Weight Loss and Diet Plans

Weight Loss and Diet Plans
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  • Diet Choices to Prevent Cancer

    Research has shown that a healthy diet can lower your risk of certain cancers.

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  • Vegetarian Diet: How to Get the Nutrients You Need

    Learn about the different types of vegetarian diets along with their benefits and drawbacks.

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  • Surgery for Obesity

    Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) involves surgically reducing the size of your stomach so that your body absorbs less of…

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  • What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight-loss Plan

    Learn about the different factors that can affect your efforts to lose weight. Talk to your doctor before you start…

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  • Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know

    Dietary supplements include vitamins, herbs, and other products that can improve your health or wellness. Learn about the types, benefits,…

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  • Nutrition for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Fad Diets

    A fad diet is a stylish weight-loss plan that promises dramatic results. Typically, these diets are not healthy and don't…

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  • Gluten-free Diet

    Gluten-free diets are for people who have celiac disease. Learn how a gluten-free diet can help you.

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  • Nutrition for Weight Loss: Is a Low-Carbohydrate Diet Right for Me?

    Foods made of sugars and starches are high in carbohydrates. Learn more about the purpose, health benefits, and side effects…

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  • Vegan Diet: How to Get the Nutrients You Need

    The vegan diet is free of meats and dairy. Vegans eat plant-based foods instead of foods that come from animals…

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  • Mediterranean Diet

    The Mediterranean diet can help you lose weight, be healthy, and possibly live longer. Learn what the diet includes and…

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  • Low-purine Diet

    A low-purine diet is limits foods with high purine and can help prevent or treat gout and kidney stones. Learn…

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  • The DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Control Your Blood Pressure

    Many health problems improve with healthy eating. Doctors recommend the DASH diet to lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol…

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  • Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Helping Your Child Achieve a Healthy Weight

    Information about how healthy eating and regularly exercising can help your child maintain a healthy weight.

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  • Childhood Overweight and Obesity

    Information about the causes of childhood obesity and what you can do to help your overweight child.

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  • Prescription Weight-loss Medicines

    Information about weight-loss medicines from the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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  • Diet and Exercise for a Healthy Heart

    Keep your heart healthy by making healthy diet and exercise choices.

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