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Diet & Weight Loss Help Guide


Weight Loss Help Center

In our eat-and-run, massive-portion-sized culture, maintaining a healthy weight can be tough—and losing weight, even tougher. Adding to the difficulty is the abundance of fad diets and "quick-fix” plans that tempt and confuse us, and ultimately fail. If you’ve tried and failed to lose weight before, you may believe that it’s just too difficult or that diets don’t work for you. And in one sense, you may be right: traditional diets don’t work—at least not in the long term.

But there are plenty of small but powerful, changes you can make that do add up to lasting weight loss success. The key is to create a plan that provides plenty of enjoyable choices, avoid common dieting pitfalls, and learn how to develop a healthier, more satisfying relationship with food.

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Healthy Weight Loss & Dieting Tips

Healthy Weight Loss & Dieting Tips: How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Healthy Eating

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Choosing Healthy Fats

Choosing Healthy Fats: Good Fats, Bad Fats, and the Power of Omega-3s

The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet – Get started on a diet that can help fight against heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, and cognitive decline.

Healthy Fast Food

Healthy Fast Food: Tips for Making Healthier Fast Food Choices

Binge Eating Disorder

Binge Eating Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Help

Special Diets

Heart Healthy Diet Tips

Heart Healthy Diet Tips: Eating to Prevent Heart Disease and Boost Heart Health

The Anti-Cancer Diet

The Anti-Cancer Diet: Cancer Nutrition Tips and Cancer-Fighting Foods

Diabetes Diet and Food Tips

Diabetes Diet & Food Tips: Eating to Prevent, Control, and Reverse Diabetes

Heart Healthy Diet Tips

Are You at Risk for Diabetes? Who Gets Diabetes and How to Manage It

Weight problems & Obesity in Children

Weight Problems & Obesity in Children: Helping Your Child Reach & Maintain a Healthy Weight

Healthy Weight Loss & Dieting Tips

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Exercise

Easy Exercise Tips

Easy Exercise Tips: Making Exercise part of your Everyday Life

How to Practice Yoga and Tai Chi

How to Practice Yoga and Tai Chi: Tips on Using Relaxation Exercises to Relieve Stress

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