For many, losing weight means gaining sagging skin - sometimes so severe that some may even regret ever having decided to lose weight. But there’s new hope for such weight loss patients with a type of facelift for sagging bodies called “body contouring surgery” that health experts say is on the rise.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Cooking shows are among the most popular TV shows in America. They’re interesting, they’re informative, and they’re fun. But did you know that a new study found that your favorite cooking show may be one of the causes of your weight gain?
Raiding the refrigerator is something every parent can count on in their teen’s daily life. But is your teen’s choice of afternoon snack the best one for not only mood and mental cognition toward studying later, but also maintaining control of their weight? Here is what one University study found is the best choice afternoon snack for teens.
Looking at protein and carbohydrate consumption and the effect it can have on weight maintenance, weight gain, and weight loss, researchers found that their data supports these latest 5 rules for weight loss when it comes to meat and bread recently posted by ABC News.
Blood is the biggest organ in our body and blood health is often overlooked. As a hematologist, I often get questions about diet especially whether there are special nutrients that would boost the blood counts. Although there is no one special food or diet that is known to be improving blood health, there are common nutritional problems that can be linked to low blood counts.
Would you be willing to swill down a diet drink that contains appetite suppressing bacteria? Here is what one research team found when mice fed a high fat diet also drank just such a beverage.
Do you rely on weight loss supplement advice from Dr. Oz before making that supplement purchase online? Those days are gone, and here’s why and what you can do about it.
Finding time and motivation to exercise is daunting for anyone, especially if you have only gotten as far as just thinking about ways to lose weight. If you are at your wit's end with counting calories you may want to consider the benefits of restorative yoga. The gentle practice can melt fat without making you sweat.
Would you be willing to eat up to 50 bananas a day if it meant it would make you thin? According to Shape magazine, you may want to reconsider what they say is just another fad Mono Diet that could ruin your health.
While abstinence is the best policy when it comes to drinking alcohol, most people are not willing to forgo drinking altogether. Small amounts of alcohol can be great for socializing and unwinding. However, too much alcohol can lead to problems.
There are a number of hacks - or tricks, if you will - for promoting behavior that leads to weight loss. By taking a look inside the homes of obese and non-obese study participants, researchers find substance to this one weight loss hack.
Engaging in hot yoga is a great way to up the intensity of your workouts for weight loss. However, a recent study reveals that some precautions should be followed whether you are a yoga adept or a novice to this kind of calorie burning exercise.
A new study shows that many dietary supplement sellers are not only selling pills meant for adults to teens, but are also encouraging this dangerous pill popping behavior of minors by recommending specific brands. Find out now why you should be aware about whether your child may be taking dietary supplements on the side.
A contentious ingredient often hidden in weight loss drugs is in the spotlight again as the FDA begins to clamp down on makers of weight loss drugs who claim that the ingredients they are using are natural; and thereby, allowable by law. Here is what the FDA found with a listing of specific products, plus their cover names that you should watch out for in your weight loss supplements.
It’s one of the unfortunate hazards of the diet supplement industry - pills that offer a new life for dieters that actually take their lives away as reported recently by ABC News about a young woman from the UK who died from diet pills purchased online.
Are you looking for something besides (or to supplement) dieting and strength training for losing those unwanted pounds? Here’s one man’s discovery on how yoga is great for losing weight, and a video on how to do nine easy yoga moves in just 10 minutes to help you shed those unwanted pounds.
It’s one problem many foreign newcomers discover after they have moved to America - they are getting fat! Here is what one health expert found when he came to America and how he developed Peruvian superfoods to fight his weight gain.
Last week, you were provided with 5 rules on how to maximize your weight training for weight loss. So now that you’ve started adding weight training to your diet plan, here are some additional recommended weight training tips that will further help your weight loss efforts.
Are you considering trying the HCG Diet for fast weight loss? Here are testimonies from one woman and one man who tried the HCG Diet as to whether it really can help you lose up to 1 pound per day.
Do you ever wonder how so many French women stay slim in a country known for cooking everything in butter? According to a recent article in Shape magazine online, LeBootCamp owner, author and fitness expert Valerie Orsoni says that part of being French-slim is living each day with these following tips for weight loss.
Health experts are warning consumers that your weight loss pills may actually contain a hidden amphetamine-like ingredient. Read on to discover what ingredient name is being used to disguise this potentially harmful substance found in many weight loss products.
So you’ve decided that it’s time to get some help for achieving weight loss by enrolling in one of the several weight loss programs. But which one? Here’s what scientists have recently determined to be among the top weight loss programs that you can try with some prediction of how much success to expect.
Health experts tell us that when it comes to losing weight, the majority of us put our weight loss efforts into dieting. However, as it turns out, putting all of your effort into dieting alone is the biggest reason why most people fail. And, for those who do lose weight, many still look like what is referred to as being “skinny-fat.” To avoid having a skinny-fat body and lose more weight at the same time, you should be doing more of this one thing rather than just dieting your way to slimness.
Do you find that cutting out your iced mocha Frappuccino drink is just too difficult while trying to lose weight because your body really needs the caffeine to function normally? According to Shape magazine, the solution you need may be found by switching to cold brew coffee to assist your weight loss efforts.
Low-carb dieting does work for weight loss. But did you know that for most low-carb dieters that their weight yo-yos back and forth after the first few weeks? Here’s news about a recent study where researchers found that by adding one surprising ingredient to a low-carb diet prevents this yo-yo effect and actually increases weight loss by 10%.
Are you willing to gamble on your health? Well, according to a recent newscast, there’s a safe and profitable way to not only motivate, but reward yourself as well toward weight loss success.