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

New research is finding that fasting may be a better option for weight loss than we thought. It may also provide a whole host of other benefits...
Cooking, Food and Health

Need one more reason to enjoy a cup of joe every day? Sip on this! Researchers from the University of Nottingham have found that “brown fat,” our body’s fat-fighting defense, may be stimulated by drinking a cup of coffee. Brown fat may be key to fighting obesity and diabetes....


It’s possible for people with type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar levels to healthy, non-diabetic levels with weight loss and exercise...