Weight Loss

Don’t Give Up: One Woman’s Journey to a Healthier, Happier Life

We know. It’s not easy. Right about now is when those New Year’s resolutions tend to get tougher and tougher. In fact, according to an article in US News & World Report, 80 percent of those ‘I’m going to lose weight’ or ‘I’m going to eat healthier’ or ‘be more

Take the Challenge

Trash talking? You bet. Good-natured ribbing? Absolutely. A healthy competition? Excuse me, a free, healthy competition? Wouldn’t have it any other way, especially since “healthy” is the primary focus of EVEXIAS’ Wellness @ Work Challenge. Evexias’ 12-week Wellness @ Work Challenge began in Rockwall in May of 2017 and featured

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Is the Paleo Diet Right for You?

It depends on several factors. Consuming foods that were only available to cavemen and women, popularly known as the Paleo diet, has received a great deal of media coverage.  Many experts have written  that the modern diet – consisting of trans fats, refined carbs and easy-access sugar – “is to

Yo-Yo Dieting May be Killing You

The worldwide obesity epidemic continued in 2016, despite aggressive educational programs, public awareness of its ramifications and countless changes in the ways processed foods are prepared. It seems to be getting worse, not better. About 38 percent of adults in the U.S. are considered clinically obese and 71 percent are

New Research Makes a Strong Case for a Personalized Approach to Weight Loss and Nutrition

Over the years and despite their best intentions, nutrition specialists have largely failed to help children and adults develop healthier eating habits, including consuming less red meat and reducing salt. “One size fits all” approaches such as using the food pyramid to illustrate the ideal quantity and types of food

Why Angela’s Pre-Existing Medical Condition was Preventing Her from Losing Weight

Medications for treating a pre-existing medical condition can often lead to weight gain in the patients taking them. In situations where a person is already overweight, the “cure” can often be more dangerous than the “disease.” This no-win situation was recently faced by Angela Rodriguez, a member of the clinical

How Balancing Hormones Can Help You Lose Weight and Keep it Off

The trajectory of worldwide obesity rates has been on a steady climb for more than 30 years. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the federal agency charged with tracking the incidence of disease in America, more than 35 percent of U.S. adults are clinically obese. This translates to

By |2019-09-19T22:18:31-05:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How Balancing Hormones Can Help You Lose Weight and Keep it Off