Dealing with stubborn weight issues can be frustrating and even overwhelming at times. All the good intentions, resolutions and various diets might not do the trick. Here at Whyweight.com we help thousands of patients get on a healthy track and put their struggles behind for good. Recently, SSL’s Dr. Tom Lavin was interviewed about when
According to new research, older women who lose weight are likely to gain it back again, and as fat rather than muscle. At the beginning of the study, 78 postmenopausal women had shed about twelve percent of their body weight through a weight loss program. Six months into the study, 68 percent of the women
A study of two popular bariatric surgery procedures—Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and gastric banding—found that both had very good weight loss outcomes at 6 years after surgery. Weight loss was faster, greater and remained “significantly better” six years after gastric bypass compared with patients who received a gastric band, according to the researchers. However, patients with
There's good news for chocolate lovers everywhere: A study, from the University of Cambridge in the UK, found that eating chocolate on a regular basis can reduce the risk of developing heart disease. The study consisted of 114,000 people and determined that those who regularly ate the most chocolate had a decreased risk of heart disease (37% decrease), diabetes (31% decrease), and stroke (29% decrease). Cocoa products, like chocolate, have been found to promote cardiovascular health in many studies.