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Diet and Weight Loss
Results of a new study suggest that vitamin D supplements may do more than help infants and toddlers develop strong bones. Now experts have found that vitamin D may help prevent overweight toddlers, an important discovery given the increasing rate of obesity.
Weight loss surgery can dramatically improve your quality of life and give you back energy, vitality and motivation. However, the average surgery costs $20,000 to $30,000, and you may have additional follow-up medical expenses. Your insurance company may not cover the surgery, or you may have a high deductible. Nevertheless, you can still obtain this procedure by using the right financing options to pay for your medical bills.
Fresh vegetables provide a delicious and healthy alternative to our favorite foods.
Do you believe that drinking diet soda is going to make a huge difference in your weight loss gains? Instead of drinking chemically enhanced, nutrient-deficient sugary liquid, do you really think that drinking chemically enhanced, nutrient-deficient fake sugary liquid is really the better alternative?
You have heard it, time and time again that twenty minutes of exercise a day helps with cardiovascular function, combating obesity, less risk for chronic conditions. You name it. But… what does twenty minutes a day really mean to a person who may or may not already be exercising for that amount on a normal basis? I’ll tell you what it means to me.
While it may seem easier said than done, if you want to live a longer and healthier life, you should do two things: eat more plant foods and lose excess weight.
Do you ever look back at the last month and wonder what you are doing with your life? Ever look back on the past year? It might be time to break your streak of boring days. Break free of the bonds of feeling like you can’t even remember the last few months. Life does not have to just be a series of events. It can be one epic adventure if you choose to make it such.
If you are one of the 31 million US citizens that skip breakfast everyday, stop! You should be eating breakfast everyday, no matter what. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and you need to be eating it.
Belly fat can be one of the most stubborn areas to fight. Even skinny people can have an annoying spare tire around their midsection that seems impossible to eliminate. However, researchers have found several ways to help you get rid of belly fat without hurting your health. These tips are easy to implement and will not require a drastic change to your lifestyle.
A series of studies presented at the 2016 Experimental Biology Conference suggest mango really might be a super-fruit that could aid weight loss, combat the health effects of obesity and perhaps more.
Do you believe that weight loss surgery is only for adults? A new study indicates that aside from losing weight, these benefits of teen weight loss surgery may improve other significant health factors.
A new study has discovered one reason why Labrador retrievers, more than other dogs, tend to be obese. The reason happens to involve genetics, and it turns out that some obese people have a variation in their genes similar to that seen in these dogs.
You may not realize it, but you may be making your child lunchbox fat. Here is what a new study found in today’s kid’s lunchboxes.
We have all been there. After a week of carefully measuring portions, keeping a food journal, and regular exercise, when weigh-in day comes around – nothing. No weight loss. Or maybe even a gain. This is one of the most discouraging moments of all. Where the only thing lost is motivation. The voices inside our heads start screaming at us: “Failure.” “See, even though you did everything right, you still didn’t lose.” “You may as well quit!” “You will never succeed.”
Finding time to exercise is a burden for many reasons. The combination of working at a desk and other responsibilities often means no gym time for you. HIIT or high intensity interval exercises that you can do quickly anywhere can help with weight loss and are well worth considering.
Do you want a quick, tried-and-true strategy to keep from regaining lost weight? Researchers from the NIH have just the thing.
Do you know how to protect yourself from quick weight loss fraud? Here is a humorous video from the FDA about fast weight loss fraud and how to spot it.
It is almost summertime, and this means you are probably more conscious of your weight and appearance. Although losing a few pounds is a common goal, many people hesitate to participate in diets that push synthetic shakes and strange habits. However, can you really lose weight the natural way?
Have you been trying weight loss supplements to help meet your weight loss goals? If so, then you will want to know about this FDA warning just announced about three weight loss supplements to avoid.
Today I read the article that was just published about contestants and winners from The Biggest Loser gaining weight back. The article published in NY Times, says contestants of the Biggest Loser lost hundreds of pounds during Season 8, but gained them back."
Most people can name the top two reasons people gain weight: consuming more calories than you burn and not exercising enough. However, there are many more factors that contribute to the ongoing struggle to lose weight, and you can do something every one of them.
The results of a new study conducted with twins indicate there is a common genetic factor shared by psoriasis and obesity. This finding was reported by a Danish team from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, under direction of Ann Sophie Lonnberg, MD.