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6 Simple Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain…

The comedian Lenny Bruce used to have a routine about shark attacks. He called it “Do’s and Don’ts for Swimmers in Shark Infested Waters.” Are you ready for the first step? Don’t go in the water. I was reminded of this joke when putting together this article on holiday weight gain, because in this case, the (very obvious) first step is “don’t gain weight in the first place.” And actually, that’s a lot simpler than it sounds. Easy? Not necessarily. Simple? You bet. So today, I wanted to share with you my 6 best tips to prevent you from adding […]

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What if I were to tell you that exercise is fairly useless for losing weight? Now before you accuse me of heresy, let me explain. There’s no doubt that exercise is one of the best things in the world you can do for your health. Exercise improves mood—in some studies as well as antidepressants—and it’s great for your heart. Recent research shows that it even helps you grow new brain cells.1 And people who exercise on a regular basis have lower risk for cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.2 But weight loss? Not so much.3,4 Does that seem contrary to everything […]

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Is Dr. Oz Right About Raspberry Ketones?

Picture this: You’re watching television, flipping channels. Suddenly, you see a doctor raving about a hot “new” supplement. It’s an all-natural weight-loss aid, guaranteed to melt the pounds away – and fast. Sounds like a typical late-night infomercial, right? Except this is a daytime medical talk show, hosted by respected celebrity doctor, Mehmet Oz, MD. Curious yet? If you’re like lots of people, you might be intrigued enough to head right out to your local health-food store and give this “miracle” supplement a try. Not so fast. Raspberry ketone may be the hot weight-loss supplement of the moment. But – […]

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Imagine if Indiana Jones or Lara Croft went in search of Egyptian treasures – and returned bearing not a golden artifact but a simple dried plant seed… It sounds like a comedy skit, but the truth is that this tiny treasure might be even more valuable than precious metals and jewels. In fact, this little seed with roots in the ancient world claims to offer big benefits for a modern epidemic. The disease I’m talking about is diabetes, a disorder that affects nearly 26 million Americans and growing. The plant? Well, that’s called fenugreek. And while more research is needed, […]

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A Delicious Breakfast that Trims Belly Fat

If you want to pack on belly fat, here’s a foolproof way to do it: Just eat any version of the typical American breakfast. It almost doesn’t matter which version. You could load up on bacon and eggs—which wouldn’t add much belly fat, incidentally—but that comes with hash browns and toast and probably a glass of orange juice, a totally lethal combo if you’re trying to trim your waist. Or you could do—heaven forbid—the utterly idiotic “low-fat” breakfast so popular in the 80’s: Orange juice, whole wheat toast, special K or Wheaties, skim milk and a banana. That’ll just about […]

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