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The Crazy-Busy Person’s Guide to Losing Weight

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The Crazy-Busy Person’s Guide to Losing Weight

Losing weight is challenging no matter what, but when you have a hectic schedule full of appointments, errands, and random time-sucking obligations, your New Year’s weight-loss resolution to slim down can feel straight-up impossible. Here’s the good news, though: You don’t need to quit your job and go to boot camp to successfully lose weight. You can shed pounds — slowly but surely — while continuing to hustle and keep up with your commitments. The key is learning to plan ahead and organize your day in a smart, efficient way. Before long, your weight-loss habits will become second-nature, not to mention totally worth the extra...

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Metabolism to Mental Health: Ways Losing Weight Too Fast Will Backfire

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Metabolism to Mental Health: Ways Losing Weight Too Fast Will Backfire

“Drop six sizes in 90 days!” “Lose 7 pounds in 7 days!” “How to lose weight in 3 days!” Although we may be drawn to the allure of rapid weight loss advertising, health experts have traditionally recommended a slow-and-steady method. “Half a pound to two pounds per week is what’s universally considered a safe and sustainable,” says Jessica Crandall Snyder, registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. So, what happens if those programs really do follow through with their “overnight” promise? “Losing weight too quickly, especially through starvation techniques, can result in a number of side effects, some more...

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Does Phentermine Work for Weight Loss - A Diet Pill Reviewed

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Does Phentermine Work for Weight Loss - A Diet Pill Reviewed

While eating a well-balanced, reduced-calorie diet and exercising regularly are the cornerstones of weight loss, certain drugs can serve as powerful adjuncts. One such drug is phentermine — one of the most popular weight loss drugs in the world. It has been proven effective for short-term weight loss when used alongside a reduced-calorie diet and exercise. However, using phentermine for weight loss is not without risks and side effects. This article explains everything you need to know about phentermine, including its benefits, dosage, and possible side effects. What Is Phentermine? Phentermine is a prescription weight loss medication. It was approved by...

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The Benefits of Losing Weight

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The Benefits of Losing Weight

Are you thinking about starting a weight loss program? Before you set a weight goal, it’s important to understand the benefits of losing weight. Understanding the wide range of weight loss benefits may help to keep you motivated during the challenging moments of your diet and exercise program. And every weight loss journey hits the skids at some point. So to set yourself up for success, consider all of the different ways that losing weight may improve your social life, your medical and psychological health. Make a list of the weight loss benefits that mean the most in your life and keep it in your...

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5 Very Unhealthy Ways To Lose Weight (And How To Lose Weight The Right Way)

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5 Very Unhealthy Ways To Lose Weight (And How To Lose Weight The Right Way)

You may have already seen the news flash that eating less does not cause weight loss.  And if you read that news flash, you know that eating too few calories in your quest to lose weight can cause some nasty issues – such as neuroendocrine disruption (e.g. hormonal imbalances), lean muscle loss, and a lowering of of your metabolic set point (which can happen in as few as three days of calorie restriction). It turns out that eating less is just one unhealthy way to lose weight (or not lose weight at all!). In addition to eating less, here are 5 more very unhealthy...

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