Losing weight is a challenge for most people, but it is even harder for the elderly. Due to reduced bone and muscle mass, as well as a greater risk of nutritional deficiency, doctors often advise the elderly to stay away from intentional weight loss. But, at the same time, studies show that the elderly could greatly benefit from safe weight loss, successfully reducing their risks of cardiovascular disease, increasing their mobility, and boosting their overall health. Clearly, when it comes …Read more
I’ve been struggling with my weight since I was a child. I had always been teased and picked on as a kid for being heavier. I weighed 200lb before I was even in high school. Even at a young age, I knew that I needed to do something about my weight issues. I not only disliked my appearance, but it really affected my social life growing up.
Growing up in a Portuguese household, my parents and grandparents had been less …Read more
There are nearly as many reasons to maintain a healthy body weight as there are people wishing to slim down. But the desire to lose weight is no longer just a matter of wanting to look better – it’s now become one of life or death. The problem has become so serious that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recently labeled obesity as an all-out health epidemic. Currently, 1.5 billion people are overweight and obese worldwide, with that …Read more
A recent study backed by forceful evidence has revealed that when you eat can impact your chances of losing weight for good. It’s being referred to around the world as the “8-Hour-Diet”, and this revolutionary weight loss method has many convinced they’ve finally found the Holy Grail of dieting. The basic guideline is to only consume food within a set eight-hour window and, no matter what you eat or how much you eat of it, you’ll see the pounds fall …Read more