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Are you concerned that you or someone you love might be suffering from an eating disorder? Eating disorders are serious and lengthly debilitating illnesses. Studies in Australia found that the average duration of bulimia is 5 years, and 8 years for anorexia. The quicker that one gets help for ... Views: 19
Weight, calories and exercise are the pressing issues that face every teen who combat kids obesity problems everyday of their life. Kids obesity, however, is more than just physical exercise and nutrition. Kids obesity also takes a significant toll on the mental acuity of kids who struggle with ... Views: 19
Walk into any school in the US, UK or Australia and you will notice a large percentage of children who are overweight or obese. Kids obesity is a real problem and is costing tax payers billions of dollars each year to treat. Kids obesity strategies are are only hitting the surface with most ... Views: 30
In the current Western world dieting and weight are topics of great popularity -you only need look at the magazine stands of any supermarket to find that most front covers are permeated with dieting tricks, weight loss plans, celebrities who have gained or lost weight; many people find ... Views: 39
Today there is so much pressure on women to fit a certain “body type” and live up to unachievable standards. It can put a lot of stress on you when there are already so many responsibilities that you have to fulfill. It can burden your mind and take away from your happiness.
What I often find ... Views: 61
I think it’s safe to say that we all know obesity is a problem in this country. Sometimes we might be in denial about what an enormous problem it is, but once you pay attention and look around, you realize we have an epidemic on our hands. This is going to cripple our nation in terms of rising ... Views: 24
If you are struggling with emotional eating, you're not alone.
I still catch myself doing it- just the other day I sat down in front of my computer and opened up a bag of Terra chips and started shoveling them in. I stopped myself before I ate the entire bag because I became aware of what I ... Views: 59
If you are struggling with emotional eating, you're not alone.
I still catch myself doing it- just the other day I sat down in front of my computer and opened up a bag of Terra chips and started shoveling them in. I stopped myself before I ate the entire bag because I became aware of what I ... Views: 47
If you are struggling with emotional eating, you're not alone.
I still catch myself doing it- just the other day I sat down in front of my computer and opened up a bag of Terra chips and started shoveling them in. I stopped myself before I ate the entire bag because I became aware of what I ... Views: 43
What is the answer to the billion dollars kids obesity epidemic?
It seems that governments and communities are failing to find an answer or solution to this lifestyle issue. Kids obesity is a complex issue and needs to be treated as such. Governments have a tendency just to throw money at ... Views: 31
If you want to get your body back in shape, look your finest, and all the weight loss formulas that you have tried so far are just not working to your satisfaction, you may want to consider using this natural alternative that is often overlooked but can bring desirable results.
Essential ... Views: 47
Cramping, gurgling sounds and pain – our stomach can really put us through the ringer when it’s not feeling its best. Stomach troubles can ruin your day, keep you locked up indoors and make you want to curl up into a ball. But what caused your stomach woes in the first place? Was it spices? Or ... Views: 74
It’s the weekend and your social schedule is packed. You’ve got a night out with friends on Friday, followed by a wedding Saturday afternoon, and then a birthday party to cap it all off on Sunday.
Healthy eating? Not so much.
Whether it’s an entire weekend of not-so-healthy ... Views: 86
Modern living has replaced important rituals that were observed keenly and devoutly in the past. Before, eating is too important an activity to be taken for granted.
Cultures and religions around the world put extra emphasis on mealtime—especially dinner. Even in American culture, most ... Views: 131
Gastric bypass surgeries and other weight loss medical procedures
being performed in the United States are increasing for the last few years.
This may be in response for the increase in the number of people suffering from obesity.
According to the American Society of Bariatric Surgery, ... Views: 160
Sometimes when we look at ourselves in the mirror,
we don't like what we see.
Our modern lifestyle does not exactly engender healthy living for normal people.
The convenience of fast food combined with a sedentary lifestyle
is not exactly conducive to a healthy life.
Obesity is quickly ... Views: 122
Employers are spending millions of dollars in healthcare for their workers. With the costs skyrocketing and affecting company finances, employers are forced to take care of their employees in order to avoid cases of obesity in the workplace and the financial pitfalls of having an unhealthy ... Views: 235
Gastric bypass and other bariatric medical procedures
are primarily performed to resolve issues of morbid obesity.
Not only does gastric bypass help in weight-loss,
but studies show that it has dramatic effects on diseases associated with obesity
like heart diseases, hypertension, cancer and ... Views: 182
Colorectal cancer is reaching epidemic proportions even though this cancer is easily treatable if detected early. Colorectal cancer treatment options decrease in its later stages. Treatment varies, and the earlier the disease is detected, the better are the chances of survival.
Colorectal ... Views: 166
What is Obesity?
When a person eats excess of fat containing food and doesn’t do any physical exercises then his excess fat is deposited in his body. By measuring the BMI (Body Mass Index) of an obese person it comes higher than the required BMI (Body Mass Index). Obesity is most dangerous ... Views: 219
Those living in the Northeast are all letting out a sigh of relief that winter is finally coming to an end. Yet the change of seasons is bittersweet for many people as a whole new stressor now enters their lives: the dreaded bikini season. You may have enjoyed spending the winter cozying up ... Views: 341
Unattractive, stupid, lazy, lacking self-control…is that what you not-so-secretly think of the nearly 70% of adults with “overbesity,” that is, those affected by overweight or obesity? If so, read on. You may be a fat shaming bully and not even know it.
I was working out in the gym yesterday, ... Views: 296
What should I eat? When should I eat? How much should I eat? These are all questions that likely float around in your mind every single day. The “what, when and how much” of eating have been implanted in your mind as result of a lifelong dependency on dieting as your only hope towards losing ... Views: 348
Many of us at some stage come to a point where we want to lose bodyfat for some reason - be it a bodybuilding/fitness model contest, a holiday or even for health reasons.
How hard do you have to be on yourself with your diet? Does your daily nutrition have to be "squeaky clean" with food only ... Views: 302
Getting pregnant can be an exciting time for new parents. But it can also be an extremely overwhelming time, especially for first-time parents. Becoming a parent can be one of the most rewarding things in a person’s life, but like everything else, parenting too can come with its own set of ... Views: 192
Most people have heard of resveratrol, the amazing anti-aging supplement so prevalent in the news. Recent research is moving quickly to show us that resveratrol may now play a role in becoming our next anti-obesity drug.
We often compare the metabolic effect from restricting calorie intake to ... Views: 310
In 1972, a group of Stanford University researchers did an experiment that highlighted a critical tool for fast weight loss. If you want to lose the pounds, this discovery makes all the difference . . .
The researchers placed an enticing marshmallow treat in front of each child participating ... Views: 388
Does any of this sound familar to you?
I never really seem to lose the desire for ice cream;
I still cannot resist chocolate;
I love eating treats and goodies.
Do you find yourself tapping on these things, but still want to (and often do) eat them anyway? Should you initially ... Views: 440
The holidays are right around the corner and love ‘em or hate ‘em one thing is certain, there’s no escaping them entirely. The season starts with pumpkin lattes, apple crisp, and candy corn and ends weeks later with millions of people cursing themselves for falling into the holiday food trap. ... Views: 249
I was recently talking to a lady who I met in the gym she was telling me about how it was a new week and she was going to get herself back on track and lose the weight she wanted to.
Firstly it is great that the lady was in the gym on a Monday and a bit fired up to start her week on the front ... Views: 310
I was in the gym with a client doing some squats the other morning.
He was telling me how he was feeling a bit “bloated and wobbly" around the tummy area and had put on half a stone in a matter of days.
He lifted up his shirt to prove it, and he looked to me, to be holding water.
Now ... Views: 274
This is a very common question in my inbox, and it goes something like this: "I would like to drink more water. I drink soda pop, tea, and coffee, and I'm ashamed to say I put sugar in my tea and coffee. It doesn't taste the same without it. But all diets and eating regimes say to drink more ... Views: 559
EFT, short for Emotional Freedom Techniques, is a powerful combination of acupressure and releasing wording, designed to give you fast results with any goal that you want to achieve. Probably the biggest question people ask with EFT is what to say when they tap. No matter what kind of EFT you ... Views: 469
CHASING HUNGER - 90 day bulimia breakthrough challenge, by author Kathy Welter-Nichols,
The technology of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) provides an opportunity to consider that behind every behavior there is a positive intention. While bulimia might seem strange or even ... Views: 446
Most people actually choose to die than to change their behaviour - fact. I know that is a strong statement but after reading this short article hopefully you will be able to see where I am coming from.
So what about you?
Are you UNABLE to stop eating or drinking booze?
If so, don’t ... Views: 329
I don't know if it's because of the weight I that have lost recently that I am more aware, but I can't help but notice the composition of people all around us.
I went out for a long walk yesterday on a nice summer evening and noticed how few other people were out doing the same - yet there ... Views: 359
Can green tea benefit us as we get older?
Having had been diagnosed with dangerous cholesterol levels in 2012 and then being prescribed statins by my doctor, I decided against taking them as they changed how I felt and were affecting my hormone levels.
I opted instead to look for ... Views: 531
You may often find yourself complaining that “there aren’t enough hours in a day”, a common phrase used by every working person, mother and college student. With all of your daytime chores and obligations taking up all of your time, eating often gets placed on the back burner. But why should ... Views: 324
Is obesity a disease or an addiction?
I have been pondering this one recently disease or an addiction. Obesity is now classed as a disease in the America. This has obviously raised a lot of questions on whether this is right. Do the people have no choice about their diet and what they ... Views: 411
Last Monday during a session with my personal training clients I was talking to the girls who have just joined one of my new group programmes.
The group is there to teach exercise primarily but I would never train anyone without at least informing them of the basics of diet in relation to ... Views: 311
Just like with many things in life, there are degrees of severity in obesity and weight loss. There are people who have to lose some weight because they are trying to fit into an old pair of jeans or who have a special event coming up and want to look better. A great example of someone like ... Views: 326
Is your appearance having a profound effect on your self-confidence?
How do you view yourself and have you managed to achieve inner harmony and balance? Few people will be capable of giving a positive answer to all these questions. Self development is a journey that some may find more ... Views: 306
Coffee is one of the most common beverages people drink on a daily basis. In most people’s eyes, coffee is more than just a drink, it’s a morning ritual, a habit, a necessity to allow for proper daily function. As you embark on your health journey, you change your bad habits by making ... Views: 305
This week I've been working with how much courage it takes, for those who are people-pleasers , to be authentic. It's a fact that you can't set a boundary to take care of yourself, and take care of the other person's feelings at the same time. For many, the prohibition against hurting someone ... Views: 437
It may sound too good to be true, but there certain things you can eat or drink that will spike your metabolism, trigger the fat-releasing hormones, and eliminate those nasty toxins that prevent you from losing weight. Having said that, remember that you can expect good results only if you ... Views: 421
Wouldn’t it be great if you could sleep your way to losing weight for swimsuit season?
You can do just that according to current medical research. Studies suggest there is a direct correlation between getting a good night’s sleep and gaining or losing weight.
In her new book, "Thrive: ... Views: 475
If you have great intentions of eating healthy . . . but get sidetracked by sweets . . . you’re not alone!
According to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, MD author of Beat Sugar Cravings Now!, the average American eats about 150 pounds of added sugar each year in processed foods and drinks. That’s more ... Views: 439
Many people that have consistently been struggling with their weight may sooner or later turn to humorous, self-criticism as a defence mechanism. Overweight people have often been stereotyped in society and popular culture as the heart and soul of the party because of their humorous approach ... Views: 534
Did you know obesity is now an actual disease in America?
The American Medical Association voted to classify it as a disease last year. Overnight millions of Americans became officially “diseased”.
Is this a crazy or clever move? I don’t really know.
Basically they are saying being fat ... Views: 402
There are some days when I will not be following my normal eating plan. For example a day in the school holidays where my son is off school and I book the day off work to take him and the family somewhere for a day out.
I will definitely have a coffee or two and will probably have at least ... Views: 439