If you have lost 150 pounds or more after bariatric surgery, a series of plastic surgeries — called body contouring — can help trim excess skin from several places on your body. Find out how.
What’s the most effective way to lose post-pregnancy weight short of hiring a full-time chef? Breastfeeding combined with exercise.
Contributor: Rebecca Justen, DPT, OCS One of the best things you can do during pregnancy is to continue to work out. It’s shown to help expectant mothers maintain a good weight, avoid the minor discomforts of pregnancy, and improve posture and body mechanics. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that pregnant women exercise three … Read More
If your doctor has told you that you’re at risk for diabetes you can tackle the threat on your own through a plan that combines weight loss and physical activity. All programs, however, are not created equal.
Even the smallest changes in your routine can have a big impact on your health. Take starting your day with lemon water, for instance. Discover seven reasons why you should consider adopting this super simple habit.
One way to fight excess weight may surprise you. Besides clocking in time with a tread mill, it turns out we also need to do the opposite: learn to relax. Experts say managing stress effectively doesn’t only help with weight loss, but it makes us healthier overall. According to Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD, Medical Director … Read More
The best thing about “mindful eating” is that you are not chained to impossible diet rules or bland menus, says Susan Albers, PsyD. She says mindful eating is being mindful is about balancing how you eat with what you eat. “We have lots of mindless eating habits that lead to weight gain, such as mindlessly … Read More
What makes you feel sick and overweight? We often blame dietary fat for these problems, but the real culprit is sugar, says Mark Hyman, MD. It’s hard to believe that 70 percent of Americans overall and 40 percent of children overweight. The average American consumes a whopping 152 pounds of sugar each year. New research … Read More
High fructose corn syrup has crept into more of our foods over the last few decades. It’s cheaper and sweeter than sugar, and it is much more quickly absorbed by the body. Eating too much high fructose corn syrup can lead to insulin resistance, obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. In this video, … Read More
There’s a lot of hype lately about the most recent coffee trend. Take your morning cup-of-joe, add two tablespoons of butter and some oil, and call it Bulletproof Coffee. No doubt it’s an interesting flavor, but it’s the claims of increased energy and weight loss that seem to be giving this morning jolt traction. It’s … Read More