The Obesity Action Coalition is a non-profit dedicated to fighting obesity.
These dietary guidelines for Americans will point you in the right direction.
2 Weeks to Health answers the question to "I have read in popular magazines that aerobic training is the only way to burn fat. Is this true? If not are there other ways to burn fat, if so what are some?"
In June 2017 an article by the New England Journal of Medicine was released analyzing the health risks of obese and overweight individuals. Here are the conclusions of that study.
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I get a lot of questions about weight loss. Some are more legitimate than others as you will soon see, but I want to share with you some of my favorite and most common questions I receive. These questions are based on energy consumption and energy use. The human body is amazingly complex and I … Continue reading Weight Loss FAQ
I was recently asked what the difference between being fat and being overweight is. Below is a picture I got from Pinterest, there are many like it. Notice the woman on the right looks skinny and fit, while the woman on the left looks like she may be carrying a few extra pounds. This is … Continue reading The Difference Between Being Fat and Overweight
As important physical fitness can be in establishing overall health, I personally view it as a mere supplemental piece to the absolute essential concepts of nutrition. Understanding what role caloric intake plays in the overall scheme of energy expenditure is something that is relatively simple to understand and can truly reap tremendous weight loss benefits … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Exercise Volume 2: Weight Loss Basics
The human body is structured to be able to efficiently hold up a certain weight. If you start exceeding that weight, your body will begin compensating or breaking down, causing pain or discomfort in certain areas. One of the most common areas that become painful when you are carrying a couple extra pounds are your feet … Continue reading What Type of Shoes Should You Wear When Trying to Lose Weight?