Why Is It Critical That You Lose Your Own Fat before You Get Pregnant
One of the most popular weight loss surgeries done in Mexico is the vertical sleeve. Here are two testimonials on how it worked.
There are many roadblocks to losing weight, and one of the most common is sustaining the motivation needed to continue a weight loss program. Once the initial excitement surrounding a new weight loss plan has died away, we are left in search of something to keep us going. A preliminary study, reported in JAMA's December 10 issue, may have an answer: it appears that financial incentives can aid short-term weight loss.
For the third year in a row, Dr. Nick Nicholson has been named one of the best bariatric surgeons in the Dallas area. More than 4,800 area doctors were invited to name two physicians in 40 medical specialty areas whom they would trust with the care of their own patients or loved ones. The annual list of “the 729 Best Doctors in Dallas as Chosen By Their Peers” appeared as D magazine’s top story for November 2009.
A new study reveals that weight loss has the ability to improve fatty liver disease.
Saint Louis University researchers discovered that a loss of 9% of body weight can lead to reversal of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which is a type of liver disease.
A team of researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham lead by exercise physiologist Gary Hunter, Ph.D., set out to study whether a continuing exercise program could help people who succeed in losing weight avoid regaining that weight and, specifically, the unhealthy visceral fat they had lost.
When it comes to losing weight, not all dieters have the same needs and goals. For some, it is only the number on the scale that matters most. For others, with heart-related problems, getting better results in their blood tests is of great importance as well.
What should the proportion of fat, carbs and protein be so that you experience maximum weight loss and cholesterol-lowering effects from your diet?
Research indicates that Vitamin D may help people who undergo reduced-calorie diets lose weight successfully.
A study presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society held in Washington D.C. links vitamin D with weight loss. It was presented that these two concepts have a linear relationship, based on experiments that were previously conducted.
Aside from the usual benefits of weight loss such as the reduction of the risk of heart disease, research shows that it can counteract depression.
Most people are aware of the link between obesity and the risk of developing life-threatening diabetes. But it seems to be much less widely known that being overweight also significantly increases the chances of developing certain types of cancer—particularly for women.