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5 Habits that can help you lose weight

Posted on December 19, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Weight control is all about making small changes that you can live with forever. As you incorporate these ...

Cholecystokinin – appetite suppressant

Posted on December 12, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

You’ve probably never heard of cholecystokinin, but it’s one of your best weight-loss pals. This digestive hormone is ...

Eat out the healthy way

Posted on December 12, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

It’s easy to lose control of your nutritional goals when you aren’t preparing your meals yourself. The holidays ...

Use a tall, thin glass!

Posted on December 5, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Use a tall, skinny glass instead of a short, wide tumbler to cut liquid calories and your weight ...

Limit alcohol and prevent weight gain

Posted on December 5, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

When an occasion includes alcohol, follow the first drink with a nonalcoholic, low-calorie beverage like sparkling water instead ...

Get greedy for grapefruit

Posted on November 28, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

A 2006 study of 91 obese people conducted at the Nutrition and Metabolic Research Centre at Scripps Clinic ...

Hot red peppers work like magic!

Posted on November 28, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Eating a bowl of spicy chili regularly can help you lose weight. In a Japanese study, 13 women ...

Is metabolism to blame?

Posted on November 21, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

It may be tempting to blame your metabolism for weight gain. But because metabolism is a natural process, ...

Shrink your dishes

Posted on November 21, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Choose a  small plate instead of a larger dinner plate to automatically eat less.  Brian Wansink, PhD, found ...

Crazy about coffee?

Posted on November 15, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Are you trying to lose weight? Ever wondered if you can still drink coffee or will it add ...

Beware of liquid calories

Posted on November 14, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

When you’re trying to control your calorie intake, it’s important to be mindful of what and how much ...

Eat your way to losing weight

Posted on November 14, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Restaurant meals are notoriously fattening, so consider these special orders that keep portions under control: Split an entree ...

Less fattening pizza!

Posted on November 7, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Choose vegetable toppings for pizza instead of meat and you may be able to shave 100 calories off ...

Do dietary supplements work?

Posted on November 7, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Don’t look to dietary supplements for help in burning calories or weight loss. Products that claim to speed ...

6 Weight loss strategies for success

Posted on October 31, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Make your weight-loss goals a reality. Consider following these 6 strategies for weight-loss success.  1. Make a commitment ...

A mindful approach to eating

Posted on October 31, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Women who do yoga tend to weigh less than others, according to a study in the Journal of ...

Reduce calories by going meatless

Posted on October 24, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Eating vegetarian meals more often is a slimming habit. Vegetarians tend to weigh less than meat eaters. While ...

Health risks of excess tummy fat

Posted on October 24, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

According to recent research, carrying too much belly fat puts you at risk of developing high blood pressure, ...

Skip the bacon and the weight gain

Posted on October 23, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

Pass on those two strips of bacon at breakfast or in your sandwich at lunch time. This simple ...

Reach for the red sauce!

Posted on October 20, 2011 by Caitlin de Kok

When watching your weight, choose marinara sauce for pasta instead of Alfredo sauce. The tomato-based sauces tend to ...

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