Food is the sustenance of life. Your body requires nutrients to thrive, and we get those nutrients through our diets. However, your body only requires so much food before it is satisfied. When you eat too much, most excess nutrients are discarded as waste while some are put into storage, waiting for the chance to be used as energy at a future date.
After several weeks following the Optifast weight loss program, the transition period begins. The transition phase is designed to slowly reintroduce traditional foods to your diet so that you can explore healthy ways of eating while still using the Optifast products to help you maintain control over what you eat. Some people find the transition […]
Although some people want to lose weight for a special event, most people who start a weight loss plan are looking for long-term results. We want to lose weight once and keep it off for life. Permanent weight loss success is the result of lifestyle changes and creating new habits, not short-term diets. Use these tips to achieve weight loss that lasts.
Joining together for food and drink is one of the most fundamental aspects of human interaction. We crave socialization and friendship almost as we crave foods. We meet with friends and family members to find support and encouragement, to laugh and to cry, and to feel connected with another person for at least a short […]
While there are many men out there who want to shed a few extra pounds and get rid of that spare belly fat, there is a lack of available information geared to assist men accomplish these goals. The fact is that most weight loss information is geared towards women. So here are some good weight loss tips that are geared towards men, especially those men who want to lose belly fat.
As the obesity epidemic continues to cause concern among weight loss doctors, scientists take a closer look at why some people are more likely to engage in behavior that leads to obesity. A recent study looked at overeating and eating foods that are loaded with fat and calories.
Are you having a hard time losing weight, and you can’t figure out why it is so hard to get rid of those last few pounds? Sometimes, people make weight loss mistakes without realizing that they are sabotaging their efforts. Here are a few self-sabotaging factors for you to avoid: #1: Stop Eating Late at […]
We’ve all seen the advertisements and the shelves at the supermarket promoting new types of “healthier” waters that can do everything from boosting your immunity to revitalizing your entire body. Many of these products are also advertised as having zero calories. But what’s really in these new beverages that make them so good for you? […]
Have you ever been sitting in front of the television with a snack, and before you know it, the entire snack is gone and you don’t even remember eating it? You might still feel that tinge of hunger, so you get up, grab another snack and sit back down in front of the television to […]
Being on the Optifast weight loss program will help you lose weight, but making changes to your diet alone isn’t recommended for long-term weight management. To keep the weight off, you’ll have to become more active. For all of its benefits, a treadmill isn’t a very inspirational piece of equipment. Sure, you know you can […]