Dieting vs. lifestyle changes

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If you have ever had the goal to lose weight, you have probably tried to diet. However, there is a difference in watching your diet versus going on a diet. And there is a difference in going on a diet versus changing your lifestyle. If you're looking to lose weight and be a healthier you, it's time to look at your lifestyle instead of the latest diet trend.

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Risks associated with obesity (and how to overcome them)

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You’ve probably heard talk over the last few years in the news and online about the “obesity epidemic” in America. And, sadly it’s true. More adults and children today struggle with obesity than ever before. Roughly two out of three U.S. adults (69%) are overweight or obese and one out of three (36%) are obese, which means most Americans are battling risks associated with obesity or know someone who is.

Read on to learn how obesity is categorized, which health problems are linked to obesity, and how losing weight can turn your health around.

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How to read food labels and make better choices for weight loss

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For many of us, understanding how to read food labels can feel like learning a foreign language. Food companies write labels in a way that can be confusing. Sometimes they use sneaky marketing tricks to make a food seem healthier than it really is.

In this blog article, we’ll give you some tips for understanding food labels. We will also share how to apply that knowledge to help you make more nutritious food choices if you want to lose weight or eat healthier.

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