After decades of chowing down cheeseburgers, we may have accumulated more fat cells than we’d care to imagine (for some, it’s billions of fat cells). “But reducing our number of fat cells through procedures like liposuction are not likely to slim us down for the long term. Nor will they necessarily promote good metabolic health,” says Dr. Tom Rifai. For unhealthy fat cells, the best solution is a healthy lifestyle.
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“Relatively quicker weight loss – if done in a healthy way – is more likely to result in sustained weight loss, as shown in the 5,145-person randomized controlled trial of lifestyle intervention called Look AHEAD,” points out Dr. Rifai. “The trick is not to use such – well, frankly – ridiculously extreme measures like the unrealistic ‘reality’ show The Biggest Loser.”
There’s another nice bonus that this beans-vs-meat study shows. Not only are bean burgers better at filling the belly, they do it on fewer calories. A typical fast food meat patty tallies up about 230 calories (That’s for a regular-size patty. Large meat patties average 426 calories). Bean burgers, by contrast, average just 115 calories.
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Are you dieting? Have you heard that potatoes are off limits? No way, asserts Penn Jillette, magician, comedian, and author known worldwide for his long-running Las Vegas show “Penn & Teller” with fellow magician Raymond Teller. A couple of years ago, Penn was 330 pounds. But within four months, he’d lost 100 pounds. The star of his successful weight-loss story? Potatoes.
Scratching your head every time you open the fridge? Looking to stay healthy but don’t know what to eat? Think healthy food is “blah” food? The doctors, dietitians, and chefs at the award-winning Pritikin Longevity Center have got you covered. Here’s tons of delish, go-to recipes for any time of day. Breakfast. Lunch. Snacks. Dinner….
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