Sunday, October 31, 2010
Impossible”, a Tom Cruise blockbuster movie, grossed $45 million on its first
week. “Weight Loss” as search term,
generated over 50 million search engine results on Google. If it were a movie, “Weight Loss” could
easily outrank “Mission Impossible” as one of blockbuster movies of all
is not something to celebrate. This
indicates an escalating worldwide problem served on a platter of French fries,
cookie chips and choco bars– obesity.
Obesity and How to Avoid
excessive fat gained by the body due to various factors, but principally by
eating too much junk. Lethargy is its
favorite past time.
not happen by chance. It is a product of
your choices as to what to eat, how much and how often. It is the result of your choice to curl up in
bed, a lot longer than necessary; to avoid exercise and to splurge on junk
food. It does not happen overnight, but
builds up with time.
professionals promote their usual recipe for good health: diet and exercise; however, nothing works
like magic when one decides to lose weight.
Since obesity is largely the result of your lifestyle choices and eating
habits, weight loss should be pursued in the same way – by choice – again and
A lot have
been written about diet pills, fruit diets and other weight loss programs, but
regardless of what program you use, success is in keeping it. Losing weight should not be an on and off
thing. Whatever program you choose, you
should stick to it until your mirror shows you the results.
Acupuncture as a Weight
“new” is causing a stir on the internet.
It is a system of healing that originated in China, but brought to
American shores by no less than former President Nixon. It is called “Chen” in Chinese, but perhaps
you are familiar with its more popular name:
No, it does
not work like magic; in fact, licensed acupuncturists would advise you stick to
a healthy diet and maintain your daily fitness routine for acupuncture to really
work. The good thing is - it
weight loss programs, acupuncture addresses not just the obesity problem, but
also other toxins you harbor in your body.
Imagine it as a two-edged laser sword – it cuts your cravings for more
food while it treats your ailments, such as migraines, insomnia and
depression. There have been claims of
relief among drug dependents, too.
it! You wanted to ask about needles,
right? Acupuncture DOES USE needles to
stimulate 2,000 acupoints in your body.
However, piercing and acupuncture are not one and the same. Acupuncture needles DO NOT wound the skin and
The Tale of the
When was the
last time you saw your waistline at 22 inches? Of course, you age and muscles slack, but
being obese has no excuse.
health concern affects both adults and children that no less than the First Lady
of the United States, Michelle Obama, has pushed the alert button on this creepy
meditation and diet are surefire formula to weight loss; however, you cannot
expect success overnight. The potential
of missing the mark is also great, since it is never easy to curb the craving
This is where
acupuncture works best. It also speeds
Over 50% of
health professionals in the United States have given this Oriental medicine a
thumb up; weight watchers keep a keen eye on acupuncture as a weight loss
therapy, as more and more people have claimed positive results. Don’t just believe – try it!
6th Sense Health and Wellness Center
was founded in Forsyth County in 1997 and provides massage therapy,
acupuncture, nutrition counseling, fitness training and herbal therapy.
The company has been promoting natural health in the region since its
inception and is active in the local civic and business community
including the Winston Salem Chamber of Commerce. To find out more,
please visit www.6ths.com.