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Comparison of Weight-Loss Diets: Is the Macronutrient Ratio Important?

When it comes to losing weight, reducing your daily calorie intake is widely recognized as necessary. Does it matter where you get your calories, though?

Plenty of debate surrounds the question of what percentage of dieters’ daily calorie intake should come from each macronutrient. Macronutrients—fat, protein and carbohydrates—are the three sources of calories in food.

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Are Weight Loss Supplements Safe?

If you’re struggling with your weight, the many weight-loss supplements marketed on the Internet can be appealing. Some of these diet pills, however, may contain stimulant ingredients that can have dangerous effects on the heart. Because online sales of nutritional supplements aren’t regulated by the FDA, they don’t have to pass the usual safety tests. Before you try them, consider one thing: are weight-loss supplements safe?

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Are There Any Dangers with Herbal Weight Loss Products?

We know that diet “drugs” are dangerous, but many consumers believe that herbal anti-obesity products must be safe.  A 2009 study by a researcher from the Chinese University of Hong Kong published in the journal Drug Safety cautions that herbal anti-obesity products can have serious dangers.  Herbs touted for their weight loss benefits are not proven to be effective, and, warns researcher Thomas Chan, they could seriously harm your health.

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Is Your Diet Soda Keeping You From Losing Weight? Research Suggests Artificially Sweetened Drinks May Lead to Weight Gain

Sugary soft drinks are a major source of empty calories.  Every experienced dieter knows that 32-ounce drink, if it’s got regular sugar, is a major no-no.  But diet soda?  Many dieters drink it every day without a second thought.  Recent results from a long-term study in San Antonio, reported in the Obesity Journal, suggest that we should all give a second thought to our use of artificially sweetened beverages.

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Study Finds Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Premature Death in Obese People

The benefits of gastric bypass surgery seem obvious any time you see a dramatic change in a friend who’s had the procedure or amazing before and after shots of bypass patients on television.  We see drastic weight loss, even hundreds of pounds, for patients who had little success losing weight through other means.  These dramatic results have led to a rapid increase in the number of weight loss surgeries performed.  More than 100,000 Americans had bariatric surgery in 2003.

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The Link Between Vitamin D And Weight Loss.

Here is another reason to be consuming the salmon, tuna, and eggs when on a weight loss campaign. Researchers have shown that those dieters who have higher counts of Vitamin D on blood tests will manage to lose more weight on a weight loss program than those who are more deficient.

The Study.

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Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and LEARN Weight Loss Diets

Should you go low fat or low carb?  If you’re like most dieters, you’ve watched the trends swing back and forth a few times, and you might even have tried both programs, using trial and error to decide which is best.  You don’t have to be a diet guinea pig any more.  Researchers at Stanford University, led by Dr. Christopher Gardner, conducted a year-long study comparing the effectiveness and safety of a variety of low-carb and low-fat weight loss diets:  Atkins, the Zone, Ornish, and LEARN.

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Buy Cheap Wu-Yi Oolong Tea: Enjoy Easier Weight Loss And More Health Benefits

The word is out about Wu-Yi. This tasty brew is packed with antioxidants and other compounds that can help you lose weight, reduce stress, clear up skin problems, and more. Now like millions around the world you want to get your hands on it.

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Alli Coupons: Get the Cheapest Deals On Ebay

Alli Coupons are one of the most sought after items on the Internet. It’s not surprising. With promises and testimonials of greater fat loss and FDA-approval, these diet pills are top sellers with dieters.

If you do a quick Google search you’ll soon discover that there are many places where you can get Alli coupons. We’ve done our own digging and one of the cheapest deals we found was for 60 pills at $44.99, or 120 pills at $64.99.

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The Dangers Of Stevia: How Safe Is This Natural Sweetener?

If you’re trying to eat healthier or to lose weight, you’ve probably checked your sugar intake. Many people turn to sugar substitutes such as Sweet’N Low, Equal, and Splenda. They’re even found in foods such as juices, soda, cereals, and health bars.

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