In the quest to lose weight, you need to be willing to look beyond calories and exercise. Another player is a hormone called cortisol, and it can make weight loss a real challenge unless you rein it in—and you can.
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If you are struggling with the restrictions of a vegan diet, then it may be time to switch to the flexitarian diet.
Jennifer, a forty-six year-old successful business owner my brother Tu Song-Anh Nguyen, M.D. and I have worked with in our weight loss clinics, prides herself in working hard and it shows in the success of her home-health business. While she enjoys this success, her inability to lose weight and keep it off represent an unspoken or unconscious failure. This failure has weighed on her heavily over the years.
Texts committing obese teenagers to eat a small bowl of cereal each day or fruit for dessert saw them eight times more likely to keep their weight down.
New research suggests that a common herbal remedy can help people manage body weight, especially if they are experiencing chronic stress in their lives. Chronic stress has been associated with obesity and weight management issues, so finding a natural way to tackle this problem could be a welcome approach for many individuals struggling with their weight.
Before you get a tummy tuck to get rid of the annoying fat and flab, you have to consider these tips.
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Find out why the highly respected protector of consumers―Consumer Reports―knowingly made a weight loss supplement that they admit is dangerous.
Have dieting and exercise not worked for you for successful weight loss and now you are looking for other weight loss methods? Here’s one weight loss method some patients believe in that may be outlawed in the near future.
Are you struggling to stay healthy and lose weight, but you do not know which tips are right for you?
Trying to lose excess weight is great, but is your excess fat totally bad? Did you know dermatologists can use your fat to make you look younger? In fact, cosmetics companies are jumping on the bandwagon of this new procedure and developing topical products that work the same way.
We all know that ice cream is one of the biggest diet killers out there. But did you know that Vegans who eat for their health and controlling their weight have their own ice cream?! Here’s how you can make your own healthier vegan ice cream while on a diet, that is a better option for that occasional indulgence or ice cream emergency.
Looking for a new trick to help you with your diet? Here’s one simple trick a study found that resulted in test subjects eating fewer calories at mealtime.
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Researchers have found an answer as to why severely obese women can’t stop eating, even when they aren’t hungry. According to Dr. Nancy Puzziferri, senior author of a new study from UT Southwestern Medical Center, their findings “may explain why some people with severe obesity report an underlying drive to eat continually despite not feeling hungry.”
Think you can’t have pizza any more just because you are on a diet? Think again and rejoice with these tips from Dr. Oz on how to cut calories when eating pizza; plus, a calorie-smart and delicious recipe for a quick and easy healthy pizza.
If you are struggling to lose weight and keep it off long-term, then these strategies can help.
Are you one of the many users of wearable fitness trackers? Or thinking about becoming one? Here’s a recent update that asks if we have gone overboard with wearable technology and what you need to know before buying one.
Are you wondering how to use food substitutions to make your meals healthier, so you can lose weight?
No time to go to the gym for a workout? Make up for it at home with these free bodyweight exercise videos from personal trainer, yoga teacher and health journalist Cassie White, so that you can get HIIT fit fast.
Do you find that losing weight is just an impossible goal to achieve? Here’s a video about weight loss success stories of women who lost at least 100 pounds each, that reveals an important point when it comes to dieting and achieving your goals.
Do you know the best way to determine your ideal body weight? Many people think you should use the body mass index (BMI) chart, which is widely referred to in nutrition and weight research studies and found in some doctors’ offices. But there's a better way.
Two days ago when I wrote a story suggesting that watermelon is one of the best ways to break a water fast, one person commented and suggested eggs or avocados too.