From Vox –
Researchers think some people have genetic and hormonal traits that make them more susceptible to obesity. They view obesity as a complex, chronic disease, like cancer, with many causes and subtypes. They’re also losing faith in dieting and exercise, neither of which is very helpful for weight loss in the long term.
Your mindset is what will get you going and keep you going. In my opinion, getting your mind right it is the most important step to take before beginning your weight loss journey. So how do you get into the right mindset? Well you need to understand a few things first:
via The First Step Toward Weightloss: Mindset — LifestyleCurls
Are you considering to have weight loss surgery? Surgery is recommended for people who are severely obese and have failed to lose the weight. Most surgeons won’t perform surgery on patients unless they have a BMI over 40 or people who have a BMI of 35 who have serious coexisting medical conditions such as diabetes. Weight […]
Source: Why Do I Need to Start Losing Weight Before Being Approved for Weight Loss Surgery? – Up Run for Life
You may feel a trace of guilt about putting dressing on your salad. Or are you in the habit of ordering it on the side, so you’ll use less? It’s officially time to let go of all that. A study released last week by Iowa State University shows that the typical oil in dressing significantly boosts the nutrition you take in from veggies like carrots, tomatoes and leafy greens. And the more you pour on, the more benefit you’ll receive. The study’s lead author, Wendy White, describes it as “that rare, perfectly linear relationship” where doubling the dressing doubles the absorption of eight different nutrients, including cancer-fighting carotenoids and vitamins K, E and A.
Source: Healthy Oils in Salad Dressing Boost Nutrition
Obese and overweight people are at a higher risk for a number of cancers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a recent report.
Source: Obesity stalling progress in fight against cancer, CDC says | cleveland.com
I want to explain my reasoning, because it’s probably slightly deeper and more complex than most people imagine, unless they know me pretty well, in which case it might be simply baffling. A run-down: I love my round body. I am dreading losing a lot of weight in terms of what it will do to […]
via Why am I getting bariatric surgery? — mathbabe