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Lose weight on Twinkies? Big Soda’s strategy to make us believe that it is all about calories

If you are one of the millions of Americans who is trying to lose weight, you’ve probably heard that it is all about calories. But what do those calories actually mean? How much of a certain food is too much? Is there a safe level? Twinkies are gaining popularity again, …

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Starting low carb or keto with high blood pressure

You’re probably walking around with a few pounds of extra weight. Maybe you’re not even really aware of it, and if you are, you’re not really sure what you can do to get rid of it. Several people have told me that they have been able to get their weight …

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Exploring coronary artery calcium with Dr. Arthur Agatston —

For decades, doctors have been saying that heart disease begins in your arteries, but a new study suggests that heart disease actually starts in the breast. This finding has led researchers to investigate whether men with breast cancer can pass their disease to their spouses and children. I have been …

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Can you follow a keto diet if you have high cholesterol? —

In the diet world, there are two common opinions about cholesterol:  1) Statins are a must on a keto diet. 2) Statins are a must when consuming over 2000 mg of cholesterol per day. Many people are led to believe that the former is true, but it appears that this is …

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How To Make a Low-Carb or Keto Diet Cheaper —

To subsist on keto or low-carb diet, you must be prepared to give up some of your favorite treats. If you’re new to the diet world, you’ll need to read and follow the directions in your new cookbooks and devise a staple list of ingredients. The keto diet is a …

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Lose weight by achieving higher ketone levels

Losing weight is hard, but nothing is harder than losing weight while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In the past, the only option was to starve yourself. But now keto (ketogenic) dieting is making rapid progress in the world of weight loss. The many benefits of this diet have been proven …

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I ditched the bread, pasta, rice and potatoes

Many people reach for carbs when they are feeling down, feel tired, or simply just want to make themselves feel better. But, as with all things, a little (or a lot) of something is not always better than none at all. Gluten-free is all the rage these days, and for …

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Low carb can cure reflux disease

Reflux disease is a painful disorder that affects a lot of people. In some cases, it can cause chest pain, nausea, and indigestion. As frustrating as it may be to deal with, reflux disease is not life-threatening. A low carb diet is the best way to lose weight and cure …

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I’m always hungry on low carb, what should I do?

For the past year and a half, I’ve been on a low carb diet and have had no trouble staying full. Not only is a low carb diet great for losing weight, but it improves your overall health and well-being. However, for you, this might not be the case. There …

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