Weight Loss and Obesity
There Is A Lot Of Confusion And Incorrect Information About Weight Loss And Obesity
The food and drug industries continue to bombard us with false and misleading messages about processed foods and drugs. Using television, radio, newspaper, magazine, and other media, large food and drug organizations are relentless in their pursuit of our dollars. Fast food, cereal, cookies, pizza, beer and wine, other large manufacturers of processed foods send messages 24-7 to get the dollars out of our pockets and to put them in their pockets. They put money before or our health.
IF IT'S WHITE DON'T EAT IT!
White sugar - White Flour - White Milk - White Rice - White Salt
THESE ARE ALL KILLERS!
Medicare declares obesity to be a disease, stripping away patient responsibility and power. Medicare has now officially declared obesity to be a disease, opening the floodgates for obesity treatments to be covered by federal and private health insurers. To many overweight patients, it's a welcome change, since they were unable to obtain medical treatment for their obesity unless they also suffered medical complications such as diabetes or heart disease.
Over-the-Counter and Herbal Remedies for Weight Loss
Most over-the-counter medicine for weight-loss consists of appetite suppressants. They work by "tricking" the body into thinking that it is not hungry. This can be effective; however, long-term use can lead to addiction and may cause health problems. In addition, weight loss only occurs while you are taking the medicine, unless other behavioral changes such as improved diet and increased exercise are made. Get tips to help you find a safe weight loss program. Learn how to control portion size.
- University of Maryland Medical Center
- National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements
- Vanderbilt University
- American Academy of Family Physicians
- PDR Health
- The Department of Nutrition Therapy at The Cleveland Clinic