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For Some, Weight Loss Means the Start of a Whole New Life

New York Times (blog)-Apr 28, 2016

“Addiction is a lifelong problem that people have to deal with, and it's the same with weight,” said DrWilliam Yancy, director of the Duke Diet 

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New weight-loss device makes some medical experts queasy

CBS News-Jun 16, 2016

Dr. Mitchell Roslin, chief of weight-loss surgery at Lenox Hill ... as it enters clinical practice," Dr. William Yancy, director of the Duke Diet and .

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"Biggest Loser" study: Why keeping weight off is so hard

CBS News-May 3, 2016

Dr. William Yancy, director of the Duke Diet and Fitness Center, said "The Biggest Loser" perpetuates the idea that the recipe for weight loss is ..

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Invest in yourself for a better retirement

Dallas Morning News-Mar 8, 2016

... fitness getaways can lead to lasting change, according to Dr. William S. YancyJr., director of the Duke Diet and Fitness Center in Durham, ..

 

The Big Picture: What the New Diet Guidelines Mean for You

The federal government's new dietary guidelines are a step in the right direction, experts say.

The guidelines, which come from the U.S.

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New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake

Americans need to cut back on added sugars, saturated fats and salt if they want to eat a diet that can improve their health, according to the federal government's latest version of its Dietary Guidelines.

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Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan

In fact, picking a weight-loss plan based on your food preferences might backfire and lead to less weight loss, new research suggests. After comparing two groups, one in which dieters could choose one of two eating plans and one in which dieters were randomly assigned to one of the plans, the researchers found those who had a choice lost slightly less 

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Quick and healthy back to school breakfasts for the family

Getting the kids out the door to school in the morning is a challenge enough. Having them eat a good meal before school can make a big difference in their day.

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Fish Oil

No benefit found in taking fish oil pill supplements.

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Whole Grains

Incorporating whole grains reduces health risks.

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Resolutions

Working with New Year resolutions.

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Holiday Eating

Forget juice cleanses, paleo-approved snacks, gluten-free treats, fasting for days, and Vegenaise. The most effective way to lose weight may be to eat everything you want.

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How to Break the Cycle of Self-Defeating Behavior

It is a simple fact that many of the things in life that are most worth doing are difficult to do. Whether it’s sticking to a healthy diet, following an exercise plan or learning a new skill, if you get negative on yourself, you are likely setting yourself up for failure.

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Elisabetta Politi

Since 2011 Elisabetta has been one of the experts who review the most popular diets.

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Eating Sprouted Grains

Sprouting breaks down a seed. That means less work for your digestive system.

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