I have been on this rocky road since August to lose weight. I cut out all the junk. I did intermittent fasting, juicing and jogging. My cortisol levels are through the roof because of stress. I am struggling to maintain my weight loss, but hanging in there. The bitter harsh reality of being Type 2 diabetic keeps me going. I want to live longer. I want to be disease-free.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Danielle Smiddy says her biggest obstacle to losing weight was her mind. She is from Jacksonville, Fl and was interviewed by eMaxHealth sharing her amazing weight loss success and how she did. She says you have to change your mind to change your body. I agree with her. This is true for fighting not against the passion of obesity, but against any passion that plagues human life.
Do "celebrity" weight loss stories inspire you? They do not inspire me. Your stories inspire me more. What about you? By the way, I wrote the word celebrity in quotation marks because for me there is nothing to celebrate about most people who attempt to influence our lives through the screen.
There are many ways you can motivate yourself to lose weight, eat healthily and lead a good lifestyle. It's important to fight against the passion of obesity and overeating. Here are 17 quotes from people who lose weight about their motivations.
I was always a healthy weight growing up and into my young 20s. Then, suddenly I suffered from mental health problems and decided to go onto antidepressants. While on antidepressants I gained a whopping extra 75 lbs and became very large and unhealthy. This made me even more depressed. After about a year of having all this extra weight, I decided enough was enough and wanted to try to lose the weight so I came of the medication and got serious about diet and exercise. Within one year and I was able to lose 69 lbs, but I am now at a loss of 74 lbs. Not only have I lost most of the weight, but I am much fitter than I ever was before. It has been very difficult to lose the weight, but it was the best choice I could have done as much I am happier than I have been in a few years.
According to a study found conducted by Louisiana State University, evidence has been found that video games can make a difference with childhood obesity. These results are good news for the hundreds of parents who are watching their children gain more and more weight because they sit and play video games instead of playing outside.
Two-time breast cancer survivor and wellness writer Caryn Sullivan shares some 'health hacks' for the summer months with CT Style. My favorite is about a smoothie a day. She says if you are trying to clean up your diet, drink a smoothie a day.
Many people think that since fasting for a day or three days is a great challenge to overcome they will lose a considerable amount of weight. This is not true. You will lose water and your body will quickly recover that water. The true benefit of fasting is self-control, not a permanent weight loss.
Anyone considering tummy tuck surgery has many factors to consider, but proof of success stories (including before and after photos from a double board-certified surgeon) are persuasive indeed. Regardless of where you stand, here are the pros and cons of tummy tuck surgery or abdominoplasty as it is called in the professional world of plastic surgery.
People who follow the ketogenic diet say keto friendly coffee creamer is the best alternative to a sugar in the coffee.
Some people say you can expect to gain back 1/2 to 2/3 of what you lose while dry fasting. It isn't a weight loss solution. But let's say what people, who do dry fasting regularly, say about dry fasting and weight loss.
BetterMe is an innovative app that combines your personalized fitness and diet preferences to fit your individual needs. You can modify meal and workout plans all with the convenience of a tap on your screen.
"Those who switched from calorie restricting keto to common sense Keto how long did it take before you were losing weight?" This question was asked this morning on Common Sense Keto group on Facebook and the answers from the Keto followers may reveal how long it takes to lose weight on Keto diet.
Do you know why everything tastes differently after losing weight? Obesity dulls the sense of taste, study suggests. Researchers found that within eight weeks of becoming obese, mice lost 25% of their taste buds. The findings suggest that weight gain not only changes appetite but may also fundamentally alter the way taste is perceived.
I am in the middle of our family vacation and I am seeing myself in the photos and I want to cry. I think "how did I let myself get so big?" I want to get home so I can start losing weight. I started looking at ways to lose weight fast. Bad idea right? Slow and steady weight loss is better, right?
I am going to begin vegetarian Keto. I am getting my fats from nuts, cheese, heavy whipping cream (HWC) and eggs. Here are some recommendations from the Keto dieters and challenges that they have encountered while on a vegetarian Keto.
When I first heard about raw eggs or raw egg yolks in coffee the idea sounded very strange to me, but people who follow the Keto diet sometimes take their eggs in a coffee and they say it doesn't cook them.
When you follow a particular diet your choice of what to eat during da become narrow. The same is true for those who follow the Keto way of eating. Someone asked today for examples of what to eat during a day if you follow the Keto way of eating. Here are several examples of a Keto diet plan for beginners.
When you choose a diet, how do you know which one is right for you? Today I was reading in one group on Facebook where people who follow Keto Diet tell how they decided that the keto diet was the right chose for their weight loss plan. They say Keto way of eating was one of the best decisions they have made for their lives.
I have been Keto for a month and am really proud of my progress so far. My husband keeps telling me he is concerned with what I’m eating. He has kidney disease and HPB so he worries about cholesterol and things like that. How can I explain to him and get him on board and stop stressing? I need his support. Thanks so much.
Man is skeptical about losing weight, but wants to give it a good try to see how it affects blood sugar
Today on Low Carb Healthy and Losing It Facebook group, where I am a member, I read this interesting story by a man says he is in a conundrum about his weight loss because of his vegan diet and blood sugar test results.
Do you argue with your friends over which diet is better, low-fat or low-carb? Then here's the final answer to a dieting question that has been as divisive as our politics.
Chew longer and eat slower because eating slowly has many benefits. Not only your metabolism improves, but eating slower can lead to weight loss, according to a Japanese study.
Are you looking for easy habit changes that can lead to weight loss? Here is what one study found from thousands of diabetics who lost weight.
All diet plans work for the short term. The weight loss achieved in a few weeks is proportional to the calorie restriction imposed. That's the good news. The bad news, which is recalled in Michel Desmurget's book, "The Antiregime," is that "out of 100 individuals who followed a restrictive diet, 95 regain all the weight lost in less than two to five years." Michel Desmurget is a doctor of neuroscience and someone who formerly suffered from obesity.
According to a recent US study, published in the journal Diabetes Therapy, the ketogenic diet, which favors glucose-based fat, could reverse Type 2 Diabetes if it is accompanied by daily monitoring. Type 2 diabetes occurs in adults and affects mostly obese or overweight people.