Most of us want to lose weight and it seems there are as many diets as there are people willing to try them. They all come down to a balance between fat, proteins and carbohydrates, the basic components of food. But what if science could help you determine your best diet, whether it’s the Zone diet or Weight Watchers approach.
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You’re gazing down at the muffin top feeling defeated. You tell yourself it’s “diet time.” A quick hop onto the internet doesn’t help much. There are so many diets out there and the calorie counts range from zero for those detox cleanses up to 2,000 calories per day. How on earth do you figure out what you need?
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The faster you lose weight may determine your ability to keep it off and how much you lose. That’s the result of a new study published last week in the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.
You know you shouldn’t watch as much TV as you do. We come home from a long day and just veg out in front of the tube. It’s definitely one of the biggest contributing factors to obesity, here’s some stats …
Inside the health care reform bill was a nice little section that requires restaurants of 20 or more outlets to submit to calorie labeling on menus, menu boards and drive-through displays as well as vending machines. Additional information will be available by request to consumers.
Jamie Oliver was making a point when he came to Huntington, WV. Take the “sickest” city in America and turn it’s citizens on to healthy eating habits. Overhaul the school lunch program and create lots of happy, healthier citizens. But now the school board might just let it die.
Jamie Oliver is capping off his six episode run of “Food Revolution” tonight. It’s his last chance to get our attention. It’s his last chance to try to change the way we eat in the United States. He’ll only succeed if you vote with your remote.
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