A new study reveals a novel weight loss technique that could replace traditional bariatric surgery, say these doctors who found their patients not only could get by on only 1000 calories per day without feeling hungry and lose approximately 50% of their body weight in 6 months, but also saved thousands of dollars in treatment costs.
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Diet and Weight Loss
When people learn that I have been following a plant-based diet for more than four decades, one question that I’m frequently asked is whether a vegetarian diet can help with weight loss. My reply is that generally, yes, and that it depends on what your diet is like now and what changes you are willing to make in adopting a healthful vegetarian diet.
Green tea in any quantity is safe…or is it? A recent news report identified a protein powder with above-normal amounts of green tea extract that health experts believe is responsible for essentially killing a patient’s liver.
Researchers have found that obesity can be a challenge for girls who have autism. Although parents often complain about their autistic children being underweight and having issues with food, scientists have discovered a growing number of children are actually dealing with obesity and autism at the same time. This is an overlooked demographic, but it deserves attention.
Your BMI may not be such a good indicator or your health, says a new study that warns labeling someone as overweight or obese based on their BMI is a deeply flawed measure of health that may unfairly cost many Americans more for their healthcare coverage than they should have to pay otherwise.
Rosie O’Donnell has joined the ranks of other celebrities who have gone under the knife to lose weight and has reportedly lost 64 pounds. The 53 year old comedian, actress, author, activist, and talk show host had struggled with weight her whole life and at times was the victim of humiliation and body shaming.
Jennifer Hudson has risen from unknown finalist on the 2004 season of American Idol, to un-stoppable superstar diva. The multi-talented 34 year old singer, actress, spokesperson and author has won 37 awards in her relatively short career, including a Grammy for the title song, “Love You I Do” from the “Dreamgirls” track in the category of Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media. The song became Hudson's first top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot Adult R&B Airplay chart. Hudson also won a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Dream Girls”.
If you are one of the 45% of Americans that made a New Year’s resolution what are your plans for success. Well, the good news is that people who do make plans to change in the New Year are 10 times more likely to report success than people who do not.
John Goodman has struggled with his weight for decades, but the loveable 63 year old actor is no longer portly. Instead, the television and film actor is looking rather dashing. The new look is fabulous and opens the door for new rolls for Goodman who is actually fairly athletic, having played football in college. But, the weight loss didn’t happen overnight.
Adele has finally released the long-awaited new album, 25, but that isn’t all that’s new about the wildly popular, successful, and very private songstress. Adele’s other reveal is a smashing new figure to go along with her third album which was released in late 2015, just in time for the holidays.
I was aghast when I heard the former host of the Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson, was leaving to be replaced by some unknown from the UK – namely James Corden. But, once I began watching the show I realized Corden is both multi-talented and extremely funny.
Are you willing to do whatever it takes to double your weight loss and help someone in the process? Here is what one study found that could make it happen for you.
Researchers are continually exploring ways to help us lose weight. With obesity rates on the rise worldwide, finding ways to make lifestyle changes has become an important focus for weight loss. Food scientists have come up with a way to trick your brain into eating less, based on the size of your dining table.
Did you know that some diet supplements for weight loss are being adulterated with ingredients from Asia that have narcotic effects? Here is a recent report about one dietary supplement available in the U.S. that was seized by U.S. Marshals this month.
Volunteers are needed for a new weight loss trial where participants swallow freeze dried poop pills.
People who are couch potatoes may have more than a lack of activity to blame for their obesity, new research hints that your couch could contain fat-causing chemicals called “obesogens.”
Jennifer Lopez has an amazing body and bodacious curves. At 46, she’s overcome the midlife battle of the bulge by staying active and eating healthy.
How does she manage her eating and exercise?
I was watching The 2016 People’s Choice Awards and when Melissa McCarthy came on stage I was flabbergasted at the amount of weight she’s lost. The 45 year old film and television star is not only really funny, she has the great physical comedic ability, like a female Chris Farley, but as anyone who’s been a larger size knows, being physical isn’t always easy.
Did you know that the typical advice that losing weight fast leads to weight regain, is not exactly true for many dieters? Here is a bit about a recent list of fast weight loss diets ranked by U.S. News & World Report that reveals their top two choices for losing fat fast that may help you keep it off for good.
Researchers have tapped in to what might be the perfect weight loss program. Experts are now suggesting a new approach for losing weight that uses a person's genetic data to provide a customized diet and exercise plan.
Some people, when they start to follow a Keto Diet Plan, need time to adjust. This is why sometimes that initial time is called Keto Adaptation. During this period people feel hunger. Here is what people who already follow a Ketogenic diet for a longer period of time, suggest to overcome hunger during this initial period.
Here is a nice way to connect with people who follow Ketogenic Diet. One dedicated member from the Keto Adaptation Facebook group, Silvia Ryan created this and shared with the group members.
Are you looking to lose weight in 2016? Here is an info-packed weight loss guide for 2016 with links to articles, many of which have user comments that some dieters have found useful toward how to lose weight and keep it off for good.
Here is an important update made by the FDA recently on a voluntarily recalled weight loss supplement to help protect consumers from a popular, but potentially dangerous weight loss pill.
Fat in the diet has been maligned for years, but new evidence shows that fat is actually beneficial for the brain and neurological function and may be useful in the treatment of psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia.
Here’s how one dietician believes that the obesity epidemic can be stabilized to help prevent people from gaining any extra weight.
There are about as many "diets" as there are days in the year, but with all those choices have you ever considered intermittent fasting as part of the plan?
A new study shows that joining a private Twitter weight-loss group is a feasible, effective and acceptable way to help dieters lose weight. Here’s what kind of results you can expect.
When companies and stock holders see declines in profits they know it’s time to reevaluate their marketing plan and Weight Watchers International, Inc (WW) is no different. What the 52 year old company hopes to do in order to rally from the loss of 1.4 million subscribers is to change the way people look at their company and losing weight, and they’ve done 3 things to rejuvenate - sold part of the company to billionaire Oprah Winfrey for her star power appeal, added new tools to help subscribers, and rebranded the company from a diet to a change they are calling “Beyond the Scale”, a refreshing idea at the very least.