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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

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City Releases Obesity Reduction Plan

Mayor Slay wants to lower the obesity rate by 5 percent in the city by 2018.

05/30/2014

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Study: Exposure To Morning Sunlight Can Help You Lose Weight

Researchers found that 20-30 minutes of morning light can improve your Body Mass Index.

04/04/2014

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Cold Weather Temperatures May Contribute to Weight Loss

Colder temperatures usually means a warmer thermostat. Researchers say that there can be a silver lining to possible weight loss.

01/24/2014

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Man Loses 37 Pounds Eating Only McDonald’s For 90 Consecutive Days

An Iowa high school science teacher lost 37 pounds and lowered his cholesterol after consuming a McDonald’s-only diet for 90 straight days.

01/06/2014

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Social Media Fuel Dangerous ‘Thigh Gap’ Weight-Loss Goal

Specialists say achieving a so-called thigh gap is risky and virtually impossible. But some exceptionally thin models have the gap, which is upheld as a beauty achievement.

10/04/2013

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Warning Issued After Woman Tried Using Tapeworm For Weight Loss

The medical director for the Iowa Department of Public Health is warning against the tapeworm diet.

08/18/2013

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New Study Says Two Meals a Day are Better than Six

A new study from the Czech Republic suggests two meals a day are better than six, when it comes to dieting.

06/27/2013

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Local Company Aids in Weight Loss Drug Testing

Belviq is the first new drug approved for weight loss in over a decade. It is a pill that tricks the brain into thinking it is full, causing users to eat less.

06/11/2013

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Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition Hold Casting Call in Ellisville

Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition is casting for Season 4 at Lifetime Fitness on Saturday from 10:00 – 5:00.

04/19/2013

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