The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Belviq loss pill (lorcaserin hydrochloride), as an addition to a reduced-calorie diet and exercise, for chronic management. Who Can Use the Belviq loss pill? The drug is approved for use in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater (obese), or adults with a BMI of 27 or greater (over) and who have at least one -related condition such as high blood pressure (hypertension), type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol … [Read more...] about Belviq Weight Loss Pill to Treat Obesity
So what do you think? Are you shocked? This cover of Time magazine is sparking support and outrage all over the country and I guess for good reason. Everyone is a fan of breastfeeding until kids get a bit too old for their comfort. Why is Breastfeeding Important? Well first of all lets get to the root of the issue here. I have never seen a case where any study has said anything bad about the effect of breastfeeding on kids or their parents. Not only is breast milk very healthy for babies but … [Read more...] about Time Magazine Breastfeeding Cover
There’s no doubt that exercise burns calories. So why has study after study found such modest average loss even after subjects follow relatively vigorous, well-designed exercise programs? The usual answer is that you unwittingly eat more to compensate for your workout. That’s partly true, but it skims over a vital detail: Few of us are “average.” Break down the study results, and you find that exercise is highly effective at melting off pounds for some people, and ineffective for others. … [Read more...] about Why Does Exercise Sometimes Not Help Weight Loss?
I have been noticing a lot of magazine covers this week talking about Beyonce and her loss after having a baby. Sure Beyonce is a huge pop star so I thought I would look into it and see how she was able to get backin shape again so quickly. According to eonline she lost her the old fashioned way. Meanwhile, as for her enviable physique, Beyoncé admitted to gaining about 50 pounds during her pregnancy, but says she's now, nearly four months after Blue's arrival, just "three to four pounds" … [Read more...] about Beyonce Weight Loss
I had never known that Heidi Klum was a runner but she is sponsoring a Run for Summer where you can watch and participate in tracking your running compared to the supermodel Heidi Klum. Learn more about the summer run here: http://heidiklum.aol.com/category/summer-run/, and here are some of the tips that helped Heidi get in incredible shape. Heidi Klum Running Tips 1. Run with a Buddy - This really sunk in this weekend. When I don't have to go to work, its so much easier to hit snooze on … [Read more...] about Heidi Klum Running Tips