Pound for pound, which do you think provides more health benefits: weight loss surgery or dieting? A new study found a surprising finding that may help you decide which method to take for losing weight.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Reading labels trying to decipher whether one food product is a healthier choice over another similar food product can be tedious—especially when the print is small and you are trying to make out the calories, carbs, saturated fat, sugar and sodium per serving size. A new study reveals one easy consumer trick you can look for to ensure that the brand you are choosing is healthier than the competing brand beside it on the grocery shelf.
Back when COVID-19 first put us into quarantine mode, a little levity was initially made about it by borrowing from the “Freshman 15” adage regarding weight gain during the first year of college. However, now that we are six months-plus of primarily staying indoors, there’s little to laugh about. Here’s some repeated Yale Medicine advice on strategies for shedding pounds as we enter into a new semester of COVID-19.
A Pesco-Mediterranean Diet With Intermittent Fasting Might Be The Ideal Heart Healthy Weight Loss Diet
Health experts believe that this one-two punch of proven weight loss methods taken together just might be the ideal weight loss diet for you while insuring a healthy heart.
Only about half of the patients on a donor list for a heart transplant receive the needed surgery within a year-long wait. Here’s the latest on whether hearts from severely obese donors should be accepted.
Two recent separate studies report that it is possible to collect samples of your gut bacteria without having to resort to invasive procedures like colonoscopy by simply swallowing a special pill. Watch this special video on how it works.
Aside from losing weight, a new study reports that for smokers, a Mediterranean Diet just might help them avoid this one particular medical condition.
Here’s the latest news about an unexpected finding that suggests carrying extra fat around your thighs just might give you a leg-up in your metabolic health over your skinny friends.
If you are like many of us, exercise alone has not given you the results you expected toward weight loss. Here’s a sample of a Keto Diet study where experienced recreational athletes changed from their normal diet to a keto one and lost weight.
A new study looks at two specific probiotic bacterial strains for losing weight and preventing obesity that suggests these are the ones you should be looking for when food shopping for a healthier home.
According to a recent study, eggs have gotten a bad rap when it comes to dieting. Here’s how some older adults decreased their belly fat while on a very low carb diet with a minimum of three eggs per day in just eight weeks.
Do you believe that having weight loss surgery is the answer to your health problems? It might be. However, what many patients fail to realize is that fighting and preventing the reoccurrence of obesity after surgery is a never-ending problem. Before committing to last-resort measures, here’s a test you should take before deciding on weight loss surgery that may answer the question of whether it is right for you and if you will be happy afterward.
Eating before going to bed is associated with unmanageable weight gain and diet failure. Here’s a recent study that explains what happens when you have the habit of eating the majority of your calories later in the day that might just affect how much you weigh in the morning.
Here is how one new mother lost her pregnancy pounds during a COVID-19 lockdown that makes good health sense that you can try today in your home.
A new study shows that patients who are obese are significantly less likely to survive a COVID-19 infection, and warn that there’s good reason to believe that a COVID-19 vaccine might not protect an obese public.
A new study emphasizes the importance of why that now it is more important than ever to lose weight when your doctor says you have metabolic syndrome, because the risks of dying from COVID-19 are much higher when you have a combination of these three medical conditions.
Discover a new category of gut health supplement that you need to know exactly what it is before deciding on that next weight loss supplement.
Diet soda is not a no for keto. It’s just filled with terrible chemicals, this is why it's no for a Keto Diet. But it’s still Keto. However, let's hear from people who are on a Keto diet and see what they think. Here are several more interesting opinions about died soda and Keto diet.
The battle of the bulging belly fat is an ongoing challenge for men and women to lose that good ole friendly ball we carry around our waste. Diet alone is not always the only answer in losing the extra bulge of fat.
Weight loss results vary from person to person. You need to lose at least 10 pounds for anyone to see your weight loss in the face. We lose weight top down. There are many factors that decide when your or someone may notice your weight loss. some of these factors include your eating habits and most importantly your starting weight.
In moderation alcohol is acceptable, but the relation beer and other types of alcoholic drinks have to obesity should always be kept in memory.
How many of us - past the age of 40 - have looked down at our expanding waistlines and fondly remembered the time when we didn’t have to look down at our spare tire. Envious glances at millennials with their smooth skin and perfect tummies and everything we remembered before children and the home and the mortgage.
Fermented foods and beverages were among the first processed foods consumed by humans. Improved shelf life, safety and properties of fermented foods added to their value. Investigators have found strong associations between the consumption of fermented foods and diseases. In humans, further understanding is needed for the potential benefit of apple cider vinegar and weight loss.
A few days ago I read a Facebook post by a young woman who wrote that her husband no longer wants to be married to her because he is not attracted to her and her weight is the issue. The woman had her picture posted and she looked slightly overweight. If the weight is the only issue then this is called shameless and irresponsible behavior. Let's call things by their proper names.
With a rise in kidney illnesses, it is more important than ever to look for the underlying causes to slow its occurrence. One of the easiest ways we can influence our kidney function is to be mindful of how much sugary drinks like soda (soft drinks) we consume on a daily basis. This can decrease our propensity for obesity, diabetes, and other metabolic disorders that can place undue stress on our kidneys.
I have been there myself when I was trying to lose weight and nothing seems to help. A few days ago I read this discussion in a large Weight Loss Support group on Facebook where someone asked "nothing seems to be helping me. Anyone got ideas that helped you?" Here are some good ideas from people in the group who are losing weight and have repeatedly shared their success photos.
Those who support sustainable weight loss agree with Jillian Michaels who slammed the keto diet in yesterday's interview with Women's Health magazine.
Imagine losing 50 pounds in 23 days and not being noticed. How fat do you have to be to lose 50 pounds and no one notices? Some people just don't feel comfortable about commenting other people's weight loss.