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A few conclusions:
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January 31, 2012 Controlling Temptations May Be As Easy As Pie With This One Trick
Dear Lifehacker, In an attempt to lose some fat and get fit, I've started a new diet and exercise routine.
Now comes the hard part. Put the fork down. This could be a lot more challenging than you imagine, because that first bite was very good and another immediately beckons.
<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-95001" title="sweeteners" src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/wiredscience/2012/02/sweeteners.jpg" alt="" width="660" height="439" /> A controversial proposal would regulate sugar as a toxic substance, and not simply because it’s a calorie-rich enabler of obesity. Some researchers say it’s intrinsically dangerous, not unlike alcohol or tobacco, with unique properties that set off a hormonal cascade ending in higher risks of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes.
Can one tiny change each day lead to big results? The average adult gains about one pound per year.
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For Losing Weight, Commercial Programs Are Better and Cheaper Than Noncommercial Programs - General MedicineHow do noncommercial weight-loss programs compare with commercial weight-loss programs? In an eight-arm randomized trial that involved 740 overweight or obese adults in the U.K., researchers compared the relative effectiveness of various 12-week programs: general practice one-to-one counseling, pharmacy one-to-one counseling, a group-based dietetics program, and three commercial programs (Rosemary Conley, Slimming World, and Weight Watchers).
Obesity Risk Doubled for Kids of Obese Moms
The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during adolescence, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed national data detailing relationship characteristics between mothers and their children during their toddler years. The lower the quality of the relationship in terms of the child's emotional security and the mother's sensitivity, the higher the risk that a child would be obese at age 15 years, according to the analysis.
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It's in our basic nature to reach for a large portion when hungry.
You huff and puff in the gym, religiously weigh yourself daily on the weighing scale and still don't manage to knock out those extra pounds. So where exactly are you going wrong? The answer is simple, there's something wrong with your diet.