Help To Lose Weight
Here are answers to some of the most popular questions concerning overweight, obesity, dieting, exercise and general weight management. Also included are articles about motivation and weight loss help for teenagers, as well as some suggestions for weight control after pregnancy, while nursing, and during mid-life menopause. For a light-hearted view of your chances of losing weight start by taking Anne Collins Diet Quiz –
Weight and Health Issues
Our weight and diet has a direct influence on our health. Untreated obesity ultimately has serious health consequences, but weight loss of as little as 10-20 pounds can remove the need for medication for high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes. Modest weight loss can also raise ‘good’ HDL cholesterol and lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, thus reducing the risk of atherosclerosis.