So you’ve decided that weight loss surgery may be the best option for you for successful weight loss. But did you know that a new study recently revealed what is the most important question you need to ask before agreeing to having a weight loss surgical procedure? Read on and discover what that question is.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Is plantar fasciitis disrupting your exercise routine and weight loss efforts?
HIIT is not for everyone and answering these 3 questions will help you decide if it is something to consider adding to your routine.
The ancient Romans considered beets an aphrodisiac, and while you may love the ruby red vegetable for this quality, there are two other reasons to enjoy it. You should consider eating beets for weight loss and diabetes.
Staying on your diet can be a challenge around the holidays, and July 4th is no exception. If anyone pressures you to eat foods you know you should avoid or you find it hard to resist them, stick to these patriotic diet tips.
It’s officially summer and the smell of BBQ is floating on the wind and making your mouth water. But if you’re cutting back on meat or going full vegan, that smell is likely absolute torture. But don’t give in just yet, these alternatives to traditional BBQ fare are sure to make your tummy growl and your taste buds completely forget about that other stuff!
With temperatures on the rise, the heat can overwhelm not only our bodies but the peace and balance of our emotions and inner world. Use this breathing technique to keep cool and avoid heat stroke or work through a hot-flash.
I think I can, I think I can – believe it or not, this simple little mantra is a powerful motivational technique.
Drexel University researchers are hoping their latest technology will help you learn to resist temptation toward junk foods and lose weight for good!
Still not convinced that apps on a smartphone can help you lose weight? Here’s a news report about the latest top dieting apps that dieters swear by for their weight loss success, plus a list of 7 recommended apps you can try right now for losing weight.
Is it possible to lose half your weight without having to resort to weight loss surgery—even if you weigh over 500 pounds?! Here’s how one dieter found that it is possible.
Attention men and women of Earth! This is a public service announcement to tell you that if you have a body, then you are ready for the beach and whatever swim attire you choose!
So you are on a diet and at a birthday party. The medical powers-that-be have spoken, and they have said that cutting down on calories makes the pounds fall off. Just then, a great idea hits you: “if I skip the 230 calorie chicken breast at dinner tonight, then I can definitely have the 230 calorie equivalent slice of cake”. You move forward with your plan because it makes sense -- you’re still eating the same number of calories, so it shouldn’t matter where they’re coming from.
Does drinking beer really cause a beer belly? Here’s what some experts have to say about it and what you can do to still enjoy your favorite brew without the consequence of developing a beer belly.
Many people wouldn’t think of going a day or even a meal without bread, the staff of life and a common comfort food. Yet for individuals who have diabetes, there are good and not so good foods, and eating bread can be in the latter category.
Marijuana is finding growing legal acceptance in the U.S.. But did you know it can make you gain weight?
Have you heard of intermittent fasting? It's when you skip meals or eat on a strict schedule. Doctors are discovering that it's actually healthy for you. But, you need to be careful if you're female – drastic intermittent fasting can make you lose your period!
Have you heard of cedarwood essential oil? Experts found it can help you lose weight and make you buff just by rubbing it on! It can also reverse hair loss and get you a good night's sleep.
If you’ve eaten meat all your life, it may be hard to think of not eating meat again. We’ve been conditioned to eat meat at least once a day, and many people eat far more meat than that. But where is all this meat coming from and what is it costing our land, our cities, and our bodies to keep up with demand?
Community gardening is becoming increasingly popular in cities and towns across the United States, and it appears participants are taking home more than fresh vegetables. Several studies show that community gardening yields weight loss and better health for those willing to get their hands a little dirty.
“Less meat, less heat, more life” is how the former governor approaches the controversial issue of going vegan for the environment, animal rights, and human health.
One of the best bodybuilders of all time campaigns for a vegan lifestyle! Arnold Schwarzenegger has teamed up with renowned filmmaker James Cameron to campaign for a vegan lifestyle. You may not believe it looking at the former Terminator and Governor of California, but Arnold is VEGAN!
You may be familiar with the apps that count your steps, motivating you to walk at least 10,000 steps per day or apps that help count the vegetables you eat. Now there is a wearable bite counting device that may motivate you to take fewer bites and assist with weight loss.
While it may sound counter-intuitive, drinking warm or room temperature water in the summer heat is actually better for your body than iced beverages.