You’ve gone through bariatric surgery and committed to making changes that will lead to a healthier lifestyle. To make it work, there are things you MUST avoid.
Recent studies indicate that more than one in four Americans have arthritis, and those rates are on the rise, especially in younger people. Obesity may be behind that rise.
Of all unmet needs in our health care system, those of obesity may be the greatest. About 300,000 people die every year in America from obesity-related causes, but we do not treat the disease as life-threatening.
Despite the many messages in popular culture that we get to the contrary, there really is no such thing as “easy weight loss”. There are a lot of things that impact our ability to lose and maintain weight, such as genetics, environment and behavior, just to name a few.
Habits are subconscious patterns that are among the biggest reasons for our difficulties in maintaining weight-loss and healthy lifestyles, no matter how much we want to change.
According to a recent study, weight loss from bariatric surgery appears to reverse obesity-related premature aging. Two years after surgery, patients in the study showed fewer signs, which included less inflammation.
It’s pretty normal for most people to experience occasional stress. But when stress is a constant, long-term experience, the negative health impacts really start to build up.
Dietary supplements claim to offer a quick fix for diet, health, and weight loss. If they sound “too good to be true”, it’s because all too often, they are.
So-called “detox” and “cleanse” diets make big promises about your health for removing toxins and losing weight. But do they deliver?
With a new year full of new possibilities ahead, many of us are looking for inspiration in our weight loss and healthy journey. Here’s a great resource with many links from Your Weight Matters.