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About Weight Loss

  1. A 7-Step Plan for Weight Loss

    The latest studies conclude that a successful weight-loss plan is a mind/body undertaking that not only involves monitoring calorie intake and expenditure, but dealing with the psychological side of weight loss and habit change.

  2. Choosing a Safe Weight-Loss Program

    The not-so-secret secret to weight loss is to burn more calories than you eat. This can be done safely and effectively by eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

  3. Could a Nutrition Expert Help You?

    If you need to change your eating habits for the sake of your health, have you considered talking with a registered dietitian (RD)?

  4. Could Medication Be Causing Weight Gain?

    The most common prescription medications to cause weight gain include drugs that treat depression, heartburn, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, and diabetes.

  5. Fight Back Against Fat

    obesity increases the risk for illness from 30 serious medical conditions, including diabetes, heart disease and several types of cancer.

  6. Lifting Your Way to Weight Loss

    If you've tried a dozen diets but the pounds always sneak back, you may be able to lose them for good by making strength-training an integral part of your weight-loss program.

  7. Maintaining Weight Loss

    Keeping extra weight off requires effort and commitment, just as losing weight does.

  8. Managing Midlife Weight Gain

    Between the late 30s and late 40s, it's not uncommon for both men and women to gain 10 pounds.

  9. Success Secrets of Losing Weight

    The majority of dieters regain the weight they lose within five years. But they could avoid doing so by gradually changing their eating and exercise habits. Your approach to weight loss should be to make changes you can keep up for the rest of your life.

  10. The Science of Weight Loss

    On paper, losing weight is simple math. One pound of fat equals about 3,500 calories. In real life, however, it’s more complex.