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I feel like I have tried everything and nothing works, what can I do to lose more weight?

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What standards I should base my DIET on to LOSE WEIGHT and INCHES?

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How can I lower the appearance of cellulite on my legs? Are there foods that cause cellulite, or perhaps foods that can help reduce it?

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How many cookies can I eat following 30 minutes of cardio and not gain weight?

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What are the benefits of consuming antioxidants in a body that exercises 3-5 days a week?

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How is it that I can be at a certain weight one day and weigh 8 pounds more 2 days later? I eat the same day after day and go to the gym 5 days a week.

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Does high sodium cause high blood pressure?

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What is insulin resistance, how common is it and how is it diagnosed?

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Is protein fattening, or can I drink a protein smoothie every day?

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Are potassium chloride salt substitutes good for you, and better than normal salt?

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I have been trying to add beans into my diet more, but why do they make me feel so bloated and distended in my belly? Is there anything I can do to remedy this?

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What is the hottest hot pepper, and could it really burn my mouth, or hurt my internal organs?

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I honestly don’t get this whole AMINO ACID thing. What are all the essential and nonessential AMINO ACIDS, and do we need them if they are nonessential and why are the ‘essential’ so, well, essential?

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What shakes or smoothies can help sustain me on my multiple work out days?

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I am an avid endurance competitor, 10K and half marathons, but I’m at a loss when it comes to how much protein, carb, and fat I should be consuming, can you help?

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I can’t lose my BELLY! Can you HELP me?

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What foods should I eat before an extreme workout?

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Do I have to detox my body before starting a diet?

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How do electronic body fat measuring devices work, and are they accurate?

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Are beans considered protein, starches or vegetables in a balanced diet?

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Is it better to have cereal or a smoothie for breakfast?

ask our dietitian your question todayCereal versus smoothies the great debate

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Do you have any suggestions on small ways to increase the FIBER in my diet?

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I am a new member and new to the Living Healthy Blog, how can find the information I need for my diet and fitness goals for my new journey at LA Fitness?

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I am not seeing any changes in my body composition even though I am eating better and working out, what am I doing wrong?

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Surprising Information About Your Diet, Your Cholesterol Levels and Your Health

what you need to know about your diet and cholesterol

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Am I doing the right things with my diet and exercise to lose belly fat?

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What can I eat to cut sugar out of my diet?

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Does drinking soda cause kidney stones? If not, what does?

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What is the best alternative (to sugar) sweetener for coffee?

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I want to do a detox for a couple of days, but I am not sure which one is the best…what would you recommend?

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What should I eat to gain more muscle and weight?

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Is there an ideal breakfast time that is more advantageous or efficient nutritionally and metabolically?

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Is swallowing gum really bad for you, and is it true or myth that it takes years to digest? – Christoph L.

ask our dietitian your question todayis it bad to swallow your gum

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How can I reduce my cholesterol and triglyceride levels with diet and supplements?

ask our dietitian your question todaySaturated fats and trans fats are the main culprit in high cholesterol

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I have a lot of muscle tone throughout my body, but a bit of fat still in my stomach area. What foods can help me get rid of this stubborn belly fat?

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I lost 29 pounds eating 1600 calories per day. When will I stop losing weight at this calorie intake and should I start eating even less to continue my weight loss?

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Why do I crave chocolate and salt in the middle of the night?

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I am having success losing weight, but could you to review my strategy to see if it is my best option?

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I get a lot of cramping in my legs, can increasing my potassium help?

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I eat clean and do cardio, strength or intense interval training every day, why haven’t I lost weight, help?!

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What should I eat to lose weight?

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Do you have any suggestions for protein-rich snacks that aren’t nuts?

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How can I achieve losing 10 pounds without losing muscle?

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Are there foods that make your hair and nails grow quicker and thicker?

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Congratulations to Our 30th Anniversary T-Shirt Winners!

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I am underweight and want to have more muscle and definition, what can I do?

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Why does sodium intake affect my blood pressure?

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What should I eat to increase my metabolism?

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How can I increase my strength and endurance, while keeping muscle and burning fat?

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Is beef jerky good/healthy to eat?

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How can I lose my belly fat?

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Can I replace chicken, seafood or turkey with tofu to get my protein?

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Is quinoa for breakfast causing my arthritis to inflame?

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Which type of dairy products are the healthiest: Non-Fat or Full-Fat?

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My life is hectic. Can you give me a ‘plan of action’ to help me lose 45 pounds?

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Do I have to do more than workout 3 times a week and avoid alcohol and snacks to lose weight?

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Is taking Nitric Oxide supplements effective?

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I don’t like vegetables, so what healthy meals and shakes should I have to lose 40 pounds?

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I have been exercising three times a week for several months, so why am I not losing weight?

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Should I drink my whey protein shake after my strength training, but before my cardio?

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What is the best way to incorporate bread, cheese and salads into 3 main meals for vegetarians?

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What is the best diet to follow for people with reactive hypoglycemia?

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Should I start drinking red wine to help me lower my cholesterol? Does red wine help your blood pressure?

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What are the best food groups to eat throughout the day to lose weight?

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5 Surprising Foods Full of Hidden Sugar

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I went gluten-free and gained a lot of weight, what am I doing wrong?

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Do I need a pre workout drink?

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Will intermittent fasting help me lose weight?

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Is there a way for me to go back to a vegetarian diet safely, and without gaining weight?

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Why am I gaining weight on a no-carb diet?

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How can I LOSE WEIGHT and GAIN MUSCLE?

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Why don’t I feel full after a 600 calorie meal?

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What diet and exercise combination is the best way to lose weight?

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How can I tell if food is high in saturated fat, and will unsaturated fat help me lose weight?

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