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7 Fast Food Meals You Can Eat and Still Lose Weight

By JustMommies staff

Losing weight is hard and more and more people are losing the battle of the bulge. According to the CDC, more than 66% of Americans are considered overweight or obese. Becoming more active and eating right are still the best ways to lose weight. One of the many obstacles to losing weight is the fast
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8 Tips to Lose Weight Easily: Just Cut Out Soda & Sugary Drinks

By Connie Bennett

Soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks are on my mind lately. Not because I drink them myself, but because just cutting out the non-nutritive, sugar-filled, potentially harmful beverages is a highly effective way—if not the most easy way—to lose weight and improve your health. That’s right. Just
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Alli: Information on the New Weightloss Pill

By Rebecca Pillar

The diet industry is a multi-billion dollar a year business in the United States alone. One cannot turn on the television without seeing at least one commercial for a new diet or exercise program. Many promise amazing results with little effort. While many might be able to offer short term fixes, the
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Atkins Diet

By Rebecca Pillar

In 1972, Dr. Robert Atkins published a book called: Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution. This book was a result of Dr. Atkins own research and experience with his own weight loss and the weight loss of his patients. Many diets today focus on limiting fat and calories while increasing physical activity. Dr.
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Considering Gastric Bypass Surgery?

By Rebecca Pillar

It seems these days, everyone knows at least someone who’s had gastric bypass surgery. Many celebrities in Hollywood have even had the procedure done. If you are drastically overweight, are suffering from potentially fatal complications related to your weight, and diet and exercise alone have not remedied
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Failure to Thrive

By JustMommies staff

Many parents look forward to going to their child's well baby checks and finding out how big their child is getting. One of the biggest things a mom wants to see is where their child is on the growth chart. But when a child is having growth issues, doctor's visits can be filled with worry and anxiety.
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Food—Both Important and Unimportant

By Linda Spangle

The day is filled with questions! Shall we have lunch at that snazzy new restaurant? What’s your secret for that delectable salmon on the grill? Who made that wonderful carrot cake? Do you think I can I get the recipe? Just picture it—succulent crab cakes, fresh asparagus with hollandaise and a piece
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The Whole Story on Whole Foods: Why they’re important for a healthy body

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Less than a century ago, our diet was made up entirely of whole foods. Nowadays, many people in our society wouldn’t know how to prepare a whole food for eating if they were stuck on an episode of Survivor. Yet to have a healthful and nutritionally-sound diet, highly-processed foods should make up
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Top Ten Exercise and Training Related Mistakes Of Women Over 35

By Michele Howe

Trainer Maryellen Jordan, owner of Positively Fit, makes the following observations regarding general oversights women over the age of thirty-five make in regard to exercising and training most efficiently. 1. Not making exercise a top priority. Women commonly forfeit budgeting in time for regular exercise
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Weight Loss Tips: 7 Ways to Get You Back into Those Skinny Jeans!

By JustMommies staff

How do you lose weight and keep it off? We reached out to Los Angeles’ own celebrity trainers Jordan Yuam of Jordan’s Virtual Fit Club and Jeff Bomberger for their tips on the most effective way to lose those extra pounds! From brand new moms to WWE wrestlers, models and a-list celebs, Jordan and
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