Weight Loss


List: 31 Tips for Healthy Shopping for Weight Loss or Maintenance

Advice on smartly navigating the weight loss landmines in the supermarket.

When trying to lose weight, one of the most difficult activities you must do is grocery shopping. Since weight loss is 80 percent diet, going to the grocery store can be an exercise in torture. All those tempting goodies on the shelves, the delicious aromas coming from the in-store bakery, the eye-catching displays of tasty but fattening foods. How do you make it through this minefield blowing up your diet?

 




Editorial: A healthy start or procrastinate?

Flawed last words of the health kick.

I know you have said and done it.  You plan to start a new diet or exercise plan.  Shortly after the start or a few weeks into the diet, you become distracted and reach for that comfort food.  It is just a small slip, and those words come out fo your mouth.  You should know what is coming next and I guarantee you have said it multiple times.  If you haven’t, I will take my hat off to you.  

 




Research: Intermittent Fasting Works

Intermittent fasting induces weight loss preferentially in obesity-prone rats

Obesity is a leading health problem in the United States and obesity-related deaths due to disease such as diabetes type 2 and heart disease are on the rise.  Despite the abundance of weight-loss programs and treatments available, the health, fitness, and medical community are unable to make a dent in the skyrocketing epidemic.  Many of those afflicted are looking for help and there is an abundance of research that points to a particular diet and treatment, yet none of them lead to long-lasting weight loss because the urge to eat is just as strong as the instinct to survive.  

 

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