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(Lowell condo) client advisor discusses why middle illness in girls is usually misdiagnosed; how signs range in ladies; how way of life, rigidity, and vitamin position ladies in danger; and the professionals and cons of hormone alternative remedy. Softcover.

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Factory-Added Sugars What you have to watch out for is added sugar; these are sugars that manufacturers add to foods during processing or packaging. Foods containing fruit juice concentrates, invert sugar, regular corn syrup, honey or molasses, hydrolyzed lactose syrup, or high-fructose corn syrup (made from highly concentrated fructose through the hydrolysis of starch) all have added sugars. Many people don’t realize, however, that pure, unsweetened fruit juice is still a potent source of sugar, even when it contains no added processed sugar.

Or, we eat only certain foods (such as celery and grapefruit) for a number of days and then eat normally after we’ve lost the weight. Most of these diets do not incorporate exercise, which means that we burn up some of our muscle as well as fat. Then, when we eat normally, we gain only fat. And over the years, that fat simply grows fatter. The bottom line is that when there is more fat on your body than muscle, you cannot burn calories as efficiently. It is muscle that makes it possible to burn calories.

Psychotherapists who specialize in compulsive eating disorders stress that the only way to help women lose Diet weight is to help them understand what conscious or unconscious needs are being met by the fat. Therapists who work with women about weight loss issues observe that fat isolates a woman, on one hand, and makes her an object of failure, on the other. Women, of course, know this, and sometimes use this for psychological advantage. In other words, to the woman, the fat can protect her from being successful in two specific areas: sexual and financial (career-related) endeavors.

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