Does Nutrisystem Work? Here’s the Surprising (New) Answer

Does Nutrisystem work? You’ve seen the commercials, heard the celebrity endorsements, but may be wondering, “What is Nutrisystem?” Does Nutrisystem work? Should I try Nutrisystem? First, here’s an overview of how it works: Intro to Nutrisystem Nutrisystem is a balanced diet plan that provides a balance of protein, carbs, vegetables and dietary nutrients. Like TV dinners, […]

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Explained: Here’s How the (New) Weight Watchers Point System Works:

How do Weight Watchers points work? Around since 1963, the WW plan has helped millions of people around the world lose weight and successfully keep it off. Ironically, one of the biggest reasons for the plan’s success is that it is based on the premise that diets usually don’t work. Weight Watchers has built its brand […]

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The DIET, Sleep, & Exercise Habits of Geniuses: Einstein, Tesla, & Edison

The (sometimes quirky) diets, sleep, and exercise habits of geniuses – Although we often think of genetics as the main factor in genius, your health and diet has a lot to do with it as well. Consider that the brain uses a whopping 20% of your body’s total energy; more energy than any other organ. […]

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Weight Watchers: Zucchini Fries Recipe (Guilt-Free!)

Recipe for low-fa zucchini fries from Weight Watchers: Staying on the theme of finding guilt-free alternatives for comfort foods like fried chicken and mashed potatoes, consider this healthy replacement for french fries. Unlike potatoes, zucchini is high in vitamin c, potassium, and antioxidants, while being surprisingly low in calories. Zucchini also is good for both […]

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Weight Watchers: Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Recipe (Tasty & Healthy!)

Cauliflower mashed potatoes recipe from Oprah & Weight Watchers: Unlike the humble potato, cauliflower is packed with cancer-fighting vitamins and minerals, and consistently ranks as one the healthiest vegtables. For this reason, cauliflower can make a smart substitution or compliment to the potato in popular dishes like mashed potatoes. Speaking of cauliflower mashed potatoes, here’s […]

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Nutrisystem for Vegetarians Review: Is It the Right Diet for You?

Review: Nutrisystem for vegetarians – When many people switch to a vegetarian diet, they find themselves actually gaining weight because they rely heavily on carbohydrates like pasta and rice to feel satisfied and may overuse dairy as a source of protein. With a meal plan system, like Nutrisystem, you don’t have to worry about choosing foods […]

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Gorging Gene: How Our “Hunter Gatherer” DNA Is Making Us Fat Now

How is our pre-historic DNA making us obese? For most of human history, we lived as foragers. This means that for tens of thousands of years we travelled in search of food instead of settling in one place. Our ancestors’ nomadic lifestyle was dictated largely by the seasonal migration of animals and the growth cycles of plants. (and they were generally in great shape!) Then, […]

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Feeling “Watched” Makes You Eat Less: Put a Mirror on Your Fridge!

Why put a mirror on your refrigerator? When you feel like you are being watched (even by yourself) you behave better. So, why not put a mirror in your kitchen to be your own policeman. Or, print out our free “weight loss propaganda poster“ below to stop those late-night snacks. When we are being watched, we behave […]