Weight Loss Tips

The Facts about Fiber and your Diet

OPTIFAST and Eating Cues

Are you trying to lose weight but find yourself constantly battling hunger pains? You may not be getting enough fiber in your diet. Fiber helps you stay full longer, which helps you to cut back on extra calories by resisting the urge to snack or overeat.

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Using Nutrition to Lose Weight

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In order to lose weight, your body must be properly fueled. If your body isn’t receiving the proper nutrition, then it will convert any food it does get into fat and store it in case of starvation. Here’s how to use proper nutrition to help you lose weight.

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Top 10 Health Dangers Associated with Obesity

For weight loss, read nutrition labels

Being very overweight or obese is not only detrimental to your health, but it can shorten your life. All things considered, overweight people live shorter lives than people of average weight. If you are 20 percent or more over your recommended weight, your risk of developing five out of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States increases. If you are obese, try considering a medical weight loss program to help you lose weight.

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Gardening Can Help You Get Fit

It can be hard to squeeze enough physical activity into your busy day. Sometimes, one of the best methods can be to incorporate exercise into other activities you enjoy. Starting a garden can give you peaceful downtime from daily stress while giving you a good aerobic workout. This is the perfect time to start a late summer vegetable garden here in New Jersey. Try our gardening workout tips below to get moving, eat healthier and lose belly fat.

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Health Benefits of Leafy Greens

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Leafy greens are healthy and delicious, but too many people forget to include them in their diet. Spinach, kale, broccoli and cabbage are high in fiber, low in calories, and deliver a good portion of your daily RDA for several vitamins.

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Healthy Snacks and Brown Bag Lunches for School or Work

Tracking Weight Loss with OPTIFAST

Packing healthy brown-bag lunches and snacks can help you lose belly fat, reduce calories, decrease the amount of sodium in your diet, and improve your overall day-to-day health. Choose foods that are low in sodium, sugar, and saturated fat, but high in protein, fiber, calcium, and vitamins. While your choices of healthy snacks and lunches are endless, here are a few ideas to get you started.

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Ten Tips to Boost Your Metabolism, Lose Weight, and Transform Your Body

Burn Fat and Maintain Muscle Mass

If you want to change your physical body, lose belly fat, and boost your metabolism, consider resistant strength training. Having more muscle helps you to burn more calories than those that have more fat. Building muscle can increase metabolism, helping you to transform your body and feel great!

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A Guide to Ingredient Substitutions for Weight Loss

Preparing for Medical Weight Loss in New Jersey

A few simple changes in the way you prepare your favorite foods can make a big difference in your health and make you smile when you step on the scale. The best part is you can still eat the foods you enjoy without sacrificing taste. The solution is simple: you will be healthier and lose belly fat if you eat a well-balanced diet.

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BMI and Waist Size May Predict Risk of Cardiovascular Death

Stay Zen as you lose weight in New Jersey

Weight has a negative impact on the whole body. This is especially true for the overweight, obese, and morbidly obese. The European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation reports that patients with extra abdominal fat and a high Body Mass Index (BMI), such as the overweight and obese, may have three or four times higher risk of a cardiovascular related death. Additionally, patients with these conditions have twice the rate of non-fatal cardiovascular disease over a period of ten years.

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