Every popular diet from WeightWatchers to the various low-carb/keto plans includes tracking your daily food intake and exercise as a key part of their system. Fitness and health experts also tout the benefits of tracking. However, it can seem like a lot of work, so you may wonder if it’s worthwhile. This article takes a look at why tracking your food and exercise each day helps you lose weight and gives you some ideas for doing it easily. [Read more]
The cosmetic industry is notorious for its use of bogus science to promote beauty products. Advertisements for creams, moisturisers and cleansers are made to sound all the more convincing when scientific terminology is added to the narrative. Much of this science is bogus – a combination of half truths and fiction made to sound authentic […]
The long months of winter are finally nearing their end, and it’ll soon be spring. This is the season of renewal, so if your skin is looking a little worse for wear after the last few months, it’s the perfect time to start putting things right. [Read more]
Your weight can fluctuate for natural reasons. Sometimes, however, there are specific areas in which you changed your habits. If you appear to have gained weight over the past week, these could be some of the reasons. [Read more]
ou have been working out, eating healthy and doing everything right for two weeks. Yet, with all these great choices, you don’t see much change when you step on the bathroom scale. You lost a pound the first week and gained a pound the next. Does this mean that your newfound routine is not working? On the contrary, it only means that advancement in these things tends to add up slowly. Luckily, there is lots of change that you can see if you look in other ways. [Read more]
The holiday season does not have to be a time of dread for you. This year you can side-step the weight management challenges many of us face at this time of year. Robert Ziltzer, MD and Craig Primack, MD have put together your holiday cheat sheet with easy steps to guide you through the festive season without weight gain.
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It was one of your favorite things to do as a kid—to get on your bike and go soaring down the street with your friends. Perhaps as you have grown older the sensation has lost its thrill, especially as more convenient methods of travel take priority in getting to work and helping you run errands. But cycling is still a great pastime, and more than that, it is a wonderful form of exercise that can help you get in shape and burn a lot of calories. [Read more]
One of the biggest benefits of working with a medical weight loss program is that so many of the smaller details are determined for you. This is the case especially when it comes to managing your healthy diet. When you first sign up for your weight loss program you will sit down with a nutritionist or weight loss doctor and review the types of foods that you typically eat, and the types of foods that you know you should be eating. Working with a weight loss expert in this way can clear up a lot of the misconceptions about what you should be eating every day to help you reach your weight loss goal. [Read more]
At the onset of that journey you may not see that future so clearly, so it sometimes helps to take a step back and to hear the words of those who have made it there themselves. What does someone who lost 25, 50 or even 150 pounds say to themselves in the mirror? What do they think about when they reflect on their weight loss journey? [Read more]
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]