Every year, nearly 200,000 Americans turn to surgeons for help with their obesity, seeking bariatric surgery to lose weight and prevent life-threatening health problems. But after more than two decades of steadily increasing numbers of operations, American bariatric surgery centers still vary greatly in the quality of care they provide.
(University of Cambridge) A study carried out in mice may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce.
It was a simple family photo that Cortland West's mom posted to Facebook that threw her weight struggles into focus for her. "When I finally looked at the picture, I was shocked. I honestly didn't recognize myself," Cortland said. And at 5'6" and 236 pounds, she decided that was it: it was time to change. Show More Summary
If you're trying to follow a low carb plan to lose weight, the good news is that there are so many delicious recipes that are totally within your carb budget that taste amazing and that trainers and nutrition experts swear by for fast weight loss. From zucchini squash to beef skewers, there are some real crowd pleasers on this list. Show More Summary
Don't skip breakfast when you're trying to lose weight — instead, step it up and upgrade to a low-salt breakfast that is rich in protein, vitamins, and healthy fats. Since salt can make your body retain water and increase your bloodShow More Summary
A Georgetown professor confronted Richard Spencer while he was lifting weights.
Trying to lose weight doesn't necessarily mean cutting all of the tasty foods out of your life. There are still some tasty and healthy foods out there that won't impact your waistline! Many people believe that appetizers are a major diet killer, which can be true if you're shoving your face in sliders and hot wings before you eat your actual meal. Show More Summary
BREAKING NEWS: YOU DO NOT HAVE TO LOSE WEIGHT TO BE WORTHY OF WEARING A BIKINI THIS SUMMER. · I know that goes against every 'Get Beach Body Ready!' message you're seeing right now. Trust me, I used to believe those messages too. I used...Show More Summary
When you want to lose weight, there are two options Either you can start dieting or start exercising. Ideally, you should do both. But which of the two helps you lose weight faster? The answer, according to multiple studies and experts, is diets help in faster weight loss. Show More Summary
Eggs might just be your new best friend, if you’re a dieter.
If you're looking to sip away the pounds, juice cleanses may not be the best idea. Smoothies, however, could be your best-kept weight-loss secret: the blended beverage offers you tons of nutrition as well as protein and fiber to help keep you full until your next meal. Show More Summary
The plethora of popular diets makes it harder to know which one is right for you.
If you're trying to lose weight, you know that every meal matters. Everything from breakfast to dessert has to be healthy and composed of nutritious fruits, vegetables, fibers, and proteins. It also can't be high in fat or contain any...Show More Summary
The Green Tea Diet is a simple, natural way to boost weight loss. It consists of drinking at least four... The post Green Tea Diet: What Is It and How Can It Help You Lose Weight? appeared first on Lifehack. The Green Tea Diet is a simple, natural way to boost weight loss. It consists of drinking at least four glasses of green tea throughout the day,
Dinner plates with ridges to trick the mind into seeing a small portion as big could help cut obesity A crinkly plate, designed with ridges that cunningly reduce the amount of food it holds, may be heading for the market to help people concerned about their weight to eat less. Show More Summary
Wildlife officials captured the wild macaque after his picture circulated on social media and are hoping a strict diet will help him lose weight.
Going on a diet is always the golden rule of losing weight. Diets and exercise are the only way you'll be able to have a fit and happy body. But, the kind of diet you go on can impact your body in different ways. One kind of diet that...Show More Summary
A program designed to help people manage their weight finds that being more mindful about preparing and eating food can be an effective aid to weight loss.
Exercising and weight loss go hand-in-hand. Heading to the gym helps you burn the calories needed to lose weight and get in shape. With so many machines and exercises out there, it's important to understand how they impact your body....Show More Summary