Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult?
By Etwar McBean, MD, FACS (Your Health Magazine)
Millions of Americans struggle with obesity and experience a progressive increase in their weight over time. The typical story is that of someone that gains a few pounds every year until it reaches a point that the person realizes that his/her weight is a problem.
The weight usually becomes a problem when clothes no longer fit, when the person can’t move as quickly as in the past, when they get short of breath when walking or they start medications for a number of different health problems.
What Causes Weight Gain?
Why Common Weight Loss Efforts Fail?
What Is The Best Approach For Weight Loss?
By Sylvie Marjanowicz, CPT (Your Health Magazine)
You’ve heard for years that physical activity is important for your health. You may even know that exercise is important when it comes to cancer. It may lower cancer risk by helping control weight, reduce sex hormones or insulin, and strengthen the immune system; and it can boost quality of life during cancer treatment. Physical activity may have an even more far-reaching benefit for cancer prevention.