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Metformin (Glucophage) for Weight Loss
Metformin, sold under the trade name Glucophage, is used to treat diabetes, but several studies show that it also helps non-diabetics to lose weight by reducing hunger (1).
You may be overweight because your body makes too much insulin, especially if your store your fat primarily in your belly. When you eat, your blood sugar level rises. The higher it rises, the more insulin your pancreas releases. Insulin makes you fat by acting on your brain to make you hungry, your liver to manufacture fat, and the fat cells in your belly to fill with fat. So the treatment for this type of obesity is to avoid foods that cause the highest rise in blood sugar and to take medications that prevent your blood su ...
7-Day Weight Loss Diet
Welcome to the world’s most popular 7-day diet plan for weight loss. Our highly rated seven day diet has been online since 2006 and this easy to follow week-long diet has helped many lose weight quickly in just seven days. Many choose this quick diet to lose some weight before some event in their lives or simply to put their bodies through a complete 7-day detox and cleanse.
Yes, this diet can also be used to give your body the detox it deserves and you could lose up to 10 pounds or 5 kgs in one week. If you feel that your weight just crept up on you or you simply want to look good in that new dress you bought for your special date or event or even look good in that bikini then this diet is for you. It's probably one of the best 7 day diets that helps you los ...
But if you have too much of it, you may be more likely to get high blood pressure , type 2 diabetes , heart disease , dementia , and certain cancers, including breast cancer and colon cancer .
The fat doesn't just sit there. It's an active part of your body, making "lots of nasty substances," says Kristen Hairston, MD, assistant professor of endocrinology and metabolism at Wake Forest School of Medicine.
If you gain too much weight , your body starts to store your fat in unusual places.
With increasing obesity , you have people whose regular areas to store fat are so full that the fat is deposited into the organs and around the heart, says Carol Shively, PhD, professor of pathology-comparative medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine.
How Much Belly Fat Do You Have?
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"Dr. Oz" host is asked why he promotes weight loss products without scientific backing
Sen. Claire McCaskill says products give people "false hope"
In May, the FTC sued the sellers of Green Coffee Beans for false claims
FTC says some companies used video from "The Dr. Oz Show" to increase sales
Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of "The Dr. Oz Show," faced grilling by senators on Capitol Hill about the promotion of weight loss products on his show.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance, led the panel that on Tuesday looked at false advertising for weight loss products. Subcommittee members took issue with assertions that Oz has made on his show about products that don't have a lot of scientific evidence to back them up, such as green co ...
Welcome to the green smoothie lifestyle!
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How To Make A Weight Loss Green Smoothie
Green smoothies are an ideal fat burning food as they are nutrient-rich, loaded with fiber and low in fat. However, there is an art to making a weight loss smoothie. These seven tips will help you create the perfect weight loss shake.
Tip #1: Start with water or plant milks. Water or plant milks like almond, coconut, hemp and cashew milk are low in fat and calories. Almond milk helps give your weight loss green smoothie a creamy texture, while making it more filling. It’s also very easy to make .
While it might be tempting to use milk or yogurt, I don’t recommend using these foods in green smoothies. You can get a lot of calcium from the l ...
9 Foods to Help You Lose Weight
By Shelley Levitt, Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on September 30, 2013
Delicious foods that help you diet? It sounds too good to be true.
No doubt: Weight loss comes down to simple math. You have to eat fewer calories than you burn.
"Certain foods can help you shed body weight ," says Heather Mangieri, RD, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, "because they help you feel full longer and help curb cravings."
Some even kick up your metabolism . So take this list when you go to the supermarket:
Dark chocolate, sausage, nuts, and eggs? They're all on the list. It's about feeling full and satisfied.
Inexpensive, filling, and versatile, beans are a great source of protein. Beans are also high in fiber and slow to digest. That m ...
By Linda Vigneri on January 20, 2003
When it comes to weight loss, I am the type of person that doesn't want to just be told what to do, I want to know why. Ms. Deason's book appealed to me because she offered just that. About 2/3 of the book is devoted to various yoga poses, offering step-by-step instructions (with plenty of illustration), and a list of the benefits that each pose brings to your body. She effectively explained the "mind-body connection" that is inherent to yoga (which is a new concept to me), and the important role it plays in every aspect of your life. She does a wonderful job of speaking to the other key aspects of weight loss including nutrition, emotional well being, and striking a balance in a hectic world. Ms. Deason truly speaks to the importan ...
Fat Burning With P90X: Does The Program Really Work?
By Shannon Clark
Last updated: Mar 31, 2015
Will P90X really deliver you the results? Or is it just another quick weight loss scam? You may be surprised. Let's have a look at this fat burning program.
If you've been on the hunt for the perfect fat burning workout program to start up on, there's a good chance that one you might have come across at some point is P90X . This system has been heavily marketed on TV and is now also appearing in many places online.
What's P90X all about and will it really deliver you the results it promises or is it just another quick weight loss scam that will leave you feeling disappointed? Let's have a look at the real deal of P90X.
What's P90X All About And Will It
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6 Meals a Day for Weight Loss
The Upside of More Than 3 Meals a Day continued...
People who regularly eat breakfast tend to weigh less than those who skip their morning meal. They also get more nutrients like vitamins D, B12, and A. They may even be more likely to resist food cravings and make better food choices, especially when protein is part of the meal.
If you start off your day with breakfast, and then continue eating every 3 to 4 hours, you’ll provide your body and brain with a steady stream of nutrients so you don’t go overboard at mealtime.
How to Snack the Right Way
If you’re going to go the mini-meals route, your biggest danger is eating too much.
“As long as you choose good foods and keep portion sizes in check, frequent grazing can help you lose weight and keep craving ...
Running for Weight Loss: 8-Week Training Plan!
By Matt Fitzgerald Published Oct. 9, 2013 Updated Mar. 2, 2016
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Weight Loss Running Plan
What’s the best way to run for weight loss? Answering this question is trickier than you might think. The number of calories you burn through running is determined by how many miles you run. So it would stand to reason that the most effective way to slim down through running is to run a lot. However, when you run a lot your body also wants to eat a lot in order to avoid chronic fatigue or injury. . . and eating a lot is not conducive to weight loss.
In fact, while running may be a great weight-loss activity, it’s not the best overall method. Research has proven the most effective tool for shedding pounds is calorie restr ...