It is a lifestyle, not a diet. That would be the motto of Dotti's Weight Loss Zone, a site created around one woman's struggle to lose those extra pounds. Founded in 1998, Dotti's Weight Loss Zone was started by her husband to keep her motivated while she worked to lose weight.
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Many smokers avoid kicking the habit because they don't want to gain weight after they quit. Experts say that smoking can burn up to 200 calories per day and helps to boost the metabolism. The sad truth is most people do gain 5 to 10 pounds after quitting simply because nicotine can be a powerful appetite suppressant.
However, there are several ways you can step out of the addictive cycle and improve your health in the process. By... Read More
If you've made the resolution to snuff out smoking this year, then one of your best allies in the fight can be exercise. It's great if you're already committed to a workout plan - after you quit, you'll see even better results because smoking and exercise have opposite effects on the body. While smoking hampers the inner workings of the heart and lungs by increasing blood pressure, phlegm buildup and heart attack risk, exercise reduces... Read More