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Here is where you will find informative articles on a host of topics that will help you in your weight loss journey.

Health Risks of Being Overweight

If you are overweight you are at increased risk for chronic disease — for example, heart disease, stroke, hypertension (high blood pressure), gallbladder disease, dyslipidemia (blood lipid disruption), type 2 diabetes, memory loss, cancer, and even sleep apnea.  Getting to your ideal weight is vital for your health. expand

The Diet Solution — Is it Diet Hype or Breakthrough Diet?

The Diet Solution is a popular new diet program now available on the Internet. It has created a lot of interest. It features special diets based on your own unique metabolism and claims to work without the inclusion of an exercise program. Is it a breakthrough diet? Or is it hype? expand

Choose a Macronutrient Ratio that is Right for You

Wikipedia emphasizes that “Proper nutrition requires the proper ingestion and equally important, the absorption of vitamins, minerals, and fuel in the form of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats” . . . “known as the macronutrient ratio.  Choose a ratio that is right for you. expand

7 Steps to Weight Loss Success

If you are overwhelmed by the tons of confusing information you found on weight loss in books, magazines, newspapers, and the Internet — read this article.  It summarizes the 7 steps that are absolutely essential on your journey to weight loss success. expand

Cancer and Obesity

Did you know that obesity is linked to cancer? Dr. Laurence Kolonel in releasing a recent definitive study of the cancer-obesity link said “Carrying excess body fat plays a central role in many of the most common cancers.” Learn more about the cancer-obesity connection and what you can do to lower your risks. expand

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Drink more water to lose weight. Drinking water plus cardio activity and the right diet will ultimately lead to weight loss. You will be releasing retained water, increasing your metabolism and burning fat. Why is water so important for a healthy body? How much water do you really need? When should you drink water? How drinking more water can help you lose weight. expand

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