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Dieting 101: Carbohydrates & Weight Loss

Besides providing energy, foods containing carbohydrate are typically packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. Carbs fuel our muscles and brain...
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Healthy Fats to Lose Weight

Fat is incredibly calorie dense. That means that per gram it has more calories in it than either carbohydrates, protein or even alcohol. Fat contains 9 calories...
The Zone Diet for Weight Loss

Zone Diet for Weight Loss

According to Barry Sears, creator of The Zone Diet, "Enter the Zone", and you will lose weight, fight the effects of aging, reduce the risk of chronic disorders...
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The South Beach Diet

The South Beach Diet is an immensely popular weight loss diet created by cardiologist Dr. Agatston. It's original purpose was to prevent heart disease. However,...
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Macronutrient Calculator

There are a plethora of nutritional strategies adopting different ratios of carbohydrates to protein to fat. While some people are carbohydrate sensitive and do...
How to gain weight

How to Gain Weight Tips

Weight gain is a sensitive subject as anyone skinny enough to be contemplating weight gain is eyed with suspicion and envy - especially amongst women in whom th...
Atkins diet for weight loss

The Atkins Diet for Weight Loss

The Atkins diet, officially the Atkins Nutritional Approach, is a low-carbohydrate diet created by Dr Robert Atkins. Dr Atkins believed that refined carbohydrat...