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The quickest weight loss habits to squeeze into a busy day - CNN.com

From cnn.com

Don't throw in the towel just yet. You don't need extra minutes in your day to eat less or to move more, the two basic pillars of weight loss. Here's how to reevaluate the time you do have, and smart strategies to make dropping pounds easier, no matter how swamped…

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Will Going Organic Help You Lose Weight?

From huffingtonpost.com

If you've ever picked up an apple from the organic section of your supermarket, you probably thought that by doing so, you were improving your health. And if you haven't, you may belong to the camp that believes the potential health benefits of going organic don't outweigh the literal costs.

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10 Best-Ever Snacks for Weight Loss

From yahoo.com

(Photo: Shutterstock) Pssst! Want to lose weight fast? Go have a snack. Skipping meals, restricting calories, being "disciplined?" It's all a sham! A study published just this January showed participants who ate at least six times a day had lower BMIs, and consumed fewer calories, than those who ate just…

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1 month

Lots Of Seniors Are Overweight, But Few Use Free Counseling

From npr.org

Anne Roberson walks a quarter mile down the road each day to her mailbox in the farming town of Exeter, deep in California's Central Valley. Her daily walk and housekeeping chores are her only exercise, and her weight has remained stubbornly over 200 pounds for some time now.

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2 months

Weight Loss Magic Soup and 5 More Slimming Recipes

From communitytable.com

Here are six recipes that won't leave you feeling guilty!1. Weight Loss Magic SoupIf you are still trying to drop a few pounds after the holidays or you want to slim down for an upcoming event, you have got to try this Weight Loss Magic Soup.

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1 month

Taxing Junk Food Won't Curb Obesity or Heart Disease - US News

From usnews.com

Can't tax them away. What if I told you there was an easy way to fix various health problems that had a variety of benefits and very little cost? Your first reaction could be "let's do it." This is the promise that comes with taxing items to change consumer behavior.

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This Chart Shows How Hard It Is to End Childhood Obesity

From time.com

Michelle Obama announced her "Let's Move" campaign, an effort to fight childhood obesity by promoting healthier eating and physical activity among kids, five years ago Monday. But the most recent data show that driving down childhood obesity rates is proving to be an elusive goal.

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3 months