Monthly Archives: January 2016

Motivation – A 12 Tip Program

In weight loss, as in reaching many other goals, the key is motivation. Those who are most motivated are those who succeed. And you need to keep your level of motivation high not just at the beginning of your weight loss program, when you have decided to lose weight, but also throughout the program. [Read more...]

Worming Your Way to Weight Loss

Just when you think you’ve heard about all the crazy, idiotic, ridiculous (and oftentimes dangerous) weight loss gimmicks, I’ll write about another one. As with The Cigarette Diet, which I wrote about in Take a Puff, Lose a Pound, here’s another from the you-can’t-make-this-sh*t-up department. Ever hear of The Tapeworm Diet? This particular diet [Read more...]

Obesity and Osteoporosis

Osteoarthritis develops when the cushioning material between the joints, known as cartilage, wears away, eventually allowing the bones to painfully rub or grind together. Obesity is an important risk factor for osteoarthritis sufferers. This is because high amounts of fat around the liver, muscle tissues and in the blood is more likely [Read more...]

The Depressing Nature of Obesity

Many people who are overweight or obese suffer with depression. I’ve been asked numerous times for my opinion: “What comes first—depression or obesity?” In my experience with clients, the answer is ‘both.’ Obese people are more likely to become depressed. Severely overweight peoplemay be more likely to become depressed because [Read more...]