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The Best Thing To Eat For Weight and Health

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES There’s one thing that dietitians, doctors and experts everywhere agree on – if someone wants to improve their diet and their health, they should eat more fiber! Though not glamorous or trendy, many studies have found fiber to be a key component of a healthy life. In fact, the…

5 Reasons Children Don’t Need To Diet

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By Madeleine Ortiz As a parent, the realization that my child is overweight and at risk of developing health complications can be terrifying. We want to protect our children and help them be as healthy as possible, but how do we do that? Dr. Julie St-Pierre, associate professor of pediatrics and McGill University in Montreal,…

How Successful Dieters Think…

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By: Madeleine Ortiz Everyone has a friend that seemingly accomplishes every single thing they put their mind to. It can be easy to believe that these people must be tougher or have more willpower than we do. When it comes to achievements, however, success actually has little to do with genetics or luck. Dr. Michael…

What To Do When Diet and Exercise Is Not Enough

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Many people out there are feeling frustrated with their progress managing their weight, feeling that their efforts and hard work aren’t leading to the results they were hoping for. The medical community now recognizes that obesity is a chronic medical condition, and also that there are multiple treatment options…