Weight Loss Tips

A Guide to Ingredient Substitutions for Weight Loss

Preparing for Medical Weight Loss in New Jersey

A few simple changes in the way you prepare your favorite foods can make a big difference in your health and make you smile when you step on the scale. The best part is you can still eat the foods you enjoy without sacrificing taste. The solution is simple: you will be healthier and lose belly fat if you eat a well-balanced diet.

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BMI and Waist Size May Predict Risk of Cardiovascular Death

Stay Zen as you lose weight in New Jersey

Weight has a negative impact on the whole body. This is especially true for the overweight, obese, and morbidly obese. The European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation reports that patients with extra abdominal fat and a high Body Mass Index (BMI), such as the overweight and obese, may have three or four times higher risk of a cardiovascular related death. Additionally, patients with these conditions have twice the rate of non-fatal cardiovascular disease over a period of ten years.

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Best Salad Bar Selections

Work Out to Change Your Appetite

Many people think if they fill their plate with food from a salad bar, they are making healthy food choices. While that may be true for the most part –as salad bars host a cornucopia of healthy foods — there are also loaded with hidden weight loss pitfalls. When making your next trip to a local New Jersey salad bar, follow these tips to construct a plate chock full of healthy and nutritious ingredients.

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Is your kitchen making you fat?

Are you struggling with weight loss even though you’ve already made some big changes to your diet and lifestyle? You exercise more, eat healthy foods and even threw away all the junk food. So if you’re doing everything ‘right,’ why are you still struggling to lose weight? The surprising answer: your kitchen.

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Develop Weight Loss Habits

Setting Goals with OPTIFAST

Successful medical weight loss is more than just dropping the pounds. For long-term weight loss success, you need to change more than the number on the scale. You also need to make changes to your lifestyle. Below are some small changes that can have a big impact on your weight loss success.

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Cut Salt and Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

According to a recent set of guidelines released by Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Americans should eat more fruits and vegetables, while cutting the salt and fat in their diets. Studies suggest that two-thirds of all United States Adults are either obese or overweight — over one-third of children are obese or overweight. Clearly, Americans need to lose weight.

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Common-Sense Tactics for Losing Weight

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If you’ve gained a few pounds during the holiday season, you’re not alone. Drinking eggnog, and over-indulging in other delicious goodies can play havoc with your weight loss plans. Fortunately, some common-sense strategies can help rid you of those extra holiday pounds.

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Consulting a Physician Before Exercise

Walking with OPTIFAST in New Jersey

For many, exercise is something they have not done regularly for quite a while. It becomes important to know what exercises are safe to start off with and what exercise should slowly be worked into a weight loss routine. There may also be health conditions that require medical consultation prior to exercising to lose weight.

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A Guide to Super Vegetables and Fruits

4 Reasons Why People Gain the Weight Back After Dieting

Most of us in New Jersey were brought up hearing “five a day” in regard to servings of fruits and vegetables. Now, however, the Centers for Disease Control are telling us seven servings a day is better. We all know we could use more fruits and vegetables in our diet, but which kinds provide the greatest health benefits and the most help with weight loss?

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