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Those who are successful in controlling their weight have a plan every day. They don’t take vacation from obesity. There are no “days off."
You’ll have about as much luck losing weight on your own as you would trying to lower your own blood pressure or treating your own cancer.
As it turns out, food ads may play a huge role in obesity. A new German research study demonstrates that looking at pictures of salty or sweet foods (such as Viennese Schnitzel, ice cream or pizza) causes an increase in grehlin, a hunger hormone. Pictures of pianos, bikes or shoes did not have the same effect. This is the first time pictures of junk food pictures have been shown to cause immediate adversity. So we should take notice!
On June 14, HBO launched its series “Weight of the Nation” a series tasked with raising the dialogue of obesity to a national level.
A study at University of Texas showed that women tend not to notice weight gain of up to 8.8 pounds. This study supports a major reason why we as individuals as well as a society in general become obese.
For many people, being excited about the holiday season is synonymous with being excited for the holiday treats.
Chronic dieters are caught in a world of extremes. At times, they either are dieting, trying to be "perfect" and losing weight. At other times, they have no plan, and frequently overeat. At these times, they use overly judgmental statements such as "I'm being bad today." I am not a fan of this type of "on or off" thinking. Life is more of a dimmer than an "on-off switch." A colleague of mine uses the concept of dimmer thinking to manage living in moderation. How then does a Scottsdale Weight Loss Center doctor eat pizza?