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How Much is a Pound of Fat? [infographic]

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If your goals for the new year look anything like the rest of America’s, then there’s a good chance you want to lose a few pounds. What will it take to lose the weight? The numbers might surprise you. To lose just 1 pound of fat, you have to burn about 3,500 calories. … Continue reading “How Much is a Pound of Fat? [infographic]” »

Top New Year’s Goals 2013 [infographic]

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A December 2012 Harris Poll survey of 3,036 U.S. adults identified “weight loss” as the top resolutions for the new year. Health and money accounted for two-thirds of all resolutions. Here are a few key points from the survey, performed by Dr. John Norcross from the University of Scranton: Top … Continue reading “Top New Year’s Goals 2013 [infographic]” »