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Counting macros instead of calories may help you lose weight

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss June 21st, 2018

We’ve all heard the age-old diet advice to simply cut calories for weight loss. But for the many people who try this type of plan and don’t achieve success, calorie cutting is just not enough. Science is discovering more and more about how well our bodies actually use those calories, and it’s clear that there’s much more to this puzzle than the number of calories you eat on any given day. We know that variations …

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How your DNA results could help you lose weight

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss June 15th, 2018

If only losing weight were as simple as we’ve been led to believe for years: simply burn more calories than you take in. But for the millions of people who struggle to lose weight and keep it off, we know that weight loss is much more than a numbers game. The problem is, for many years, we simply didn’t know why some people would achieve their weight loss goals effortlessly, while others would do everything …

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Are these popular diets safe, or just fads?

In Nutrition by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

Your mom swears by Weight Watchers, your best friend is doing Atkins, and your boss pairs the Zone Diet with crossfit. All three of these individuals are seeing great results, and urging you to try the same diets. But when you do, these diets either make you feel hungry all the time, or fail to provide the weight-loss results you’ve been working so hard for. Weight Watchers, Atkins, and Zone Diets are all popular diets …

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Are you eating the right diet for your genetics?

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

A wave of recent research is supporting what many doctors, nutritionists, and other health professionals have suspected for a long time: there is no one ideal diet that works for everyone. Using data obtained from the Human Genome Project, researchers are studying hundreds of different genetic variants and how they affect our health — including the way our bodies react to and process food. In the past, nutritional studies have typically been conducted on large …