Archive | January, 2014

Buyer Beware: Local Experts Say There’s No Secret Formula For Weight Loss

15 Jan

4 Mental Roadblocks that Sabotage Weight Loss

According to industry statistics, about one third of all adults are overweight, spending more than $150 billion in medical care associated with obesity-related illnesses. And in 2014, consumers are expected to spend about $66 billion on diet soft garcinia cambogia extract drinks, health club memberships, dietary supplements and other products aimed at weight loss, according to Marketdata Enterprises. Dr. Mark Kadowaki is a general surgeon with Wellmont Health System and says, unfortunately, there are no secret formulas for weight loss. There is no short cut.
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You might not be able to find the words right now, but creating a tangible reminder, like a healthy vision board covered in inspirational images, will help you start to recognize what your dreams look like. You’re too focused on a number: Sometimes you’ve got to stop with the scale; it’s not all about the number of pounds you’re losing. Instead of feeling dismayed when that number doesn’t drop, start celebrating other accomplishments – both big and small. When you feel more comfortable in your clothes or have more energy all day long, know that it happened because of your commitment and best efforts. When you realize what you’re capable of accomplishing, it’s like a domino effect: the positivity just keeps on rolling in.
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