Home Tags Obesity & weight loss

Tag: obesity & weight loss

Colorful graphic of man running 1024 x 701

A Healthy Lifestyle is Important in How Diet Works

When it comes to losing weight and keeping it off, the best path to follow is the one that results in a healthy diet and active lifestyle. There are no shortcuts.
Extreme diet-empty plate except for a pea and tape measure 2048 x 1362

How to Spot a Fad Diet

Fad diets can be seductive promising a quick fix, but in the short run they can have serious side effects and in the long run, they don't work.
tablet with digital health screen 1200 x 826

Squeezing Out The Waste with Digital Health Innovation

Here are 3 digital health innovations that, in their own way, streamline processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness—something we need much more of in healthcare.
Man running on treadmill 1200 x 800

12 Common Exercise Excuses, Debunked

Here are 12 common and beloved excuses people use for not exercising. And, the reasons why they just don't hold up.
weight loss maintenance

Condiments: Calories We Forget to Count

Condiments are those little dabs of this and that we slather on food to make it taste better. If you aren't paying attention, you could be getting more calories and fat from your condiment than you are from the food you put it on.
empty plate

What Science Has to Say About Intermittent Fasting

A common argument used by proponents of intermittent fasting is that it makes evolutionary sense because we evolved from hunter-gatherers who faced alternating periods of feast and famine.
man biting into fresh doughnut 2048 x 1365

5 Reasons Patients Ignore Doctors’ Eating and Fitness Advice

Why do these patients continue to sabotage themselves? Here are five clinical explanations.
Obese female 550 x 344 px

Why You Need More Than an Intragastric Balloon

Weight loss treatments, whether intragastric balloons, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive treatments or diets don't last without changes in diet & exercise.
Prebiotic and probiotic foods

Prebiotic and Probiotic Foods May Help You Lose Weight

The foods we eat can alter the microbial communities in our digestive tract and this, in turn, impacts complex human behaviors related to weight, such as appetite and satiety.
obese man sitting on stairs 2000 x 1125

Heart Disease, Obesity, and the Myth of Personal Responsibility

It's time to abandon the notion that "personal responsibility" is the solution to every health problem so that the hard work of affecting cultural change can be taken up in earnest.
woman biceps-bodybuilding 1500 x 1001

6 Metabolic Benefits of Strength Training For Women

Modern approaches to strength training tailored for women can result in significant metabolic benefits without bulking you up. Here's the evidence.

A New Year’s Resolution for Physicians: Empathize with the Obese

A physician who has struggled with a life-long addiction to over-eating and obesity, asks other docs to join him in a resolution for the New Year: Empathize with the obese.