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Infographic showing the health risks associated with obesity.

Effects of Obesity on the Body

November 4, 2019

The side effects of being overweight can be dangerous, especially if you have a body mass index of 30 or higher—the benchmark for obesity. In addition to experiencing emotional and social problems, you’re at risk of developing other health issues that can drastically impact the quality of your life. We encourage you to learn more…

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Infographic about the causes of obesity. Obesity can be caused by lack of exercise, food choice, health conditions, and genetics.

Causes of Obesity

October 31, 2019

If you have a body mass index of 30 or higher, you may qualify as being obese. While some people with an athletic build may have a BMI of 30 or higher, they’re likely not obese because their body mass is determined by extra muscle—not stored fat. If you’re obese, or think you may be,…

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Phentermine

October 8, 2019

What Is Phentermine?  Phentermine, often sold under the brand names Adipex-P, Oby-Cap, T-Diet, Lomaira, or Zantryl, is a stimulant which acts on the central nervous system (similar to an amphetamine) to suppress appetite. First developed in 1959, Phentermine has been prescribed to patients who generally have a medical need to keep their weight down (particularly…

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BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR

October 8, 2019

What Is BELVIQ? BELVIQ is a powerful alternative to weight loss for patients who can’t seem to lose stubborn sources of fat through traditional diet and exercise. BELVIQ XR controls appetite by activating brain receptors for serotonin, a neurochemical that produces feelings of satisfaction. In conjunction with healthy eating habits and moderate exercise, BELVIQ effectively…

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Top 5 Reasons Why Even Some of the Best Weight Loss Plans Fail

July 31, 2019

Plenty of other popular diet plans trigger varying degrees of weight loss. Yet, the Mediterranean Diet plan still holds a very impressive position among the rest. Unlike methods such as the keto diet or paleo diet which may have drawbacks such as the overconsumption of protein and other potential imbalances, the Mediterranean diet plan for…

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3 Reasons To Try One-On-One Mediterranean Diet Coaching

July 23, 2019

Plenty of other popular diet plans trigger varying degrees of weight loss. Yet, the Mediterranean Diet plan still holds a very impressive position among the rest. Unlike methods such as the keto diet or paleo diet which may have drawbacks such as the overconsumption of protein and other potential imbalances, the Mediterranean diet plan for…

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Weight Loss Surgery vs. Medically-Supervised Weight Loss: Which is Better?

July 19, 2019

It’s no secret that the ketogenic diet for weight loss is one of the most effective fat burning methods out there. It works by shifting the body into a state of ketosis, which occurs within a week after an individual has dramatically reduced (or completely eliminated) carbohydrates from their diet. By reducing carbohydrates, the body…

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Trying Keto? 6 Ways to Fight Those Pesky Carb Cravings

July 8, 2019

It’s no secret that the ketogenic diet for weight loss is one of the most effective fat burning methods out there. It works by shifting the body into a state of ketosis, which occurs within a week after an individual has dramatically reduced (or completely eliminated) carbohydrates from their diet. By reducing carbohydrates, the body…

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Girls Ready for Weight Loss Goals

We Reveal the Top 5 Weight Loss Diet Plans for Women

July 2, 2019

We all know that weight loss for women can be difficult for several reasons. Pregnancy and childbirth changes our body composition and skin elasticity, which can make weight loss extra difficult. Hormone imbalances also cause weight gain, especially in the abdomen. Estrogen levels fluctuate as we age, causing water retention, bloating, decreased metabolism, and increased…

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KFC bag - Fast food

Fast Foods for Low-Carb and Keto Diets

May 22, 2019

If you’re on a keto or low-carb diet, you might feel like your fast food options are limited. It might not be wise to indulge in most traditional fast food fare, but there’s still a variety of healthy food options to choose from when grabbing something on the go. This list of keto friendly items…

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