Can Weight Watchers Stop Losing Big?
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Many weight loss websites have a financial agenda and their advice may be to buy lots of exclusive products or equipment instead of giving you ways to improve your eating habits. To avoid scams and find a plan that works for your body, focus on sites that offer information up front. Many websites will build up a lot of hype about revolutionary dieting techniques but the actual tips seems impossible to find. Look for places that offer advice or weight loss guidelines in easy to find spots.
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Weight Loss Tips That Actually Help
Weight Watchers posted disappointing fourth-quarter results. Can the company recover and compete with Herbalife? Weight Watchers (NYSE: WTW ) reported fourth-quarter and full-year earnings last Thursday evening and its shares fell nearly 20% after hours. The quarter wasn’t expected to deliver strong numbers because it covers the holiday season.
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A Little Weight Loss May Ease Sleep Apnea
11 issue of the journal Sleep Medicine. Dr. Harly Greenberg, head of sleep medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y., said obesity is linked to sleep apnea because fatty tissue accumulates around the neck and narrows the airway, making it more susceptible to obstruction during sleep. The consequences of the condition include increased risk for high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, heart attack and stroke, Greenberg said. In addition, sleep apnea may contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes.
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