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YoYo Dieting Beneficial???

Monday, June 20, 2011

All weekend long, the news reported that a new study by U of Ohio study shows that those who've yoyo dieted have an advantage over those who have not done anything toward weight loss.

Seems that this flies in the face of healthy thinking... that yoyo dieting burned calories, no matter how temporary - and was therefore advantageous.

Honestly, I think that this type of reporting only serves to perpetuate the unhealthy pattern that many have followed and been frustrated by.

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    Numerous studies and research have shown the scars (physical & emotional) yo yo dieting leaves on people. I haven't read this latest study but seems like hogwash to me.

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NANCY- 6/24/2011 9:25AM

    "what's the spin today?"
Seriously students should be taught how to detect spin. Study or not. The pharma companies do it all the time.
Students should be taught what is healthy.
The best class I ever took was a statistics class... it showed me how to manipulate the number to show what I wanted.
So much for me being a trusting soul, now I am more critical, listen to your heart.
Oops sorry, I'll get off my soap box now.

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SKYEFYR 6/23/2011 4:00PM

  I guess it depends on the spin you put on it. Face it, if you yo-yo diet and lose weight for a little while and are healthier for that little while, isn't that better than being unhealthy the whole time?

Although I agree, better to make slow, steady progress and keep it than go back and forth. But since I've been up and have only had small dips down in the last few years, I'll try and justify it any way I can! :-P~~~

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MILLISMA 6/20/2011 10:30PM

    I hadn't heard this but have to agree with you.

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NATPLUMMER 6/20/2011 7:13PM

    The minute they report something the come up with something else contradictory. Who knows.

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    Did they state why this was so? My opinion, it probably possesses no benefit or disadvantage either way, but I'd be very curious to read the study.

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MJLUVSANIMALS 6/20/2011 6:03PM

    Ditto!! I don't think being a former yo yo dieter, was beneficial for me, all it did, was increase my weight. If I had lost slow in the beginning, I would never have had the problems I did with weight loss. I couldn't tell you how much
money I spent on gadgets, Weight loss institutions WW, started that a gazillion times, always gained back. I found that the point system, allowed me 5 candy bars a day, if I wanted as long as I was staying within my points. So I built up my fat cells to a point of if I lose, and try to eat like I did formerly I refilled those cells, and added more. So these studies are redundant and complicated for the bulk of us that are trying to lose weight, become healthy the right way. "Fast doesn't last" MJ emoticon

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JLITT62 6/20/2011 5:50PM

    I guess we file that in the who the heck knows drawer!

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LIBBYFITZ 6/20/2011 5:25PM

    emoticonWhat next! I thought with yo yo dieting we ended up putting the weight we lost back on and then put on more weight on top of that!

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GINGER_LOSTALOT 6/20/2011 5:15PM

    Hundreds of studies contradict each other. It's all so baffling. We have to wade through the muck and mire to see what works for us. Unfortunately, that takes a lot of energy and time, which few of us have to spare. emoticon

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RIP - Clarence Clemons & Thanks for the Music

Sunday, June 19, 2011

The big man on E Street has passed and I just had to write a blog to thank him for many decades of that saxy music he provided. Play on, big man, from the halls of heaven.

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MRE1956 6/20/2011 12:50PM

    Yes, in peace.....


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NATPLUMMER 6/19/2011 6:09PM

    So sad.

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1COUNTRY_GAL 6/19/2011 5:16PM

    RIP one of Jazz music great's! emoticon

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F8CONE8 6/19/2011 4:26PM

    RIP Your music will live on.

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LIBBYFITZ 6/19/2011 4:07PM

    I saw the notice on face Book with Julian Lennon, and I didn't know who it was. Thanks for the memory jolt! both my now adult children watched Sesame Street in the 1980's when they were tiny tots! emoticon
RIP - Clarence Clemons.

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HORSEHABIT 6/19/2011 3:45PM

    Sad to hear- thank you for sharing.

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LADYIRISH317 6/19/2011 3:00PM

    An amazing talent gone silent. He will be greatly missed.

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JOJOSZENT 6/19/2011 2:40PM


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With Love and Gratitude On Memorial Day 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011

Just had to drop by and say
That I don't need a special day
To celebrate those we lost
Who gave their lives - such a cost!
No, I don't need a special day
To thank them all in many ways.
Not one day that I am free
That I don't thank God for thee
Who gave so much it makes me cry
I hope there's a reward on high
As I don't know if I could be
That kind of hero that we see
In history books who fought and died
I love you all, thank God, I sighed.

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JCORYCMA 6/2/2011 5:37PM

    Thanks for sharing this lovely post!

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SAFETYSUE 5/30/2011 2:39AM

    Great words to live by, we never forget those who have and are serving. Most of all the ones who gave their lives.
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STUFFNEARTABOR 5/30/2011 12:38AM

    Very very nice.

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Happy Mother's Day

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Wishing all my friends a wonderful Mother's Day. Enjoy!

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TRACYZABELLE 5/10/2011 2:42AM

    I hope yours was wonderful too

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CHERIRIDDELL 5/9/2011 4:08AM

    Happy Mother's Day!

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NATPLUMMER 5/8/2011 10:53AM

    Happy Mother's Day!

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SHOOTIN4STARS 5/8/2011 10:18AM

    Thanks Jesse. I'm a mom to three cats and a bird. Does that count? :)

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LIBBYFITZ 5/8/2011 4:37AM

    Same to you emoticon

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    Have a great day today!

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MARLINDA5 5/8/2011 12:51AM

    Happy Mother's Day :)

I love the pictures of the cats -

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Thoughts & Prayers for Tornado Victims

Thursday, April 28, 2011

To all of those who've been impacted by the amazingly awful tornadoes, my deepest sympathy is felt in these tough times. It's such a helpless feeling to not be able to do anything after the ravages of mother nature.

Take care and prayers are with you.

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NANCY- 5/2/2011 7:51AM


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RAINBOWFALLS 4/29/2011 11:10AM

    I agree

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 4/29/2011 8:47AM

    I agree....

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KWHITEHEAD9 4/28/2011 1:11PM

    I share you sentiments. Prayers to everyone! It is all so sad!

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