Learning From Losers

Word Count: 409 Summary: Even with a fudge factor of maybe 100 more calories, successful dieters are eating fewer calories than most American adults do. Keywords: Learning From Losers Article Body: On occasion, I have the opportunity to interview adults who have been successful at losing weight and keeping it off. Their stories are a great reminder that it is possible to maintain a healthy weight by eating right and getting physical activity every day, no matter what. My findings were similar to those of the National Weight Control Registry (NWCR), a database of several thousand individuals who have lost an average of about 70 pounds and kept the weight off for over six years. According to James O. Hill, …

Dieting by Weight Loss Surgery

Those who are what is considered morbidly obese have few options when it comes to losing weight when time is of the essence. Many have bounced from one diet to the next for the vast majority of their lives only to find failure after failure and a growing sense of hopelessness and helplessness. One common misconception when it comes to the morbidly obese is that they did it to themselves and if they didn’t want to be overweight they wouldn’t be. While this is nice in theory it isn’t always true in practice. There are certain medical conditions that can result in a person being unable to control the weigh they gain. There are also environmental issues that can affect …

Break a Sweat to Break Your Stress

Word Count: 864 Summary: Want to live a stress free life? Discover the many benefits of how exercise can dramatically reduce your stress levels. Keywords: exercise to reduce stress,reduce stress with exercise,stress,stress article,stressing,stressful Article Body: Are you swamped at work? Do you always feel one step behind trying to catch up on all the chores on your “to-do” list each day? Do you toss and turn in bed at night thinking about all the things you should have accomplished that day, but didn’t? All of us have experienced a hectic set of circumstances in our lives at one point or another. Maybe you experience stress every day of your life. This stress can lead to sickness, depression, and make you …