Obesity is a medical condition that not only restricts everyday tasks, but can also lead to a number of serious health problems, such as Type-2 diabetes, cardiac issues, and various other comorbid conditions. A person with a BMI of 30 or above is considered obese. As the condition leads to serious health issues, it is…

As the popularity of the Keto Diet has exploded in recent years the true nature of Ketogenic weight loss has gotten blurred. So what is Keto? Very simply Keto refers to Ketosis, the state into which your body enters when it shifts to burning fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. As carbohydrates and sugar intake…

If you look at the process of weight loss, it seems like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? Eat less, exercise more and watch the pounds melt away. It’s such a simple concept. In fact, if you believe the hype put out there by some diet books, magazines, and infomercials, it may seem like fast weight loss…

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions around weight-loss surgery that can make the decision to have it shrouded in mystery and stigma. Here are a few common misconceptions about weight-loss surgery and the truth about going under the knife to lose weight. I’m not eligible for weight-loss surgery If you have a body mass…

Reflect: Create a list of your eating habits. Keeping a food diary for a few days, in which you write down everything you eat and the time of day you ate it, will help you uncover your habits. Highlight the habits on your list that may be leading you to overeat. Common eating habits that…

Why is physical activity important? Regular physical activity is important for good health, and it’s especially important if you’re trying to lose weight or to maintain a healthy weight. Physical activity increases the number of calories used for energy. Increasing calories burned through physical activity, combined with decreasing the amount of calories you eat, you…

Losing weight takes more than desire. It takes commitment and a well-thought-out plan. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting started. Step 1: Make a commitment. Start simply by making a commitment to yourself. Many people find it helpful to sign a written contract committing to the process. This contract may include things like the amount…

It’s natural for anyone trying to lose weight to want to lose it very quickly. But evidence shows that people who lose weight gradually and steadily (about 1 to 2 pounds per week) are more successful at keeping the weight off. Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a “diet” or “program”. It’s about an ongoing…

Metabolism is a process by which the body breaks down food to be used as energy or stored in the tissues. A metabolic disorder occurs when this process is disrupted by abnormal chemical reactions resulting in too much or too little of a substance in the body. Being obese increases the risk of metabolic disorders…

If your looking to shed some unwanted pounds, take a look at 10 of the best weight loss exercises which (when combined with a healthy diet) will help you to achieve the body of your dreams. Squats: Stand with feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Drop your seat toward the floor, keeping your back…

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