Weight Loss

June 15, 2017

Myths about Losing Weight

More Americans are overweight today than ever before. In fact, the ‘American Diet,’ as it has been dubbed in recent years, is loaded with fattening foods […]
March 9, 2017

Health Risks of Using Laxatives for Weight Loss

Laxatives are used by many in an attempt to lose weight. More than half of those taking laxatives said they knew it was bad for their […]
February 23, 2017

What Is a Healthy Diet?

Most Americans get very little nutrition in their daily diets. According to the President’s Council on Fitness, the typical American diet exceeds the recommended intake limits […]
February 16, 2017

Types of Noninvasive Weight Loss Surgeries

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), “Obesity is common, serious, and costly.” The CDC’s website reports that more than one third of all American […]
January 26, 2017

What Is an Intragastric Balloon?

An intragastric (or gastric) balloon is an inflatable medical device used to aid in weight loss. In a non-invasive medical procedure, the intragastric balloon is placed […]
November 22, 2016

You Are What You Eat

There’s an old saying that “you are what you eat”, if that is true, you want to put the most healthful foods into your body to […]
December 23, 2015

Cold Weather Exercise Ideas

Do you dread winter? Do the short days and below-freezing temperatures make you want to hole up in your house, cuddling under blankets and watching your […]