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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

BOOK

New book: The Three Best Ways to Lose Weight

I just published a book called The Three Best Ways to Lose Weight.

I’ve been researching and writing about obesity and weight loss for 25 years (since 1993).

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Monday, August 12, 2013

WATER

Man loses 95 lbs drinking 3 glasses of water with each meal

Here is a 3-minute video of a man who lost 95 lbs, dropping from 290 lbs to 195 lbs by drinking 3 glasses of water with each meal for a total of 9 glasses of water per day.

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Thursday, April 12, 2012

SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

Most popular weight loss strategies: eating less, exercising more, eating less fat, low-calorie food

"The most-popular strategies employed by obese participants who reported trying to lose weight were eating less, exercising more, eating less fat, and switching to lower-calorie foods," notes a new paper about obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

"In contrast, only a small proportion used commercial weight loss programs, liquid diets, and prescription weight loss medicines.

"Liquid diets, nonprescription diet pills, and popular diets showed no association with successful weight loss, and those who reported losing 10% body weight [or more] were less likely to report eating diet foods/products, compared with those who did not lose 10%." Read the entire article | Email this article
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SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

Less popular weight loss strategies: commercial weight loss programs, liquid diets, diet pills

"The most-popular strategies employed by obese participants who reported trying to lose weight were eating less, exercising more, eating less fat, and switching to lower-calorie foods," notes a new paper about obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

"In contrast, only a small proportion used commercial weight loss programs, liquid diets, and prescription weight loss medicines.

"Liquid diets, nonprescription diet pills, and popular diets showed no association with successful weight loss, and those who reported losing 10% body weight [or more] were less likely to report eating diet foods/products, compared with those who did not lose 10%." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 12:24 pm | [0] comments

SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

Liquid diets, nonprescription diet pills, and popular diets showed no association with weight loss

"Liquid diets, nonprescription diet pills, and popular diets showed no association with successful weight loss, and those who reported losing 10% body weight [or more] were less likely to report eating diet foods/products, compared with those who did not lose 10%," notes a new paper about obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

"The most-popular strategies employed by obese participants who reported trying to lose weight were eating less, exercising more, eating less fat, and switching to lower-calorie foods."

"In contrast, only a small proportion used commercial weight loss programs, liquid diets, and prescription weight loss medicines."
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SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

US adults who lost 10% body weight were 105% more likely to take a prescription diet pill from a doc

Obese US adults who lost 10% or more of their body weight during the previous year were 105% more likely -- 2.1 times more likely -- to take a prescription diet pill prescribed by a doctor than obese adults who were trying to lose weight but lost less than this according to data from obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Read the entire article | Email this article
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SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

US adults who lost 10% body weight were 52% less likely to eat diet foods than those who lost less

Obese US adults who lost 10% or more of their body weight during the previous year were 52% less likely -- only half as likely -- to eat diet foods or diet products than obese adults who were trying to lose weight but lost less than this according to data from obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 12:15 pm | [0] comments

SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

US obese adults eating diet foods were only half as likely to lose 10% of their body weight

Obese US adults who ate diet foods and diet products were only half as likely -- 52% less likely -- to lose 10% or more of their body weight during the previous year than obese adults who lost 10% or more during the previous year according to data from obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

(Note: This is the same information as the previous article, but just stated in a different way.) Read the entire article | Email this article
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SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

US adults who lost 10% body weight were 72% more likely to join a commercial weight loss program

Obese US adults who lost 10% or more of their body weight during the previous year were 72% more likely to join a commercial weight loss program than obese adults who were trying to lose weight but lost less than this according to data from obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Read the entire article | Email this article
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SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

US adults who lost 10% body weight or more were 36% more likely to exercise than those who lost less

Obese US adults who lost 10% or more of their body weight during the previous year were 36% more likely to exercise more than obese adults who were trying to lose weight but lost less than this according to data from obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 11:58 am | [0] comments

SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

US adults who lost 10% body weight were 37% more likely to eat less fat than those who lost less

Obese US adults who lost 10% or more of their body weight during the previous year were 37% more likely to eat less fat than obese adults who were trying to lose weight but lost less than this according to data from obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Read the entire article | Email this article
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SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

US adults who lost 10% body weight were 27% more likely to skip meals than those who lost less

Obese US adults who lost 10% or more of their body weight during the previous year were 27% more likely to skip meals than obese adults who were trying to lose weight but lost less than this according to data from obese adults who were participants in the 2001–2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Read the entire article | Email this article
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Monday, October 04, 2010

HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who have maintained at least a 30 lbs weight loss watch fewer than 10 hrs of TV per week

People in The National Weight Control Registry, a group of about 6,000 people who have maintained a weight loss of at least 30 pounds, watch fewer than 10 hours of television per week according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Oct 04, 2010 6:12 am | [0] comments

HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who have maintained at least a 30 lbs weight loss limit calories to 1,800 calories per day

People in The National Weight Control Registry, a group of about 6,000 people who have maintained a weight loss of at least 30 pounds, limit calories to 1,800 calories per day according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Oct 04, 2010 6:09 am | [0] comments

HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who have maintained at least a 30 lbs weight loss eat a low-fat diet

People in The National Weight Control Registry, a group of about 6,000 people who have maintained a weight loss of at least 30 pounds, eat a low-fat diet according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
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HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who have maintained at least a 30 lbs weigh themselves at least once a week

People in The National Weight Control Registry, a group of about 6,000 people who have maintained a weight loss of at least 30 pounds, weigh themselves at least once a week according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Oct 04, 2010 6:03 am | [0] comments

HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who have maintained at least a 30 lbs walk about an hour per day, 11,000 steps

People in The National Weight Control Registry, a group of about 6,000 people who have maintained a weight loss of at least 30 pounds, walk about an hour per day -- 11,000 steps -- or burn the equivalent amount of calories according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Saturday, October 02, 2010

HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who lost an average of 66 lbs for 14 years are physically active an hour a day

People who have lost an average of 66 pounds and have kept it off for an average of 14 years are physically active for about an hour a day, and burn about 2600 calories per week with exercise according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Sat, Oct 02, 2010 6:13 am | [0] comments

HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who lost an average of 66 lbs for 14 years do high-intensity exercise 70 minutes per week

People who have lost an average of 66 pounds and have kept it off for an average of 14 years do high-intensity exercise, such as jogging, aerobics or biking for about 70 minutes per week according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
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HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who lost an average of 66 lbs for 14 years are highly restrained eaters aware of calories

People who have lost an average of 66 pounds and have kept it off for an average of 14 years are highly-restrained eaters who are always aware of calories according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
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HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who lost an average of 66 lbs for 14 years less likely to binge for emotional reasons

People who have lost an average of 66 pounds and have kept it off for an average of 14 years are less likely to binge or overeat for emotional or environmental reasons than obese people according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Sat, Oct 02, 2010 5:50 am | [0] comments

HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL WEIGHT LOSS

People who lost an average of 66 lbs for 14 years have fewer TVs than heavier people

People who have lost an average of 66 pounds and have kept it off for an average of 14 years have fewer televisions than heavier people according to Suzanne Phelan, assistant professor of kinesiology at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as reported in an article in USA Today. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

BREAKFAST

78% of people who have lost 30 lbs and kept it off for a year eat breakfast every day

Seventy-eight percent of those in the National Weight Control Registry, who are people who have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for a year, eat breakfast every day according to the National Weight Control Registry website. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

SELF WEIGHING

People who weigh themselves at least weekly are 11 times more likely to lose at least 5%

People who weigh themselves at least weekly are 11 times more likely to lose at least 5 percent after six months according to a new study from researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
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Monday, April 07, 2008

WEIGHT MONITORING

75% of people who have lost 30 lbs and kept it off for a year weigh them self at least once a week

Seventy-five percent of those in the National Weight Control Registry, who are people who have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for a year, weigh them self at least once a week according to the National Weight Control Registry website. Read the entire article | Email this article
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TELEVISION WATCHING

62% of people who have lost 30 lbs and kept it off for a year watch less than 10 hrs of TV per week

Sixty-two percent of those in the National Weight Control Registry, who are people who have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for a year, watch less than 10 hours of TV per week according to the National Weight Control Registry website. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Apr 07, 2008 12:39 pm | [0] comments

WEIGHT MONITORING

90% of people who have lost 30 lbs and kept it off for a year exercise an average of 1 hour per day

Ninety percent of those in the National Weight Control Registry, who are people who have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for a year, exercise an average of one hour per day according to the National Weight Control Registry website. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Apr 07, 2008 12:37 pm | [0] comments

CHANGING WHAT YOU EAT

98% of people who have lost 30 lbs and kept it off for a year modified their food intake

Ninety-eight percent of those in the National Weight Control Registry, who are people who have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for a year, modified their food intake according to the National Weight Control Registry website. "Most report continuing to maintain a low calorie, low fat diet and doing high levels of activity," they note. Read the entire article | Email this article
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EXERCISE

94% of people who have lost 30 lbs and kept it off for a year increased their physical activity

Ninety-four percent of those in the National Weight Control Registry, who are people who have lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for a year, increased their physical activity, the most frequent form of activity being walking, according to the National Weight Control Registry website. The most Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Apr 07, 2008 12:33 pm | [0] comments

Monday, February 05, 2007

PREVENTING WEIGHT GAIN

Combination of four techniques prevents weight gain in women

A combination of four weight control practices was the only way that women kept from gaining weight over a two-year period of time according to a new study from The University of Newcastle in Callaghan, Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

PERSONALITY TRAITS

People who lose weight have different personality traits than those who don’t

Lean people and overweight people who successfully lose weight have different personality traits than overweight people who are not successful at losing weight according to a new study from researchers at Washington University's School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Thursday, June 01, 2006

SUCCESSFUL HABITS

Habits of successful long-term weight losers

More people who have successfully lost weight and kept it off are eating more fat and less carbohydrates than a decade ago according to a new paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

PREDICTORS OF WEIGHT LOSS SUCCESS

Early weight loss predicts success

There are four predictors of long-term weight loss success from obesity treatments according to a study from McGill Unversity in Montreal, Canada. Read the entire article | Email this article
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Thursday, October 21, 2004

Even small weight gains can be difficult to recover from

People who lose a large amount of weight have trouble recovering even after a small weight gain according to an analysis of people in the National Weight Control Registry. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Thu, Oct 21, 2004 6:26 am | [0] comments
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