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This Common Food Additive Now Linked to Weight Gain

Editor's comment: You gain weight because you can't use up the amount of calories you eat. Or you eat more than what you need. In most cases, this happens because the food you eat is too palatable. The palatability of a food can be boosted by a number of factors including salt (savory), umami or savory taste from MSG, fat/oil (mount feel and other flavors) and protein (savory and other tastes). If you want to control your caloric intake, reduce all these factors or whichever you like most. You don't have to use drugs to suppress your appetite. Using low salt food may be the simplest weight loss solution. American foods taste just too good. That is one of the reasons why people tend to eat more than what they need. Eat responsibly because overeating calories can be your biggest enemy for your health.

The Controversial Trick for Blasting Away Up to a Pound of Flab a Day

Posted By Dr. Mercola | April 13 2011 Visit the Mercola Video Library More than 50 years after a doctor at a Roman clinic began promoting hCG as ...
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Use breakfast to fight obesity

Don't skip it, but don't indulge. That's the message of a new study in the journal Nutrition  that looked at the role of breakfast in the ...
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Fighting childhood obesity one hot lunch at a time

by Aimee Keenan-Greene The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed a new rule to update the nutrition standards for National School Lunch and School Breakfast meal ...
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A third of 9-month-olds obese or at risk of obesity - study

Researchers found as many as one third of U.S. children at the age of nine months were obese or overweight or at risk of obesity ...
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The skinny on diabetes and dairy fats

by Aimee Keenan-Greene   Could dairy be a new weapon in the war on diabetes?  A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine  (AIM) says trans-palmitoleate from ...
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Obesity Leads to Rise in Arthritis

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis?  WebMD reports, "the most common arthritis symptoms of inflammation, pain and stiffness are ...
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Thigh Fat Offers Health Perks

We may not be giving lower body fat the credit it deserves.According to Dr. Michael Jensen, endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic, cells that settle in ...
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Sleep Quality Determines "Type" of Weight Lost

The results of a recent study indicate that sleep quality can influence whether or not weight loss is achieved through a loss of fat or ...
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In the pink month - or National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it understandably outrages many women that alcohol companies take advantage of the pink ribbon’s ...
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