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Opting for natural, whole foods, consuming more water and upping your workout routine are the general basic tenants of weight loss. But there could be a secret other solution to your dieting woes: herbs. Opting for natural, whole foods, consuming more water and upping your workout routine are the general basic tenants of weight loss. But there could be a secret other solution to your dieting woes: herbs. As long as you follow rules on how to use healing herbs safely, your weight loss efforts could certainly improve with the addition of the tasty and easy-to-get herbal remedies. Bitter melon Being overweight raises risk for diabetes. Several animal studies show that animal diets supplemented with bitter melon reduce weight gain and fat accumulation. University of Hong Kong researchers placed rats on a high-fat diet with or without supplemental bitter melon extract. The animals in the herb group gained less weight and accumulated less body fat. The researchers concluded that the herb … [Read more...] about Six herbs for quicker weight loss
Can Massage Promote Weight Loss?BY LINDSAY TADLOCK JULY 18, 2017Massage therapy does not specifically aid in weight loss, but it can help reduce cellulite by breaking the subcutaneous tissue. It can also help in making the skin firm and supple, especially for someone who has loose skin from losing weight. Massage offers great benefits for people experiencing the after-effects of losing weight. It is important to visit a trained specialist for any kind of massage because wrong pressure can cause injury.Massage TechniquesMany different techniques are used by massage therapists, depending on your condition and what you require, and the prices also vary accordingly. One of the most common kinds of massages is deep tissue massage, which helps heal muscle injuries and targets deeper muscle layers. Swedish massage, the most common form of massage offered in spas, uses movements such as vibration and kneading to provide relief. Trigger point massage focuses on sensitive muscle … [Read more...] about Can Massage Promote Weight Loss?
When talking to your kids about their weight issues, it's probably better that you emphasize healthy eating over dieting and losing the pounds. What's more, research suggests that dads might want to abstain from making any weight loss suggestions. "It may be important to educate fathers to avoid any form of weight-related conversation with their adolescents," the authors noted. A new study published June 25 in JAMA Pediatrics revealed that adolescents whose parents who talked to them about good eating habits were significantly less likely to engage in harmful eating behaviors than those who were told to diet. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children over the last 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Eighteen percent of children 12 to 19 in 2010 were obese. More than one third of children would be considered overweight or obese that same year. Obese kids have higher risk factors for cardiovascular disease. They're also more likely to have … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Talking weight loss with kids may increase their unhealthy eating behavior
Troubled people who have weight-loss surgery are more likely to attempt suicide following the procedure, a new study suggests. These patients were about 50 percent more likely to try to take their own lives after they lost a lot of weight, while more than nine of 10 suicide attempts involved patients with a history of mental health problems, the Canadian researchers found. "While we are clear and confident about the medical benefits of weight loss, especially through weight-loss surgery, I think we're not as attentive to the potential psychological benefits or harms of it," said Dr. Amir Ghaferi, director of bariatric surgery at the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Healthcare System in Michigan. Weight-loss surgery can cause a dramatic change in a person's life, and people struggling with mental illness or depression may not be able to cope, said Ghaferi, who co-wrote a commentary accompanying the study. The study was published in the Oct. 7 online edition of the journal JAMA Surgery. … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Weight-loss surgery may raise suicide risk for some