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Diet and Weight Loss
Just approved by the FDA this month, the intragastric balloon already has its first US patient/customer. Here’s what he had to say about the procedure and what you can expect it will cost you to lose 20 pounds in 6 months.
A new study tackles whether it’s really true that a low-carb diet leads to more weight loss than a low-fat diet.
Gastric bypass is a popular weight loss surgical procedure, but did you know that its ability to keep weight off months afterwards is not entirely because the gastric bypass patient is eating less?
Are you looking to lose 20-40 pounds in 6 months without having to go under the knife with bariatric surgery? Here is the latest on an FDA-approved weight loss procedure that can give you a jump start on your weight loss success.
A new study reveals promising results that show losing weight with a pacemaker-like device may exceed expectations from earlier reports.
The laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) surgical technique for weight loss is growing in popularity for many who are obese and unable to lose weight through dieting and exercise. While it has proven effective for weight loss immediately following surgery, there is an important update about this popular weight loss surgical technique that you need to know.
A new study shows that a significant percentage of patients on a specific class of common meds experienced unintentional weight loss.
We’ve heard that there is no such thing as a magic pill for weight loss; however, scientists may have come up with a potential exercise mimic pill for weight loss that tricks the body into increasing its metabolism.
You’ve heard it repeatedly: You have to burn 3,500 calories to lose one pound of body fat. But according to an update of that old rule, researchers are telling us that in fact it actually takes significantly more calories burned to achieve a loss of one pound.
You cook with what you believe are the healthiest cooking oils for your family’s dinner. But did you know that scientists recently discovered that one common popular cooking oil causes more obesity than coconut oil, and even the sugar used in sodas?!
Are you looking for some additional help for counting calories that’s free? Look no further as the National Institutes of Health offers a free calorie counter to help you count calories and plan your weight loss goals.
Did you know that having a “Dad Bod” makes a man more sexually desirable to women? However, Dr. Oz warns men that picking up a 6-pack to cover their 6-pack is a dad bod problem that is best avoided.
Could your obesity be in part due to a greater physiologic drive towards hedonic eating than that possessed by your peers? Here’s what one study suggests about hedonic eating and how that using the following 5 mindful eating steps could help you fight your natural urge to overeat.
When it comes to losing weight everyone wants to drop the pounds as fast as possible. But did you know that when weight loss is too fast it could be a sign of illness? Here are 5 categories of medical conditions that you should be aware of if you ever experience fast weight loss that came too easily.
If you had to choose between the risks of doing nothing about your weight and dying from one of the more common eventual comorbidities of obesity, or the risk of dying from liver failure but being thinner, which would you choose? A recent article from The Times of India hints that weight loss surgery is really not such a simple decision after all.
Many people are yo-yo dieters, and they lose weight and put it back on in an ongoing struggle. This cycle exists because dieting presents various challenges ranging from the denial of things they enjoy to a loss of energy. However, losing weight does not have to be a struggle. The right strategies can help you lose weight faster and feel better. Here are five easy tips that will help you lose weight faster without the frustration.
University of Georgia, Washington State University and Binghamton University researchers have some new insight into what happens to the gut and brain when we eat a high fat diet. French fries or other foods with high fat appear to alter gut bacteria that send the brain signals to tell us when we're full.
Losing weight is one thing, but keeping it off is another. Here are 5 secret habits to maintaining weight loss recently reported by AARP for its readers.
Are you thinking about going on a weight loss holiday for some "sun 'n surgery" fun to lose weight at a very affordable price? You may want to rethink that weight loss option per a news report that shows that medical tourism can become fatal for dieters.
Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a drug used to treat diabetes also works as a new weight loss drug. However, here are that facts about what you need to know before deciding on taking this weight loss wonder.
Here is the latest on a Chinese mushroom extract that scientists report reduced the body weight of mice on a high-fat diet.
Researchers have shown for the first time how fructose affects our brain in ways that could be contributing to diabetes, obesity and more.
There’s nothing wrong with dressing to look as thin as possible. However, when you squeeze into those skinny jeans or your favorite Spanx, when is tight too tight? Here is a recent warning for women who want to look thin about what you should especially not be doing while wearing constrictive clothing.
Do you dread going on vacation because you are worried that it will lead to your backsliding on your current weight loss efforts? Especially if you at one of those all-inclusive meal resorts or cruise ships! According to Doctor Oz, that does not have to happen. In fact, many people actually lose weight while on vacation when they follow his vacation weight loss tips.
Did you know that most dieters regain 40 percent of their lost weight in the first year after weight loss; and, eventually wind up regaining everything they lost within five years? A new study published in the Journal of Obesity reveals to dieters the trick to losing the weight and how to keep from regaining it.