Can you get the best of both worlds – feel good by taking prescription painkillers and lose weight at the same time? The answer is yes – weight loss and appetite suppression are two side effects of most painkillers. But regularly taking painkillers (whether you're in pain or not), can be harmful. For example, the side effects of taking codeine phosphate include blurred vision and constipation.
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Diet and Weight Loss
In the health world, there’s been a lot of hype around artificial sweeteners. Nearly every medical guru and weight loss site has weighed in on the benefits and drawbacks of using sugar substitutes, some even claiming (without scientifically rigorous evidence) that artificial sweeteners are responsible for causing certain types of cancer. But that’s not the real problem with artificial sweeteners.
If you don’t first decide to lose weight and purposely strive towards that goal, you will never find success. The most important weight loss factor is you. What? Yes, you! You need to be able to take that first step. The decisions you make on a day to day basis will affect the rest of your life, and your best hope of a long and healthy life is to start making a change right away.
Have you considered all of the benefits of losing weight?
Serotonin has a light and dark side! In your brain it helps you slim down for your bikini, but in your gut it thwarts your body's ability to burn fat! How can this important molecule be both a miracle and a curse? Many things come into play – including brown, beige, and white fat, and your gut's bacteria. Learn how to stay on serotonin's good, fat-burning side by regularly eating natural serotonin boosters.
It’s been shown that beans and other pulses can help with weight loss. But did you know that a white bean extract, in supplement form, could assist you with your dieting goals as well?
By July of 2018, major food manufacturers are required to change their Nutrition Facts labels on their packaged goods. Here are some sugar facts and serving size info that you need to know for weight loss―or risk gaining even more weight.
What you call a sugar free frappuccino at Starbucks, is made with "base," which includes sugar. One Starbucks Barista spoke with me on condition of anonymity and explained the differences between regular and sugar free frappuccinos and what you need to know if you are trying to lose weight. Let's call her Lyssa. Here is what Lyssa told our readers.
If you follow celebrity breaking news, you'll find out Kim Kardashian just got back to her pre-pregnancy weight. She gave birth on December 2015 and shed about 60 pounds by the end of May 2016. How did she do it? She brags it's all thanks to the all-too popular Atkins diet. Is the diet all hype? Even if it's effective - is it healthy?
Experts think gambling is good for weight loss. But not all forms of competition can help you lose weight. Here are effective ways to add competition to your weight loss regimen that can boost your fat-burning by 300 percent!
The first thing you do everyday when you wake up should be to drink a large glass of lemon infused water. You will not only feel amazingly refreshed, you will rest easy knowing that you are starting off the day with a great decision for your health. Lemon water tastes great, and drinking it every single day is one of the best small changes you can make.
Here’s one important reason why your weight loss has stalled and those pounds are beginning to creep back, that can be fixed with this latest advice.
Water is better than anything you’ve ever heard of to lose weight. This fact might not be shocking to you, but it is something many people seem to ignore. 95% of Americans walk around dehydrated every single day. Don’t find yourself in the majority. Drink more water right now in order to lose weight and feel better.
Scientists have found a way to turn botox into a weight loss drug. But, is it really safe? Choose natural foods that you can eat to curb your appetite and boost your metabolism, instead.
Do you keep a stash of granola bars handy to help with curbing your appetite toward weight loss? Even though it is one of the five diet foods you should never eat. If so, then you will want to know about this recall alert of two popular granola bar brands that were found to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Doctors are considering prescribing a medical device that involves inflating a balloon in your stomach to make you eat less. Is it really safe? Did you know there are natural alternatives that do the same trick?
Doctors announce that breaking your diet once a week on “cheat days” speeds up your weight loss by boosting your metabolism. They found that binge eating once a week when you're on a diet counters the effects of lowered leptin levels.
Just a little inspiration, I have lost 120 pounds which has inspired me to go to school for personal training. I finally figured out what I want to do for the rest of my life, I'm in love with this.
In order to lose weight you need to start changing your habits. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. You need to start eating more high fiber foods if you want to see major change.
Getting out into nature can do more than just make us feel better, it can actually cause our brains to grow in functionality. Exposing ourselves to fresh air, problem solving without technology, and being disconnected from the world can help our brain to reach its maximum potential.
A new study suggests that caraway seed contributes to weight loss by working at several levels. Although you may have tried herbal teas to help with weight loss, have you ever considered including caraway seed extract as part of your dieting efforts?
What role does your mattress play in your weight loss plans?
Totally cutting out potatoes can be hard. Who doesn't love a baked potato with a blue cheese salad or stir-fry veggies with sautéed potatoes? Potatoes can be healthy if you choose the right kind, the right way to cook them, and pair them with certain foods. Here are a few ways you can eat the same tasty potatoes but lessening the carbs you get from them:
Are you among the many women who cannot lose weight because of a misdiagnosis? Here’s how one woman finally received a correct diagnosis that helped her lose 50 pounds.
Can nutraceuticals help you lose weight and keep it off for good?
Between working and family life, there are days when you have to sacrifice your 15 minutes of exercise to change diapers or stay late at your cubicle to meet a pressing deadline. Doctors recommend 2.5 hours of moderate exercise each week. But, did you know there are natural foods that can shave hours off your exercise requirements? They're not an exact replacement – but here are three things you can eat and drink that come close to replacing your treadmill jog: