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Fitness Watch MD
Fitness Watch MD
News and Advice on Health and Fitness

Healthy Snacks Can Be Crucial for Weight Loss

Neil Donaghy | May 14th, 2013
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To snack or not to snack – that’s the question facing many dieters, unsure of whether eating between meals is a help or a hindrance to their weight loss plans. Some will forgo snacking altogether, knowing that they can’t help themselves overeating if they don’t stick to three healthy meals a day. For others, periodic snacks are essential to get them through the day. Healthy snacks, in the right portions, can be a part of any successful diet plan, according to nutritionists. Dr…. Read more »

Mediterranean-Style Meal Plan: Best Diet for Heart Health?

Jacky Gale | May 7th, 2013
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Most doctors agree that the best diets are those that not only help a patient lose weight, but also improve his or her overall health and reduce the risk for chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease. The Mediterranean diet has been gaining momentum in recent years because it has been linked to numerous health benefits, including heart health, cognitive benefits, reduction of cancer risk, and weight loss or maintenance. Now, a recent study suggests that following a Mediterranean-style meal plan can improve cardiovascular… Read more »

Lose Weight This Spring with Fresh Foods and Exercises

Colleen Story | April 30th, 2013
Best Diets

Winter makes it easy to gain weight. Limited exposure to sunlight can reduce levels of serotonin in the brain. Since serotonin helps regulate appetite and mood, these drops can result in a craving for carbohydrates, which can lead to a gradual increase in pounds. “There’s quite a bit of science that shows levels of serotonin, which regulates appetite and mood, dip in the winter time,” says J. Adam Rindfleish, M.D, associate professor of family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine… Read more »

Weight Loss Resorts: The Answer To Beating Fat?

Sarah | April 26th, 2013
weight loss resort

Weight loss resorts are a beacon of hope for people who have been unsuccessful in their efforts to lose weight fast with the old “diet and exercise” routine. Since vacation is naturally a time for “renewal” and “rejuvenation,” it seems that weight loss and luxury resorts really do go hand-in-hand. “These resorts are a far cry from the fat camps image that has been around for decades,” writes Fox News correspondent Laura Kelly. Weight loss resorts: The best way to lose weight? At… Read more »

The Best Fat Burning Foods Help You Lose Weight Quickly

Jessie Whitman | April 25th, 2013
Weight Loss

Struggling to lose weight and keep it off is a common problem for many people. Being overweight or obese puts people at risk of developing serious medical conditions such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Eating nutritious foods that boost your energy levels, burn fat, and speed up your metabolism is essential if you want to become healthier and lose weight fast. Exercising on a consistent basis and eating foods filled with vitamin C, calcium, and protein will help you shed the… Read more »