Weight loss

Preserving Muscle Mass While Shedding Pounds: A Comprehensive Guide *

Posted: May 11 in Activity Recommendations, Health And Wellness, Nutrition, Weight loss by

Today, let’s delve into a topic that concerns many on the path to weight loss: preserving precious muscle mass while shedding those stubborn pounds. Embarking on a weight-loss journey is often synonymous with cutting calories and increasing physical activity. While this approach can indeed lead to significant fat loss, it also has the potential to […]

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Understanding Visceral Fat: The Silent Health Threat *

Posted: May 10 in Obesity Medicine by

In our pursuit of wellness, we often focus on the obvious culprits: sugar, saturated fats, and lack of exercise. However, lurking beneath the surface lies a hidden danger: visceral fat. What is Visceral Fat? Unlike subcutaneous fat, which sits just beneath the skin, visceral fat resides deep within the abdominal cavity, surrounding vital organs such as the heart, liver, pancreas, and intestines. While some visceral fat is necessary to […]

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Throwdown! semaglutide vs. tirzepatide *

Posted: Apr 14 in Weight Loss Medication by

There are two new heavyweights (? lightweights) in town duking it out to help people lose weight and keep it off: semaglutide and tirzepatide. How do semaglutide and tirzepatide for weight loss stack up? How do semaglutide and tirzepatide work? In the early 1990’s, scientists observed that there was a toxin found in Gila monster […]

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Physical Activity and Weight Loss *

Posted: Mar 24 in Activity Recommendations, Weight Management Strategies by

What is physical activity and why is it important for weight loss?  Physical activity is any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that increases energy expenditure. Simply put, any time you move your body that can count towards physical activity. Walking, group fitness classes, weight lifting, hauling mountains of laundry up and down the stairs, […]

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Obesity is not your fault *

Posted: Feb 04 in Obesity Medicine by

Blaming a person for their weight is about as helpful as blaming them for their height. While science has shown that obesity is a disease largely driven by biology, many people living with obesity continue to be blamed for their weight by others, or worse, blame themselves for their weight. Studies have shown that obesity […]

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