Every day new patients arrive at my office with a variety of health issues that need to be addressed — and weight problems are close to the top of the list. One of the things that always surprises me is the durability of the weight-loss myths that so many of us were raised on. Here are three of the most common weight-loss myths out there — and why they’re wrong!
The latest Be Well testimonial proves you can get your health back on track post-pregnancy.
If you’ve ever struggled with body image issues, this is for you.
“Before I did the Be Well Cleanse, sugar had a real hold on me,” says Sandy Burton.
Every day, we scour the Web for compelling wellness stories. Here’s a look at this week’s roundup.
How the Be Well Cleanse helped one woman overcome a host of health problems and gain newfound clarity.
Brightly colored, naturally sweet and full of vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants, fruit is considered nature’s candy and offers an array of health benefits. But as you may have heard, not all fruit may be best for everyone, and different types of fruit (along with how they are eaten) can determine the positive or negative effects that they have on your body.
The Be Well Cleanse has truly changed my life, and I don’t say that lightly. Like so many women, I was frustrated and fed up with diets and gimmicky products; then I finally discovered the Be Well Cleanse. I had tried so many things and nothing had worked, so when a friend suggested that I do the Be Well Cleanse with her, I felt like maybe if we did it together, I could finally be successful!
Dr. Lipman: You say in your book that obesity is not from eating too many calories or expending too few. Can you explain?
Dr. Fung: Obesity is often considered a problem of excessive calories. This caloric obsession has been indoctrinated into all of us since we were children. Too many calories in, too few calories out, or some combination is what we believe leads to weight gain and obesity. If it were indeed true that excess calories leads to weight gain, then the solution is simple: Reduce calories eaten. This has formed the standard dietary advice of the last 50 years. And it has failed spectacularly. Obesity rates have skyrocketed upward despite continual exhortations to cut calories.
If you don’t already know about these superfoods, my recommendation is to get them in your pantry ASAP!
These versatile foods are great added to smoothies or tossed into a salad. Here’s what you’re missing out if you don’t give them a try.