One Small Step Can Lead To Massive Weight Loss Over The Long Run


More and more people today are getting heavier and heavier. Wherever you look, you’ll see evidence of a recent government report that shows as many as two thirds of adults today being overweight, or even clinically obese. To say this is a growing health concern would be an understatement.

There are several problems with being overweight. Sure, if you are a couple pounds on the heavy side, and your self-esteem is high enough, you don’t have to worry. But those that are more than that can suffer from significant health problems in the long term.

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Easy, Healthy Recipes from The 5-Factor Diet


Cook up diet-friendly meals -- fast. These five-minute, five-ingredient recipes make eating healthy oh-so-easy.
Broccoli-Cheddar Omelet

Makes: 2 servings
5 Core Ingredients

1 1/4 cups egg whites
3 cups broccoli florets, coarsely chopped (NOTE: You can use any green vegetable in your refrigerator in place of the broccoli)
1/4 cup shredded nonfat cheddar cheese
4 slices whole-grain bread, toasted
1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash seasoning mix


Salt and cracked black pepper to taste
Cooking oil spray

Whisk together the egg whites, Mrs. Dash, salt, and pepper.

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The 5 Factor Diet: Can It Work for You?


Celebrities like Jessica Simpson are said to be losing weight on the 5 Factor Diet. But will it work east of Beverly Hills?

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Wearing a pedometer can help in weight-loss battle


There is little dispute that walking is one of the best, cheapest and easiest things you can do for your health.
What if there was a small, inexpensive device that was proven to boost your fitness, help you lose weight and lower your blood pressure? Would you use it, especially if doing so was nearly effortless?

Jane Bonin does. She has for the past eight months and swears by it. “It's just a way of tricking yourself into doing the right thing,” says the 73-year-old writer and former college professor who lives in Washington.

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'American Idol' alum Mandisa Hundley shows off her 80-pound weight loss


Mandisa Hundley didn't let weight issues stop her from auditioning for the fifth season of "American Idol." But the singer's joy from making it onto the show soon vanished when sharp-tongued judge Simon Cowell joked that they would need a "bigger stage" to accommodate her.

Now 80 pounds thinner, Hundley tells ETonline.com what it was like to relive the painful memory that was recently replayed on "American Idol Rewind."

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Putting America’s Diet on a Diet


On his first day in Huntington, W. Va., Jamie Oliver spent the afternoon at Hillbilly Hot Dogs, pitching in to cook its signature 15-pound burger. That’s 10 pounds of meat, 5 pounds of custom-made bun, American cheese, tomatoes, onions, pickles, ketchup, mustard and mayo. Then he learned how to perfect the Home Wrecker, the eatery’s famous 15-inch, one-pound hot dog (boil first, then grill in butter). For the Home Wrecker Challenge, the dog gets 11 toppings, including chili sauce, jalapeños, liquid nacho cheese and coleslaw. Finish it in 12 minutes or less and you get a T-shirt.

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Gastric lap band surgery a success


Last year Edith Smith weighed in at over 300 lbs. and was on a wait list for gastric lap band surgery.

She has since had the procedure and now has dropped 50 lbs. in 10 months.

Edith says that she has learned a lot this past year and has worked hard to get where she is.

She knows that the surgery is not a quick fix and that diet and exercise have played a major role in her weight loss and healthy attitude.
"I have a lot more mobility than I had," said Edith, "I'm playing more with my grandkids, and it's a lot easier for me to play with them.

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Coffee Aids Weight loss


Recent Studies Show that Drinking a Few Cups of Caffeine Each Day Can Help You Lose Weight.
A hot cup of coffee is how many people like to start the day. Some people swear by it and wouldn't think of beginning their day without a fresh cup. Others drink it by the pot. But is it safe? And will it help or hinder your weight loss efforts?

Research has been back and forth on whether a few cups of coffee a day is a healthy habit or not. The latest research shows that it is not only safe to consume several cups of coffee per day, but it can actually help you lose weight.

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How three cups of green tea a day can help you lose weight even if you keep eating junk food


Three cups of green tea a day could keep obesity at bay.

Research shows the tea helps the pounds melt away, even while still eating junk food.

Spearole Tea, a blend of green tea, spearmint, grape seed and olive leaf, also cuts blood pressure and makes it easier for the body to process sugar, a medical conference will hear tomorrow.

Researcher Dr Lindsay Brown said: 'If someone had told me you could do all these things with something as simple as green tea with olive extract I would said they'd been out in the sun too long.

'It is simply amazing.'

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Spearole Tea Silky Infusers


I have been drinking spearole tea now for a while but have to admit it can be quite troublesome to make a cup of tea at work and when I am really busy.
Dr. Red the makers of Spearole tea has brought out a new range where the spearole tea comes in a silky infusers (tea bags). All pre-packed with the exact amount spearole tea leaves and you can simply pour water and instantly make a cup of spearole tea.

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