The Myth of the Fad Diet

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10 Fad Diets that don’t Really Work In today’s impatient world, people try to find ways to achieve instant gratification—whether it’s work, play, communication, health, or beauty. As a result, so many diets promising much weight loss in a short amount of time are making the rounds. Some diets are genuinely good for you and […]

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Dating and Dessert: A Tweet Chat on More Love, Less Calories

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“Let’s go out for cupcakes,” he said. Seems innocuous, in fact, downright sweet. However, my friend was getting pretty bummed out. She likes the guy, it’s a new relationship, but she also has been working hard on a physical training regimen, and on losing weight. And it hasn’t been easy. She likes him, but would […]

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Cleanse that dirty mind……

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Lots of people like to talk about their “cleanses” – and I typically smile warmly and reflect internally on the sheer nonsense, quackery, and snake oil-y feel of this technique. Yes, there is lots of icky junk that gets into our intestines and hangs out – so a cleanse is an illusory weight loss – […]

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The Doctor’s Been There – A Personal Weight Loss Story

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Dr. Ramani Durvasula shares that she was overweight just like the clients and they too can reach their goals.

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Drink, Pray, Indifference – A Love Story for One

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Let me start with a disclaimer. I am sure that Elizabeth Gilbert is a lovely woman. She writes well, she is absolutely charming and beautiful, and I am happy that everything worked out for her. However, I actually skimmed the book and got too aggravated to finish it. In addition, her engaging treatise on marriage […]

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