Tag Archives: weight loss

Not So Fast: The Science Behind Skipping Meals

Many diets focus on what you should eat for your meals, but there’s actually a diet that’s all about skipping meals entirely. It’s called intermittent fasting (IF) and it’s one of the hottest new trends in weight-loss eating plans. In…

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Mid-Michigan: Get Ready to Move With the Winter Warm Up, Featuring the Blues Community Challenge

Getting mid-Michigan residents moving and “choosing health” is the goal of the 2015 Winter Warm Up. Community Partners in Health of Lansing (CPHLansing) is presenting the free eight-week program, which is sponsored in part by Blue Cross Blue Shield of…

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Your new weight-loss tool can be found on your smartphone

Social media sites like Instagram and Twitter aren’t just great ways to keep in touch with friends and family, they can also supply exactly the support, instruction and inspiration you need if you’re trying to work out more, eat healthier…

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Burning fat vs. burning calories – what’s the difference?

Torch calories, burn fat…you hear these buzz words mentioned all the time in regards to weight-loss plans and devices. They seem to be used almost interchangeably, but there is a slight difference between burning fat and burning calories. And it’s…

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How to lose weight without going hungry

So you’ve committed to losing weight. Good for you! While your initial reflex may be to cut way back on food, that will just make you hungry and lead to you ultimately giving up and quitting your efforts all together….

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What on earth is the hCG diet?

Most diets have pretty obvious names—the low-carb diet, sugar busters diet, gluten-free diet, raw food diet—but some are a little less clear. And one of those confusingly-named diets, the hCG diet, has been popping up more and more lately. It…

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The great weight-loss debate: diet vs. exercise

If you had to choose one way to lose weight–diet or exercise–which would you pick? Many people have a definite preference when asked this question, so we thought it was time to reveal which option is actually the best for…

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5 healthy habits of naturally slim people

It can seem like some people are born thin and willowy while others are forced to struggle with their weight their whole lives. If you wish you were in the former group, know that while some of it is genetics,…

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A scale that will make you love your weigh-in sessions

It’s a rare person who enjoys stepping on a scale and seeing his or her weight staring back up at him or her. Part of that is because it can seem like the number goes up or down from day…

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