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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.

Does intermittent fasting work for weight loss?

According to a recent analysis all forms of fasting reviewed produced mild to moderate weight loss, 1%-8% from baseline weight, which represents results that are similar to that of more traditional, calorie-restrictive diets. Intermittent fasting Read More

Weight loss from the quarantine 15

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

Alternative Methods Of Treating Obesity

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

Copper Is Key in Burning Fat

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

Stop Overeating Before It Progresses

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

The 4 Different Types of Fasting

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

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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.