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Are There ‘Fat’ Tables At Restaurants?

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There’s A Wait ….Everyone Wants A Window If you’re hoping to get your waistline reduced by a few belt notches after too many festive season sweets, choose your table carefully the next time you eat out. That’s because a fascinating US study indicates where you choose to sit in a restaurant may determine your menu selection – and whether it’s […]

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Best Exercise Regime Ever?

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  Pauline Potter, current Guinness world record holder for world’s heaviest woman (292 kg / 643 pounds at time of official weighing), reports having found the best exercise ever: Sex. Lots and lots of Sex.   Marathon Sex Sessions Burn Fat Fast During an interview with UK magazine Closer, Pauline disclosed that ‘marathon sex sessions’ have helped her lose a […]

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The Real Biggest Losers

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  While at first it may seem a tad exploitative—watching heavily overweight people struggle with challenging exercise and food temptations on international television—at least NBCs The Biggest Loser helps participants to actually do something, to take steps to becoming healthier, happier individuals. Right? Wrong. As it turns out, the show’s crash-diet and high intensity exercise regime has serious long-term health […]

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Exercise Won’t Make You Thin – Successful Losers

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You’ve lost weight – more than once – but you always put it back on again. Experts agree that maintaining loss is the even harder than losing it in the first place. And according to people who should know – a group who lost big amounts and successfully remained slimmed down – regular physical activity is an important part of […]

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Exercise Won’t Make You Thin? Yeah Right.

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Time magazine and writer John Cloud bought themselves a fight with the Aug 9 cover story Exercise Won’t Make You Thin. Howls from medical professionals, personal trainers, and their nemesis – the people who moan they “exercised for four hours a week and never lost a pound” – are still ringing. Time argued: Exercising just makes us hungrier, which means […]

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