PCOS Diet Plan

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PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome (some researchers call it Syndrome xx) is a common hormonal disorder. The metabolic changes that occur in women who suffer from the condition usually cause weight gain. "About 75 percent of women who have PCOS are overweight or obese, and they typically carry the excess weight around their abdomens, says Melanie Haiken in the Health article "Why Can't I Lose Weight?" PCOS affects 6-10 percent of the female population and is the most common endocrine disorder of premenopausal women. It is also one of the leading causes of infertility. Not only does this disorder cause excess male-hormone production, if left untreated, it increases a woman's risks of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, and cardiovascular disease. Here's what experts say about polycystic ovarian syndrome and diet.  (more…)
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Reasons for Losing Weight

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As you open your eyes in the morning and lift yourself out of bed, your body reminds you that it's overweight. You look down and see the results of your eating behaviors which also remind you that today is another day you have to deal with the challenges and insecurities of being overweight--the fatigue, the reactions of people, the large clothes you have to wear. (more…)
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Diet Soda Weight Gain

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Data from the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions show that diet soda may actually contribute to weight gain--especially around the stomach--and the artificial sweeteners in diet drinks may also possibly contribute to metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes. Here are the data the studies revealed: (more…)
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Fat Burning Foods

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One of the reasons you're not losing weight may be you're not eating enough fat-burning foods. Many dieters believe they need to cut their fat intake to shed extra pounds; however, research shows you need to make friends with fat and add some good fat into your diet to punch down the numbers on your scale. (more…)
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Top Five Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

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You're watching your diet and hitting the gym regularly for cardio and resistance training, but you're not losing weight. You start wondering if it's really worth all the effort. Before you succumb to any sweet temptation that will assuage your fears about the scale berating you again, consider the following advice from health experts who give some of the main reasons the pounds won't budge. (more…)
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