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.
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Diet and Weight Loss
A new study reveals a surprising result when comparing the effects regular soda and diet soda have on tooth decay.
Are you looking for a safe and natural way to cleanse your body of fat-causing toxins? According to CBS News, you may want to try this new 14-day almost-vegan natural body cleanse that helps your body do the work it’s supposed to do.
Recent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) analysis of a diet pill available online found that this diet product contains an undeclared controlled substance which was banned in the U.S. in 2010.
Do you ever wonder why your next door neighbor or best friend managed to lose weight on a diet that did not do anything for you but add to your weight loss frustration? A recent study published by University of Cambridge scientists found one reason that may explain why you may be unable to lose weight.
Water makes up 71% of the Earth’s surface and comprises 60% of our body’s makeup. Water is essential for every cell to live and for cellular function in both plants and animals. The foods we eat are made up of water but it is the water we drink that is most important for maintaining optimal health.
If you want to lose weight and keep it off, a Harvard study says low-fat diet is not the most effective diet. Here are the reasons.
Are artificial sweeteners OK after all? A new paper claims that low energy sweeteners aka artificial sweeteners, do not cause an increase appetite.
Devotees of a new way of making coffee using clarified milk is trending lately as a way to lose weight. But does this really make any sense? Here is what some doctors have to say about this latest weight loss trend.
Pears are delicious and sweet with a slightly gritty texture and while we are warned about having a pear shape, eating pears will actually help you “pare down”, lose weight and lower blood sugar as well as prevent risk factors for many diseases.
There’s a new weight loss pill that has shown significant results in Europe and its makers are now seeking FDA approval to market it in America. “It’s a pill unlike any other out there because of what happens after you swallow it. Patients who have taken it are already seeing dramatic results with no surgery involved,” states NBC News anchor Lester Holt.
One way of fighting obesity is by not becoming obese in the first place. Before it’s too late for you, here is one simple habit that researchers found could significantly decrease the likelihood that you will become obese.
Would you be willing to try to lose 4 pounds per month with a diet trick that does not require starving yourself? A new pilot study found that it’s actually the number of bites that counts for weight loss success.
Are you looking for some help toward losing weight? Look no further as Washington University Medical School researchers are actively looking for weight loss study volunteers who can help advance scientific research and possibly lose a few pounds and/or live longer to boot.
Do you use over-the-counter weight loss supplements marketed on their labels as containing a "thermogenic weight-loss agent" or "hard-core thermogenic," or “metabolic fat burner”? If so, then you may be at risk of seriously overdosing on this one hormone that health experts are discovering is hidden in some weight loss supplements.
Few days ago I saw some of these pictures from Tom Seest and was amazed by his remarkable weight loss using a Keto Adaptaion Diet. I asked Tom to share his weight loss story with eMaxHealth.com reader as an encouragement. Here is Tom in his own words.
According to new research, a diet algorithm may be just what you really need in order to lose weight through your own personalized diet plan.
It’s a fact of life: everything gets smaller as we grow older. But according to a recent study of elderly patients, this one weight loss diet could prevent shrinkage of the 2nd largest sex organ.
A supplement that promised good health for the entire family was hiding something nefarious under its colorful label. Federal agents discovered that heroin was being camouflaged as a supplement from Central America. The product, labeled as Incaparina, claimed to contain a mix of corn, soy, vitamins and minerals.
Panera has revealed it is working on creating new gluten-free bread that will be available next year. It plans to start with rosemary focaccia rolls in Detroit and expand the products to other restaurants. By the middle of next year, Panera hopes the rosemary focaccia rolls will be available across the nation.
Dietary guidelines may change this year when it comes to recommending whether we should be drinking whole, low-fat or skim milk.
Disney has created a new line of gluten-free and allergen-free snacks for its visitors. The new Snacks with Character line has a variety of treats that are designed to be gluten-free, nut-free and free from other allergens. The snacks will be offered at Disney theme parks and cruises, and visitors have already started to see the prepackaged items on shelves. If you are wondering if they are safe for visitors with celiac disease, then you may want to consider the official information from Disney.
A recent press release from the FDA warns buyers of supplements that just because the labeling claims or appears to show that the supplement was made in your home country, it may in reality be just another labeling lie.
If you are overweight AND have high blood pressure, here is a diet plan recommendation by one weight loss panel expert who helped pick the best diet plans for 2015 earlier this year.
Overeating carbohydrates, especially simple carbohydrates like sugar and flour are a contributing factor in the increase in obesity and metabolic syndrome over the last several decades. The recommended dietary allowance for total carbohydrates is 130 grams daily, or 45 to 65 percent of your total daily calories, according to the Institute of Medicine.  However, the average American diet consists of 600-1000 grams of carbohydrates daily which is about 5 – 8 times higher than recommended. Eating more carbs than your body can handle or not getting enough exercise to counter a diet high in carbs causes excess carbs to be stored as fat.
Here are some weight loss secrets from a Life Coach about how to detox your body and mind and lose weight in the process.