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CNN.com: Weight loss interventions that work: Lifestyle changes

CNN.com: Weight loss interventions that work: Lifestyle changes

  Do you have pounds to lose but don’t have a weight loss plan? If you are seriously considering how to go about shedding pounds, there are three proven levels of intervention, depending on your individual needs. Intervention 1: Lifestyle

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CNN.com: Should you try ‘souping’?

CNN.com: Should you try ‘souping’?

When I first heard of “souping,” it brought me back to my clinical days working in a hospital, where pureed soups and other easy to digest foods — also known as “full liquids” — would be prescribed for patients recovering

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CNN.com: Fight a cold by … eating yogurt?

CNN.com: Fight a cold by … eating yogurt?

  This winter, there’s a good chance you might be looking for anything and everything to rid yourself of an annoying, lingering and sometimes debilitating cold. You may want to add yogurt to your list of cold-fighting remedies. “When it

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CNN.com: Will your diet start Monday? Try the ‘non-diet diet’

CNN.com: Will your diet start Monday? Try the ‘non-diet diet’

  For the new year, if you’ve been struggling with your weight, you might turn to a new diet for help with shedding pounds. So what will it be in 2018? Weight Watchers? Paleo? Jenny Craig? Low-carb? Some nutritionists say

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CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: Water

CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: Water

  Being adequately hydrated can help to ward off fatigue, keep hunger at bay and boost metabolism. “It keeps your body running efficiently, allowing it to work smarter, not harder,” said Caroline Passerrello, a registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the

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CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: More fruits and veggies

CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: More fruits and veggies

  Fruits and vegetables are low in calories, high in fiber and rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help reduce the risk of disease — yet many of us fall short on getting our 2½ cups of vegetables

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CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: Meatless one day a week

CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: Meatless one day a week

Research consistently shows that plant-based diets are linked with a lower risk of obesity, hypertension, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer,” said Sharon Palmer, a registered dietitian and author of “Plant-Powered for Life.” “Even going meatless one day a

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CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: Cook at home

CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: Cook at home

  “When cooking at home, you have full control over what’s going into the food you eat, so if you have any special needs, you can assure they are being met — and even if you don’t have particular requirements,

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CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: Mindful eating

CNN.com: A New Year, new food resolution: Mindful eating

  Being mindful when eating can help you shed pounds if you tend to nibble out of a bag of chips or a carton of ice cream in front of the TV. Mindfulness “can also help you reduce stress and

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CNN.com: Are reduced-calorie wines worth it?

CNN.com: Are reduced-calorie wines worth it?

  If you’re counting calories, a glass of wine might be your alcoholic beverage of choice, as it’s a lighter option than many other mixed drinks. Reduced-calorie wines can save you even more calories, perhaps enough to earn a few

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