Monthly Archives: June 2011

People Who Lose It And Keep It Off

In 1994 Rena Wing, Ph.D. from Brown Medical School, and James O. Hill, Ph.D.from the University of Colorado put together what has become the largest prospective investigation of long-term successful weight loss maintenance. This study is called the National Weight Control Registry. Believing that few individuals succeed at long-term weight loss, Drs Wing and Hill developed the […]

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Why Fasting for Weight Loss May Work Against Your Brain

A popular diet trend is to start a diet off with a fast or some sort of cleanse. One of the more popular features of the SlimXpress diet is that dieters begin treatment, not with a fast, but with two days of “loading” (eg. eating to your heart’s content) before starting the low calorie diet. […]

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Science Confirms What Your Dietitian Has Said All Along: Skip The Chips!

A massive study that lasted over 20 years and evaluated over 100,000 men and women has confirmed what dietitians and medical doctors have been saying for years, namely that eating fewer starches and refined foods like potatoes, white bread, low-fiber breakfast cereals, processed meats, sweets and soda will help get (and keep) the weight off: […]

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Feeling Hungry? Take A Nap!

Diets tend to focus on healthier eating and controlling portions/calories. That is certainly true of the SlimXpress range of diets. But while there’s no getting around reducing your caloric intake in order to burn fat, there are things you can do to make that easier, and some of them might surprise you. Rebecca Wilson, who practices […]

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Lose Weight To Add A Little Sunshine To Your Life

If looking and feeling better weren’t enough motivation, how about healthier bones, a better immune system and reduced chances of cancer, heart disease and diabetetes? A recent study shows that weight loss can increase levels of vitamin D, a vitamin which can play an important role in all of the above. Older women who are […]

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