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Does Ephedra Really Shed the Pounds Like It Promises? I Decided to Put It to the Test!
Since the reintroduction of Ephedra based products on about April 15 of
this year I have had a few close friends of mine contact myself about
Ephedra. The had simple questions about the safety and effectiveness
of Ephedra based products. We chose to purchase a bottle and run
our own little test. The test consisted of 20 days, following the
instructions of course, with regular monitoring. The Results were not
what we expected!
Pushing Gastric Bypass: When to Talk, When to Keep Quiet
Sharing our bariatric stories is as personal decision as electing to have the surgery itself. Some of us are very private and others of us are very open. Overall I think we do the best we can on any given day. There are times when the moment is right to share and times when it is best to keep quiet. Here are a few things this bariatric zealot has learned the last few years:
After WLS: How Much Weight Have You Lost?
I had lost nearly fifty pounds before anyone mentioned my weight loss. Then, all of the sudden, everybody noticed! As soon as they noticed the questions began. The most often asked: ?How much weight have you lost?? People who I barely knew asked me this question as if it were their right to know. I was never sure of the motive for the question? Did they want to celebrate my weight loss? Did they want to gasp knowing just how fat I was?
Simply Weight Loss -- Losing Weight is Easy if You Stop Dieting
In theory, if you're starving, exercising less helps conserve energy. But obviously you're going to place finding food and eating at the top of your to do list. But dieters today do exactly what they shouldn't do...exercise less if they were to starve and start dieting when trying to lose weight.
The Myth of Spot Reducing
There is no such thing as spot reducing. Any fat you lose comes off in the same proportion it?s stored in your body.
Change Your Habits for Effective and Long Term Weight Loss
More likely than not a diet with end up a failure. Trust me on this one because, well, I have tried them and failed. I have tried eating their food, counting their way, and taking their hunger-fighting pills. I think that my body just gave up trying to tell me what it really wanted because I just keep depriving it. I have cut calories and exercised six times a week and only felt tired and hungry.
Breakfast -How Not To Start The Day Part I
Axiom Number Four
Can Quick Weight Loss Really Work?
Quick weight loss is promised by diets all the time. "Lose 10 pounds over night," the ads will scream. Most people know in the back of their mind that quick weight loss is either not healthy or is a short term fix.
Wellness Coach Reveals Celebrity Diet
We think we know everything there is to know about them. After all, faithful paparazzi hunt them down just so we can get a picture or a glimpse of their lives. However, the ?money shot? doesn?t tell us everything. Especially how they stay in shape, maintain their youthfulness, and flawless skin. Who are "they"? "They" are celebrities and they are keeping secrets--secrets that could help each of us maintain optimal health, get fit, regain our youthful vigor, and have more energy to live life "out loud."
Keen To Be Lean? ? Some Metabolic Musings
Metabolism is the process by which your body changes food into living tissue and changes living tissue into energy and waste products. Metabolic Rate is the speed at which the body uses energy (burns calories.)
There are two genetically-determined types of people; those with a naturally low metabolic rate (slow fuel burners), and those with a naturally high metabolic rate (fast fuel burners). Slow fuel burners tend to have trouble keeping weight off.
Dropping The Carbs - The Pros and Cons of Ketogenic Dieting
We must all now be familiar with the Atkins Diet. Of all of the ?trend? diets that move through our popular culture, none has caused as much interest or controversy. Put forward by the late Dr. Robert Atkins in the 70?s, the diet that has caused a storm is continuing to acquire both dedicated followers and severe opponents both within and without the medical community.
Self-Sabotage Snacking After Gastric Bypass Surgery: Why Do We Do It?
LivingAfterWLS reader feedback indicates snacking is the single biggest problem for people after having gastric bypass ? the problem being we snack on unhealthy items, we sabotage our weight loss or weight maintenance and we spiral back into the self-loathing that is so much an emotional part of morbid obesity.
WLS Patients Take Too Long to Order Food: What?s That About?
Families who dine out with their loved ones who?ve had gastric bypass surgery often complain the patient takes an unusually long time to order food. Rose, whose mother had gastric bypass about eight months ago asked, ?What?s wrong with her? It?s so frustrating!?
The Public Stoning of Gastric Bypass Patients: When Things Get Ugly
Recently a woman went public in her online diet community with her decision for gastric bypass surgery. She was asking for fellowship and support from fellow dieters. What she received was a public cyber-stoning from hostile opinionated and poorly informed sanctimonious people.
Signature Lines on Weight Loss Websites
A reader recently wrote to ask why I don?t include my weight statistics in my signature line. A great observation and excellent question.
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Gastric Bypass Surgery Alternative
I am considering Gastric bypass surgery because I am overweight, in fact I am a least 100 pounds over my ideal weight making me obese. I have tried the Atkins diet and had some success but I gained the weight right back in just over a month.
Co-Dependency and Food: Trying to Fill the Void
Nice girls don't speak up. Nice girls take care of and support others. These are just a few of the messages girls often receive as they are socialized. Often in adulthood, these ingrained messages turn into full-blown co-dependency. Years can go by. Unmet needs build up energy; they demand attention. But without learning skills in setting boundaries, letting others feel their own pain and making oneself a priority, food often becomes the hassle-free, soothing balm to take the edge off and release that pent up energy momentarily, that is until the guilt sets in.
Weight Gain = Poor Quality of Life
Gaining up to 20 pounds over four years can significantly
decrease quality of life, according to a study in the Dec.
8 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Fast Weight Loss - Can You Really Lose 60lbs in 30 Days?
Fast Weight Loss - Is it better to lose 2lbs a day or 2lbs a week?
3 Simple Changes In How You Eat That Will Make Dramatic Results In Your Ability To Burn Fat:
1. Increase your water intake to at least 1 gallon of Plain, fresh water per day. Start your day with a full gallon jug, and just make sure you sip on it all day long, and before you know it, it will be gone and so will some body fat.
Slimmer Legs... Stress-Free
Well, with the success of my article, "Wrinkle Remover That WORKS!!", I realize that there is a really strong interest in getting information that is going to do something for you, rather than generalities that come under the "same old thing" category. And, as you know if you read the article, we found a great and effective cream that does a knockout job of actually reducing wrinkles.
Look On Aisle 5
Have you ever stopped to calculate how much time you spend in each section of the supermarket?
Weight Loss: Keeping Your Results Over the Summer
Having just returned from a week of basking on a beach, I couldn't help but notice how many over 30's were overweight and apparently doing little to help it.
Dieting Will Never Be the Same! A Review of How to Make Your Diet Work
According to the American Obesity Association, an astounding 64.5 percent of adult Americans (about 127 million) are categorized as obese or overweight. According to the website's statistics, obesity causes at least 300,000 excess deaths and is responsible for 100 million dollars in healthcare costs each year for obese and overweight Americans. A very real and often devastating problem for so many, obesity should be considered a healthcare crisis and given the utmost attention.
Close Kept Secrets to Weight Loss Lesson #8
Life is extraordinary filled with wonderful people to show up to teach us things. Mitzi, a special friend from high school, sent me a book, The Game of Life and How to Play It, when I was struggling with a sickness years ago. The author speaks about the law of attraction, which I have written about previously. In addition, she writes, "No man is your enemy, no man is your friend, every man is your teacher." When you look at life this way, it becomes so simple.
Weight Loss Tip ? The Importance of Lowering Your Body-Fat!
When you hear a doctor or a personal trainer say, "Your body fat is too high, or you are borderline obese, what do you think? Does it matter to you? Does it motivate you to lose weight? Or are the numbers on the scale more important?
Here are 5 solutions to slimming:
Who Else Wants To Lose Weight? Stop Dieting!
From personal experience I have myself like all of you at one time or another tried dieting. I have lost weight on some plans
but in the long run was not able to sustain it. It seems as though every time I lost some weight I would gain it all back
and then some. It was a never ending depressing cyle.
Choose to Lose - The Simplicity of Weight Loss and Understanding Emotional Eating
Permanent Weight loss is not about Diet. If you are looking for the latest pill, magic potion or perhaps some celebrity's amazing secrets, then you've come to the wrong page. However, at some point you will be back because at some point you will realize that unless you address the cause and the truth about your eating habits you will end up on the merry-go-round again. There are many products and services promising fantastic results. Some are good, most are average, usually they cost more than they are worth, and some are outright dangerous. Losing weight is a simple matter of either decreasing calorie intake or increasing energy output. Most people combine both to achieve fast results.
Phentermine Side Effects
When you're taking Phentermine, you should go to the emergency room if you experience any of the side effects listed below:
Why Do Athletes Use Ephedra?
You are probably familiar with the weight loss connection with the ephedra pill, but did you know that the ephedra pill is also extremely popular with performance athletes? For decades, athletes have been seeking out ways to enhance their performance. One of the most common and popular enhancing substances was the ephedra pill.
Close Kept Secrets to Weight Loss Lesson #2
Welcome to lesson #2. First of all, I believe that gratitude is so important in everyday life. With this in mind, I am in awe at the response for this ezine and I want to thank you for trusting the process and believing in yourself. When I woke up the next day after setting this up and saw the number of people who subscribed, I broke down in tears. I owe everything I have created to God. He led me to do this and through Him I will help you. I am here to be the light for you to know that you already possess the wholeness within. We have several layers that we will be uncovering. You will then be able to make new choices in your quest for weight loss and be putting daily plans for yourself in place. You will be amazed at the difference. My intention is that you get results!
Close Kept Secrets to Weight Loss Lesson #4
How's the practicing going? Are you spending time each day to practice RET, EFT and affirmations? When you make yourself a priority, then everything else falls into place.
Lose Weight NOW! ? Do or Die Time!
Some of you will not like what I'm going to say, even though it is the truth. That may be where the issue of America's health problems lies. No one wants to give you the truth, you may not come back to see them.
98 Percent of Dieters Fail: A Sensible Lifestyle is the Answer
What the Diet Industry Does Not Want You To Know: 98 Percent of Dieters Fail. 98 Percent of dieters either quit the diet or are not able to keep the weight off permanently. This is because diets are to restrictive and force people into cheating because their diet is not providing the nutrition that the body requires. Most diets require something to be cut out. Low Carb Diets require that you restrict carbs, the body needs carbohydrates for energy thus if there is restrictive carb intake the body will crave carb laden foods causing diet sabotage. Low fat diets require that you cut out fat, making people fear all fat believing that any fat is bad, and causing the body to crave fat laden foods.