• Weight Control During Menopause

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  • Help! I Have No Willpower

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  • Teenage Obesity

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  • Being Overweight is Temporary

    The Story of Tanya Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful slim Princess called Tanya. When she fell in love with a handsome Prince called Max, everyone was delighted. Everyone that is, except for her mother the one they called the Black Widow. Why was the Black Widow so opposed to her daughter’s new

  • Weight Loss after Pregnancy

    Weight gain during pregnancy The average weight gain during pregnancy is between 25 to 35 pounds. During the birth, new moms shed about 12.5 to 14 pounds, leaving about 12 to 21 pounds of excess weight to be lost during the postpartum period. In addition, some new moms may gain an extra 10-12 pounds during

  • When Do You Need to Reduce Weight?

    You need to diet when your weight makes you feel uncomfortable To see if YOU need to lose weight, answer these questions: Are your clothes getting tighter? Are you depressed at the sight of your naked body? Do you hide your body in baggy clothes? Do you feel less confident because of your appearance? Do



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