It is commonly known and scientifically proven that obesity predisposes people to many diseases. Obesity is when a person has a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater. The majority of organs and body systems are negatively affected by obesity.
Lipedema is a symmetric and circumferential increase in fat of the buttocks, hips and legs, affecting the arms in most, sparing the upper abdomen, trunk, feet and hands. A cuff of fat can be present on the wrist or ankles where the lipedema fat ends and normal fat begins.
Bullying is unwanted, aggressive, forceful, coercive or threatening behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behaviors are deliberate and repeated with the intent to harm the recipient. Bullying is NOT a “normal part of growing up.” Weight-based bullying is hurtful and unacceptable just as any other type of bullying.
Have you been asked in the evening what you had for breakfast and you cannot remember? You would not believe how many people do not know what and when they’ve eaten on a certain day. Keeping a food journal is one of the most important habits you can adopt
When people diet, their body may respond by going into hibernation/starvation mode. This creates huge frustration because when a person eats less they may feel more fatigue and have mood changes.
Do the numbers on the scale keep going down but the person in the mirror stays the same? Maybe your mirror is lying to you. Studies show that women who have lost weight sometimes perceive “Phantom Weight.” This means they believe they are still overweight and view themselves that way when in reality they are not.
Bariatric surgery is a tool to help you lose weight, not a magical fix. Many people will continue to struggle with feeling hungry after their surgery. Below are some tips to help you manage your hunger. Managing Hunger Although you have a tool (the restrictive portion of the surgery) to assist with managing hunger after …