Could Curcumin Cure Pancreatic Cancer?

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Curcumin, the best-known antioxidant found in the curry spice turmeric, is touted by natural health “experts” as a great way to prevent and possibly even treat various kinds of cancer, including pancreatic cancer. But if this is the case, and the antioxidant powers of curcumin have been known for decades, […]


Weight Loss and Açai Berry

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If you think you have found the perfect diet, you can lose even more weight if you take açai extracts. The reason açai helps dieters lose the weight is that it fights inflammation. Açai berry is scientifically proven to three different kinds of anthocyanins (antioxidant blue and red berry pigments) […]


Acupressure and Weight Loss

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What dieter wouldn’t like to just massage the pounds away? As improbable as it sounds, the March 2008 edition of the medical Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine reported a clinical trial of TAPAS Acupressure Technique for losing weight. The idea behind TAPAS is that applying pressure to appropriate acupressure […]


Green Tea, Weight Loss, and Exercise

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Nearly everyone has heard about the weight loss benefits of taking green tea supplements. For nearly 20 years, coaches, trainers, and weight loss experts have proclaimed the benefits of green tea, green tea diet pills, and similar products. But until now an important part of the story of green tea […]


Losing Water Weight on Low-Carb Diets

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If you have ever been on Atkins, South Beach, or some other low-carb diet plan, you probably noticed two things: Your diet helped you lose 3 to 8 pounds really fast, and Getting off your diet caused you to regain those 3 to 8 pounds just as fast as you […]


Can You Lose Weight on a High-Fat Diet?

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Is it really possible to lose weight on a high-fat diet? Recent research conducted by Danish scientists says the answer to this question is yes, but it is not easy to keep the weight off once you stop. Researchers at four hospitals in Denmark conducted a six-month study of high-fat, […]


Six Supplements to Boost Weight Loss without Cutting Calories

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Even you have finally found the perfect diet plan, there are six safe and effective diet supplements that can help you lose weight even faster. The problem for most dieters is that supplements that sound alike may deliver very different results. Here is what dieters need to know about the […]


Healthy Food Choices When Eating Out

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Many diets take time to read fast food nutrition facts—but these reports of calories, carbs, fats, and sodium don’t really tell you the whole picture. Here are healthy choices at various kinds of restaurants that can help you hold down the calories even if you don’t have a chart of […]


Ten Commandments for Choosing Healthy Fast Food

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1. Pay careful attention to what the menu says about your food. If the menu reads Alfredo, au gratin, basted, batter-dipped, breaded, crispy, creamy, deep fried, chicken-fried, or pan-fried, it’s probably too high in saturated fat and sodium. 2. Don’t be embarrassed to put in a special order. Many restaurant […]


How to Make Any Diet Meal Negative-Calorie

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You may have heard that celery sticks take so much energy to chew and provide so little carbohydrate that they are essentially negative-calorie. But did you know that your body can spend so many calories digesting homemade vegetable soup that it also effectively has negative calories? There are no foods […]

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