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Local resource for weight loss centerw in Jacksonville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to information on weight loss pills, weight loss exercises, childhood weight loss programs, and weight loss surgery as well as advice and content on weight management for childhood obesity.

Classic Allstar Cheer & Dance
(910) 346-3402
1368 Piney Green Road
Jacksonville, NC
 
Curves Jacksonville NC
1931 Gum Branch Road
Jacksonville, NC
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Curves Jacksonville
1931 Gum Branch Road
Jacksonville, NC
 
East Carolina Beachbody FIT Club
(910) 382-9996
2861-3 Richlands Highway
Jacksonville, NC
 
Studio Pink
(910) 750-1175
1911F Lejeune Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC
 
Courts Plus
(910) 346-3446
104 N Marine Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
1931 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC

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Gymbiz Llc
14 Doris Avenue East
Jacksonville, NC
 
Curves For Women
(910) 346-3663
13 Doris Ave E
Jacksonville, NC
 
Golds Gym Jacksonville Jacksonville Henderson Dr
(910) 347-8880
4126 Henderson Dr.
Jacksonville, NC
 
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Wanna Lose Weight? Just Say No to Soft Drinks

April 9, 2009

Wanna Lose Weight? Just Say No to Soft Drinks

Children and teens who swapped sugary, high-calorie drinks for water shed excess pounds, according to three new studies —two from the United States and one from the Netherlands.

Children who switched beverages cut 235 empty calories from their diet and did not replace them with other foods, reported researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.

“The evidence is now clear that replacing these ‘liquid calories’ with calorie-free beverage alternatives both at home and in schools represents a key strategy to eliminate excess calories and prevent childhood obesity,” lead researcher Claire Wang, MD, said in a statement.

The second U.S. study, from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, encouraged overweight Latino youth to improve their diets. Specifically, the teens were asked to cut their sugar intake by 47 grams a day (equal to one can of soda) and eat more fiber (up to 5 grams daily). Those who did lost an average 10 percent of visceral fat—the most dangerous type of fat, it forms around the organs and the belly.

In Amsterdam, researchers tested 1,108 children ages 12 and 13 in an eight-month program that cut their intake of sugary drinks. The 11-lesson program included biology and physical education. Almost one year after the study, the children continued to cut their consumption of sweet beverages on average by more than...

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Weight-Loss Advice for All Budgets

July 9, 2009

Weight-Loss Advice for All Budgets

Is your expensive exercise equipment or gym membership card collecting dust? Americans spend billions annually on supplements, diets and books, but according to a recent New York Times article, research shows that getting in shape depends less on trendy diets and high-tech gyms and more on motivation and willingness to change .

The Times article offers these suggestions to help those who are high on motivation but low on cash. Plus it offers tips for others who don’t mind spending to kick-start their weight-loss goals.

$0 Do it yourself. Include more fresh, high-fiber, low-fat foods in your diet and get about 30 to 40 minutes of exercise a day. Talk to your primary physician and check out the National Institutes of Health’s Weight-control Information Network (WIN) for more dietary advice (win.niddk.nih.gov).

$ Seek guidance. Purchase a book for about $20 if you’re interested in following a plan that’s specific to your needs. Do you crave foods that are high in fat, sugar or salt? Pick up The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David Kessler, MD, a former chief of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

$$ Join a group. Membership in formal groups, such as Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers, may provide the education, support and healthy peer pressure you need to stay motivated. Weight Watchers charges an initial fee of $15 to $20, then $13 to $15 f...

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