Prevention

Last month we discussed the challenge of helping overweight clients lose and then keep off excess body fat stores and how data from the National Weight Control Registry and similar data from other countries can provide some insights. Of course, knowing what the relatively small percent of people did...
 


One of the greatest challenges for health professionals is helping overweight and obese patients or clients lose excess body fat stores and especially helping them keep off the weight they lost over the long term. This is true even when that excess weight is contributing to serious health problems...
Food and Health

National Nutrition Month is just around the corner -- are you ready for it?


To be successful with weight loss, self-monitoring is the most promising indicator...
Cooking

While no one is fond of stepping on a scale, the annual weigh-in is one of the simplest ways health care providers can evaluate risk of chronic disease that can be easily tracked over time. Without any blood drawn, BMI may tell a lot about a person’s potential health...