Measuring body weight on a scale Dieting is the practice of eating (and drinking) in a regulated fashion to achieve a particular, short-term objective. This is distinguished from the more basic concept of "diet," which addresses the longer-term and more generic habit of nutritional consumption. For example, a vegan eats a diet completely without animal products, including milk; but while this is a diet, it is not "dieting." The most common objective of dieting is loss of excess body fa ...
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Weight Loss and Dieting Articles

  • Aspartame
    ... Over the past three decades, questions have been asked about the safety of the artificial sweetener aspartame, specifically, whether aspartame is a neurotoxin. A neurotoxin is a substance that adverse...
  • A Healthy Diet
    ... Having a healthy diet is one of the most important things you can do to help your overall health. Along with physical activity, your diet is the key factor that affects your weight. Having a healthy w...
  • Preguntas frecuentes acerca de la Obesidad
    ... La obesidad significa que usted tiene una cantidad excesiva de grasa corporal. Todas las personas necesitan un poco de grasa corporal, pero tener demasiada puede ocasionar problemas de salud. El sobre...
  • Preguntas Frecuentes acerca de una Dieta Saludable
    ... Tener usa dieta saludable es una de las cosas más importantes que puede hacer para mantener su buena salud en general. Su dieta, junto con la actividad física, es el factor principal que afecta su pes...
  • Weight Loss
    ... There is no hard and fast answer to how much a person should weigh in order to be healthy. But, women need to be concerned about weight because it can and does affect overall health. Obesity, or being...

Resources

  • (National Women's Health Information Center, OWH, HHS)
  • Active at Any Size (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)