PARIS -- A diet low in carbohydrates could help obese people maintain their weight loss by increasing the number of calories their bodies are able to burn, experts said Wednesday. Presenting their findings at the international Obesity Week conference in Nashville, Tennessee, doctors said a low-carb diet could allow formerly overweight patients to live a healthier life by keeping the pounds off long term. The conventional treatment for obesity, which costs health services hundreds of billions of euros each year, treats all calories alike -- simply eat less and your weight will come down. But several studies have shown that this calorie-deficit effect tails off longer term as an individual's metabolism slows to conserve energy, making weight loss harder. A team of researchers at Boston Children's Hospital tried a new approach, comparing the effects of diets varying in carbohydrate to fat ratio over a 20-week period. They trialed 234 overweight adults who had a body mass … [Read more...] about News Low-carb diet helps maintain weight loss: study
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Angelina Jolie is reportedly not giving much importance to reports about her weight loss. A tabloid had recently pointed out that the actress has dropped down to her lowest weight ever. Star magazine had claimed that the mother-of-six has stopped eating and is on the verge of collapsing. According to a report in Hollywood Life, Jolie is not paying much attention to it. A source said: "Angelina tries not to pay attention to what people say about her. She always tells her kids that what other people think about them is none of their business and she does her best to keep that mindset herself. But when people are attacking her over her weight it is very hard not to take it personally, it hurts." "Angelina tries not to pay attention to what people say about her. She always tells her kids that what other people think about them is none of their business and she does her best to keep that mindset herself. But when people are attacking her over her weight it is very hard not to take it … [Read more...] about Angelina Jolie is coping amid concerns regarding weight loss?
MANILA – Kat Ramnani appears on the digital cover of Metro Weddings as she prepares to tie the knot with singer Christian Bautista. And she made a surprising revelation: she used to weigh 200 pounds. “And with my height of 5’4, I was considered morbidly obese,” Ramnani, who is currently the head of Strategy Business Development and Program Management at Globe Telecom, told Metro.Style. Ramnani started her weight loss journey in 2007. She said she wanted to focus on her health more than the aesthetic aspect of shedding excess pounds. She cut out alcohol and went on a strict diet, but she eventually “hit a plateau” at 130 pounds. This made Ramnani realize that she should train her body to always stick to healthy food choices instead of being obsessed with portion control. “Now, I eat everything I want. But I stay away from processed food… If I am going to put it inside my body, it has to be worth it,” she said. … [Read more...] about News Christian Bautista’s fiancee shares weight loss journey
MANILA -- Jessy Mendiola, who has endured being the target of body-shaming even as she was dubbed the "Sexiest Woman Alive" in 2017, now proudly calls herself "Pata Queen," a term previously used by "bashers" to malign her, and has learned to channel into something productive persistent comments about her weight. Call her 'Pata Queen': Jessy now embraces bashers' term for her The 25-year-old actress nowadays shares updates on her fitness journey, the latest of which came in a form of an Instagram story where she polled followers on whether she has to buy a new pair of pants. Her dilemma, she explained, was that her favorite has become too big for her. Emphasizing the point, she posed for a selfie Wednesday showing just how loose her jeans are now. She also posted an Instagram photo of her bare abdomen, apparently after gym training. Though still working towards her goal, her toned abs show Mendiola has at least made some progress. In her playful caption, she addressed her abs: "Alam … [Read more...] about News LOOK: Jessy inspires with weight loss progress
The younger brother of a Kanchanaburi woman who died on March 28 after taking Lyn weight-loss pills for 30 days, said yesterday that he would consult with a lawyer about filing a police complaint against the product distributor and manufacturer. He said he would today collect the official autopsy report to submit along with the complaint. The move followed the medical examiner’s confirmation that the death of 31-year-old bank worker Pimonwan Mon-ing from Tha Moung district stemmed from taking the appetite suppressant sibutramine. Pimonwan’s brother Wutthikorn Mon-ing, 30, works in Bangkok and faced delays contacting the Kanchanaburi police regarding his sister’s autopsy. The family would use Pimonwan’s chat messages with the pills’ distributor as evidence, said Wutthikorn. He said the family faced hardship after the death of its breadwinner and eldest child. Pimonwan and Wutthikorn both provided for the family, which includes a sister studying at … [Read more...] about Thai woman dies after taking weight loss pill: Family to sue company