Maybe you have heard of lapband surgery or maybe not. Actually lapband gastric surgery simply put is a method to squeeze the stomach so that you would feel fuller and not eat as much. The surgery is less invasive, I guess, than Gastic bypass but is still full of complications and often needs to be either adjusted or removed althogether. In a surgical procedure, the band is placed around the upper part of the stomach, creating a small pouch that can hold only a small amount of food. The … [Read more...] about What is lapband surgery?
Here is a hint, water is critical to losing weight. However, the amount of techniques available for losing can be quite intimidating. Recently, there has been interest in using a single, simple element to help people lose weight. Can water make you lose ? Before answering this question, it is important to understand that water is vital to all systems of the body. As the human body is made up of 70% water, its importance to the body's functions can only be equaled to that of oxygen. … [Read more...] about Can Water Make You Lose Weight?
How to lose belly fat is very important to many people. New medical studies continue to pile on evidence that maintaining a healthy is the number one factor in fending off disease and living longer. There is also a tremendous social pressure to lose for one who has extra fat on his/her body. The most common area where one usually wishes to lose is on his/her belly. While there are no ways to specifically target the fat around the midsection, a few powerful tips for loss in general can … [Read more...] about How to lose belly fat
Never has there been more pressure to maintain a healthy than today. When you take into consideration the fact that the average woman gains 25 to 35 pounds during the course of her pregnancy, it is obvious why so many new mothers are eager to lose after having a baby. While your health, and your new baby's health, should always be paramount, there are a few powerful tips that can help you lose after having a baby. Here are five of them: The most powerful tip to lose after having a baby … [Read more...] about How to lose after having a baby
In losing weight, you have to keep several things in balance. This might sound difficult, but it is really quite natural. They are things you already do, like eating, activities, and socializing. The only differences when you're losing weight are little adjustments to your habits. Most of your habits are fine as they are you probably already get some exercise just by going to work. Maybe a little more would be nice. As for your friends, the best ones will let you talk about the changes you're … [Read more...] about Eating To Lose Weight
Weight loss means different things to different people. For some, it is just a matter of popping a few diet pills, starving for weekends, and losing all the extra . For others, it is a matter of complete lifestyle change. If you ask me, I would go for the latter option. If you are wondering why, this article is just the right thing for you. You see, if you have ever used fad diets and diet pills for loss, you would agree with me on one thing: loss achieved solely with their help is anything … [Read more...] about Healthy Natural Approach to Successful Weight Loss
I want to write about the dangers of loss surgery. Have you decided to go for the loss surgery?. You are not the only one to take such a decision. Obese adults who have struggled and failed with the conventional loss methods have turned to loss surgery as the next best option available to them. Now, if you are morbidly obese and unable to lose in any other way, you should definitely go for loss surgery; otherwise, consider it your last resort because of the dangers of loss surgery. In this … [Read more...] about Dangers of Weight Loss Surgery
Are you a busy professional who hardly has time to eat or sleep properly, let alone exercises? I will tell you of some Fitness for Busy Professionals that is not only fun to do but also the least time consuming. How about skiing? Just imagine, you are on your brand new ski, skiing down across a sloppy icy terrain. Just a little far away, you see two different symbols for two separate directions: the black diamond symbol would take you to the right, while the squared blue symbol would swerve … [Read more...] about Fitness for Busy Professionals
If anyone says that you can stay fit and healthy without even moving a muscle, be assured that he is not a fitness expert. This is really basic common sense: if you don't move your body, your body won't burn the extra calories it received from foods. According to the law of thermodynamics, energy can either be created or stored but NOT destroyed. In this case, since your body cannot use the calories to produce energy, it would store them as fat, and you would become fat. Pretty simple … [Read more...] about Can Walking Really Keep You Fit?
If you want to ensure a long life and healthy future for your kids, then you must feed him with only what nature offers you; I mean, without any kind of 'tampering' or 'processing'. Nowadays, eating organic foods have almost gone out of fashion. Adults no longer like to eat them, and children only follow the food and lifestyle habits of adults. Obesity is the natural outcome of following an 'unnatural' lifestyle. So, if you wish to get rid of obesity, go back to nature. Teaching Kids … [Read more...] about Obeying This Law of Nature to avoid weight gain
You must have heard about the term 'low-calorie' diet. Truth to be told, the term 'low-calorie' is sort of a misnomer. It is true that the diet indeed aims to reduce your calorie intake, but it does so by reducing the amount of your carbohydrate consumption. As such, you may also call it 'low-carbohydrate' diet. Different low-calorie diets restrict your carbohydrate intake in different ways. Some do it by reducing your overall carbohydrate intake. Others bar you from eating only … [Read more...] about Low Calorie Diet Plans that May Work For You
I am not quite sure what to think about some new research that came out on Monday about the relationship of being fit but still fat. New research challenges the notion that you can be fat and fit, finding that being active can lower but not eliminate heart risks faced by heavy women. Heart disease risk was 54 percent higher in over active women than for normal- active women. "It doesn't take away the risk entirely. Weight still matters," said Dr. Martha Gulati, a heart specialist at … [Read more...] about Can you be fat and fit?
Garcinia cambogia extract is hitting headlines throughout the western world as a natural loss supplement. Several studies have shown that it does help people to lose and although as always there are other studies that are less conclusive, it can be an effective loss supplement for many people. What is Garcinia cambogia? Garcinia cambogia is the name of a small tropical fruit that grows in India and Africa. It is one of the citrus family like oranges and lemons. It is too sour to eat but the … [Read more...] about Garcinia Cambogia Extract – A Natural Weight Loss Supplement
We all know that positive thinking is good but I for one get a little irritated when I see people that apparently never have a negative thought, it makes me feel like they are tuning out some of the stuff in life just to make sure that they are not negative. I am probably not being fair though because one of the real reasons that people do not lose is because negative thoughts will cause them to fail before they even have a chance to lose weight. Lets Get Positive about Weight Loss Now If you … [Read more...] about Positive Thinking and Weight Loss
I just found about about this show called I Can Make You Thin starting in a couple of weeks on TLC. My wife was watching LA Ink and saw a commercial. She is intrigued and I always like getting fitness tips from TV, it is nice and quick and easy to understand. I have heard of Paul McKenna before actually he is a self help guy that is popular in England and Australia but not so much in America. This show is starting on March 7 and is based on the book to the left here called I Can Make You … [Read more...] about I Can Make You Thin – Paul McKenna