Before undergoing the knife, patients must first be fully committed to the lifestyle change they're about to make.
VERDICT: FICTION - Protein is one of the essential components to a diet but just because you exercise, does not necessarily mean you need extra protein.
Stubborn pockets of fat such as in the armpit area, may have found an enemy with the laser assisted liposuction device, Smartlipo.
VERDICT: FICTION - Although skinless chicken breast does boast high amounts of protein for a low amount of fat, there are other low fat/high protein meat options to add some variety to your diet - without breaking it!
Getting to know the different fats in your body will help you learn to manage them, and even to lose body fat.
Primarily used to manage Celiac Disease, many people are also gluten-intolerant and may want to experiment with cutting down their gluten intake.
VERDICT: FALSE - Sodium is integral to many body functions, including blood pressure regulation and controlling muscle contractions. It is more important to monitor your intake and make sure you don't have too much sodium in your diet than to cut it out completely.
Choosing the right surgeon for gastric banding is important and misleading advertising may lead some astray.
Find out about this customized, free diet plan designed to get you healthy this year.
Chemicals present in our foods and other surprising places may be disrupting our ability to control how we process fat and manage hunger.
New research indicates that pancreatic cancer is very slow growing but you may be able to reduce your risk with dietary changes.
It's not uncommon to get frustrated with your exercise and diet efforts, especially when you reach a plateau point. Switching things up may be just the boost you need to get back in the game.
Postmenopausal women may see a breast cancer benefit from the addition of monounsaturated fats to their diet.
If you're bored with your diet, it's easy to lose track of your end goals. Keep it interesting to keep yourself going strong.
The diet industry is a 40 billion dollar a year market. It's important to make the right decision when it comes to your nutrition.
What's the rush? Instead of trying to fly through everything you do, take some time with these activities to really get the benefits.
Cutting soft drinks out of your daily routine can not only help you lose weight, it can help you live a healthier life.
Laser lipolysis procedures promise quicker healing and greater skin tightening. Dr. Thomas Barnes shares his opinion on this promising technology.
SmartLipo is probably the most well-known name in laser lipo. Working with Aesthetic Trends and Technologies magazine, we spoke to several different physicians to get their view of laser lipo devices. ProLipo is the fifth segment in American Health and Beauty's Laser Lipo Round Table Series.