Motivation is an internal drive of enthusiasm and interest that encourages a person to accomplish something. It is defined as a social, cognitive, biological or emotional force that instigates and directs a behavior in a certain direction. Motivation is what drives you to succeed, to accomplish the goals set in front of you and to […]
At the onset of your OPITFAST weight loss program you and your weight loss doctor will make a realistic goal that you can work towards. As you are introduced to the OPTIFAST program you will have a plan in place as to how you can reach those goals.
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. Fiber is a complex carbohydrate that keeps blood sugar […]
Why Should I Lose Weight? This is a question that only you can answer for yourself. There are all sorts of reasons why losing weight is recommended for people who are overweight or obese, but breaking down these reasons into motivational factors based on what impacts you personally is something only you can do. When […]
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.
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? […]
Summer is here, schools are gearing up to let out and for many people that means barbeque season is in full swing. The OPTIFAST weight loss program is great in the warm weather. You can mix your OPTIFAST shakes with ice in a blender to create a flavorful smoothie that is cool, refreshing and satiating. Or you can take your meal bars on the go as you enjoy the renewed energy levels losing weight often delivers.
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 […]
For a large portion of the population, sleeping soundly night after night is nothing more than a dream. Between busy work schedules, family obligations and medical weight loss goals, finding time to squeeze in the recommended eight hours every night is tough to do, and when your head finally does hit the pillow it is […]
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 […]