Articles by the Doctors of WeightWorks
The doctors at WeightWorks have written numerous papers and articles on topics related to weight loss - some are listed below, but there's more in our Client Library.
As doctors we come across plenty of hype for losing weight, but we also see a number of weight loss strategies that sound good but backfire every time. Check out our list...
Based on years of helping people lose weight, we've come up with our Top 7 Insights why people are overweight and what keeps them there. Check out these secrets...
One man - Mr. Earl Butz - appointed by President Nixon to help bring down rising food costs, single-handedly launched the obesity crisis. Read why our nation is so fat...
We've met many people who are overweight. This article summarizes the Top 7 Reasons (excuses?) given for the excess weight - see if you can relate...
Americans spend $30-billion-plus on weight loss every year, but it doesn't seem to be working. Here are 5 tips to avoid wasting your weight loss dollar.
This article reviews current and historical research data to explain exactly which weight loss supplements might be helpful to lose weight and which ones to avoid.
Live Better... Get Healthy... Play with my Kids... Better Sex... These are just some of the Top 25 Reasons that our patients give us for losing their weight. Check out the article and find your reason to start with weight loss today!
Fake HCG, fraudulent clinical trials, fat-dissolving injections - all this and more is what awaits the weight loss consumer in 2012. Read this article to find out how to protect your wallet and keep your health intact.
The 6-week period from Thanksgiving to New Year's is where Americans take on over 50% of their annual weight gain. Explore the myths and half-truths regarding holiday weight gain and leran how you can avoid it altogether! It's easier than you think!
Telling all your friends that you are going to go on a weight loss program may seem like the right thing to do, but it often undermines your success. Learn why it may be better to keep your weight loss effort a secret and let people discover it for themselves.
Most people can lose weight when they focus on it. But most people gain it right back once they reach their goal. Learn why there is a 95% failure rate for lasting weight loss and how you can beat the odds.
If your BMI is 30+, then studies show the yearly cost of your excess weight to be $4,879 for a woman and $2,676 for a man. That's enough money out of your pocket for a nice cruise vacation every year.
Diabetes requires constant maintenance and includes a risk of side-effects that are even worse. But did you know that weight loss can often eliminate Type II diabetes completely? Read this article for a full report on one woman's victory...
HCG - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin - is the most popular doctor-prescribed drug for weight loss. Read this article to find out what all the hype is about and how you can tell real HCG from the rest.
Whether we want to hear this or not, the #1 reason for failure of all weight loss programs is us. Read this article to find out what we mean and what you can do about that.
Stress is the #2 killer of all weight loss efforts. This article gives the insight as to why stress makes weight loss so difficult, and what you can do about it.
Over 50 common prescription medications list possible weight gain as a side-effect. Read this article to find out if your prescriptions are on the list (link provided at end of article).
Recent research reveals surprising findings on the risks and results of bariatric surgery. Read this article to find out which is the preferred choice.