even though it seems difficult to believe. Many years ago people didn't exercise as they do today. Private gyms and fitness facilities were virtually unheard of. But that doesn’t mean people got no exercise. They just got a different type of exercise.

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January 12, 2007

Gastric Bypass Surgery Explained

Should You Consider Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Gastric bypass surgery is a serious option for those who are trying to lose weight, but it doesn’t come without side effects. Anyone who has struggled with weight loss and is very overweight might have briefly considered the possibility of gastric bypass surgery. There are some important things you need to know about gastric bypass surgery, though.

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January 11, 2007

Weight Loss and Gym Memberships

When Won’t Your Monthly Gym Membership Result in Weight Loss?

You might have joined a gym like so many other Americans do in January in hopes of realizing their weight loss goals. Fitness facilities usually enjoy an increase in membership following the New Year. It’s a great time to join a gym. Consumers are highly motivated to fulfill their New Year’s resolution for weight loss, and the winter weather usually makes outdoor exercise difficult. If your one of the countless Americans who joined a gym to achieve weight loss, you will find the following tips helpful in enabling you to meet those goals.

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January 10, 2007

Fitness for Kids Staves Off Obesity Now and Later

The Perfect Time to Worry about Fitness Begins in Childhood

There is an ever-growing fitness market aimed at children. Nutrition experts believe that children’s fitness is extremely important. Children who are too sedentary are more likely to be obese, and obese children are more likely to grow into obese adults.

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January 9, 2007

The Benefits of Cross-Training

Discover How Cross-Training Can Keep You on Track

Cross-training is a great way to vary your exercise routine and reach all your diet and fitness goals. One of the biggest mistakes that novice gym-goers make is to stick to the same routine week after week, month after month. Perhaps they haven’t exercised in years. They try something out such as low-impact aerobics, eventually mastering it. So they continue to do it even when it becomes very easy for them.

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January 8, 2007

Dieters Can Benefit from Weightlifting

Resistance Training Helps Dieters Build Bone Mass

Dieters who are serious about losing weight should definitely consider adding resistance training such as weightlifting to their weekly exercise regimen. No doubt, it’s certainly important to get plenty of cardiovascular exercise each week, but resistance training can be very beneficial in helping dieters meet their weight loss goals.

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January 7, 2007

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Checking Your Weight Frequently

Teens who are Preoccupied with Weighing Themselves Are at Risk for Eating Disorders

While some recent studies have downplayed the detrimental role that weighing oneself has on weight loss, it turns out that for teen girls frequently weighing themselves can lead to a very poor diet. Teens are impacted much more greatly than adults are by weighing themselves too frequently.

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January 6, 2007

Weight Loss and Injury Prevention

Avoiding Injury Can Help You Continue with Your Weight Loss Goals

Once individuals make weight loss a priority, they usually give a high priority to exercising more. It’s important to exercise not only for weight loss but also for cardiovascular health. However, there are some important things to keep in mind when it comes to exercising. Weight loss can be a benefit of increased physical activity, however, it’s only beneficial if you learn how to prevent and reduce your risk of injury.

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