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The Right Way to Lose Weight

Who doesn’t want to lose a little—or a lot—of weight?

The International Food Information Council Foundation found that 77% of Americans want to lose weight. But what is the “right” way? It's a question many people are asking. Usually, more than once, since research shows up to two-thirds of those who diet regain all the weight they had lost, plus some.

With so much hype about this diet or that, people forget the most successful weight loss strategies have a much bigger picture in mind. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution, there are some basic principles which will always ring true.

The best plans to lose weight will include these key factors:

Can Diet Improve Chronic Pain?

Could an anti-inflammatory diet help to ease chronic pain symptoms? Your questions about diet and inflammation answered.

What is chronic pain?
Chronic pain is any pain lasting for greater than three months. Pain is the body’s normal response to alert us to possible injury, but chronic pain persists and often can start without an obvious cause. When there is no clear cause, pain is usually linked to an underlying issue such as sleep disorders, mood changes, or inflammation from poor dietary choices. Examples of chronic pain are arthritis, fibromyalgia, headaches, or any musculoskeletal pain lasting more than three months. 

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