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Not Matter How You Approach it a Calorie is a Calorie


There is a constant discussion going on in the medical and fitness community over what is better (in terms of shedding pounds): Diet or exercise?

Turns out, that a calorie is just a calorie, and researchers have found that dieting is just as effective for losing weight as exercise. They also found there is no way to selectively lose fat in certain spots (spot reducing) and that adding muscle mass does not somehow boost metabolism and help dieters take off even more weight.

Here's a novel idea: If diet and exercise are equally effective in losing weight, imagine how effective they can be when done in conjunction with each other. I'm just saying...

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