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Weight Loss Surgeries: Pros, Cons, & Costs

Weight Loss Surgeries: Pros, Cons, & Costs

Going under the knife for weight loss is an option that should not be taken lightly. Surgery can be costly, dangerous and painful, but the results have the potential to change the life of the patient. Weight loss is unique for every person and is dependent on the individual’s metabolism, diet and pre-disposed medical factors. 

5 Things that Are Worse Than Paying Too Much for Healthcare

5 Things that Are Worse Than Paying Too Much for Healthcare
Compounding medical costs, rising prices of routine procedures and prescription drugs, ridiculous out-of-pocket costs or the fear that you might be paying your “affordable” MRI scan for the next two decades. Paying too much for healthcare is one of life’s more infuriating injustices, but to alleviate the pain of a $200 Band-Aid, here are 5 things that may just...

Top Bogus Diets of 2016

Top Bogus Diets of 2016

There are many fad diets that come out every year that promise weight loss and good health.  Most diets have positive and negative factors. The most important point is that when you lose weight it should be in a healthy way. Diets that promise weight loss fast often do not address healthy foods and feeling satisfied with what you eat.

How Safe Is your Prescription Drug?

How Safe Is your Prescription Drug?
In 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, approved 45 new prescription medications – more than double the amount a decade previously. The statistic is surprising, but the increase may not be a statistical anomaly. Instead, as mergers and consolidations shrink the pharmaceutical marketplace, and rising prescription drug prices expand its profits, the potential for some companies to...

3 Walking Regimens to Keep You In Shape

3 Walking Regimens to Keep You In Shape

I hate running. HATE it. The only time you will see me run is if it’s the zombie apocalypse and I’m being chased by a slavering horde of the undead intent on eating my brains. On the other hand, walking is one of my favorite forms of exercise—it’s easy on the joints, therapeutic, and doesn’t require any fancy equipment or a gym membership. Also, if you’re aiming for weight losswalking and weight loss are buddies, so you’re in good company. Don’t have a walking regimen? Never fear, here are three easy ones to get you started. Continue reading article> 

Diet Vs Exercise: Which Is More Important For Weight Loss?

Diet Vs Exercise: Which Is More Important For Weight Loss?

For anyone who has ever wanted or tried to lose weight, successful or not, they know how difficult weight loss can be. Losing weight can be a real challenge, which is clear when you look at how many people in the United States struggle with weight loss. For most people, they don’t even have a real chance to lose weight because their weight loss plans don’t involve effective weight loss methods. Continue Reading Article >

Healthcare Price Comparison: EpiPen Cost

Healthcare Price Comparison: EpiPen Cost
So You Need an EpiPen…Or Do You? By now you’ve probably heard about the EpiPen pricing debacle—Mylan, the pharmaceutical company who manufactures EpiPen, has been steadily increasing its pricing since acquiring the drug in 2007. Back then, a two-pack of injectors cost around $100. Now, it costs around $600. While Mylan was increasing the price of EpiPen by 400...

Strength Training For Weight Loss: Tips And Tricks For Success

Strength Training For Weight Loss: Tips And Tricks For Success

Whether it’s over 100 pounds, or only 15 pounds, if you’re looking to lose weight, then you most likely already know that losing weight can be extremely challenging. Everyone knows that you should diet and exercise if you want to lose weight, but there’s many different ways you can diet and exercise. Continue Reading Article >

5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

Losing weight is no walk in the park. Effective weight loss requires a lot of hard work and discipline, and even with a well-designed diet and exercise regimen losing weight can be difficult. Of course, this is no secret as many, many individuals have struggled with weight loss at some point. Continue Reading Article >

8 Inspiring Weight Loss Blogs To Keep You Motivated

8 Inspiring Weight Loss Blogs To Keep You Motivated

It’s certainly no secret that weight loss can be quite a tedious and persistent challenge for so many people. Whether it’s someone who is just trying to shed a few pounds for a big event, cut 10-25 pounds to get back to a weight they used to be at, or someone striving for massive weight loss, commonly experienced weight loss struggles can be demoralizing and overwhelming. Continue Reading Article >

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