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on Mar 23, 2011 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

Yesterday we gave you 13, and today we offer 12 more surprisingly salty processed foods.  This list is a reminder to keep reading nutrition labels at the grocery store to keep your sodium intake under control.

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on Mar 23, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Whether you are pregnant, have been, or plan to be, you should know that your baby weight can stay with you for life.  Many mothers gain 50, 60 and even 80 pounds as if “eating is for two” is a reason to throw caution to the weight gain wind.  But gaining excess weight during pregnancy can have negative short-term and long-term effects. But not to worry because women can prevent weight problems by getting 'Fit for Delivery'.

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on Mar 22, 2011 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

The average person in the U.S. consumes 3,500 milligrams of sodium a day.  That’s equivalent to almost 9 grams of salt, or nearly 2 teaspoonfuls—way more than the 2,300 milligrams per day suggested by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  But the majority of excess salt, or 77%, isn’t spooned into your food—it comes from processed foods.

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on Mar 18, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Last week, Heather and I donned large backpacks filled with everything we needed to survive five days hiking through the Patagonian wilderness of Southern Chile. It was the first time either of us had attempted a trek hauling all of our own equipment – camping gear, food, clothes, and other supplies – and our packs weighed between 35 and 40 pounds each. By the end of the first day, our backs, shoulders, and hips were struggling from this extra weight. We thought back to a couple of years ago, when we were carrying this weight not on backpacks, but on our bodies as fat.  How did we handle it?

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on Mar 17, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

This is a parable about a hidden force that may be keeping you stuck. 

The twin sisters Regret and Guilt look a lot alike but they are very different.
When Regret makes a mistake she cries, “Oh, I wish I hadn’t done that!” or “Why did I do that?” or “I’m never doing that again!”

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on Mar 16, 2011 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

Yesterday we brought you the best tips from some of the top diet plans.  But before you get started, check out the worst tips to help avoid any diet pitfalls.

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on Mar 15, 2011 06:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

You want to lose serious weight, fast, but don't have time to read every diet book out there. We can help! Check out the best tips from some of the top diet plans—for free—so you can start putting the helpful advice into action ASAP.

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on Mar 03, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

It is estimated that one in four girls and one in six boys will have experienced some form of sexual abuse by the age of eighteen. These exploitive behaviors range from exposure to more invasive forms of sexual assault. If you were sexually abused as a child, and have had difficulty releasing weight and keeping it off, you are not alone. Chances are your ongoing weight loss difficulties stem from your subconscious mind still wanting to protect that little girl, or that little boy, you once were.

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on Feb 28, 2011 06:15 PM in Dieting & You

 

What Mark Pinhasovich said....

The episode opens in the elimination room. The red team is still not settled from Jay‘s departure when the black team is called in for an announcement.  There will be two people eliminated this week. The team that loses the weigh in has to send someone home, as well as the lowest overall individual goes home under the dreaded red line.  Can the red team afford to lose their fourth and fifth person in a row?

Listen to the rest.

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on Feb 24, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

If sticks, gel and a smoothie are your idea of a diet plan, there’s a new product just for you: The Rodial Crash Diet Kit.  The picture on the box of a bottomless naked woman holding a pink measuring tape around her waist might be an indication that this product is more sexy, than healthy,  but the fact that Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton are connected to Rodial products may keep celebrity-diet-secret-seekers clamoring for the Kit. The mass appeal for this two-week ‘diet’ is astonishing given it’s obvious drawbacks for creating a healthy lifestyle, but tell that to the 2,000 people on the waiting list for the diet pack after it launched at Bloomingdale's in New York City last month.

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on Feb 21, 2011 07:00 PM in Dieting & You

 

Two members of the red team have gone home two weeks in a row.  At this point, they must be feeling the pressure mounting. Losing one weigh in, let alone two in a row, can definitely put a gloom on your situation. Can the red team stop their losing streak? Also, will Arthur be able to shake that target off his back, even as he tries to rationalize his decision to his father?   

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on Feb 17, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

You lost five pounds the first week.  The enthusiasm got you to the second week, and you lost four pounds again.  How is it then that now, in half of the second month, you’ve lost only three?  Nothing’s wrong with you.  But, at this point, it’s official: the weight loss honeymoon is over.  And now the real work of dieting begins.

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on Feb 15, 2011 10:00 AM in Dieting & You

 

Did you look forward to receiving chocolate on Valentine’s Day? Great!
Now ignore all the “helpful” advice you’ve heard like:

  • It’s ok to indulge yourself once in a while.  
  • Exercise more so you can have a treat.
  • Treat yourself every now and then.
  • Don't beat yourself up when you cheat; just start over.

 

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on Feb 14, 2011 10:30 PM in Dieting & You

 

If there were foods you could carry around in your purse as secret weapons to boost your health and energy, these are the 12 you've been looking for.  

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on Feb 14, 2011 07:30 PM in Dieting & You

 

What Mark Pinhasovich said....

This week begins in the elimination room. The ranchers are brought in to join the unknowns in order for Ali to share some news with them: The two factions will officially be in direct competition as they are going red versus black! But that is not all. There is also a temptation to take care of right away.

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