Weight Loss

How to change your behavior to lose weight

How to change your behavior to lose weight

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...
Water can help lose weight faster than diet drinks

Water could help lose weight faster than diet drinks

In a recent study, experts in diet and metabolism find that replacing low calorie ‘diet’ drinks with water can help increase the rate of...
The tough truth about weight loss

The tough truth about weight loss

Here’s a sobering statistic: Roughly 90 percent of people who lose a lot of weight eventually regain just about all of it. This stark fact...
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From 275 to 155: a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
5 most popular professional supplements for weight loss success

5 most popular professional supplements for weight loss success

For athletes and professional trainers, weight loss means much more than just reducing body weight. To them, preserving lean muscles and improving training performance are...
Cycling to watch TV

Cycling to watch TV, and other clever ways to beat obesity from the comfort...

The BBC recently reported that middle-aged people are being urged to walk faster to stay healthy, amid concern that high levels of inactivity may...
Not all muscle building supplements are equal

Not all muscle building supplements are equal

Popular muscle building supplements, known as branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) are ineffective when taken in isolation, according to new research from the University of...
Call them spare tires or love handles—belly fat is bad

Call them spare tires or love handles—belly fat is bad

Bad news. It’s not just obesity that can increase the risk of heart failure. A few extra kilos, especially around the gut, are dangerous,...
How to lose weight and maintain it successfully

How to lose weight and maintain it successfully

Changing the way you approach weight loss can help you be more successful at losing it. Most people who try to lose weight focus...
Yo-Yo dieting dangerous even if you’re not overweight

Yo-Yo dieting dangerous even if you’re not overweight

Repeatedly losing and regaining weight, known as weight cycling or yo-yo dieting, may increase the risk of death from heart disease among postmenopausal women...