A ‘Fantastic’ Diet Plan? Really?

Maybe he knows something about business, but Donald Trump in his 2004 book Think Like A Billionaire, misses the mark on how to avoid weight gain: "To summarize the Mar-a-Lago Diet: It has to be served in a fantastic setting. It has to look fantastic. It has to taste incredible. It cannot make you gain weight. If you…

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Meta-analysis Finds Cutting the Calories Works

Researchers analyzed data from 48 randomized trials of 7300 obese or overweight adults following several popular diets. Every diet studied was better than no intervention. Low-carb diets (i.e., Atkins) and low-fat diets (i.e., Ornish) resulted in the greatest weight loss at 6 months, while more moderate diets (i.e., Weight Watchers) came in a close second. PositiveTip: Stick…

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High Nutrient Plant-based Diet Reduces Hunger Pangs

Ever tried eating less--then experienced uncomfortable "hunger pains"? Researchers have discovered that consuming a plant-based diet rich in colorful fruits and vegetables, whole grains, with beans, seeds and nuts can reduce the discomforts of hunger by nearly 90% compared to those who consumed high levels of animal products and processed foods.PositiveTip: Eat more plant-based foods…

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Diet Plans or Calories–Which is Most Useful?

Obscured in the media headlines over the findings of the largest controlled trial of weight loss plans ever conducted is the fact that losing weight is hard work, and keeping it off is even harder--regardless of the plan or diet followed.The good news from this study published in the New England Journal of Medicine is…

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