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Do Your Part to Save Medicare: Lose Weight!

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Fri, Sep 09, 2011 @ 12:40 PM

An article by Jeannine Stein in today's Los Angeles Times reports on a new study by Kenneth E. Thorpe and Zhou Yang in the journal Health Affairs. According to the authors of the study, expanding a successful YMCA diabetes prevention program to a nationwide audience could save Medicare $1.8 - 3.7 billion dollars over the next ten years.

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Tags: exercise, weight loss, motivation, diet

10 Essential Habits to Keep the Weight Off

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Tue, Jul 19, 2011 @ 04:53 PM

As if losing weight weren’t hard enough, keeping it off is often even harder. If you don’t want to spend the rest of your life yo-yo dieting, you’ll need to develop good, long-term lifestyle habits. Luckily, there has been a lot of good research done to help you know what works and what doesn’t.

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Tags: lifestyle habits, exercise, weight loss, motivation, diet

Which Is Better for Weight Management in Menopause, Exercise or Diet?

Posted by LeeAnn Langdon on Mon, Jun 27, 2011 @ 10:14 AM

If you’re approaching or in the thick of menopause, you’ve probably already discovered that managing your weight is not as easy as it used to be. You may be seeing that your lovely curvy shape now looks more like a round apple. So which is better for weight management in menopause: exercise or diet? In a word, both!

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Tags: exercise, diet, menopause

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