weight loss

Considering Gastric Bypass Surgery?

By Rebecca Pillar

It seems these days, everyone knows at least someone who’s had gastric bypass surgery. Many celebrities in Hollywood have even had the procedure done. If you are drastically overweight, are suffering from potentially fatal complications related to your weight, and diet and exercise alone have not remedied your situation, you may be a candidate for gastric bypass. » Read more

Bust the Old Habits That Ruin Your Diet

By Linda Spangle, RN, MA

“Once I lose this weight, I’ll never gain it back!” Sound familiar? Unfortunately, these are famous last words for many dieters. It takes more than determination and willpower to make that declaration stick. In fact, when a group of dieters were asked what contributed to them re-gaining weight, their answers had a common theme. Nearly all of them said, “I slipped back into my old habits.” » Read more

Atkins Diet

By Rebecca Pillar

In 1972, Dr. Robert Atkins published a book called: Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution. This book was a result of Dr. Atkins own research and experience with his own weight loss and the weight loss of his patients. Many diets today focus on limiting fat and calories while increasing physical activity. Dr. » Read more

Alli: Information on the New Weightloss Pill

By Rebecca Pillar

The diet industry is a multi-billion dollar a year business in the United States alone. One cannot turn on the television without seeing at least one commercial for a new diet or exercise program. Many promise amazing results with little effort. » Read more

8 Tips to Lose Weight Easily: Just Cut Out Soda & Sugary Drinks

By Connie Bennett

Soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks are on my mind lately. Not because I drink them myself, but because just cutting out the non-nutritive, sugar-filled, potentially harmful beverages is a highly effective way—if not the most easy way—to lose weight and improve your health. » Read more

7 Fast Food Meals You Can Eat and Still Lose Weight

By JustMommies

Losing weight is hard and more and more people are losing the battle of the bulge. According to the CDC, more than 66% of Americans are considered overweight or obese. Becoming more active and eating right are still the best ways to lose weight. One of the many obstacles to losing weight is the fast food epidemic. » Read more