Just about everyone has attempted a fad diet or a new exercise routine and spent hours at the gym only to have it fail in the end. It is usually not for lack of trying but simply a need for an alternative method to lose the weight.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one-third of adults in the United States are currently obese, and two-thirds are overweight. Although there is an abundance of weight loss advice available, many people still have difficulty finding a weight loss method that works. The longer an individual remains overweight, the harder weight loss becomes.
Oftentimes, people complain that they just cannot lose weight because of their metabolism. Just what is metabolism and what is its role in weight loss?
We tend to view calories in a negative way since we equate them with bigger hips or thighs. A calorie is simply the amount of heat (energy) needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram (l/28th of an ounce) of water 1 degree Celsius.
The Central Ohio Nutrition Center has added a new personalized support/behavioral component to our comprehensive weight management programs. Along with our onsite group sessions, we have contracted with an expert psychologist, Dr.