Weight Loss Survey: Why Dieters Fail To Lose Weight

  Current levels of overweight and obesity, together with weight-related disease, have made weight control a major health priority throughout America. Yet statistics indicate that average weight reduction on conventional diets adds up to a mere 5-8 pounds per year. So why do we find dieting so difficult? According to a new survey(1), the answer […]

Weight Loss Surgery: What Are The Options?

  To understand how surgical procedures aid the grossly overweight person to reduce their body fat, it helps to first understand the digestive process that is responsible for handling the food we take in. Once food is chewed and swallowed, it’s on its way through the digestive tract, where enzymes and digestive juices will break […]

New Year – New Diet – New You?

  Are you about to make yet another new year’s resolution, as you see out the old year, along with it’s broken promises and failed, good intentions? Fresh with new-found conviction, after the gross excesses of the Christmas period and our usual failure to control ourselves, we arrive at the new year’s resolution, an annual […]

Weight Loss Motivation – How To Find It And Keep It!

  Everyone who has ever tried to lose weight knows that the really big issue is motivation – where do we find it, how do we keep it going, and what do we do when it slips! To be successful at losing weight you must find your own motivation. More importantly, you must keep motivated, […]

Health and fitness software, what should be in it? Part 1

  Let’s keep the answer simple; everything that is related to your health. The most important indicators for your state of health can be measured though your vital signs, like blood pressure, cholesterol level, heart beat, body mass index etcetera. The major input that influence these health indicators are what and how much you eat […]

Bariatric surgery & early death

  Weight loss surgeries have witnessed huge popularity in recent times. The number of stomach-shrinking operations, a type of bariatric surgery meant for severely obese people has skyrocketed in recent years. Few celebrities of Hollywood have also opted for this form of surgery to curtail obesity. But there are various risks associated with these surgeries […]

Calorie counting done the right way = weight loss? Absolutely!

  You and I know that losing fat and staying in great shape is a difficult task because it is so hard to stay motivated and it is so tempting to cheat, especially when you can hide the cheating. We dieters have all been in a starving situation when dieting and our mind reasons very […]