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6 Best Ways to Lose Weight Fast

Posted on September 6, 2012 by 4 Comments

scaleNobody ever wants to lose weight slowly. So what are the best ways to lose weight fast? Here is what I tell my own patients:


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Can Weight Loss = Bone Loss?

Posted on May 16, 2012 by Leave a comment

weight lossFor many women, bone loss can become a major complication as they age, with osteoporosis leading to fragile, easily broken bones later in life.

Does weight loss play a role in losing bone mass? Yes, and no.

In general weight loss associated with bone loss usually occurs along with some form of serious illness that is causing the weight loss.

On the other hand, people on a balanced weight loss program who are getting adequate nutrition despite cutting calories are at a low risk of experiencing bone loss.


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Do Men Lose Weight Differently Than Women?

Posted on May 2, 2012 by Leave a comment

men and weightOne thing couples in our program notice is that men usually lose weight faster than women. Does weight loss really differ for men, and how?

It’s true; men do tend to lose weight more quickly and easily than women. Studies of men and women eating a diet of equal calories and exercise have shown men lose weight easier and quicker. The reason goes back to basic survival and the different biological needs of men and women.


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HCG Weight Loss: Does It Work?

Posted on February 15, 2012 by 2 Comments

hgc weight lossYou may have seen or heard ads for HCG weight loss programs that promise easy and quick weight loss and wondered, ???Do they work???? The short answer is no ??? despite numerous medical studies, no connection between HCG and weight loss has been shown. Worse, these plans could put your health in serious danger.


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Dramatic Weight Loss: Is It Safe to Lose Lots of Weight?

Posted on January 4, 2012 by 7 Comments

dramatic weight lossMaybe you???ve seen weight loss ads or stories featuring dramatic before and after photos of celebrities, or even ordinary people, and wondered if you could lose a lot of weight, too. Is it safe to lose a lot of weight? How dramatic is too dramatic? These are all good questions. And like many questions, the answer is, ???It depends.???


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Does Fasting Lead to Weight Loss?

Posted on January 10, 2011 by 5 Comments

fastingMany popular fad diet plans recommend fasting or eating little except cabbage soup, juice, or some other liquid for several days as a way to jump-start weight loss. But do they work?

Hardly, and here’s why. Not so very long ago, humans lived in a feast or famine world. Food was difficult to come by, and sometimes was not available at all. To ensure survival, the human body coped with these cycles by going into starvation mode when calories were few and far between.


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