Is Your Weight Loss Diet Plan Risky?

Good Way to Lose Weight Eating less and better is always a good way to lose weight, but if the diet you’re on doesn’t nourish or satisfy you, leaves you famished half the time, or forces you to forego certain foods or food groups, then you have a problem on your hands. Most fad diets check all these boxes; sure, they’ll help you lose weight but they’re hard to stick to, not to mention, lacking in nutrients, and the weight you lose often comes back quickly. With so many different diets out there – and new ones coming out constantly—— PLEASE Continue Reading

Weight Loss Story – Oprah Winfrey

Weight loss story Oprah Winfrey

Weight Loss Story of Oprah Winfrey   Winfrey Made Losing Weight Look Manageable Dieting is no easy feat, but just as the 62-year-old media mogul has done with books, celebrities and daytime television, Winfrey made losing weight look manageable and familiar by bringing fans along for every step of her journey via social media, commercials, and Weight Watcher meeting visits. When she was initially invited to invest in the international weight loss company and become a partial owner, Oprah had to try the product before she could sell it. “Weight Watchers called me in like mid-July,” she told Ellen DeGeneres. “We—— PLEASE Continue Reading

When Losing Weight Is a Worry

That makes 8 pounds I’ve lost over the past four months,” my patient—an obviously concerned 80-year-old—reported, asking, “When is this going to stop?” She added that she felt well and that her appetite and activity pattern had not changed at all, even though she was losing weight without intending to. Hers was not an uncommon complaint. As many as one in five adults older than 65 have significant undesired weight loss over time. And her concern was warranted because most physicians agree that an unexpected weight loss of 5 percent or more—and she’d lost about 6 or 7 percent—in such a short—— PLEASE Continue Reading

Weight Loss Success Story – I Wanted To Lose Weight Before College

For the majority of my life, my weight has been an issue. My parents didn’t know a lot about nutrition, so by default, neither did I. We went out for fast food at least three times a week, and as I got bigger, I would just order more food. From ages 3 to 17, I weighed significantly more than most of my peers. I remember shopping for new school clothes when I was 13 and running up to mom to excitedly tell her that I fit into size 40 jeans (size 28 would be about average). But since I didn’t—— PLEASE Continue Reading

Losing Weight – No Diet Plan, No Exercise? Yes!

If you’re trying to lose weight, then you’ve probably already replaced sugary drinks, like soda and juice, with water. But scientists are beginning to get a better picture about the role that drinking water plays in weight loss. And it’s leading to some interesting observations about how it affects our feelings of hunger. How Water Interacts With Brain A new study being presented this week at the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior looked at how different amounts of water interacted with the brain. In the small study, researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands looked at 19 healthy men and gave—— PLEASE Continue Reading