Why Weight Loss Surgery is More Effective Than Dieting

Posted: November 24th, 2020

Weight loss surgery is more effective at helping you lose weight for good and improving your long-term health than diet and exercise alone.    According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 42.4 percent of adults in the United States lived with obesity between 2017 and 2018. Unfortunately, that number continues to … Continue Reading

5 Surprising Ways to Burn Calories

Posted: November 17th, 2020

You don’t have to go to the gym to get a great workout. Here are five simple ways to work up a sweat.    Many people have a hard time fitting in the recommended 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week, and those suffering from obesity face additional hurdles. For instance, weight-related joint pain can … Continue Reading

The Connection Between Obesity and Eating Disorders

Posted: November 10th, 2020

Binge eating is a serious issue that can lead to obesity and other health complications if left unaddressed.    No two people with obesity share the same experience. Some people have a hard time shedding stubborn pounds because of their genetics or metabolism, while others have hormonal imbalances or health conditions that cause them to … Continue Reading

I’m Eating Less and Exercising More, Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

Posted: November 3rd, 2020

Many factors — including metabolism, genetics, stress, and lack of sleep — can keep you from losing weight even with diet and exercise.  Many people believe that losing weight is just a matter of following a simple equation — dieting plus exercise equals weight loss. In theory that makes sense, but obesity is a complex … Continue Reading