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Half Of Americans Will Be Obese By 2030

A new analysis is predicting that by 2030, just ten years from now, 48.9% of all adults in the United States will be obese and 24.2% will be severely obese. That’s just obesity, defined by a person with a body-mass index or BMI, (a measure of weight relative to height) of 30 or above. Having… Continue reading Half Of Americans Will Be Obese By 2030

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9 Holly, Jolly, Healthy Holiday Recipes

We've all made it this far in the holiday season, doing our best to make healthy, wise decisions when it comes to the food we eat. It's not an easy job! The holidays are the time of year that most people gain weight due to the change in diet, averaging an increase of 5-7 pounds.… Continue reading 9 Holly, Jolly, Healthy Holiday Recipes

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Adding Pulses To A Diet Can Increase Weight Loss

Usually a weight loss plan calls for restriction or removing foods to drop pounds. But new research is advising you to add to your meal plan. Continuing my series on how to fill your diet with delicious, low calorie, low density foods- adding the family of pulses fits this bill.  Pulses are the dried seeds of the legume branch. In other… Continue reading Adding Pulses To A Diet Can Increase Weight Loss

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10 (More) Fruits That Help Weight Loss

I've discussed how berries and a low density diet can help weight loss endeavors. Since then I’ve been asked to discuss more specific examples. Here are other delicious fruits worth adding to a diet that can help you gain momentum in a weight loss plan. Grapefruit Grapefruit is a cross between a pomelo and an… Continue reading 10 (More) Fruits That Help Weight Loss

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Feel Full On Fewer Calories

We’re all told the way to lose weight is to eat less and take in fewer calories. But what if you could eat more and still take in fewer calories? That’s where the concept of energy density comes in. It sounds like the last thing any dieter should do, but eating more could actually be the key… Continue reading Feel Full On Fewer Calories