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Obesity in Men Unhealthy and Unmanly

While obesity affects both woman and men, it’s women who more often, in my experience, will eventually seek professional, guided assistance of some kind to lose weight, even after they’ve tried one quick-fix gimmick after another. Men, on the other hand, again in my experience and going by what they tell me when we meet […]

5 Leading Causes of Obesity

Overweight or obesity can be described as a very unhealthy accumulation of body fats. The excessive disposition of body fat leads to many health complications and even reduce the life expectancy of affected people. Obesity is measured in terms of body mass index which is obtained by dividing your weight by the square of your […]

Is Sugar Making You Fat?

The study of weight gain, weight loss and obesity is a mine-field of junk science, uninformed opinions and scams. The amount of misinformation is overwhelming. You have to skillfully identify reliable sources and untainted studies. The common belief that people get fat mainly because they eat too much is today facing a strong challenge, backed […]

The Skinny On Obesity and Your Skin

Everyone knows the long list of medical issues associated with obesity: heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, fatty liver disease, sleep apnea and too many others to list here. Few, however, realize that excess weight can also affect the health and appearance of your skin. 1. Acne. Sebum plays a major role in acne development. It […]

The Big Boned Theory

“I’m not really that overweight; I’m big boned!” If I had a couple of bucks for every client that’s said that (or something similar) over the years, I could retire tomorrow! There is such a thing as being big boned-but it’s not a medical term, and it’s never used correctly. What big boned means, and […]

Fast Food Is NOT The Reason For Obesity

On the KTLA news the other day, reporters referred to a study conducted by Cornell University Food & Brand Lab published in Obesity Science and Practice. They found that fast food and junk food aren’t the reasons why more than 40% of adults in this country are overweight or obese. Naturally these foods are for […]

12 Proven Ways to Lose Belly Fat

1. Time your meals: Most people only focus on what is on their plate but not the time of their meals. Eating smaller meals every three to four hours can boost your metabolism which helps in fat burn. The Key is to know your portion size to eat just about enough to keep your going […]

Psychological Reasons for Obesity

Miraculous diets can help you to lose weight… for some time. After one month of painful sacrifice you finally unlock the fridge and fill it up with all the yummy groceries you used to enjoy before. You are back in your routine, back in your habits – and back on your unwanted weight. The idea […]