Since there is not a universal method of staying motivated to lose weight, it's important for people to consider why they feel compelled to slim down. Some possible reasons may be to get ready for a special event, to be ... More »

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There are all kinds of ways to stay motivated to lose weight, but not all are effective for everyone. Some proven methods include working out with friends, setting realistic goals, using role models and buying clothing t... More »

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To lose weight and keep it off, make a slow transition from the dieting phase after the goal weight is achieved. Continue to eat a balanced, low-fat diet and engage in moderate exercise. More »

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While opinions vary on the best free method to lose weight, experts from WebMD, Mayo Clinic, the Food and Nutrition Information Center's Nutrition.gov website and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention all sugges... More »

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Neither grapefruit nor grapefruit juice helps people to lose weight. Despite what many believe, the fruit does not have any fat-burning capabilities, according to WebMD. More »

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One of the many benefits of flaxseed is that it does help individuals to lose weight. There are many other benefits to eating flaxseed, including as a remedy for acne, kidney issues, depression and rheumatoid arthritis. More »

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To lose weight quickly, a person has to burn a lot more calories than he consumes. Eating 500 fewer calories than he burns each day for a week gets a deficit of 3,500 calories. That is enough to lose 1 pound in a week, a... More »

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