Posts tagged with dietary guidelines

Should You Take Vitamins for Weight Loss?

Posted on August 30, 2012 by 2 Comments

vitaminIf you are trying to lose weight, you may have wondered if you should take vitamins for weight loss.


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Do Low-Fat Diets for Weight Loss Work?

Posted on June 28, 2012 by 1 Comment

food labelNot so long ago, low-fat diets (and low-fat or non-fat labels on foods) were all the rage in weight loss. But do low-fat diets for weight loss really work?


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Best Fruits for Weight Loss?

Posted on June 14, 2012 by 2 Comments

fruitYou???ve likely heard the advice to eat more fruits and vegetables, but it???s important to know that when it comes to foods for weight loss, not all produce is created equal.

In general vegetables have less calories than fruit and so you should aim to eat more veggies and less fruit in your veggie-to-fruit ratio. I simply don???t agree with the weight loss advice that fruit should be considered an unlimited food.

When you do have fruit, be sure to pay attention to portion sizes and keep track of calories as they can add up depending on what type of fruit you choose.


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The Best Grocery List for Healthy Eating

Posted on May 9, 2012 by 3 Comments

Weight Loss Grocery ListSetting yourself up for success is one of the best ways to meet your weight loss goals. And one big part of that is having the healthy foods you should be eating on hand so you are not tempted to go off your plan when hunger strikes.

What should be on your grocery lists for healthy eating will vary depending on your personal preferences and the trigger foods you should avoid. But in general, I recommend having the following foods on your shopping list:


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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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Weight Loss Covered by Insurance?

Posted on December 14, 2011 by Leave a comment

medical weight lossGood news — starting in January 2012, obesity counseling and treatment will be covered by Medicare! Medicare cover weight loss? Yes, it’s true! And that means that within a year, or maybe even less, most private medical insurance companies should also provide insurance coverage for weight loss treatment and obesity counseling.


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