Author Archives: Staff

05

Oct

To Lose Weight, Calm Down

Posted In: News By Staff

Stress doesn’t do any good for the body. It gets your heart ramped up, your head spinning, and as it turns out will even interfere with your weight loss goals.

That’s right. Chronic stress can prevent you from losing weight. So the next time you are so caught up with thinking about the many things in life that stress you out, take a deep breath and consider how your stress level may be interfering with your medical weight loss plans. [Read more]

05

Oct

Ready, Set, Exercise!

Posted In: Lifestyle By Staff

People are naturally resistant to change. It is one of the human characteristics that most of us have in common. While sometimes change feels good, for the most part change is a bit scary. We don’t know what to expect, and that makes us feel uncomfortable. It is much easier to just stick with the status-quo, even if the status-quo isn’t great, than it is to embrace the unknown and try something totally new. [Read more]

While weight loss is great for aesthetic reasons, and fitting into an old pair of jeans is one of the most rewarding feelings after weeks of hard work and self-control, the most important reason to lose weight is to support your health. Which is why losing weight in the healthiest way possible is important. There are a lot of diet trends out there that encourage weight loss by having you eliminate certain foods from your diet, leading you to swap out what would be a healthy diet with some sort of weight loss magic formula. [Read more]

What if a smile was exactly what the doctor ordered? Recently, a team of researchers conducted a comprehensive review of scientific findings over the past several decades and concluded that happiness has a direct positive impact on overall health. This means that the notion of putting on a smile and faking it until you make it actually holds some merit. If you want to start improving your health, the best place to start is with your mindset. [Read more]

09

Sep

Being successful in a medical weight loss program requires more than abiding by the rules of a diet and exercise program. A medical weight loss program introduces you to healthy habits that have to become part of your life. Making a total lifestyle change to embrace a healthier lifestyle is the only way to be truly successful and to achieve long-term weight loss. [Read more]

09

Sep

Soda is not good for you. This probably doesn’t come as much of a news flash, as soda is one of the first foods talked about whenever the topic of eating healthier is raised. There are actually a lot of reasons as to why soda is so demonized in the health-food industry. Soda is high in sugar content, it is comprised of a trove of chemicals that are not natural at all, and it is typically high in caffeine as well. [Read more]

Does it ever feel like your sweet tooth becomes more difficult to manage when it is hot outside? For so many, the hotter it gets, the more intense the cravings become. You can blame this on the many summertime sweets that so many of us enjoyed as kids. From popsicles to lemon-ice, the hot weather almost feels easier to manage when you have something cold and sweet to munch on. [Read more]

One in every three adults in the United States are obese or overweight. For the past decade, talk of an obesity epidemic has dominated the majority of the conversation about health in the United States. As more and more people turn to medical weight loss programs for support, many point their finger at the unhealthy nature of the typical American diet as the primary reason as to why such a large portion of our population are struggling with obesity and weight loss. [Read more]

21

Aug

If you’ve spent an afternoon looking online for weight loss advice, then chances are you’ve come across some downright strange ideas that people have about what can help you finally reach your weight loss goal. Some ideas are downright unhealthy, but others seem to hold just enough merit to make you think they might work. Before you fall for another weight loss trick, remember: the most effective means of losing weight is through a medical weight loss program. [Read more]

21

Aug

Obesity: The Disease

Posted In: News By Staff

If you found out that you had a chronic disease, one that could take years off your life and leave you feeling uncomfortable day after day, chances are you would take the diagnosis rather seriously. Now imagine that you found out that though you had this disease, you had options. There is treatment available. [Read more]