Some ideas for a weight loss contest include awarding prizes and planning and hosting themed weeks, such as a week where everyone brings a healthy lunch to share, or a week where groups of competitors take walks together... More » Hobbies & Games Contests & Gambling

According to Women’s Health Magazine, a study comparing the Paleolithic, vegan, Mediterranean and DASH diets found the Paleolithic diet to be the best for losing weight. By contrast, WebMD suggests that increasing the am... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans

Metamucil is used to complement loss of weight but does not directly cause weight loss. Metamucil contains a high amount of psyllium, a soluble fiber that turns into a gel when combined with liquid. The body feels full, ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets
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Some funny ideas for a chili cook-off trophy include trophies that feature anthropomorphic peppers or trophies that feature monsters or demons to represent the heat factor of the chili that won the contest. Another funny... More » Hobbies & Games Contests & Gambling

After the initial weight loss associated with beginning a healthier lifestyle, a rate of 1 to 2 pounds per week is safe for most people. The exact time required to lose weight to reach a goal depends on several factors, ... More » Health Fitness & Exercise

According to the Mayo Clinic, there isn't a diet plan that works for everyone; however, those that do work focus on balanced nutrition and a safe weight-loss goal of one to two pounds per week. Effective diet plans shoul... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans

According to the Mayo Clinic, any significant weight loss without a change in the diet or exercise routine is cause for concern as it can signal an underlying medical condition that needs to be addressed. Possible causes... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans