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Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories Per Day Vegetarian

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It is not because you are vegetarian, or simply because you don’t like meat, that you are not allowed to eat a low calorie diet without meat . Whatever your motivation, during the diet, you will have to make sure to cover the nutritional needs , which your body needs. A 1200 calorie vegetarian diet is still a safe way to lose calories! How to […]

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FDA Approves Promising Weight Loss Drug, First in Years

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The weight loss drug has been described as “revolutionary” by obesity researchers. In the US, more than 100 million adults – about 1 in 3 – are obese. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Wegovy, a higher-dose version of Novo Nordisk’s diabetes medicine , semaglutide , forlong-term weight control. In company-funded studies, participants who took Wegovy they lost an […]

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Food: what not to say

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All parents want to instill good eating habits in their children. To do this, they use a multitude of tactics to ensure that children are eating well, in the right amount, and when they want them, with the best of intentions.   What if these practices had the opposite effect? While these strategies often have the […]

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Obesity: a complex phenomenon

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Globally, obesity affects 600 million adults, or about 13% of the population, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).     Formerly reserved for industrialized countries, this disease now rubs shoulders with nutritional deficiencies in developing countries, this is called the double nutritional burden .   But what are the causes and consequences of obesity? Extenso takes stock of […]

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10 Tips for Controlling Your Weight After 55

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Over the years, the pounds accumulate and the silhouette changes. At the expense of self-image! Do you think that it is impossible to fight against this weight gain? We prove the opposite in 10 tips, drawn from the experience of nutritionists. Why do pounds pile up with age? As at every age of life, everything is a question […]

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Do carbonated drinks make you fat?

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Carbonated drinks are the  greatest source of added sugars in the diet. Since the mid-1970s, the consumption of soft drinks has increased significantly, both among adults and children. During the same period, the obesity rate in children and adolescents also skyrocketed, from 6% in 1977 to 16% in 2007-2009. A random?   The studies say that … Several reviews of […]

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What drives us to overeat

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We are often told to listen to our bodies to know when to stop eating. Although the body has mechanisms to control hunger and satiety, several external factors can take over. Anywhere, anytime We are constantly stimulated by the food environment: food is available at all times and on every street corner. At the convenience store, at […]

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Are snacks a risk for obesity?

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Snacks tend to take more and more of a place in children’s diets: More than a quarter of the calories a child consumes are provided by snacks! They provide more calories than breakfast, and dinner together. As they constitute a major component of food intake, these snacks should contribute to a balanced diet, and at the same […]