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Vegan Diet May be Key to Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Aug 1 2017 - 12:20am
Vegan diet diabetes reversal

In the United States alone, more than 29 million people are living with diabetes, and 86 million are living with prediabetes, a serious health condition that increases a person’s risk of type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces.

New thoughts suggest vegan diet is key to treating or reversing diabetes.

How to Stop Stress Eating; Feeding Your Body and Not Your Emotions

Jul 18 2017 - 7:59pm
Stop stress eating

Everyone eats for comfort now and then. Maybe it is when you’ve had a stressful day at work, or at home with the children. Maybe it’s after an upsetting argument with your significant other. Perhaps you’re most likely to stress eat on the days when you are particularly hormonal. Whatever the case, emotional eating can quickly derail your health goals, or even cause you to gain weight.

Identifying the problem: How to know if you’re stress eating

Know What Food To Eat To Be Healthy With This Simple And Fun System

Jun 17 2017 - 9:37pm
Healthy food potatoe

With all the conflicting information about what to eat and not eat, are you overwhelmed with trying to figure out what is actually healthy? How do we really know where to start? Use these simple guidelines and this creative tool used by Dr. William Sears, the renounced pediatrician, to make it easier, more fun and doable to make simple changes with our busy lives toward eating healthy food. Here is a fun way to know what food to eat.

With all the conflicting information about what to eat and not eat, are you overwhelmed with trying to figure out what is actually healthy? How do we really know where to start?

Follow These 4 Surprising Healthy Snacks Guidelines For Weight Loss and Energy (Plus 10 of Our Favorites)

Jun 14 2017 - 11:42pm
Healthy Snack - Tomato, cheese and basil

Healthy snacks are a part of a healthy diet. Plan your day to have these on-the-go delicious treats with you wherever you go and you will be more likely to stay on your diet plan and see the weight loss results you want. We first have to know what makes up a healthy snack so we know what we are looking for when we grab something quick. Follow these tips and you can’t go wrong.

Snacks are as loaded a subject as these comes in diets and healthy eating. The evidence is in and snacking, or grazing as it can be called, has major health benefits.

Is It Possible To Be 100% Vegan When You Unknowingly Eat Meat?

May 27 2017 - 11:37am
Meat Pasta

To non vegans, it sounds silly. But when a vegan unknowingly eats meat or soup containing diary it's awful. It's painful physically, but even more so on an emotional level.

Today I read a story about a vegan guy who was horrified to discover he ate meat for the first time in 5 years after takeaway lentil pasta accidentally contained beef,

How Mother Daughter Duo Lost 115 Pounds with 100 Day Challenge - Reach Celebrity Status Again when George Takei Posts Video

May 14 2017 - 7:27pm
Cheryl and Tessa Shaw

The thought of starting on a diet doesn’t light up most people’s imaginations, but it can be fun and motivational with a buddy, especially when you do a mother daughter duo weight loss. That’s exactly what this mother daughter duo did on the 100 day challenge and lost a phenomenal 74 pounds total. They didn’t stop there and changing their lifestyle made them celebrities. Today they motivate others to lose weight.

Cheryl’s story

Simple trick for treating diabetes and weight loss that is as good as drugs and exercise

Apr 27 2017 - 11:41am
Thermostat and diabetes treatment

Research now suggests just changing your indoor temperature setting could help regulate blood sugar and tackle major metabolic diseases. Scientists say the effect on treating type 2 diabetes is as beneficial as exercising and medication to control blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity.

The trick is to get outside of your comfort zone when you're inside a building, the new study found.

Get warmer or chill out for weight loss and better health

How To Make Lemon Water For Weight Loss And Natural Healing

Apr 10 2017 - 6:05pm
lemon water weight loss natural healing

Lemon together with water is a magical combination for weight loss and health. This lemon water weight loss recipe highlights the importance of quality when it comes to both healing and losing weight.

There isn’t any magic in how to make lemon water for weight loss, but there is a correct procedure when it comes to what’s best for your health.

Can An App Make You Eat More Vegetables and Lose Weight?

Jun 13 2016 - 6:17pm
app to lose weight

It seems there is an app for just about everything today, including scores of apps for weight loss. What do you think about an app that may help you eat more vegetables and lose weight?

That’s a question a team at Stanford University School of Medicine decided to tackle with a small group of overweight adults.

Are Most Weight Loss Apps a Waste of Time?

Jun 9 2016 - 10:57am
weight loss apps

You may be the owner of one or more of the thousands of weight loss apps available on the market and hoping it will help you drop excess pounds. Yet less than one percent of them have been developed by a certified health entity and none of them have published data to support their effectiveness, according to a recent report.

That doesn’t mean none of the available weight loss apps or those that focus on exercise have been studied; indeed, many have been.

Muscles grow better with longer rest periods, contrary to conventional thinking

May 3 2016 - 7:08pm
Longer rests between weight lifting repetitions could grow more muscle

University of Alabama researchers have some new information about how to grow muscle with resistance training that goes against conventional thinking.

The finding, published in the journal ofExperimental Physiology suggests short rest periods between weight training sets actually blunt muscle growth.

How An Arizona Nun Fights Obesity Among Pima Indian Children

May 3 2016 - 12:49pm
obesity among Pima Indian children

The Pima Indians in the United States have the highest prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the world and extremely high obesity rates as well. For more than 30 years, one Arizona nun has been trying to change these serious health issues among Pima Indian children.

The habits and activities learned during childhood often are those people carry into adulthood.

Bariatric Embolization Studied As Potential Treatment for Morbid Obesity

Apr 7 2016 - 11:57am
Morbid Obesity Treatment for Weight Loss

Researchers investigate whether blocking blood vessels in the stomach leads to weight loss.

A multi-site clinical trial has been launched to assess the safety and effectiveness of bariatric arterial embolization, a minimally invasive procedure that can reduce the sensation of hunger, for

Color coding for weight loss: Which foods get the green light?

Mar 7 2016 - 6:53pm
The Thinsulin Program explained

Could color coding your food be the easiest way to lose weight? If it sounds good, you might be interested in the Thinsulin program that claims to have helped thousands of people with weight loss.

Weight loss that leads to better health is no easy task. There is a plethora of information available that is downright confusing for the average consumer. Should you cut calories?

If You Make One Diet Change Today, This Is It

Mar 7 2016 - 11:42am
Water diet

Changing your diet with the goal of losing weight can be hard, so most often I counsel my patients to take it one step at a time. If you are back on the wagon with a new diet plan, the first thing you should take a good look at is your fluid intake.

A new study has found that just by simply increasing the intake of plain water can have a profound impact on your overall healthy eating plan.

Best ways to safely lose weight after pregnancy

Mar 1 2016 - 5:49pm
Losing weight after pregnancy

Nothing can beat the feeling of joy when a woman gives birth to a baby. However, for many women, that feeling is met with mixed emotions and frustrations because their bodies have changed due to pregnancy. Multiple studies show that many women retain between 2.5 and 5 pounds following the birth of their children, but at least one quarter of women retain 11 pounds or more. Although this may not seem like a large amount, if a woman has multiple children without losing weight in between, the pounds can add up quickly.

There is more at stake with postpartum weight than just a woman’s body image.

Lose a Little Weight, Gain Big Health Benefits

Feb 25 2016 - 12:53pm
lose a little weight gain big health benefits

The authors of a new study report that even if you lose a little weight—just 5 percent of your body weight—you can gain big health benefits. Since a 5 percent goal is more attainable than 10 percent or more, you can feel good about your achievement, be less likely to feel discouraged, and still enjoy better health.

Current guidelines for weight loss for people who are obese is a target of 5 to 10 percent weight lo

Is HIIT the best way to exercise for weight loss?

Feb 20 2016 - 3:16pm
HITT exercise and weight loss

There is one type of exercise that is touted to help you with weight loss. The exercise is HIIT or high intensity intermittent training that has become popular, but probably is misunderstood when it comes losing weight.

HIIT or high intensity intermittent training is not new. But repeated studies have shown you can lose weight more quickly by exercising just a bit harder than you might be used to.

Ten things to ask when choosing weight loss programs online

Feb 16 2016 - 1:45pm
Online weight loss programs

Finding reliable weight loss programs online that follows American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and The Obesity Society guidelines can be challenging. One of the reasons is that programs advertised to help you lose weight do not always disclose important information. .

Johns Hopkins researchers recently looked at nearly 200 online weight loss programs to discover most programs don't follow guidelines. Given the cost of participation, the findings are important.

When Weight Loss Surgery is Warranted - Bariatric Surgery Pros and Cons

Jan 25 2016 - 4:29pm
Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery isn’t for everyone; and it’s not a panacea, but there are cases in which surgery to improve health might be warranted. Losing weight is not easy. It takes vigilance and work. The list of diets most people have tried before they resort to more drastic measure is long.

For instance, my older sister went on her first diet at about age 6. She was what people called chubby or roly poly. The truth is she and the rest of the siblings were fat.

Update on Weight Loss Surgeon Accused of Botched Surgeries

Jan 21 2016 - 9:29pm
Medical tourism has its risks for patients

Here is an update about one weight loss surgeon accused of botched surgeries and the health risks of medical tourism where patients seek less expensive weight loss surgery in foreign countries.

According to a recent ABC news report, the case of a Tijuana surgeon offering discounted weight loss surgeries for medical tourists that resulted in harming their health, causing disfigure

How One Woman Healed her Leaky Gut and Lost Over 100 Pounds

Nov 23 2015 - 11:43am
gut treatment with 100 pound weight loss

Most of us have experienced that ten to twenty pounds that creeps up after we turn thirty but, when twenty turns into almost 200 it’s not only disheartening it can lead to diseases. My friend Cathy had digestive problems from the time she was a child. She experienced not only constipation and diarrhea, but nausea and vomiting as well. “I have a tendency to internalize stress,” she told me, “and I have always had a lot of stress in my life.” Even so, she was able to stay height weight proportionate at 5’5” and 120 pounds until 1975 when she married the love of her life.

In 1978, Cathy and her husband had a daughter, and despite chronic digestive issues like vomiting when she ate or having diarrhea somehow managed to gain 70 pounds which she was never able to lose.