It’s been said that couples who are together for a long time begin to look like each other as the years pass. Now the findings of a new study suggest that this idea may also apply to being overweight; that is, perhaps you can blame being overweight on your spouse.
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Diet and Weight Loss
A new study found that dieters who shared this single important common food trend were more likely to achieve weight loss success.
Ongoing research indicates that the Amish had the right idea about weight loss in men. The key to their ability to avoid obesity and to maintain their weight is constant activity. They avoid the extra pounds with simple exercises such as walking that are a natural part of their lifestyle. Researchers point out that the Amish can teach modern men a lot about maintaining their weight. You do not need to build an entire home gym to lose the extra pounds. Instead, you can turn to workouts such as yoga or walking.
When you think about a nose job, do you think about the stereotypical popular girl in high school who had one and tried to keep it a secret? Those who choose to have a rhinoplasty procedure do not have to be ashamed, but there are several important factors they should consider before surgery. It is imperative that you weigh the pros and cons as you think about this type of surgery.
Having trouble at home eating less for weight loss? Here’s a simple trick you can try that a new study says can cause a person to unknowingly eat less than they normally would.
The sirtfood diet promises that you can lose 7 pounds in 7 days and still eat chocolate and drink wine. However, is it just another fad, or does the diet actually work? Dietician Emer Delaney has shared her views on sirtfoods, and you will want to talk to you doctor before making any changes to your diet.
For many people, once they pass a certain age, their metabolism slows down, and they begin gaining fat and pounds quickly. They begin to focus on losing the extra pounds and finding the perfect weight loss routine. However, there are many factors that affect your ability to lose weight, and oral hygiene is one of them.
Several studies have found that being overweight can increase the risk of having acne. Diet appears to be linked to acne, so it is not surprising that the food you eat can have an impact on your skin. A study published in Dermato-Endocrinology mentions that low-glycemic diets may help reduce the risk of acne, and researchers recommend that more time be devoted to this topic.
If you are on a low-carb diet, research shows that adding one particular nut daily can help maintain your good cholesterol levels.
The American Medical Association confirms that medical negligence is one of the top three causes of death in the country. Although negligence falls in third place after cancer and heart disease, it costs billions every year and destroys millions of lives. In addition, only 14 percent of treatment errors are actually reported by hospitals while the number of mistakes grows.
The intimate relationship between weight and the microbiota—the population of microorganisms in your gut—currently is a topic of great interest, especially for anyone who is trying to lose weight. Thus the obvious question is, can probiotics help with weight loss?
If you are dieting for weight loss and reached a plateau, you might want to consider giving your metabolism a boost with turmeric. The Indian spice is not just tasty. Curcumin in turmeric has multiple proven health benefits. How might turmeric help with weight loss?
Dieters who have been trying this recommended popular diet are just finding out that it may actually make you gain weight and can lead to additional health problems.
For people who are trying to lose weight, it could be helpful to know how individuals who maintain a healthy weight are able to do so. That was the premise of the Global Healthy Weight Registry, previously known as the Slim by Design Registry.
Losing weight is no easy task. Finding ways to boost your metabolism and maintain a healthy weight can be challenging. You may want to spice up your weight loss plan with chili peppers to help shed pounds and prevent future weight gain.
Are you thinking of trying swimming for weight loss, but have been told it’s a waste of time compared to other exercise activities? Here’s an important swimming secret for weight loss and how this exercise compares against walking toward losing weight.
Recently I wrote about how a vegetarian diet has been shown to promote weight loss. That’s great news for anyone who is struggling to drop those extra pounds, but often times I’ve been asked for some tips on how to make the transition from a meat-based to a plant-based menu as easy as possible.
Yesterday I saw this beautiful before-and-after weight loss picture, shared on one of the Runners' Facebook group and asked Melissa McKellar Swartz to share her story with EmaxHealth.com readers. "When I look at myself now, I see how far I still have to go, then this picture from 2012 pops up, and I realize just how far I've come," wrote Melissa. Here is her contribution to our transformation stories.
Healthy eating is at the core of great living, and what you put in your body determines what you get out of it. If you put in good, healthy food options full of vitamins and minerals, then you will probably feel better, and you will most likely see better performance in your daily activities. In addition, you will have better control of your weight. You may find that you look healthier, lose pounds and feel happier.
It’s that time of year again. The holidays are over, the Superbowl is past and the awards ceremonies are just beginning. So, how do the glamorous people like Angelina Jolie Pitt keep their red-carpet bodies year round?
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.
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.