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The Pain of Losing Weight

It’s a myth that Americans are obsessed with losing weight, according to Benjamin Radford.   He says that “if Americans were truly committed to getting fit and losing weight, they would eat less and exercise more”.   Sounds familiar, doesn’t it?  In … Continue reading

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The Brain on Sugar Substitutes

The number of sugar substitutes has proliferated over the past few years as Americans desire the sweet taste but fear the calories.  While the debate on the impact of whether artificial sweetners actually help people lose weight is still under … Continue reading

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Diet Fad: Pregnancy Hormone Injections

There’s the grapefruit diet, the vinegar diet, the cigarette diet, the whiskey diet – you name it there’s probably a fad diet built around it.  In fact, bizarre diet crazes date back to the early 1800’s in the United States.  … Continue reading

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