Weight Loss FAQ

Which weight loss diet is most effective?

This answer varies from person to person, but the there are a couple of constants one should look for. First, Weight loss diets should be high in fiber and low in sugar. Second, they should be full of healthy, live, fresh foods such as salads and legumes. Lastly, they should promote portion control.

How weight loss affects blood sugar?

From WebMD:

There's no question about it. If you're overweight and have type 2 diabetes, you will lower your blood sugar, improve your health, and feel better if you lose some of your extra pounds. (more)

How much does exercise lower blood pressure?

It's been said that each pound of fat contains three to five miles of blood vessels. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to conclude that losing weight would relieve the stresses on your cardiovascular system. As to how much pressure is relieved, it, of course, varies person to person. There are genetic factors that can be unpredictable however the fact is there is a direct correlation between exercise and healthy blood pressure levels.