JAMA just published the results of an analysis of five prescription weight loss drugs when compared with placebo, and the findings may surprise you. Just how effective are prescription weight loss drugs and should you and your doctor consider them?
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Diet and Weight Loss
You hear it all the time – Eat sugar (or fat, or alcohol) in “moderation.” But what exactly does that mean? The truth is, it is different for everyone.
It’s a fact of life for most of us—middle age spread increases as we grow older. However, a new study says that cutting out all fats is not the answer; rather, we should focus on this best fat for decreasing weight gain with aging.
Doctors say losing weight can make you stop snoring. Here are some natural, healthy ways that address your snoring while helping you lose weight at the same time!
For many, breakfast consists of a cup of coffee en route to work and maybe a piece of fruit or protein bar. For others it is truly the most important meal and is high in calories and carbs to provide a suitable energy supply until lunch. And then there is the group that completely skips breakfast altogether. So what is right and what is wrong?
With temperatures on the rise, salads are #1 on the menu in my house. It is just too hot to eat anything in the middle of the day that isn’t cool and crisp. This tasty summer recipe is sure to fill you up, keep you cool, and help your body flush fat.
There is always a new fad to sweep the nation that everyone from your neighbor to your coworkers seem to be trying. While these exercises are a fun way to spice up your routine and try something new, there is one exercise that will never go out of style. The Plank Position.
University of Southern California researchers have discovered that if you fast for three days it can produce amazing results not only related to your weight loss, but also can regenerate entire immune system even in the elderly people.
Are you struggling to achieve a lean, toned and fit body while growing more bored of your usual workouts?
Running is one of the best activities for weight loss. If done right, weight loss can be expedited by getting into a running routine. Not a marathon runner yet? Don’t sweat it, no one who is starting out can expect to reach high speeds and high mileage. Just grab a good pair of running shoes and hit the turf.
You are losing weight and that's great, but where is the fat going?
Here’s what the American Diabetes Association has to say about weight loss surgery for treating your type 2 diabetes even if you are only moderately heavy.
Can putting ice in your water help you lose extra pounds? Doctors believe so. Imagine losing 10 pounds without changing your diet or exercising -- all because you put ice in your daily glasses of water!
Losing weight is not only about what you put in your body, but also what you put in your head. I’m not going to tell you positive thinking will help you finally shed those pounds, but I am going to tell you that lifestyle and mentality will help you stick to, and reach, your goals.
Here’s the latest on an appetite suppressant that was just recalled today after FDA scientists discovered an illegal weight suppressing ingredient in it. Plus, info on safe appetite suppressants you can take for weight loss such as this surprising Natural Appetite Suppressant that’s healthy for you
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.
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?