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Does sleep affect weight loss?

Sleep and Weight Loss When it comes to weight loss, the emphasis is typically placed on diet and exercise at the expense of other guidelines. While many dieters follow nutrition and physical activity recommendations, sufficient sleep is often missing. Though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends at least...

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Is calorie intake the same as healthy eating?

There seems to be some confusion on the difference between calorie intake and healthy eating. While closely related, the two concepts are not always the same. Many people wrongly assume limiting calorie intake and forcing weight loss equates to healthy eating habits and sound lifestyle choices. While controlling calorie intake...

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What is the best diet?

If you were to walk down the diet and weight loss section of your local bookstore, you would find hundreds of different diets all promising one thing: weight loss. How can you differentiate between healthy diets that deliver results and unhealthy fads that lead to failure? The best diet is...

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What’s the difference between a calorie deficit and calorie surplus?

Whether you're trying to gain weight, lose weight or simply stay where you're at, you need to control your calorie intake. Gaining weight requires that you eat more calories than you burn while losing weight requires the opposite. Your calorie balance (difference between what you eat and what you burn)...

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What is the best way to get a set of six pack abs?

Six Pack A perfect midsection is one of the most sought after goals in the fitness world. It is also one of the hardest because of both the diet and exercise sacrifices needed to get there. While difficult, getting a six pack is not impossible. It simply takes time, dedication and...

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