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WDBJ7 ReporterFor some people, losing weight can be a lifelong battle. For others, it can be a fight for the their very lives. Meet Jeff Mitchell. He weighs 600 pounds. Before we could start the interview, Mitchell had to lay down, his own weight was too much to...
Tags: Heart Attack, Stroke, Hospitals and Clinics, Weight
WDBJ7 ReporterThey're out there. Free smartphone applications to help you drop some weight. For many of us, it might be hard to fathom that a phone could help you get fit, but I'm a believer. There are several apps that use GPS to track your runs. Nike running...
WDBJ7 ReporterAsk any gym owners when the most popular time of day to work out is, and he or she will tell you its before or after people get to work. But which of those is better for your health? It depends. "If you're trying to lose weight, the best time to...
WDBJ7 BloggerIt is a new year and it can be the year for change. Most people attempt weight loss as their resolutions. You would think I put it down as mine for 2012 but I did not. I actually wanted to succeed because most resolutions fail. We get so energized for a...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistUSA.gov listed some of the most popular New Year's resolutions. Here are the top ten: Lose weight, quit smoking, save money, manage stress, manage debt, take a trip, drink less alcohol, volunteer to help others, eat healthy, and reduce, reuse and...
WDBJ7 BloggerJocktober was a success and a failure. However, I look on the bright side, therefore, through the fails, I see improvements. Lets talk about the WINS. 1. Roller Coaster I finally fit in the roller coaster seat without feeling embarrassed. I conquered...
WDBJ7 BloggerI am literally allergic to healthy food. It sucks sooo BAD! I have Food oral allergy Syndrome. So, October is coming up which marks my weight loss journey to ONE YEAR! CRAZINESS!!! I can't believe I stuck this out for a year. Granted, the goal is 2...
Tags: Biscuits, Diets and Dieting, Social Media, Allergies, Weight
WDBJ7 BloggerMy Trip to Dallas I just want to give an overview of the trip before I get into the specifics. I loved my weekend away from Va. It was relaxing, amazing and I really can’t think of words to describe it. Air Flight Okay, so remember how I...
Tags: Social Media, Allergies, Travel, Overweight, Trips and Vacations
WDBJ7 BloggerI look at recent pictures and think how crazy my life has turned in the last year. Now, before I start, I have to say I didn't start my weight loss/transformation until October so it hasn’t been a year yet. Continuing on, last year at this time I...
WDBJ7 BloggerHere is your guide to read labels and conquer failing diets. SERVING SIZE The first things to look at on the Nutrition label is the serving size. The serving size dictates how much calories you are putting into your system. What most people don't...
Many people ask me how did I lose the weight. I simply respond with exercise and a healthier diet. However, the biggest key in my weight loss, and I will say in any weight loss, is motivation. You can have a team of dietitians or a team of personal...
Diabetes Mellitus. The data is startling, and it’s getting worse. According to the Centers for Disease Control, diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the U.S., or 8.3 percent of the population. It’s the seventh leading cause of...
Tags: Human Body, Heart Disease, Obesity, Amputation, Pharmaceuticals
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