Category Archives: Weight Loss

APPETITE VS. HUNGER – INTRODUCTION

While you don’t have to go to a Third World nation to see hunger, most overweight Americans suffer from a problem with appetite, not hunger.There is a crucial difference. You will need to learn this difference and later on, your husband must learn it:Hunger is a biological state in which your body requires food to […]

STRIKE BACK AGAINST HEART ATTACK: HOW TO CUT YOUR RISKS

Watch those fats — and don’t overload on cholesterol. Two things in the foods you eat can affect your blood cholesterol; one is saturated fats, the other is cholesterol (from animal foods). Of the two, saturated fat is the more important. Over the last quarter of a decade, at least 230 studies done on around […]

RECOMMENDED FAT REDUCTIONS

Most recent research now shows the importance of dietary fat in causing increases in body fat. National health targets recommend a reduction in the contribution of fat as a proportion of daily energy intake in adults to 30 per cent. This is a conservative recommendation and takes into consideration what is realistic for individuals to […]

WEIGHT LOSS: A WORD ABOUT ANOREXIA IN MALES

Although self-starvation in men is rare, it does occur. In fact, a paper published in 1694 by the physician Richard Morton-generally recognized as the first unequivocal description of anorexia- describes two cases, one of whom was a sixteen-year-old boy. As the author stated: [The boy] fell gradually into a total want of appetite, occasioned by […]

END EMOTION-DRIVEN EATING: SHE QUIT HER BIG-TIME JOB AND LOST 85 POUNDS OF PRESSURE

For most of her life, Cindy Arvayo was an active person. Then, she started climbing the corporate ladder at an electronics firm in pressure-packed Silicon Valley. “With that came all the stress,” says Cindy, age 45. “I got into the habit of numbing out with food.” After about 13 years, her weight had crept up […]