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One of the biggest contributing factors to the significant rise in obesity and obesity-related health problems among Americans is increasing portion sizes. Americans are simply eating more food on average. However, you don’t need to take extreme measures like fasting or a crash diet to lose weight. In fact, extreme weight loss measures often don’t work very well. Plus, you can end up hurting your health and wellness by depriving your body of the important nutrients that it needs to stay healthy and strong. Instead, the secret to weight loss, as well as maintaining a healthy weight is practicing good portion control. [Read more]