2018 Aug

A life-long dream realized after losing 169 pounds

2018-08-17T18:26:40+00:00

A life-long dream realized after losing 169 pounds Israel Gines knew that being a firefighter took certain characteristics: strength, commitment, endurance and passion. These were all things he could bring to the job, yet there was one thing standing in the way — the extra weight he carried around. Read more here: https://www.thehospitalsofprovidence.com/our-stories/israels-story Shared from: [...]

A life-long dream realized after losing 169 pounds2018-08-17T18:26:40+00:00
2018 Aug

Can ‘detox teas’ like Teami help you lose weight?

2018-08-17T18:24:40+00:00

Can 'detox teas' like Teami help you lose weight? "If you take a really close look at it, these teas are just a bunch of herbs," said nutritionist Lisa Drayer, who writes about diet and nutrition for CNN. "Some contain caffeine; others may function as a diuretic or laxative. And so any of the weight [...]

Can ‘detox teas’ like Teami help you lose weight?2018-08-17T18:24:40+00:00
2018 Aug

Jillian Michaels Says Losing Weight and Building Muscle Isn’t About How Often You Work Out, It’s This

2018-08-17T18:22:30+00:00

Jillian Michaels Says Losing Weight and Building Muscle Isn’t About How Often You Work Out, It’s This Jillian Michaels helped dozens of contestants lose hundreds of pounds and transform their lives as the tough-love trainer on The Biggest Loser, so she knows a thing or two about losing weight and building muscle. Between filming intense [...]

Jillian Michaels Says Losing Weight and Building Muscle Isn’t About How Often You Work Out, It’s This2018-08-17T18:22:30+00:00
2018 Aug

Gastric bypass surgery can give better control for diabetes and obesity than lifestyle modification

2018-08-17T18:18:09+00:00

Gastric bypass surgery can give better control for diabetes and obesity than lifestyle modification Gastric bypass surgery can give better control for diabetes and obesity than lifestyle modificationIn a randomized clinical trial comparing two treatments, both groups of participants report significant weight loss, better diabetes management and improved quality of life. Read more here: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-03-gastric-bypass-surgery-diabetes-obesity.html [...]

Gastric bypass surgery can give better control for diabetes and obesity than lifestyle modification2018-08-17T18:18:09+00:00
2018 Aug

19 Unbelievable Before And After Images From My 600-Lb. Life

2018-08-17T18:15:40+00:00

19 Unbelievable Before And After Images From My 600-Lb. Life These changes are DRASTIC. You won't believe these before-and-after shots from my 600-lb life. You've likely met someone who is overweight, or maybe you're proudly fat or overweight yourself. However, some people are morbidly obese and it can affect their health in dramatic ways. One [...]

19 Unbelievable Before And After Images From My 600-Lb. Life2018-08-17T18:15:40+00:00
2018 Jul

Bariatric Surgery Helps Teens With Severe Obesity Reduce Heart Disease Risk

2018-07-10T19:52:38+00:00

After three years, teens with severe obesity who underwent stomach reduction surgery to lose weight also significantly improved their heart health. A study published Monday in Pediatrics shows that blood pressure, cholesterol, inflammation and insulin levels all improved, particularly among those who lost the most weight. "The potential impact of such risk reduction translates into [...]

Bariatric Surgery Helps Teens With Severe Obesity Reduce Heart Disease Risk2018-07-10T19:52:38+00:00