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7 things that can stand in the way of weight loss

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Certain habits can hinder your attempts to lose weight - and keep it away.
If you've changed your eating habits to focus on healthier foods and taken your workout seriously, you can expect to lose weight. However, the reality is that despite what you may have believed, weight loss is more complicated than calorie consumption versus calorie consumption. If you are trying to lose weight, check these habits that may interfere with your efforts.
1. You save on protein.
If you normally eat a muffin or avocado toast for breakfast, you may need to increase your protein intake. Research has shown that a high-protein breakfast can help alleviate hunger, so you may be less tempted to have a morning snack.
Protein is also important at lunch and dinner. If you routinely eat salads or sip gazpacho without accompanying protein - such as boiled egg, yogurt, beans, meat, poultry, or fish - over time, this can lead to a decrease in muscle tissue, which means that your metabolism will slow down and mak…

'You are what you eat': Why this former chef changed his diet after being diagnosed with MS

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When Jeff Lewis first started to develop symptoms of multiple sclerosis, he brushed them off. “I couldn’t get my right and left leg in sync when I was walking — my right leg was delayed,” the Houston-area chef tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “But I was a typical male and I ignored it for a very long time.”
Things got “progressively worse” from there, Lewis says. It wasn’t until his vision started deteriorating at a concert that he finally admitted something was wrong. “I was at a concert and, whenever I looked at the exit sign, everything would shake,” he explains. “I later found out that I was going completely blind in my right eye and my left eye was trying to compensate.” At this point, Lewis says, he finally told his wife that, “something was wrong.”
Lewis’s symptoms would get worse from there. “I also lost the ability to speak,” he says. Lewis finally saw his family practitioner who referred him to a neurologist. He was given four different MRIs and, finally, a diagnosis of …