Losing Weight Without Gimmicks by Kerri Miles and Lowell Wagner Jr. - Proverbs for Today It's the Write Time by Jim Roberts - Hello, Good Buy by Will Flaman - Money, Money Everywhere by Ronda Kelly: Dieting. The word brings to mind images of strange foods, miracle pills or magic gimmicks that claim to melt fat away with almost no effort. It may also conjure up hunger pangs for the millions of people who have tried diets by the dozen in an unending battle of the bulge. Is there a way to lose weight safely and permanently? A new theory, the set point theory, suggests that a part of the brain chooses the amount of fat the body needs and then does everything it can to retain that fat. What this means, according to set point theory, is that when you diet, your body adjusts itself to protect its fat level. You may find that you are continually hungry when you're dieting. This is your body's way of encouraging you to build its fat supplies back up.
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