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Diet and Weight Loss
Are you taking Garcinia cambogia for weight loss and find yourself talking faster than normal, sleeping less and feeling irritable? If so, then you will want to hear what Consumer Reports found and why they warn against taking Garcinia cambogia.
When it comes to weight loss and surgical intervention, most of us think of bariatric surgery. However, health experts tell us that the focus is now changing to one they refer to as “metabolic surgery” where more than just looking slimmer is the goal. Here’s what you need to know to determine if you are a candidate for metabolic surgery.
The assumption is that kids always have a high metabolic rate and can eat as much as they normally want without gaining weight. However, a new study shows that this is not always correct and points out the two ages your child is most at risk of becoming obese.
Rice milk has more nutrients than cow's milk. It also is less likely to cause gastritis and can help you lose weight.
Researchers report that smokers are less likely to be obese than nonsmokers; and, that when a smoker stops smoking, weight gain is practically guaranteed. Here’s one reason why stopping smoking might lead to weight gain and what you can do to prevent this from happening to you.
If you are really serious about weight loss, here are four tips you should incorporate into your weight loss efforts the first thing in the morning.
You know being obese increases your risk of clogged arteries, which can lead to heart problems. But, even if your blood vessels aren't clogged, did you know being obese can damage your heart while you're sleeping?
Will we ever be able to eat whatever we want and not gain weight? New research findings demonstrate that using specially designed gut bacteria might do the trick and help prevent obesity.
For men and women who are overweight, which works better for their cardiac health—focusing on diet alone, exercise alone, or a combination of both weight loss strategies? Here’s what one recent study found.
Did you know that if your child is overweight or obese, that dieting can actually do more harm than good? Here are the latest guidelines for both parents and pediatricians for preventing teen obesity and helping those who are already overweight.
Do you know the difference between "expired by" and "best by" dates? Research shows not paying attention to one can make you fat.
Here are some of the tricks supplement makers are using that prompted a recent warning by Consumer Reports that some weight loss pills still are not safe.
The good news is that the freshman 15, which refers to an average weight gain of 15 pounds among first year college students, is not entirely true. The less than good news is that college freshmen do tend to gain weight during their first year at university, and that could prove to be part of an unhealthy trend as these young adults get older.
Did you know breastfeeding can help you lose weight? If you've just brought a new bright light into the world, you're probably now dealing with the weight you gained while you were pregnant. Good news, breastfeeding your wonderful, new baby will help you shed those pounds. If you're having troubles breastfeeding, there are natural things you can do to help, like trying different positions and using colored ribbons to make your baby more comfortable and less antsy.
While you may think that vegans and vegetarians have such slim options when it comes to proteins that they nearly starve, quite the opposite is actually true! Nature provides quite the varied array of plant-based proteins that make cutting meat out of your diet less intimidating and much more manageable.
Short fasts for weight loss vs. traditional diets. "I have really been on a journey to discover the best types of foods to eat for the best possible health. Two short water fasts, one of 3 days and one of two days and changes in diet. The second shot is taken 3 weeks after the first shot," writes Tara Golden discussing her diet and water fasting journey. I asked Tara to share her experience with EmaxHealth readers and here is what she wrote to EmaxHealth.
Did you know you can lower your allergies by losing weight? The same is true for asthma, which can be triggered by the same things that cause allergies. Losing weight becomes more important since recent news brings bad tidings of increased prices for EpiPens. An EpiPen is an effective emergency aid during severe asthma and allergic reactions. You can lower your EpiPen budget by lowering your risk of severe attacks by shedding some pounds.
Did you know there are chemicals you're potentially exposed to that can make you gain weight and cause cancer? These chemicals are found in things you drink everyday or places you walk next to!
Here are the basic facts you need to know when considering using these FDA-approved medical devices for treating obesity.
Taking baby steps is oft-repeated bit of advice from weight loss experts to help dieters who find dieting just too hard to do. But do baby steps really make a difference? New research shows that making just this one little change in your diet can actually make a big difference.
Have you heard of the Kind Diet? It's quite popular among celebrities, but is it healthy or just another bad fad diet?