If quality and success were the primary determinants, Weight Watchers would have went out of business years ago, however it still remains as popular as ever. Even physicians are recommending it for their overweight patients (including children,) even though it goes against everything we know in science. The one thing Weight Watcher’s is really good […]
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Weight-Loss Surgery Better Than Diet and Exercise in Treating Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds Trial finds evidence that bariatric surgery beats lifestyle changes in resolving condition involving high blood sugar. – The study only looked at 69 people – The specific type of diet and exercises were not clarified – Exercise and diet participation was […]
In gyms across the nation, cardio equipment seems to be the most popular form of exercise. It follows the whole “eat less, move more” rhetoric that continues to be one of the main factors attributing to our rising obesity and diabetes statistics. As soon as the weather gets nice you will also see many individuals […]
WHAT ARE MACRONUTRIENTS? Macronutrients are nutrients that provide calories or energy. Nutrients are substances needed for growth, metabolism, and for other body functions. Since “macro” means large, macronutrients are nutrients needed in large amounts. There are three macronutrients: • Carbohydrate • Protein • Fat Carbohydrates – • Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of fuel. […]
Almost 40 years ago the Dietary Goals for the United States was established for all Americans to follow. Inconclusive scientific data were the basis for the guidelines. DRAMATIC RISE IN OBESITY AND DIABETES RATES Dietary guidelines have rarely been supported by research, with most studies being inconclusive. With guidelines that remain largely unchanged and no […]
"I've always made a decent effort to go to the gym on a regular basis, buts gains were minimal and losing weight was an ever increasing challenge, especially being in my 40s. I just opassed the 2 years mark with Anthony and have exceeded all expectations. I started at 220 pounds with a high perentage of body fat. I am now a lean 185 pounds. My workouts are fueled by Anthony's high level of enthusiasm. His nutritional knowledge and guidance complements his..."Read More...