Weight loss is not just about counting calories. Here you will find tips for eating the right foods at the correct times. Diets are not easy, so we provide information to live a heathy lifestyle that will include diet, exercise, stress management and sleep. All targeted to help you maintain a healthy weight.
Everyone’s heard about the so-called freshman 15, but new research from the University of Georgia suggests that counteracting this weight gain might be more complicated than just taking a walk around the quad. The freshman Read More
According to a recent survey, six in 10 adults experienced undesired weight changes during the recent pandemic. For 42% of respondents, that meant additional pounds — an average of 29. The remaining 18% experienced unintended Read More
Obesity poses as a significant health hazard which makes people all the more vulnerable in succumbing to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. Characterized by having a body mass index exceeding 30, obesity receives Read More
New research by University of Iowa scientists helps explain how a hormone system often targeted to treat cardiovascular disease can also lower metabolism and promote obesity. The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) controls blood pressure and is Read More
A new study is further burnishing copper’s reputation as an essential nutrient for human physiology. A research team led by a scientist at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and at Read More
In a new, nationally representative survey executed by Google (supervised by Glenn Livingston, Ph.D., author “Never Binge Again”, a national bestseller) 1,500 adults were asked about their COVID-19 eating habits. 39.7%—representing 100 million Americans—said they’d been overeating more Read More
Whether you are trying to lose weight or improve your overall health, it is difficult to ignore the latest trend sweeping diet culture. Fasting is a form of dieting where you restrict what and when Read More
There are lots of people these days who are eager to find modern solutions that can help with weight loss. Of course, most of us know the importance of sensible eating and plenty of exercise Read More
Intermittent fasting, specifically time-restricted eating, may be a safe and viable weight loss tool for adults with obesity. Results may lead to naturally decreased caloric intake, according to Kelsey Gabel Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Read More
While 85 percent of Americans say they know how to eat right, more than half flunked a basic quiz on dietary facts and weight loss. The MDVIP Fat IQ Survey, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs, Read More
Over the past few years it has become clear that weight is an important health issue. Some people who need to lose weight for their health don’t recognize it, while others who don’t need to lose weight want to get thinner for cosmetic reasons. We understand that in some ways your weight is different from, for example, your cholesterol level or your blood pressure, because you can’t see what these are by looking at someone. Many patients have had health care providers who approached their weight in a less-than-sensitive or helpful manner. Some patients may have had health care encounters in which they felt blamed, but not helped. Successful weight management is a long-term challenge.
Weight can affect a person’s self-esteem. Excess weight is highly visible and evokes some powerful reactions, however unfairly, from other people and from the people who carry the excess weight. The amount of weight loss needed to improve your health may be much less than you wish to lose, when you consider how you evaluate your weight. Research has shown that your health can be greatly improved by a loss of 5–10 percent of your starting weight. That doesn’t mean you have to stop there, but it does mean that an initial goal of losing 5–10 percent of your starting weight is both realistic and valuable.