Yearly Archives: 2013

Weight Loss Maintenance Plans

The goal of a maintenance plan is not to continue to lose weight, but to maintain the weight goal you have achieved after a successful diet. [Read more]

Fighting Flab in your 40s

As we age, we often find that maintaining a healthy weight becomes more difficult. There are a number of reasons why this is such a common problem. [Read more]

Being Truthful with Children About Weight – Will It Help?

A committee of medical experts recommended doctors should quit using non-specific terms to refer to children when they have weight problems. They should be referred to as obese or overweight in order to make the problem more clear to both kids and parents and to promote healthy weight loss. [Read more]

Take a Walk to Lift your Mood

Exercise is an important part of any successful weight loss plan, but it can also have a strong influence on the way you feel every day. [Read more]

Get out There! Being Social can Help you Lose Weight

If you’re trying to lose weight, your social network can be one of your biggest sources of support. By reaching out and connecting to others during medical weight loss you are more likely to stay motivated, and this can be a great boost to your weight loss efforts. [Read more]

Get Creative with your Workout Plans

Losing weight doesn’t mean you have to subject yourself workouts you don’t enjoy. There are countless fun workouts that can spice up your medical weight loss routine. Changing your workout regularly will keep your muscles challenged and your mind interested, two factors that may increase your personal motivation to keep going. [Read more]

Balanced Garden, Balanced Diet

Planting a garden can be the perfect way to get some outdoor exercise in your own backyard during medical weight loss. But in addition to providing a great workout, growing your own fruits and vegetables can help you maintain a healthy and balanced diet by providing a consistent supply of fresh, home-grown produce. [Read more]

Overcoming a Weight Loss Plateau

Sometimes it seems like we’re doing everything right, but we still don’t see the results we want. Even if you’ve been steadily losing weight by following your medical weight loss diet and staying active, you may find that your progress slows with time, or even comes to a temporary standstill. If the scale stops moving but you’re sticking to your healthy habits, you may have reached a weight loss plateau. [Read more]

Obesity Recognized as a Disease by American Medical Association

The American Medical Association (AMA), the largest association of physicians in the United States, has officially recognized obesity as a disease. [Read more]

How Weight Loss Can Improve Your Health

Weight loss can mean big changes in your appearance, energy levels and physical abilities, but it can also dramatically improve your health. [Read more]