GLUTEN FREE DOES NOT MEAN CALORIE FREE: WEIGHT GAIN ON A GLUTEN FREE DIET

I see several people, proudly posting pictures of massive portions of food and dessert on Instagram. There’s a general misconception that it’s fine to consume larger portions of food because it’s Gluten free. When it comes down to it, in order to lose weight on any diet, one must technically consume less calories than expended in order to… [Continue Reading]

1 OUT OF 3 THREE KIDS IN AMERICA IS OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE…STUNNING!!!

Fried chicken fingers, hamburgers, French fries and sugary sodas dominate children’s menus in most chain restaurants, and most kids meals fall short of meeting basic nutritional standards, a nonprofit health advocacy group said Thursday. Some 97% of nearly 3,500 kids meals analyzed don’t meet basic nutritional standards, the Center for Science in the Public Interest… [Continue Reading]

BLACK WOMEN DON’T WORKOUT BECAUSE OF THEIR HAIR!!!

A friend of mine sent me a link to this article and I had to share it with you. Check it out below. When you know better, you do better. Here now, a new study chronicled in the scientific journal The Daily Mail, which lays bare womankind’s deepest, darkest, shiniest, most volumizing secret: some women… [Continue Reading]

QSYMIA, NEW DIET DRUG APPROVED BY THE FDA

A new diet drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in July is now available for obese and at-risk overweight patients. The oral medication Qsymia can only be obtained with a doctor’s prescription. Qsymia (pronounced kyoo-SIM-ee-uh) is the second diet drug approved this year. The FDA approved a weight-loss pill called Belviq on… [Continue Reading]

BEST TIME TO EAT FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Certainly, what we eat has an enormous impact on our health and weight status.  But did you know that when and how we eat also make a huge difference? Eating at  the appropriate times throughout the day will help to maximize fat burning and  keep hunger at bay. Aim to eat every 3 to 4… [Continue Reading]

THE BEST DIET FOR KEEPING THE WEIGHT OFF

You’ve lost weight, but will you keep it off? A low-glycemic-index diet may work better than others at burning calories and helping people ward off those pesky Lbs, reports a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. In the study, researchers had 21 people who’d lost 10 to 15 percent of their… [Continue Reading]

DOUBLE STANDARD: WOMEN MUST WORK HARDER TO LOSE WEIGHT

On The Biggest Loser, more than 60% of the winners have been men. Outside of the show, I’ve heard a lot of women complain that even when they aren’t really “trying,” men seem to have an easier time losing weight. Why? The answer lies in body composition. Even when obese, men tend to have more muscle mass than women…. [Continue Reading]

7 TIPS FOR LASTING WEIGHT LOSS

One of the keys, is to “really fall in love with this thing called fitness. It’s really the kindest thing we can do is to take care of ourselves like it really matters, to live that feeling and that lifestyle.” Here are some quick, simple tips for your own personal transformation. Make the Commitment “You… [Continue Reading]

WOW!!! COCA COLA EXECUTIVE SAYS THAT SUGARY DRINKS DO NOT CAUSE OBESITY

Until now, beverage giant Coca-Cola hasn’t put a face to its staunch opposition to last week’s proposal by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to limit to 16 ounces the size of sugary drinks sold at New York restaurants, movie theaters and street carts. But in an exclusive interview, Katie Bayne, Coca-Cola’s 45-year-old president of sparkling beverages in North America,… [Continue Reading]

NO COMMENT! MY LIPS ARE SEALED

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10 JOBS THAT ARE MAKING US ALL FAT!!!

I knew it!! I knew that it was our bosses and our jobs that are making us put on those extra pounds. Here’s to sticking to it to the man for making gain weight and putting our lives at risk of diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and early heart disease. Read more… Noticed a… [Continue Reading]

BLOOMBERG,NYC MAYOR, PLANS TO BAN SUPER SIZE SUAGRY DRINKS: GOOD IDEA OR TOO MUCH GOVERNMENT

New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity. The proposed ban would affect virtually the entire menu of popular sugary drinks found in… [Continue Reading]

LADIES, DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE SCALE….IT IS YOUR FRIEND!

DON’T BE AFRAID OF IT….EMBRACE IT!!! As the temperatures begin heating up, it seems that everywhere you turn you are face-to-face with bikini-clad models and celebrities gracing the covers of magazines with their svelte, toned bodies.  Even the most self assured woman may experience a tinge of jealousy, guilt, motivation or any number of different… [Continue Reading]

VIDEO: TOO FAT TO DANCE?

Does anyone care? Check out the video and you decide   By Ngo okafor The most downloaded black male model Nigerian American black male model photo gallery and blog www.getingo.com

PUT DOWN THE CHIPS AND PIZZA, PICK UP A VEGETABLE. SECRETS TO LOSING WEIGHT!

Is losing weight challenging?  YES!!! But then, anything in life that is worth attaining takes hard work and dedication. I’m a big believer in tough love. That is how I was raised. It works. Losing weight does not have to be difficult. It does not have to hard. Losing weight is a lot like mathematics; it’s… [Continue Reading]

THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD IS ON THEIR SHOULDERS!

I saw this cover of Newsweek magazine yesterday and thought that it was funny and scary at the same time. The baby looks so excited to enjoy his or her french fries…mmmmmm…tasty!! It looks like the baby is holding on to a check for 1 Million dollars!! Even though the baby in this picture is… [Continue Reading]

THIS IS NOT SEXY, THIS NOT PLUS SIZE MODELING, NOT A POSITIVE MESSAGE FOR NIGERIAN KIDS

I just saw some pictures of a Nigerian designer’s look book. They called it Plus size modeling. I don’t think it is. Don’t get me wrong, I’m in support of people loving their bodies and having high self esteem, but the truth of the matter is that these girls are unhealthy. These girls are dangerously overweight. This… [Continue Reading]