One of the most important things to keep in mind when you try to change your lifestyle and lose weight is what obstacles there are that may block you from achieving your goals. Although these “barriers” may be a little bit different for everyone, there are some things that you can do to help push through any roadblocks you encounter along the way. Start by dealing with just two major issues and you will be better able to stay on track for the long haul. [Read more]

Fish Oils For Healthy Weight Loss

Posted In: Healthy Eating By Delight Medical

Among the many benefits to including fish oils in the diet is the fact that it helps reduce triglyceride levels. High triglyceride levels are associated with health conditions such as coronary artery disease and diabetes. One of the reasons fish oil is healthy is the fact that it contains omega-3 fatty acids. While you can take capsules that have this substance in it, you can also get it from eating certain types of fresh fish. Since fish is generally low in both calories and fat, it can be a great meal choice if you are looking to lose weight. Substituting it for red meat is a very good way to change your diet for the better while reducing the amount of calories you are eating. [Read more]

Control Food Cravings

Posted In: Lifestyle and Behavior By Delight Medical

So you’ve made the decision to start eating healthier. Unfortunately, other factors in your life may not be conducive to better eating. If you’re too busy, you will most likely be tempted to give in to fast food. A little bit of planning can help you stick to your new healthy eating plan. [Read more]

Win a trip to New York

Posted In: Wellness Blog By Delight Medical

OPTIFAST has announced a new weight loss contest where three big losers can enjoy big prizes, including a three-night trip for two to New York City, a spa makeover, and $500 shopping spree. [Read more]

Does Weight Loss Treat Cellulite?

Posted In: Wellness Blog By Delight Medical

Whether it reminds you of tapioca pudding, cottage cheese or rugged terrain, cellulite is every woman’s worst nightmare. Cellulite does not discriminate based on gender, but it seems to be a problem more women than men face. Cellulite also doesn’t discriminate based on age – attacking teenagers and the elderly without regard. Even thin people sometimes manage to have cellulite on their hips and thighs. But…what is it? [Read more]

So now what? You’ve lost some pounds, got a killer exercise routine up and running and all of a sudden…nothing. You just stop losing weight. Hitting a plateau when you have been having some success with weight loss can be one of the most frustrating things. The good news is that you can move past it if you are willing to try some different strategies. Shake things up and jump-start the process again by experimenting with the following ideas to see what works for you: [Read more]

Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)

Posted In: Wellness Blog By Delight Medical

Have you ever wondered how those home pregnancy tests are able to discern from urine that the taker is pregnant? They do so because pregnant women produce a hormone called HCG which is present in their urine soon after conception. Did you also know that some diet clinics believe that HCG can help in the battle to lose weight? [Read more]

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