On a national level, we must target being overweight as our number one public health risk and number one policy priority.
The problem, of course, is that diet pills don't work. They over promise and under deliver. And the things they do deliver are hefty price tags and often awful side effects. They make complicated, beautiful, strong, capable, unique bodies seem like problems that we have to instantly fix. And we lose a lot in that calculation.
To solve your weight problem, you need to make a permanent change in your behavior, made possible with behavioral therapy. Success comes with learning how to eat what you like in ways that keep you at your desired weight and it becoming habitual and a new "normal" for you.
Like The Anderson Method, which is a behavioral weight loss program for people with chronic obesity, Saxenda is not for lightweights
Watch the full HuffPost Live clip above to hear more from the conversation. "As everybody knows it's really difficult to
"She had taken even more of these 'slimming tablets' than recommended on the pack and had no idea just how dangerous they
Doctors say they are now almost certain that aegeline, a substance naturally found in bael trees, was the harmful ingredient
One of the transplant recipients was twenty-two-year-old Kenneth Waikiki of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Waikiki began taking the
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“No other supplement or medication has been identified in common among more than two patients,” Dr. Sarah Park, the state
In every case, patients reported use of a weight loss or muscle gain supplement, but an exact pill has not been isolated
Yesterday, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) announced an investigation into what could be causing the hospitalizations
Does it or doesn't it? The controversy over caffeine's role in weight loss has been going on for more than a decade. So many studies have appeared, with evidence on both sides of this issue, you can toss a coin while you are waiting for your caffeinated or decaffeinated latte to be made.
The FDA recently approved a prescription diet pill named Qsymia. Note that I refer to this as "big news," as opposed to "good news." Personally, I don't think anything out of a jar or bottle can ultimately provide what we really need to take off the excess weight.
To give voice to all those who suffer silently with bad body image, Tiffany Stewart, the director of Louisana State University's Behavior Technology Laboratory, posted the most poignant answers on Emerge, her burgeoning website.
A&E saved one of the most heartbreaking stories yet for the season finale of "Intervention" (Mon, 10 p.m. ET on A&E). Terry's
FDA approval of Qnexa will represent a rather desperate measure at a desperate time for desperate individuals of a desperate society. So be it. But our desperate need to address this problem decisively is long overdue and should be the mother of far better invention than this.
If you didn't know it was real, you might think it was an episode of Law and Order. Fraud, threats, back alley pacts and over 400,000 victims. But, sadly, this story is the real thing. In the '90s, six million Americans took fen-phen, a diet pill combo that was billed as being "magic."