Weight loss is the focus of our national attention, at least when we’re not thinking about the economy or those globs of black goo floating about the Gulf. Even the first lady Michelle Obama has been concentrating on childhood obesity of late. The problem for many is that losing weight takes time; in many cases […]
Many smokers fear that if they quit smoking they will inevitably gain weight. While it is true that smoking often helps people stay skinny or keep from gaining any more weight, it is not true that if you quit smoking you will automatically gain weight.
Smoking is one of the most unhealthy things you can put […]
Have you ever wondered weather losing weight slowly of fast makes a difference? Well, some researchers at the University of Florida shared your curiosity. Having the brains and the resources to get their question answered, they designed a study to do just that. The study was part of the Treatment of Obesity in Underserved Rural […]
Being overweight is a problem worldwide. In fact, the World Health Organization recently discovered that more people around the world actually die from being fat than from hunger or malnutrition. It’s shocking in this day of information at your fingertips that many people simply don’t know how to lose weight.
Sure, they know “eat less and […]
Belly fat is somewhat of a dirty word these days, and with good reason. Science is discovering that it is much more dangerous than other kinds of fat. Belly fat is a concentration of visceral fat in your abdominal region. Visceral fat is packed around your internal organs, potentially contributing to a plethora of problems, […]
As the New Year is upon us, many people are looking for the fastest way to lose weight to help satisfy their new year’s resolution. If your resolution for 2010 includes losing weight, read on. You’ll discover the fastest way to lose weight, and some myths that can keep you from making all the progress […]
If you love yogurt, you may want to make it at home. Yes, you really can make the stuff you find in those little, 6oz plastic cups right in your very own kitchen. If you don’t like it all that much, you may well want to learn to like it when you see how much […]
Let’s face it, not everyone wants to or can afford to work out at a club. For a number of reasons many people want or need to work out at home. If you want to get in a great workout at home, you’re going to need some gear. Here is the best home fitness equipment, […]
Well, why is America, or more accurately Americans, so darned fat? I was at a hotel pool this afternoon and I was struck by the inescapable fact that the vast majority of the people there were pretty darned overweight, some were terrifically obese. A quick look around drove home the hard truth; if the pool […]
Running is one of the oldest ways to lose weight. To look at your average marathon runner, you’d have to say to works, too. After all most dedicated runners are nothing, if not pretty darn skinny. Looking at the results, one would conclude that running is a pretty effective way to lose weight. Effective as […]
If you’re like most Americans, you’re not in the best shape. That’s especially true if you’ve past the ripe, old age of 30. Your time playing high school football has receded into a distant memory, and thanks to the pressures of modern life, you’ve packed on a few more pounds than you envisioned carrying at […]
While doing my post yesterday on symptoms of the swine flu and how to prevent it, I was struck by the similarities on what you should do to help prevent getting the flu with some of the recommended things for losing belly fat.
Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated –
This is great advice for […]