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Diet and Weight Loss

These stories on diets are one of the best ways to lose weight and follow a healthy lifestyle as these stories are research based and resources provided. At EmaxHealth Diet and Weight Loss directory readers will find the latest news and research on the subject coming from the medical community.

Why the Amish were right about weight loss in men

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.

Advantages and disadvantages of rhinoplasty: Can a nose job help you lose weight?

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.

Did you know good oral hygiene can motivate weight loss?

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.

Acne and obesity: Does being overweight cause acne?

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.

Weight loss and medical negligence: The cost of errors

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.

9 Tips on Switching to a Vegetarian Diet and Healthy Weight Loss

switching to a vegetarian diet and healthy weight loss

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.

Four Years of Transformation: How I Lost Weight Through Running and Better Eating

Before After Weight Loss

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.

Learn to love healthy food for a better life and body

Healthy food for good health

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.

New Weight Loss Technique Allows 1000 Calories per Day Without Feeling Hungry

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty technique for weight loss

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.

Does a Vegetarian Diet Promote Weight Loss?

vegetarian diet promote 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.

Obesity and autism in girls: Finding psychologists for this overlooked demographic

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.

Rosie O’Donnell’s Battle of the Bulge and Life Saving Surgery

Rosie O'Donnell

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 - I Got This From size 16 to 6

Jennifer Hudson weightloss

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”.

John Goodman - How He Lost Over 100 Pounds

John Goodman weight loss

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.