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A Healthy Lifestyle is Important in How Diet Works

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When it comes to losing weight and keeping it off, the best path to follow is the one that results in a healthy diet and active lifestyle. There are no shortcuts.
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How to Spot a Fad Diet

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Fad diets can be seductive promising a quick fix, but in the short run they can have serious side effects and in the long run, they don't work.
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Squeezing Out The Waste with Digital Health Innovation

Here are 3 digital health innovations that, in their own way, streamline processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness—something we need much more of in healthcare.
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Condiments: Calories We Forget to Count

Condiments are those little dabs of this and that we slather on food to make it taste better. If you aren't paying attention, you could be getting more calories and fat from your condiment than you are from the food you put it on.
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5 Reasons Patients Ignore Doctors’ Eating and Fitness Advice

Why do these patients continue to sabotage themselves? Here are five clinical explanations.
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Prebiotic and Probiotic Foods May Help You Lose Weight

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The foods we eat can alter the microbial communities in our digestive tract and this, in turn, impacts complex human behaviors related to weight, such as appetite and satiety.
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Heart Disease, Obesity, and the Myth of Personal Responsibility

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It's time to abandon the notion that "personal responsibility" is the solution to every health problem so that the hard work of affecting cultural change can be taken up in earnest.
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6 Metabolic Benefits of Strength Training For Women

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Modern approaches to strength training tailored for women can result in significant metabolic benefits without bulking you up. Here's the evidence.

A New Year’s Resolution for Physicians: Empathize with the Obese

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A physician who has struggled with a life-long addiction to over-eating and obesity, asks other docs to join him in a resolution for the New Year: Empathize with the obese.