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Common weight loss myths debunked - Jamaica Observer

Common weight loss myths debunked - Jamaica Observer | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Common weight loss myths debunked. It's hard not to feel overwhelmed, but losing weight doesn't have to be as mind-boggling as you think...

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Too Good To Be True? A History Of Dubious Fitness Gadgets - Huffington Post

Too Good To Be True? A History Of Dubious Fitness Gadgets - Huffington Post | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Too Good To Be True? A History Of Dubious Fitness GadgetsHuffington PostAdvertisements for the fitness shoe claimed that its uneven sole would tone leg muscles and help wearers lose weight.
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Skechers to pay $40 million for false toning shoe claims

Skechers to pay $40 million for false toning shoe claims | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
If you bought Skechers Shape-ups or the company’s other toning shoes but still, somehow, have a flabby rear end, here’s your chance to apply for a refund.
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Edmonton fitness experts list 10 fitness gadgets worth your time and money - Edmonton Journal

Edmonton fitness experts list 10 fitness gadgets worth your time and money - Edmonton Journal | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Edmonton fitness experts list 10 fitness gadgets worth your time and moneyEdmonton JournalNot all fitness gadgets are a waste of time and money. Some actually work, and they don't cost a lot.
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BBB Warns Consumers of HCG Weight-Loss Products - Tucson Citizen

BBB Warns Consumers of HCG Weight-Loss Products - Tucson Citizen | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
BBB Warns Consumers of HCG Weight-Loss ProductsTucson Citizen15, 2012, under alert, Life, Tips Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is warning consumers about HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) Xtreme weight loss drugs that come in oral...
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10 Weight Loss Myths

10 Weight Loss Myths | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Unfortunately you'll find plenty of misconceptions about weight loss, in particular on the Internet.
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7 Easy Ways to Lose Weight without Dieting

7 Easy Ways to Lose Weight without Dieting | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

7 easy ways to melt the pounds away without torturing yourself with diets

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One-Of-A-Kind Digital Nutrition Kiosk At North Texas McDonald’s

One-Of-A-Kind Digital Nutrition Kiosk At North Texas McDonald’s | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
For the health curious, fast-food eater in Richardson there’s a new interactive, digital kiosk at one McDonald’s location.
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New Diet Drug Qnexa Promises 10% Weight Loss - At What Price? - Forbes

New Diet Drug Qnexa Promises 10% Weight Loss - At What Price? - Forbes | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Qnexa could be the next hit diet drug, helping people lose up to 10 percent of their body weight. But even if approved by the FDA, is it really safe, or could it cause heart damage like Phen-Fen before it?
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Weight loss a dance, not a battle: UWO professor | London Community News

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Insurers Profit From Health Law They Fought

Insurers Profit From Health Law They Fought | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Insurance companies spent millions of dollars trying to defeat the U.S. health-care overhaul, saying it would raise costs and disrupt coverage.
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Six for '12: Health-and-fitness trends we expect in the new year - Winnipeg Free Press

Six for '12: Health-and-fitness trends we expect in the new year - Winnipeg Free Press | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Six for '12: Health-and-fitness trends we expect in the new yearWinnipeg Free PressFitness trainer Cynthia Kernodle is quick to list opportunities to improve folks' exercise regimens.
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Fitness fan 'killed by weights bar' - The Independent

Fitness fan 'killed by weights bar' - The Independent | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Fitness fan 'killed by weights bar'The IndependentA fitness fan has died after apparently becoming trapped beneath weight training equipment as he worked out in a garage.
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The latest slimming pill? Gila monster saliva reduces food cravings

The latest slimming pill? Gila monster saliva reduces food cravings | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
A drug made from the saliva of a giant U.S lizard could be a surprising new addition to the weight-loss market, say scientists from the University of Gothenburg.
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10 Tips To Slim Down Your Belly

10 Tips To Slim Down Your Belly | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Bikini season is coming! Are you prepared for it? Do you want to shed inches and pounds, get rid of the bloat and feel fabulous?
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President's Council on Fitness backs Wii, Kinect and other video games - Washington Post

President's Council on Fitness backs Wii, Kinect and other video games - Washington Post | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
President's Council on Fitness backs Wii, Kinect and other video gamesWashington PostSo I couldn't ignore the irony in the April 30 announcement that the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition had decided to team up with the...
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Saturated fats may not be all bad, latest diabetes research findings | Australian Food News

The findings of a new Swedish study, published this week, suggest that a diet high in saturated fatty acids could have a better effect on blood sugar levels and...
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10 Weight Loss Myths

10 Weight Loss Myths | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Unfortunately you'll find plenty of misconceptions about weight loss, in particular on the Internet.
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7 Easy Ways to Lose Weight without Dieting

7 Easy Ways to Lose Weight without Dieting | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

7 easy ways to melt the pounds away without torturing yourself with diets

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Fitness Program For Mentally Ill Expands | digtriad.com

Fitness Program For Mentally Ill Expands | digtriad.com | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it

Exercise can improve mental health! I love that this program is medically supervised. It means people are getting treatment from multiple angles and seeing success because of it!

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Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Type 2 Diabetes - Diabetes - MSN Health

Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Type 2 Diabetes - Diabetes - MSN Health | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
The medication appears to control blood sugar without boosting risk for hypoglycemia study shows...
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Arena responds to FDA concerns on weight loss drug

Arena responds to FDA concerns on weight loss drug | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it submitted an official response addressing safety concerns of U.S.
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Calories count more than protein for weight loss - HealthPop - CBS News

Calories count more than protein for weight loss - HealthPop - CBS News | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
Eating low-protein diet may reduce lean body mass, increase fat, study found Read more by Ryan Jaslow on CBS News' HealthPop.
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25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods | Prevention.com

25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods | Prevention.com | Fitness and Weight loss | Scoop.it
These healthy power foods have nutrients that can prevent heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, boost your immune system, make your skin look younger, and more (Superfoods for you!
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