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10 Amazing Benefits of Weight Loss of 10 percent or more

Small weight loss, big gains!
Research shows that even a small amount of weight loss of only 5-10 percent of body weight may improve many of the problems associated with overweight, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Even a smaller weight loss can make a difference. If you are trying to lose weight, do so slowly and steadily, under medical supervision. Avoid crash weight-loss diets that severely restrict calories or the variety of foods. Extreme approaches to weight loss, such as self-induced vomiting or the use of laxatives, amphetamines, or diuretics, are not appropriate and can be dangerous to your health.

Muffin Top Body or Metabolic Syndrome Body Type Research suggests that the location of body fat also is an important factor in health risks for adults. Excess fat in the abdomen (stomach area) is a greater health risk than excess fat in the hips and thighs. Extra fat in the abdomen is linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, early heart disease, and certain types of cance…

Cheap Low Calorie Diets For Weight Loss

The Low-calorie Diet (LCD) 
 A typical LCD may provide „ 1,000–1,200 calories/day for a woman „ 1,200–1,600 calories/day for a man
The number of calories may be adjusted based on your age, weight, and how active you are. An LCD usually consists of regular foods, but could also include meal replacements.

As a result, you may find this type of diet much easier to follow than a VLCD. In the long term, LCDs have been found to lead to the same amount of weight loss as VLCDs.


What is a VLCD?
A VLCD is a special diet that provides up to 800 calories per day. VLCDs use commercial formulas,
usually liquid shakes, soups, or bars, which replace all your regular meals. These formulas are not the
same as the meal replacements you can find at grocery stores or pharmacies, which are meant to
replace one or two meals a day.

Depending on a number of factors, healthy adults need different amounts of calories to meet their
daily energy needs. A standard amount is about 2,000 calories. VLCDs provide far f…

Cheap VLCD very low calorie diet programs in Greater Philadelphia

What should I look for in a weight-loss program?
Successful, long-term weight control must focus on your overall health, not just on what you eat. Changing your lifestyle is not easy, but adopting healthy habits may help you manage your weight in the long run. Effective weight-loss programs include ways to keep the weight off for good. These programs promote healthy behaviors that help you lose weight and that you can stick with every day.
Safe and effective weight-loss programs should include  a plan to keep the weight off over the long run guidance on how to develop healthier eating and physical activity habitsguidance on how to develop healthier eating and physical activity habitsongoing feedback, monitoring, and supportslow and steady weight-loss goals—usually ½ to 2 pounds per week (though weight loss may be faster at the start of a program)

Should you use very low-calorie diets (up to 800 calories per day) to promote rapid weight loss?
This type of diet requires close medical supe…

How to lose weight safely in Philadelphia?

Are you a bit overweight or obese and tired of it?Are you looking for safe, easy and fast ways to lose weight?Do you think you are "eating right" but still gaining weight?Do you have health insurance?If yes, do you know your insurance might have coverage for medical weight loss?If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may want to consider the W8MD's insurance covered medical weight Loss and wellness program offered at Poly-Tech Sleep Services.


W8MD offers:inexpensive, individualized weight loss plan with all of the right ingredients. a loss of between 2-5 pounds a week with nutritious, easy to prepare, pre-portioned, low-glycemic food. a consultation, under the guidance of obesity medicine physician with experience in treating obesity, its associated conditions and a wide variety of sleep disorders. instruction on nutritional programs teaching you: about metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance and whether you are at risk. the proper amount of low glycemic …

The best weight loss program in greater Philadelphia

What is the best weight loss program in Philadelphia? Are you a bit overweight or obese and tired of it? Are you searching the web for the best weight loss programs in Philadelphia? Before you decide on which program to use, here are some of the things you may want to consider. Let us look at what constitutes a great weight loss program and what questions to ask to determine for yourself which is the best program for you.


Anatomy of a great weight loss program • An Assessment of the causes of weight gain, preferably in a medical setting • A reasonable, realistic weight loss goal that takes in to account your objectives and the overall Body Mass Index, and Distribution of the weight • A reduced calorie, nutritionally-balanced eating plan, or very low calorie to low calorie diet with or without meal replacement • Clear and spesific instructions on regular physical activity based on your physical conditioning •A behavior change plan to help you stay on track with your goals and offer o…