The number of overweight people in the U.S. is increasing at an alarming rate. Today, approximately one in three adults and one in four children are overweight. This dramatic increase in the number of overweight Americans is puzzling. As a nation, we consume less fat and fewer calories than 10 or 20 years ago.
Entries Tagged as 'Weight Management'
November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off
November 11th, 2011 · Comments Off
One of the most common questions I am asked is “Does acupuncture work for weight loss?” The answer to this question is yes, but does require further explanation. First, acupuncture is part of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). In my practice I use both herbs and acupuncture to help my patients.
May 21st, 2010 · Comments Off
continued… For healthy nutrition eat carbohydrates. Minimize or avoid foods with processed, refined sugars such as table sugar, candy and pastries, as well as processed white starches such as pasta, rice and bread. Maximize exposure to unprocessed starches as well as fruits and vegetables. Choose smaller portions to avoid overeating the good choices at meals. [...]
May 12th, 2010 · Comments Off
After the age of 40 a woman’s accrued stress of a lifetime, declining metabolism and the onset of perimenopause takes a physical toll. Deposits of fat begin to settle in a disappearing waistline. Energy levels may decline. Women over 40 are spending their time juggling a career, caring for aging parents, spouses and teens. Middle-age [...]
April 15th, 2010 · Comments Off
No matter which weight loss program or diet you practice, you can manage it with a diet journal. Many dieters think that when they put on paper their daily feelings, cravings, troubles, and sins, it helps to lose weight even without calorie restriction.
March 3rd, 2010 · Comments Off
…continued Reducing weight is at least one New Year’s Resolution for millions around the world. Whatever weight-loss program you use, it should let you KEEP the weight off, instead of experiencing the yo-yo effect. We have some additional suggestions to not only lose weight, but to keep it off. 28. Choose high-fiber foods, like brown [...]
February 16th, 2010 · Comments Off
Tips for successful dieting Most diet programs tell you what foods to eat, and how much of them to eat, and when to eat it. You get very little flexibility and your diet is pretty much the same as the person sitting next to you, even though your needs and desired are very different. The [...]
January 10th, 2010 · Comments Off
How to Motivate Yourself to Lose Weight: People have thought of thousands of innovative ways to get motivated to lose weight. Many people who have lost weight had an “a ha” moment that cemented their motivation to lose weight. I’ve come up with a few ways to kick your motivation into high gear.
December 16th, 2009 · Comments Off
Reading Food Labels is a usefull habit. Did You Know that every word on a food label has a specific meaning. The word “healthy” means that a food has no more than 480 mg. sodium and 60 mg. cholesterol. “Fresh” means that a food contains no preservatives and hasn’t been previously frozen or heated. “High [...]