Interesting Tidbits on Obesity, Diet & Weight Loss

Hoodia, a plant native to South Africa is being hailed as the new weight loss miracle herb. Bushmen use it to suppress their appetite. The plant is now on the endangered list. Farmers are now experimenting with ways to grow this plant commercially. Muscles burn roughly 90% of the calories you eat. Americans spend over […]

Should You Choose Lap Band Surgery Or Gastric Banding Over Other Weight Loss Surgeries?

If you’ve been thinking about lap band surgery or gastric banding or adjustable gastric banding then the following facts may help you decide whether or not it would be the best weight loss solution for you. Generally candidates for this surgery have failed on many diets and may or may not have significant co-morbidities and […]