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'Tis the Season for the Dos and Don'ts in Weight Loss

'Tis the Season for the Dos and Don'ts in Weight Loss

As soon as the holidays are over, companies are hurriedly getting their commercials to air for their fast-fix weight loss gimmicks. Diet books, DVDS, silly tools (have you heard of the Shake Weight yet?) and weight-loss centres are now competing on the tv screen, trying to interrupt people’s holiday remorse with a glimmer of hope. This is the time of year that I become a little irritated. Because, in my humble opinion, I think it’s wrong to take advantage of one’s discouragement and ill feelings toward themselves to sell an impractical service or product. And chances are, if you gained a little weight over the holidays, simply by resuming your...

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