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Weekly weight checks might help overweight teens with weight control by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 10:03am - Overweight teens who weigh themselves at least once a week are more likely to engage in other healthy weight control measures than teens who step on the scale less frequently, according to a new small study. Self-weighing can be a successful tool for adults, but some concern exists that recommending the behavior could backfire [...] Read on »
Pregnancy- Overweight and Afraid to Gain More Weight? by Sara H. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 3:41pm Many new mothers are concerned with gaining weight when pregnant.  This fear often doubles for women who are already overweight.  Pregnancy is NOT the time to diet.  When you’re pregnant it’s very important that you nourish your body and your baby with healthy food so your baby develops and grows.  The suggested amount of pregnancy weight gain is ... Read on »
Postpartum Weight Loss- Yoga for Overweight Women by Sara H. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 1:54pm To Sara of Fit by Sara: “I’m not flexible and I’m about 30 lbs. overweight. Is yoga appropriate for me? If so what type of yoga do you recommend?” “Yoga is truly for EVERY BODY! In fact I just read a great article in American Fitness about a full bodied yoga instructor who created a DVD called “ Change the Image of Yoga ” which shows one ca ... Read on »
A Weight Loss primer for the moderately overweight. by Varsha Posted Sun 01 Apr 2012 12:00am Firstly don't call it weight loss .Maybe the doctor has said that you need to lose 10 kgs. But what if that 10 kgs was all muscles? What you do want to lose,if you are moderately overweight ,  is unsightly tyres and bulges in wrong places.And also acquire some muscle to replace the flab. Is there some thing which works for everyone ? ... Read on »
Can Nutrigenetic Diets Help Overweight Individuals Lose Weight? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:09pm When an individual becomes overweight or obese, he or she becomes a likely candidate for many medical disorders including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure (or hypertension). Therefore, he or she will always be advised to trim the weight by appropriate weight management program. A finding, which appeared at the online journal BioM ... Read on »
When gaining weight, overeating, and being overweight are rewarding by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:55am by Maria's Last Diet Here's a good way to think about losing weight. People do not usually stick with non-rewarding behaviors. So, even though you may think you want to lose weight more than anything (but you keep failing to do it), maybe the rewards you are getting that are connected with overeating and being overweight are too hard t ... Read on »
Low-Glycemic Load Diet Facilitates Weight Loss in Overweight Adults with High Insulin Secretion by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm ((( article link ))) When weight loss is the goal, most diets restrict calories. It is a relatively simple concept--a person can lose weight by taking in fewer calories than he or she expends. But does it matter where the calories come from? It might, according to findings from a small study published in the December 2005 issue of the medica ... Read on »
Weight-loss diets reverse atherosclerosis in overweight men by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 12:00am AHA - Three different weight-loss diets - a low-carbohydrate diet, a low-fat diet and the Mediterranean diet - were equally effective in helping overweight people to reverse atherosclerosis in the carotid arteries after losing moderate amounts ... Read on »
Talking to Your Overweight Teen About Weight Loss by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sat 26 Jun 2010 3:48am Guest Post by Michael L. Bishop, M.B.A., Ph.D. Executive Director, Wellspring Studies show nearly 90% of overweight teens become obese adults, bringing a heightened risk of medical, social, emotional, and financial complications. If your child has a weight issue, you may have already noticed the emotional impact: lower self-esteem, little mo ... Read on »
Weight Loss Reduces Hot Flashes In Overweight And Obese Women by Anita Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Feb 2011 2:29pm Image by Combined Media via Flickr A new study shows that overweight and obese women who suffer from hot flashes can reduce the severity of their hot flashes if they lose weight through diet or exercise. Hot flashes , which are associated with sleeping problem s, anxiety and depression, are the most common complaints of women during menopa ... Read on »