Gut Bacteria May Be Key to Weight Loss Success

Danish Researchers Find That Levels of Certain Gut Bacteria Influence How Much Weight Loss Is Possible by BodyLogicMD If you’ve tried every diet and weight loss strategy under the sun and still can’t drop pounds, it might have as much to do with what’s lurking in your gut as what’s sitting on your plate. A … Continued

Sweetened Beverages Harm Health, Despite Industry-Funded Claims to the Contrary

Study Suggests That the Beverage Industry Paid for Skewed Research About Sugary Drinks by BodyLogicMD Sweetened beverages are widely recognized as a major contributor to the obesity and type 2 diabetes epidemics. In fact, the widespread consumption of sugary drinks remains one of the biggest public health concerns today—soda and sports drinks are the top … Continued

Tech-Aided Weight Loss—Does It Work?

Potential Pitfalls of the Fitbit and Other Wearable Fitness Devices by BodyLogicMD   If you’ve been eyeing an expensive fitness tracker to help you lose weight, a recent study suggests that you may want to save your money. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that wearable gadgets may be less effective … Continued

Gynecomastia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

How to Get Rid of “Man Boobs” by BodyLogicMD If you’ve ever been too embarrassed to take off your shirt at the beach, you’re probably familiar with the term “man boobs.” At least thirty percent of males are affected by gynecomastia—the medical term for male breasts—in their lifetimes. In fact, it’s the most common condition … Continued

From Diet to Detox—7 Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Body

Whole-Body Cleanse Made Simple by BodyLogicMD Unless you have avoided the internet, magazines, reality TV, and Dr. Oz for the last decade, you have most likely heard about detoxing. Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyoncé, and even “Real Housewives” have embraced and promoted detoxes ranging from one-day cleanses to drinking nothing but a mixture of lemon … Continued

Why You Can’t Lose Weight

How Diets Can Make You Fatter by BodyLogicMD Have you ever experienced the “boomerang effect” from dieting? It’s a common story: you get serious about dieting and gradually succeed in losing weight, but it doesn’t last. Eventually, it comes back―very likely in a greater amount than you lost. In fact, many people who diet gain … Continued

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy as a Weight Loss Tool

Weight Loss and BHRT by BodyLogicMD The more that researchers delve into the intricacies of the human body, the clearer it becomes that the key to maintaining a healthy weight is way more complex than just eating less and exercising more. While this solution may do the trick for some, for others, it can be … Continued

Is Dehydration Hindering Your Weight Loss?

Effective Tips on How to Lose Weight While Staying Hydrated by BodyLogicMD In recent weeks, almost all 50 states have been affected by a massive heat wave that has seemingly taken over the country. With temperatures rising well into the 90s and even 100s, proper hydration becomes a key focus in maintaining your health. Your … Continued

Why Can’t You Lose Weight?

The Truth Behind Weight That Won’t Budge You stand longingly in front of your pantry, swinging the door open and closed, open and closed. With each slam of the cabinet you are willing your mind to overcome the desire for its contents—sugary treats, comforting pasta and tasty breads—and instead turn to the fresh vegetables in … Continued