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Do you like challenges? If you're like most of my patients, the idea of a big insurmountable challenge is overwhelming. The idea of losing 20 or 30 pounds is so daunting, that many people give up before starting and retreat into a nice bowl of ice cream.
03.02.2012 13:13 Comments: 0 Categories: Diet Tags: potato diet hbp hypertension dieting weight loss
The first study to check the effects of eating potatoes on blood pressure in humans has concluded that two small helpings of purple potatoes (Purple Majesty) a day decreases blood pressure by about 4 percent without causing weight gain. In a report in the ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the researchers say that decrease, although seemingly small, is sufficient to potentially reduce the risk of several forms of heart disease.
A quick Google search of the most popular New Year's resolutions reveals that "losing weight," "getting fit" and "eating healthier foods" typically rank near the top of the list. After a protracted holiday season, with the attendant overindulgence in food and drink, many of us are in serious need of a physical reboot.
16.01.2012 16:44 Comments: 0 Categories: Diet Tags: celebrity diets ricky gervais weight loss dieting
Ricky Gervais is going to make that tuxedo look pretty good tonight. In 2010, inspired by his girlfriend, Gervais lost more than 20 pounds. He said at the time that it wasn’t about the weight, but instead, “It was more that I was a fat, lazy, out of shape slob, to be honest.”
11.01.2012 04:30 Comments: 0 Categories: Diet Tags: obesity appetite overeating diet dieting weight loss
A growing body of research is finding intriguing connections between personality traits and habits that can lead to obesity. The same parts of the brain that control emotions and stress response also govern appetite, several studies have shown. Early life experiences also set the stage for overeating years later, researchers have found.
10.01.2012 10:35 Comments: 0 Categories: Diet Tags: diet dieting india diets weight loss plans diet plans
At the first glance, it's hard to register that Kalli Purie, a mother of two, really has to worry about her weight. She says she has written a book, tracking 43 diets she has been on, 'Confessions of A Serial Dieter' as an insurance policy so she never gets back to her old self.
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