Measuring Mortality Risk With Body Mass Index
In our culture, we value a lean body like the way Daniel Craig’s James Bond looks in swimming trunks. But the reality is that most of us – men and women – do not have a lean and muscled body. On the contrary, according to the US Government, nearly seven out of 10 Americans weigh too much – 74% of men and 65% of women have been categorized as either overweight or obese. This is not just an American phenomenon; we read regular media reports that obesity has become a global problem with dire consequences on health and mortality.
The use of diet pills for weight loss has become a popular way to lose weight. Many people use it as it seems like the quickest way to lose weight. People strive to lose weight for the sake of appearance, but mostly for the sake of health. It is important, though, that you do seek the advice of a medical doctor, especially if you are on medication already.
Drinking tea is no longer confined to the four walls of China or India. The healthy habit has spread across thousands of miles and numerous countries that acknowledge the health benefits rightfully claimed by this green drink which the Chinese have known for more than 4000 years. A few known benefits of drinking green tea include:Cruising With a Dietitian: How to Avoid Gaining Weight While at Sea
My husband and I just returned from a 7 night cruise from Baltimore to the Bahamas on the Carnival Pride. Since we’ve been back, I’ve had several people ask me the million dollar question: “How much weight did you gain?” Since this article is about my experience I’ll tell you: about 3 pounds. So, let me rephrase my title: Cruising with a Dietitian – – how to gain “just a little bit” of weight while at sea: 10 tips to minimize weight gain while cruising.Lose Weight by Limiting Sugar Intake – Is That The Answer?
We are experiencing an epidemic of weight gain and obesity in North America. 80% of Americans over 25 years old are overweight, and 1 in 3 Americans are facing health challenges associated with blood sugar metabolism. At the root of this is a combination of high-sugar, high-carbohydrate diets and a lack of activity-which leads to metabolic syndrome and pre-diabetes. Apart from sugar control most diets are useless, in fact, they condition our bodies to regain the weight we lost and we usually end up with more of it. This begins to feel like a “HOPELESS SITUATION” creating frustration, discouragement, loneliness and even mental illness, taking a huge toll on careers, families, and relationships. IT CAN BE STOPPED. THE CYCLE CAN BE BROKEN!How to Lose Weight With A Vegan Diet
The typical vegan diet contains little fat and is high in fiber, a seemingly perfect combination. However, not everyone loses weight on the vegan diet. There are, in fact, some vegans who even have trouble maintaining a healthy weight.The Effective Weight Loss Drinks
We all know that the way to lose weight and get a beautiful body is primarily through proper nutrition and regular exercise. You should pay attention not only to what you eat, but also to what you drink.
In this article we’ll look at how to start losing weight with a step-by-step plan. I just want to warn you that there are many products on the market now that promise to help you lose weight with little or no effort.The Laxatives to Lose Weight
In an effort to lose weight without dieting, many women resort to lots of different weight loss methods. If you do not want to follow a strict diet, or are looking for alternative ways to lose weight, then laxatives are exactly what you need.Understanding Sauna Weight Loss
The sauna is a popular part of many people’s weight loss plan. In fact, you can lose up to two pounds per visit. The actual amount of weight loss depends on how long your visit is, and how regularly you visit.Medifast Vs Nutrisystem: A Quick Comparison
Two of the biggest names in this sector, Nutrisystem and Medifast, create a focused debate. Which is the better plan? Which provides a better deal to its customers? Read on to find out more about the inferences drawn in this regard.Trick or Treat, Not This Year
I love all the eating the holidays bring, but I hate all that comes with it. I hate the self loathing, the promises I make to myself that tomorrow I will eat better, feeling so full that it hurts to sneeze. I hate all that. So this year I vow to be different. And I’m going to start with Halloween.