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Setting Reasonable Goals

Traditionally, weight loss goals were based on reaching an ideal weight, as defined by height-weight charts. More recently, 10% reductions in body …

Snooze and You Might Lose! (Weight)

Can sleeping more help you lose weight? At first, the idea seems counterintuitive. But research shows that sleep deprivation can cause hormonal …

Face It – Your Kid is Overweight

If your child were overweight, you’d realize, right? Maybe not. A new study reveals that mothers frequently believe their children are at …

Why We Over Eat

Fructose, the sugar found in fruit, honey and many common sweeteners, may be one cause of the rising obesity rates in the …

Selecting a Weight Loss Program

The New Year comes with resolutions of weight loss. Each year, Americans spend over $30 billion in the weight loss industry. There …