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…

Here’s how to past a weight loss plateau: Switch up your lifestyle Amanda Musin, a registered and licensed dietitian at the Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida, says to continue losing weight, we have to constantly change up our lifestyle. “A lighter you requires fewer calories than you did at a higher weight,” Musin says….

New data shows effective long-term weight loss outcomes for people who have the endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) procedure. The minimally invasive weight loss procedure, also known as the accordion procedure, could offer hope for those who can’t or don’t want to undergo traditional bariatric surgery. The data is part of the first long-term study on…

Low-carb, vegetarian, Mediterranean — whatever your diet, it’s important to get enough protein. Although research hasn’t yet pinpointed one perfect formula, experts say that the typical “recommended” daily minimums aren’t optimal, and that it helps to factor in your weight loss and activity level to determine how much protein you personally need. A good baseline…

This week we’re serving up 5 rules that actually work if you’re trying to lose weight. From myths about snacking to sleeping in a cool room, here are the 5 things you can implement in your daily life to help you right now. 1. Eat meals, not snacks A new study found those who ate…

A central factor in maintaining or losing weight is your diet – how much you eat and what you eat matters. There are many diets out there, and most of them promise fast and permanent results. But the fact is – any diet that helps you take in less calories will work. The most effective…

Weight-loss surgery is an option for obese individuals and may be covered by insurance in cases where it’s medically necessary. As with any surgery, some risks may be greater or lesser, depending on your personal medical history. It’s common to feel afraid or apprehensive about weight-loss surgery. However, the benefits for eligible patients generally outweigh…

For many Americans, trying to lose weight is a constant battle. Beating the struggles of yo-yo dieting can be a challenge if you are not willing to make long-term lifestyle changes. In order to achieve lasting success, you need to be committed to making permanent changes. Before you begin another diet, be sure to consider…

Life After

Individuals who have recently underwent or are about to undergo a weight loss surgery usually wonder about how their life would change post procedure, expecting significant improvement in their overall health.  When followed by a strict diet and exercise regime, a minimally invasive bariatric surgery brings significant weight loss and other associated benefits. It is…

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