Anyone who has tried to lose a substantial amount of weight knows that the true challenge often lies in keeping those shed pounds from creeping back on. The good news is that weight regain is not a foregone conclusion.
Can’t seem to lose weight, no matter how hard you try? Don’t think you’re cursed with a slow metabolism. You’ve got more power than you think. The key is to master your mitochondria.
Looking for a healthy balance? Registered dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, provides tips for adding maca — a nutritionally dense Peruvian root — to your diet.
Most of the fat in your body is like a storage unit: When you eat a cheeseburger, the excess calories move in and stay until you need them for fuel. But what if you could turn that storage unit into a furnace — and burn the fat for heat? That’s what a special kind of … Read More
If you read the news, you know obesity and diabetes are epidemics sweeping the United States. You’ve heard the scary facts and figures and seen the troubling photos. The problem is undeniable. But how do we stop it? Some advocate banning fatty foods and abolishing sugary sodas in our schools to help curb childhood obesity. … Read More
Have you ever thrown your hands in the air when you can’t fit into your old jeans and said, “I can’t help it — it’s my metabolism”? Metabolism, the physical and chemical processes your body uses to provide energy, plays a big role in weight gain and weight loss. The good news: You can help … Read More
Today’s diabetic diet is simply a healthy diet. To help you live your best with this condition, S. Sethu Reddy, MD, of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, answers common questions about diabetes: Q: Are overweight people more likely to get diabetes?A: Yes — but only if diabetes runs in the family. Q: Should … Read More
Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about bariatric surgery and its use in treating type 2 diabetes, and would like to ask a doctor? Tomasz Rogula, MD, Phd, and Sangeeta Kashyap, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute, answer your questions about bariatric surgery for treating type 2 diabetes. Get answers … Read More