The Last Resort: Weight Loss Surgery

  Surgery is the most severe of the recommended treatments for obesity. Bariatric surgery is reserved for cases of severe obesity that have been resistant to all other methods of weight loss and weight control. There are two basic types of bariatric surgery (also known as gastrointestinal surgery), each with a different purpose.  The risks […]

Tools For Your Weight Loss Arsenal

Elliptical machines, treadmills, stationary bikes, dumbbell sets, exercise videos, jump ropes, and home exercise multi-purpose machines. Tools are something we use to help us get a job done more easily. A good weight loss tool is one that encourages a healthy lifestyle and permanent weight loss. •Home exercise equipment is a fantastic way to speed […]

Low Carb Diet Plan – When More Is Better

  When most people want to lose weight the first thing they usually do is start a diet. And a diet to most people means “stop eating”. Wrong! A healthy diet should consist of eating less of the foods that contain calories from simple carbohydrates (sugar and processed flour) and more whole grains, fresh fruits […]

The Hoodia plant may be the best gift to avoid holiday weight gain

  Is Hoodia the gift you should ask Santa for? It is the holiday season and a fun time for celebrating with friends and family. It is also a season that tends to wreak havoc on our waistline. The sugar plum fairies are not so kind when it comes to helping us with our weight […]

Hoodia, it might be flying off store shelves but is this diet pill safe?

  Hoodia is fast becoming one of the best sellers in nutritional stores but you have to ask yourself; what do you really know about this new African weight loss product? If you ask some dieters they liken their experience of taking Hoodia to finding water in the middle of the desert. They will tell […]