Tag Archives: Adolescent Weight Loss

Staying motivated through your weight-loss program can be a challenge. One slip-up may ruin your motivation, for instance, or you may find that lack of progress discourages you. Before you get started on a weight-loss program, then, you need to work out ways to stay motivated in case you find yourself running low on confidence. Here are tips. [Read more]

Exercising in the pool is a great way to work out and have some fun. The water is supportive, making it easier on joints. The water also offers natural resistance, meaning even gentle movements work the body and improve muscle tone as well as burning a load of calories. Here are some easy exercises to get you started with aquatic exercise.   [Read more]

If you discover your waistline is getting bigger, you might be quick to blame the fat in your diet and start cutting back on that without considering other possible reasons. The problem probably is the sugar in your diet; everyone knows that sugar often leads to diabetes, tooth decay, and sugar crashes. However, many people don’t realize that consuming too much sugar will also sabotage any efforts to lose belly fat. [Read more]

Because children tend to look up to and imitate their parents, you have the perfect chance to be a healthy role model during your kid’s weight loss program. By setting a good example as your child loses weight, you can help him or her make healthier decisions, and as an added bonus, you’ll be making choices that help you maintain a healthy weight as well. [Read more]



Salt is a staple of our diets, but some argue that many children are eating too much of it. Some have even associated the overabundance of salt in our diets with the heightened rate of childhood obesity. While it is difficult to connect the rise of childhood obesity rates with a single component of our diets, it is safe to say that eating too much salt could be damaging the health of many children and adolescents in the United States. [Read more]

For kids, weight loss is a bit different. In Fayetteville and DeWitt you don’t hear kids talking about their weight loss goals over lunch. Kids are subject to bullying and taunting. While some kids are lucky enough to have a close friend who will help them through this rough time, most are lacking this essential form of support. [Read more]



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A typical prescription for weight loss includes just two orders: eat less and get more exercise. Medical weight loss plans provide you with tools to help you control your appetite and eat less while encouraging you to become more active. Exercising proves to be problematic for many people, because many suffering from obesity have no experience, and exercise routines offer a mixture of discomfort, pain, and boredom. It is really no wonder that so many people fail to get the minimum amount of recommended exercise. [Read more]



With school lunches in their current state, the rising rate of childhood obesity is not much of a surprise. While many parents are pushing for their children to eat more and more vegetables, the fight for healthier choices has taken an odd turn—pizza is now considered a vegetable. Well more specifically, the tomato paste that is used to make tomato sauce that is on pizza now qualifies as a vegetable for public school lunch standards. This legislation comes as a response to a call for more vegetables present in public schools to provide children with more healthy lunch options. [Read more]

With obesity on the rise, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your children are eating healthy and exercising right. Unfortunately, that’s much easier said than done. Most children would rather be inside playing video games than outside playing sports. For parents, this can turn into a constant power struggle. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to encourage your children to lose weight in Syracuse. Here are a few tips that you can use to make the experience joyful rather than miserable. [Read more]