Tag: weight loss

Sonia lost a lot of weight, but gained much more

Sonia lost a lot of weight, but gained much more

During her younger years, Sonia spent most of her time caring for the needs of her family, while often ignoring
A 240 lb Win for Former Linebacker

A 240 lb Win for Former Linebacker

Jamal’s life was at risk. Severely diabetic, and unable to lose weight through traditional methods, this former college linebacker had
Loose a Little, Gain a Lot

Loose a Little, Gain a Lot

Trimming down has more benefits than just a lower number on a scale.  Let’s face it: American culture has turned
Secrets for a New Year’s Resolution Success

Secrets for a New Year’s Resolution Success

The number one resolution among Americans is to lose weight. It’s something that over a third of the population hopes
What do Hormones have to do with Eating?

What do Hormones have to do with Eating?

Hormones sometimes get a bad rap. When things in our body aren’t working just right we have a tendency to
Tune Up Your Diet

Tune Up Your Diet

Giving your diet a tune up can have some extraordinary benefits with just a little effort. Instead of trying to follow
Pitfalls to Losing Weight

Pitfalls to Losing Weight

You are ready to lose weight. You have a goal in mind and are all set to tackle it. To
Measuring Weight Loss Success

Measuring Weight Loss Success

From a very young age most Americans are bombarded with messages about height and weight. Moms and dads refer to
5-10% Weight Loss Makes a Big Impact

5-10% Weight Loss Makes a Big Impact

Five to ten percent doesn’t sound like much, right? For a person that weighs 200 pounds this percentage translates into
Empty Calories Add Up!

Empty Calories Add Up!

The typical American diet is full of processed foods that contain high amounts of sugar, fat and salt. This diet
Sugar

Sugar

Americans eat more sugar now than any time in history. Our society commonly accepts sugar as a staple even in
Non-Scale Health Victories

Non-Scale Health Victories

Health isn’t just a number on the scale or your BMI. If you are struggling with your weight you should
Resistance Training

Resistance Training

Weight loss can be more effective and sustainable when combined with resistance training. With any weight loss program the first
The Small Stuff

The Small Stuff

Some of you jazz fans out there probably know the Charleston-based quartet called “Gradual Lean.” If you don’t, you should.
Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

After a lifetime of being called “big guy” Wendell decided to make a change. See how Roper St. Francis helped
Leah’s Weight Loss Story

Leah’s Weight Loss Story

Leah lost over 80 pounds and gained a ton of confidence. Learn how weight loss surgery with the Roper St.
Lipedema: What is It and What Can be Done About It?

Lipedema: What is It and What Can be Done About It?

Lipedema is a symmetric and circumferential increase in fat of the buttocks, hips and legs, affecting the arms in most,
Children and Weight-Based Bullying

Children and Weight-Based Bullying

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive, forceful, coercive or threatening behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behaviors are
What Weight Means for Your Bones

What Weight Means for Your Bones

It’s no secret that too much weight can have an impact on your health including problems associated with obesity such
Keeping Your Metabolism Stable

Keeping Your Metabolism Stable

When people diet, their body may respond by going into hibernation/starvation mode. This creates huge frustration because when a person