How to LOSE WEIGHT and keep it off

Obesity is an epidemic!  Despite growing recognition of the problem, the obesity epidemic continues and obesity rates are increasing around the world.    Numerous fad diets, pills, shakes, and new ways of eating are emerging – it is really difficult to choose the best option. Which diets work? Healthy eating lifestyle diets do. However, there is only one person who can take control of your personal body weight, and that is you.   It all starts and ends with you.     Your thoughts, your decisions, your actions.  What you tell…

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What are the pros and cons of Intermittent Fasting

Today we discuss the latest health phenomenon and trend. Intermittent Fasting.   As a society, we have become obsessed with food.  Obesity rates are soaring… globally. According to the most recent Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data, September 2018, adult obesity rates now exceed 35% in seven states, 30% in 29 states and 25% in 48 states. West Virginia has the highest adult obesity rate at 38.1% and Colorado has the lowest at 22.6%.   Fasting is a practice that has been around for years with much success. Basically, it…

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What is Intermittent Fasting and what are the benefits

Fasting is a practice that has been around for years with much success. Basically, it is the willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food and drink, or both, for a period of time. An absolute fast or dry fast is the abstinence from all food and liquid for a defined period. Other fasts may be partially restrictive, limiting only particular foods or substances or intermittent. Further reading – What are the pros and cons of Intermittent Fasting?   Valter Longo, a cell biologist and fasting researcher at the…

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