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Weight Loss News and Articles Orange County

Get Addicted to Healthy Living

Published on March 24, 2014 by

When you start a diet or workout program, it’s easy to think of it as only a short-term change. You’re just going on a diet until you lose the weight you need to. You’re just working out all the time until you get fit. We’ve talked a lot in this blog about why that mindset […]

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Thanksgiving – A Fitter Feast for You

Published on November 8, 2013 by

Every year Americans celebrate Thanksgiving by planning a feast fit for kings. After all, we’ve had 150 years to perfect the turkey, pumpkin pie and a host of delicious side dishes for this momentous occasion. In fact, most of us spend the entire day eating foods that we may not otherwise eat all year long. […]

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Yoga for Obesity: Why Not?

Published on September 27, 2013 by

this form of exercise. Sure, we’ve all seen some poses that seem impossible to do ourselves: people with their feet above their heads, resting on their arms, but those aren’t beginner positions. Yoga is a practice and there are modifications to virtually all poses. Working with an instructor who is familiar with all types of […]

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From Smoothies to Gardening, 5 Tips for a Healthier, Green(er) Lifestyle

Published on April 17, 2013 by

If you didn’t get your fill of green on St. Patrick’s Day, April offers up a whole new reason to “Go Green” with Earth Day on April 22. Let’s also take a look at how you can go green with your weight-management efforts while also improving your overall health: Green your diet. Plant-based nutrition from […]

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5 Totally Reachable Heart-Health Goals

Published on February 26, 2013 by

Happy Heart Month! If you’ve reached this blog, chances are great that you’re either struggling with severe obesity or have undergone bariatric surgery and wish to keep the weight off – forever. If you’ve ever visited a doctor about your weight-loss struggles, it is no surprise to you how important a healthy weight is for […]

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5 Get Healthy Myths- BUSTED

Published on January 2, 2013 by

It’s the time of year when everyone, even those who don’t necessarily need to lose a lot of weight, focus just a little more intently on their health. The first quarter of the year is also a busy time for marketers of food products, exercise equipment, nutritional supplements and everything in between. You see, they […]

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Tis’ The Season To Be…Chubby?

Published on November 28, 2012 by

The holidays have officially arrived. With them comes busy weeks filled with food, stress, events…and more food. Anyone reading this who struggles with their weight knows that December is not usually the time you bother to do anything about it. Why? Because it’s typically the one month out of the year that we tell ourselves […]

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The #1 Way to Maximize your Bariatric Surgery Success

Published on March 9, 2012 by

We read often about the health and weight-loss benefits of eating less and moving more. As a general rule, that statement can be effective. I also know that for most people who are 100 pounds or more overweight, “eat less and move more” is like telling them to try moving a continent with their finger […]

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The Allure of the “Fad Diet”

Published on February 22, 2012 by

It’s that time of year again. The time when many New Year’s Resolution makers who chose weight loss as their goal, begin to abort the mission. For some, it’s because they tried to do too much, too quickly. For others, perhaps the reason is that they didn’t lose as much as they thought they would. […]

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Thirty minutes a day

Published on June 15, 2010 by

Being physically active is one of the most important steps Americans of all ages can take to improve their health. However, Americans are becoming increasingly inactive, which is taking a dangerous toll not only on our health, but in our healthcare costs. Ponder these statistics- Five percent of the population accounts for almost half(49%) of […]

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