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Drinking Water Helps You Lose More Weight, Study Finds

From time.com

Chug a couple glasses of water before eating a meal, and you may eat less without even trying. Those are the results from a new study published in the journal Obesity, in which researchers rounded up obese adults to see if drinking water before eating could help them shed pounds.

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Frozen yogurt only sounds healthier than ice cream - CNN.com

From cnn.com

Related: Egg whites or whole eggs: Which are healthier? Dig into the nutrition facts, though, and the swirl of smooth and creamy self-serve dessert isn't always the superior option. Here's the scoop on why you may want to reconsider your next 16-flavor "16 Handles" bender.

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FDA approves non-surgical temporary balloon device to treat obesity

From fda.gov

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new balloon device to treat obesity without the need for invasive surgery. The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (ReShape Dual Balloon) is intended to facilitate weight loss in obese adult patients.

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Find Out How Many Calories to Cut For Weight Loss

From time.com

Forget the number 2,000-a new government calculator uses the latest research to spit out an exact calorie count and exercise regimen you'll need to hit your weight loss goals. The calculator, called the Body Weight Planner, is now available online for public use, but the National Institutes of Health (NIH)…

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Solving the Obesity Epidemic One Gut Bug at a Time

From medicaldaily.com

We've known for a long time that the gut microbiome influences a vast array of bodily functions - it maintains proper immunity, for example. More recently, gut microbes have demonstrated an integral role in many facets of brain function, and they also profoundly influence body weight. How?

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Why Food, Sleep and Exercise Are Critical to Success

From time.com

How we care for our bodies affects our performance at work. Skipping your twice weekly workout because you believe you are strapped for time leads to negative habits that impact your overall happiness and productivity. Similarly, ordering fast food instead of cooking to save the hassle of buying groceries and…

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How to stop skipping your workouts - CNN.com

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Sound familiar? It's a "vicious cycle of failure," according to Michelle Segar, director of the Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center at the University of Michigan. For 20 years, she's been studying motivation to figure out why so many of us struggle to keep it — especially when…

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Lindon father of five sets world record in hopes of raising money, awareness about childhood obesity

From deseretnews.com

Two-time world record holding triathlete and Utah native, James Lawrence - aka the "Iron Cowboy" - set a new world record by completing 50 Ironman triathlon courses in 50 days in all 50 states. He started June 6 and finished Saturday night.

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The 7 Best Food Combinations for Weight Loss

From time.com

Would you pay top dollar for a comedy performance by…Peele? Or expect a great film from a singular Coen brother? Or rock to the sounds of just one of those robots from Daft Punk? There's a reason why people love the music of the Stones more than either Jagger or…

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Trick your brain to avoid 'portion distortion' - CNN.com

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DailyBurn: 9 tricks to stick to your diet (even on weekends) Getting ready to grab a post-workout snack? Don't let us scare you into tossing it in the trash. Portion control isn't about depriving yourself - it's about eating just enough to stay fueled and full.

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