Debra’s iDiet Weight Loss Group Journal: Week 4

What a difference a week makes. This week I lost 3.6 lbs! My weight fluctuated wildly; down almost 5 lbs in 5 days (not possible to lose that amount of fat in 5 days) and then went up almost 4 lbs in 1 day (again not possible to gain that […]

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Debra’s iDiet Weight Loss Group Journal: Week 3

It’s three weeks now since I began the iDiet, and this is where the going gets tough and the tough get going. In the past I’ve written about my difficulties maintaining my weight. It’s harder for me to lose weight than it is for some people because I have a […]

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Debra’s iDiet Weight Loss Group Journal: Week 2

I’ve lost two pounds this week on the iDiet! Six pounds total! I’m learning a lot about a diet high in fiber. It keeps you full; so you’re not hungry and eating out of hunger rather than nutritional needs. I can honestly say I’ve never lost weight as easily as […]

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Debra’s iDiet Weight Loss Group Journal: Week 1

Over the years, I’ve shared my struggles with my weight. After losing 60 lbs over 8 years ago, I’d kept it off until I hit menopause 2 and a half years ago. Since then I’ve regained 30 lbs and no matter what I did, the scale wouldn’t budge. I knew […]

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Legumes Improve Heart Risk, Glycemic Control

Low-glycemic beans, peas and lentils are also linked to lower blood pressure. Previous research has shown that legumes — beans, peas and lentils — can help fight heart disease by improving cholesterol. Now, a new study suggests that legumescould also lower cardiovascular risk by reducing blood pressure, along with improving glycemic control. […]

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Get The I Diet book for less than $3

Are you considering a diet? You’re in luck! For the month of January, our thoughtful publishing partner has placed the ebook version of “The I Diet” on sale for $2.99 (or less) at all the major ebook sites. Just click the link for your device and you’ll be able to […]

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Living Well Trumps Dying Late

By Susan B. Roberts, PhD When I was young, an old friend with heart disease, cancer and impending kidney failure used to tell me “old age isn’t for sissies.” He may have just been quoting Bette Davis, but it’s profoundly true that middle aged and elderly folk with chronic health […]

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Does Extra Body Fat Help You Live Longer?

iDiet Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Advisor Susan Roberts, PhD shares her views on a new study being reported in the popular press this week.  What’s the Story? A study published in JAMA this week (Flegal et al. January 2, 2013) reported a meta analysis of 100 studies looking at the […]

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Fabulous Fiber

At the iDiet, we are big fans of fiber. In fact, eating fiber – high fiber cereals, intact grains, and legumes – can give you the edge you need to lose weight without feeling hungry. There’s a wide variety of fiber available and we encourage you to experiment. Our iDiet […]

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