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*In Defense of Fast Weight Loss

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Extreme diets get a bad rap — but is it deserved? To keep pounds off for good, you should lose weight slowly over time, right? Not so fast. Adding to a growing body of research on the benefits of quick weight-loss programs, a new study in The Lancet: Diabetes and Endocrinology found that subjects who followed a short, extreme diet were more likely to hit their long-term pound-shedding goals as compared to people who followed a more moderate plan. The study involved 200 obese adults, who took part in a…

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Turn Down Your Thermostat for Weight Loss

*Study: Subtle Temperature Changes on “Healthy” Brown Fat Storage and Associated Health Risks it Involves

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Study: Subtle Temperature Changes on “Healthy” Brown Fat Storage and Associated Health Risks it Involves If you are under the assumption that all fat in your body is created equally and is in turn equally bad for you, then you will be surprised to learn that there are actually two different types of fat. White fat is used to store energy and produce hormones that are then secreted into the bloodstream. This is typically the kind of fat that you think of when someone says, “You look fat.” Brown fat…

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Symptoms of Female Hormone Imbalance

*How to Transition Into Menopause Efficiently and Naturally Reduce the Symptoms of Hormone Imbalance

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When many people think of the transition into menopause, they think of infertility and emotional highs and lows but there are plenty of other health issues that accompany this stage as well. Weight gain, hot flashes and the risk of various diseases, such as heart disease, osteoporosis and cancer, all rise during peri-menopause, menopause and post-menopause. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to seek the help of a specialized expert to help bring your hormones back into balance. A solid nutrition plan is one of…

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