Category Archives: diets

Losing Weight is Easier than Keeping it Off

ALMOST everyone who struggles with weight has been there:  Losing weight was the easy part, but the biggest battle is keeping it off.  So why is long-term weight maintenance so difficult? Some experts claim that it is due to a … Continue reading

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Will Going Vegan Help Me to Lose Weight?

A lot of celebrities these days will credit their slim physiques to following a strict vegan diet.  But how slimming is veganism? Let’s take a look at the facts and see if you really have to give up all things ‘animal’ … Continue reading

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366-Day Potato Only Diet

Have you ever been on one of those fad ‘diets’ where you are restricted to eating a certain food but in unlimited quantities?  Probably the one that was most ‘famous’ back in the 70’s was the grapefruit diet where you … Continue reading

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How to Maintain your Weight AFTER You Reach Goal

If your New Years’ resolution is to lose weight, then you may have started your new ‘diet’.  While your focus (right now) is shedding the excess kilos, have you really thought about how you will keep your weight off once … Continue reading

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TBL Winner At Risk of Gaining Lost Weight

While I did not watch The Biggest Loser (TBL) this year, I did tune into the finale to see the weight loss results for the contestants.  As usual, they were pretty phenomenal.   However, it was the winners’ result that was … Continue reading

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Feast Not Famine for Weight Loss

How many times have you heard someone say ‘I need to lose weight so I will just cut back on what I eat’.  This is a sure fire way to FAIL – seriously!  Doing this could trigger a famine reaction, … Continue reading

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Debunking Nutritional Myths – Part Six

There is a lot of misinformation about what is ‘good’ and ‘bad’ for you in terms of weight loss and diet.  This week, I am continuing the blog series on debunking nutritional myths and am focusing on something that is … Continue reading

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