How Antioxidants Support Weight Loss

Are antioxidants really the key to helping you manage your personal health and weight loss goals? This is certainly the type of rhetoric that is typically attached to these feel-good foods, but it is time to find out the truth about antioxidants once and for all. [Read more]



Fight Dehydration for Weight Loss

Staying properly hydrated is important for your overall health, and matters when you are trying to lose weight. Being dehydrated can actually slow down your weight loss progress, making it more difficult to reach your weight loss goals, even if you are putting in the dieting and exercise effort that you need. You may think that this is something that doesn’t affect you because you aren’t thirsty, but you could be totally wrong! The problem is that dehydration is actually way more common than you may originally think, and could be impacting your weight loss goals right now. [Read more]



Coffee & Calories: Caffeine for your Weight Loss Plan

Coffee is one of the most hotly contested and passion infused drinks on the market. There are those who hate it, those who love it, and those who swear that they could absolutely never live without it. For those in this last camp, the idea of forgoing coffee during your weight loss program may seem a little more than far-fetched; it probably seems downright impossible. Making dietary adjustments is hard, finding time to exercise every day is even harder, but not having that cup of coffee in the morning to help you get going—that is the hardest sell of all. [Read more]



Weight Loss Trend Watch: Intermittent Fasting

Every couple of years a new weight loss trend starts to get a lot of attention. Sometimes it is thanks to some sort of celebrity endorsement on a supplement that is sure to drain your wallet without making too much of an impact on the scale. At other times it is a behavioral trend—something that […]



Growing Wiser, Older, and Larger

Weight gain is often considered a totally natural “side effect” of aging, but this isn’t comforting or reassuring to anyone who has struggled with obesity as they’ve grown older. In your youth it may have seemed easy to drop the few pounds you’d gain during the holidays, but as time goes on those pounds tend to stick, and before you know it you could be a few pants sizes larger than you ever thought you would be. [Read more]



Breakfast Tips to Start the Day Off Right

Weight loss surgery is a life changing experience, and it is going to impact many different aspects of your day to day life. These changes begin the moment you wake up every morning. For many people, breakfast is something that we eat on autopilot. You plan ahead of time to make sure that it is available, and then make it as quick and easy as possible to eat on the go so that you can maximize the amount of time that you are sleeping in while still getting to work on time. [Read more]



Faster Weight Loss in Three Steps

The search for simple and fast weight loss has dominated headlines and medical weight loss researchers for decades, but the answer may not be as difficult to find as you might originally think. While weight loss surgery is absolutely proven to be the most successful way to lose weight fast and keep the weight off […]



Weight Loss: One Step at a Time

The larger your weight loss goal, the more stressful it can be to think about the big picture. When you’ve struggled with obesity for a long time it can be hard to think about the end game—actually reaching your weight loss goal and being at the weight that you’ve wanted to reach for so long. […]



Age & Weight Gain

A connection that time will tell There are some aspects of life that are almost inevitable. Benjamin Franklin once said that the only things certain in life are death and taxes, but there is one other part of life that could probably be added to this old adage: weight gain. Going through life without facing […]



Communicating for Weight Loss

It is one thing to go through the mental effort of convincing yourself that this weight loss program is going to be the one that works for you—that this time the effort will pay off, and that the effort you are putting in is going to be worth your while. Once you bring your new […]