Three Relatively Easy Tactics for Losing Weight

Posted: May 27, 2016

You’ve heard that one before, haven’t you? “96 Fast Easy, Guaranteed Ways to Lose Weight and Keep it Off Even if You Work in a Cheesecake Factory”. Yeah right. It’s why we used the word “Relatively” in the title. The ease of losing weight is somewhat relative to your level of motivation. You might feel motivated, but if you start to sweat at the thought of changing your diet and lifestyle, then cutting out dessert might feel like a massive read more…

Exercise for Your Health Not Weight Loss

Posted: May 20, 2016

If you can’t stomach the thought of going to a gym to workout, in front of a bunch of strangers, and wearing outfits that would be too tight for a twig, we have some good new and some bad news. First the good news, (because the bad news isn’t really that bad, or at least unexpected). There’s an increasing amount of research that shows exercising purely for weight loss doesn’t work very well. Why Exercise Doesn’t Help Weight Loss The read more…

Staying on Track to Lose Weight? Avoid These Blunders

Posted: May 13, 2016

The recent media reports of the results from a long-term study of contestants on The Biggest Loser might be somewhat deflating for anyone hoping to achieve and maintain a lower body weight. Even for those who have tried and failed many times to shed excess pounds, and keep them off, the dramatic weight loss results on The Biggest Loser offered hope that their goals are achievable. But what the study underlines is what we’ve been telling people for a long time here on the Herbal One blog: healthy, permanent weight loss doesn’t come from read more…

Why Nutrition is Crucial for Weight Loss

Posted: May 6, 2016

Are you a fan of TV’s “The Biggest Loser”? Whether or not you are trying to lose weight, it’s difficult not to be enthralled by the effort, trials and tribulations of the show’s contestants. If you are losing weight, The Biggest Loser offers up clear proof that, yes, you can shed the pounds. If indeed you do follow the show, you may also have noticed a slew of recent articles and reports in the news about a follow-up weight-loss study on The Biggest Loser contestants who battled read more…