All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘diet’

Oprah Winfrey Tweets About Love of Bread, Weight Watchers Stock Soars

Many diets would have you abstain from carbohydrates like bread – but not Weight Watchers. And this is perfect for Oprah Winfrey, who loves bread. Like, a lot. And she says she’s lost 26 pounds on Weight Watchers while eating bread every single day. “This is the joy for me,” Oprah says in a Twitter video. “I love bread. I …

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Jennifer Aniston Keeps It Simple When It Comes to Her Diet

By all accounts, 46-year-old Jennifer Aniston looks great. Anyone, young or old, would kill to be her shape. So, how does she do it? Is she a proponent of some sort of fad diet? Has she found the secret? Is her metabolism working in overdrive? Can she just eat anything she wants? No, no, and no. For Jennifer Aniston, staying …

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Wendy Williams Told Herself ‘Stop Eating So Much Fatso’

Wendy Williams looks great these days, and she says you can thank the tried and true method of “just not eating so much” for her weight loss. Williams recently talked weight loss in her after show segment. Williams said she has struggled with her weight since she was a small child, recalling her first diet food (Tuna fish and mustard). …

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Madonna: Age Questions Are Sexist; Cooking Questions Are Not

Madonna is still the reigning Queen of Pop, even though she’s getting stiff competition in that arena. At 56 years of age, she shows no sign of stopping, but don’t ask her about her age. “To me it’s a sexist thing to ask why I keep going,” Madonna told Entertainment Weekly. “No one said to Picasso when he was 80, …

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Kirstie Alley Sheds 50 Pounds, Again

Kirstie Alley, known for her yo-yo dieting throughout the years, has shed yet another 50 pounds and is looking thin and trim. How did she do it this time? She went back on the Jenny Craig plan on which she lost 75 pounds while serving as the company’s spokesperson. “It was so easy for me when I did it before,” …

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Does Fast Weight Loss Really Work? Four Factors Said To Help Keep Pounds Off

When it comes to weight loss, many dieters want the pounds gone as fast as humanly possible. Standing in the way of this dream has been the long-standing belief that losing weight too quickly is both too dangerous and merely temporary. The danger of fast weight loss comes from the questionable methods that individuals use to shed those pesky pounds. …

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Pippa Middleton Reveals Diet & Exercise Secrets

Pippa Middleton, the duchess of Cambridge’s sister, recently shared her diet and exercise routines with Britain’s Waitrose Weekend magazine. Middleton has been writing a monthly blog for the publication that is focused on overall health, mind, and well-being. Along with her own diet and exercise routines, Pippa shares recipes and other fitness tips with the help of a nutritionist and …

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Missy Elliot Unrecognizable After Losing 70 Pounds

Missy Elliot, who hasn’t been seen in public since earlier this summer, was almost unrecognizable as she performed at Alexander Wang’s H&M Collection launch in New York City on Thursday, October 15. The Is That Your Chick rapper, who is said to have lost a whopping 70 pounds, flaunted her new slim figure as she performed her hit songs Get …

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Weight Loss Success Means No More Scales Or Counted Calories?

For many years, weight loss has been a matter of willpower and vigilance. If you wanted a smaller figure it meant practically living on the bathroom scale and taking note of every single calorie that you ate. Success or failure was measured according to decreasing numbers. This behavior, while proudly toted by diet and weight loss experts and programs, has …

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Weight Loss: Five Tips To Make It Successful

Almost everyone struggles with weight loss at some point in their life and even if you manage to get the extra weight off, it can be just as hard to keep it off. If you want to make sure that your weight loss is successful, use these tips to ensure that your mind and body are both where they need …

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Low-Carb Diets: What Are The Best Low-Carb Foods?

Low-carb diets are all the rage these days, and rightfully so. Studies have shown that a low-carb diet is a great way to shed excess weight. Though some dieters opt for a low-fat plan, recent research indicates that a low-carb diet isn’t just better for overall weight loss. It may also significantly curb your risk of heart disease. These are …

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Low-Carb Diet: 4 Myths That Can Hurt You

It’s true that low-carb dieting can have positive effects on your body. You’ll lose weight, feel more energized and probably find it easier to meet long-term fitness goals. However, there are some beliefs that low-carb fans swear by that aren’t necessarily true. And in some cases, this false information may do far more harm than good. Here’s four myths often …

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Weight Loss: Three Tips For Summer Fitness

Summer is here and many people are still working to lose the weight they gained during fall and winter. The hot weather can make exercising and working out almost unbearable and on a hot summer day it’s hard to resist a nice cold ice cream cone. Here are a few tips for summer fitness. Time Your Workouts If you like …

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Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Are Just One Way To Make Chocolate Healthy

Chocolate-covered strawberries are great, right? Heck, anything covered in chocolate is usually pretty good. The thing is – chocolate-covered foods are generally not super healthy for you. Those who are constantly craving chocolate can work it into their diets though. ABC Health recently put together a list of the five ways that one can eat chocolate the healthy way. The …

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Kate Hudson Talks Diet and Fitness

Kate Hudson recently divulged some of her secrets for maintaining her svelte physique during an interview with E!. The 34-year-old mother of two actually follows a fairly laid back plan. There’s absolutely no doubt that whatever she does works–and well, too. The daughter of Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell is a beautiful blonde. She inherited many of her mother’s other …

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High-Fiber Diet: The Smart Way to Get Healthy

Since time immemorial, diet advice has been handed out just like opinions. Everyone’s got one and no one is afraid to share. Sometimes, in the midst of the latest greatest diet craze, common sense gets lost or overlooked in favor of a quicker (but sometimes less healthy) way to shed a few pounds. The road to weight loss is generally …

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Omega-3 Supplements Vs. Foods That Have Them

Having trouble getting the kids to sleep? Surely your first answer isn’t to reach for a bottle of pills when you aren’t sure what’s in them. But, as a new study came out showing evidence of a link between omega-3 fatty acids and sleep in healthy children, it’s worth observing. So, omega-3 fatty acids are dubbed “essential fatty acids”. That’s …

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High Protein Diets Could Be Dangerous

High protein diets such as the Paleo diet have become very popular, but although fans of these diets swear that they are healthy and great for losing weight and staying fit, doctors warn that they can be dangerous. Studies show that high protein diets can be helpful for the elderly but can actually shorten the lifespan of middle aged men …

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Diabetic Diet: Healthy Equals Happy

Living with diabetes can be difficult and some people who are suffering from the illness find it difficult to lose or maintain a healthy weight. While there are many diets that claim to be perfect for people with diabetes, they tend to leave you hungry or can be classified as crash diets, which allow you to lose weight in a …

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Probiotic Supplements: Accelerating Weight Loss

A recent test that was conducted in Canada has found that probiotic supplements helped women lose weight, and keep it off. Although the test was performed on both men and women, it appears that only the women lost the weight. The test was conducted at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada, where they tested 125 overweight men and women, who …

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Best Diet Plans: Losing Weight And Staying Healthy

Although many of us have been hit by bad weather over the last several weeks, it will soon be Spring and everyone will be ready to take off some layers and show off their bodies. While some people have been working on their weight loss goals since the beginning of the year, many others have slacked off during winter but …

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Low Carb-Diets: Better Than Low-Fat Diets?

It’s January and the nation has noticed those jeans fitting a bit tighter, and the scale tipping away from where it should be sitting. It was the holidays that did it, and now it is time to seriously consider getting those “Thanksgiving” and “Christmas” holiday pounds off. But which diet to choose – there are so many that are extremely …

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio Puts Inmates on “Bread and Water” Diet

Controversial Maricopa County (Az.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has put 38 residents of the county clink on what he calls a “bread and water” diet. Their offense? Flag desecration. How did 38 inmates have access to flags to desecrate? Because Arpaio put flags in all the cells. So, yes, Arpaio’s grand social experiment has yielded proof that petty criminals will become …

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Best Diet Plans- Losing Weight And Staying Healthy

It’s that time of year again, the time when the thought of Spring gets everyone in the mood to lose weight. While many people know that the best way to lose weight is with a healthy diet and a good amount of exercise, some are looking for a quicker way to drop those pounds. There are many different diet plans …

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Garcinia Cambogia: Is It Really Safe?

The newest craze in weight loss supplements, Garcinia cambogia and GC Select is flying off the shelves in an all out effort to support weight loss for those seeking to drop those extra pounds. The gambooge fruit, also known as the Malabar tamarind, ripens to a red or yellowish fruit about the size of an orange, but with more of …

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Science Teacher Loses 37 Pounds on McDonald’s Diet

Remember the Super Size Me documentary with Morgan Spurlock that showed the side effects of eating nothing but McDonald’s for one month? Spurlock gained 24.5 pounds in 30 days, proving that eating McDonald’s for every meal probably isn’t the best idea. As an answer to that documentary, a science teacher from Iowa ate nothing but McDonald’s menu items for 90 …

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Super Shred Diet Promises Big Results Fast

It’s the new year, and weight loss features prominently on many lists of New Year’s resolutions. For 2014, there’s a new contender in the diet arena and it’s promising big results: the Super Shred Diet. The diet is the brain child of Dr. Ian Smith. In 2012, Smith published Shred: The Revolutionary Diet: 6 Weeks, 4 Inches, 2 Sizes. To …

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Diet Tips For 2014: Best Ways To Stay On Track

Regardless of whether you want to shed a few points or maintain your current weight, it’s important to make sure your approach to better health is sensible. There are all kinds of fad diets out there and some of the “advice” offered can even be harmful. If you’re looking to get over the holiday hump and rid yourself of the …

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Weight Loss- The Most Popular New Year’s Resolution

The New Year is upon us and now is the time when everyone starts making their New Year’s resolutions. One of the most popular resolutions that many people have for the new year is weight loss. Some people will promise to exercise more or eat right, but most will not stick to their weight loss plan for more than a …

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Weight Loss: 6 Strategies For Success

It’s nearing that time again when New Year’s resolutions begin. Many of us will resolve to lose weight, quit smoking, start exercising more, spend more time with family… etc.,the list is endless. Lots of people join a gym, or buy exercise equipment around the first of the year. In fact, Psych Central calls January, the Gym month. These first of …

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