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The Grapefruit Diet: A Low Carb Gimmick

The Grapefruit Diet has allegedly been around since the 1930s and has also gone by names such as the Hollywood Diet and, incorrectly, as the Mayo Clinic Diet. There doesn’t

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The Likable Lo-Cal Diet: Salad Days

There’s a reason so many diets include and encourage salads. But can a salad be lo-cal AND likable? It can if you know the numbers. Read on! Okay, we had

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Does Diet Soda Cause Heart Attacks and Strokes?

Scientists are telling the news media that drinking diet soda increases risk of “cardiovascular events.” But they are exaggerating their statistics. Chances are your doctor recently got an email on

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Happy Hour: How to Survive it on a Diet

Happy Hour can be a time for you to unwind after a long, stressful day at work or to re-connect with old friends. If losing weight is one of your

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The Likable Lo-Cal Diet: Lunch Time! Sandwiches 101

Okay, so if you’ve followed the advice of your dietician, you had a nice, light-but-relatively-filling breakfast of, say, oatmeal and toast and/or fruit, which kept you down around 250 calories

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The 17 Day Diet Book and DVD

There is an enormous response to The 17 Day Diet as a result of the media push from shows like The Doctors and Dr. Phil. So, what gets folks so

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How to Start a Raw Diet

Rawists avoid foods cooked above 116 degrees F says the website Living and Raw Foods. Cooking foods to higher temperatures destroys their life force—essential enzymes that help with nutrient absorption

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Quinoa in Your Diet: Meet Your Dietary Objectives with Quinoa

Quinoa, a super-nutrient, high-energy food, is suitable for meeting a variety of dietary objectives. Dieting is often equated with body fat reduction. This view overlooks the point that dieting can

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The Likable Lo-Cal Diet: Breakfast Miscellany

So you’re approaching the two-week mark of the 1,200 calorie/day diet and you’re just plain sick of the good choices and don’t want to ruin your day with the bad

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Best Diet? Low Carb still Rules For Diabetics and the Rest of Us

Embarking on a diet to lose weight is a major undertaking, so enjoying what is eaten on the diet and ensuring that the weight stays off are equally important or