How social media affects your weight

Posted by CarePoint Health on Nov 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, YouTube, and many others have become a new way of communicating and keeping in touch with people we know or even famous celebrities. But are they helping or hurting our weight loss efforts?

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Topics: Bariatrics, Nutrition, Technology, Health

Lose weight by streaming fitness workouts online

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jun 2, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Miami fitness instructor Jessica Smith, 35, featured her mother Debbie Smith, age 59, in her workout DVDs because she’s closer in age and ability to many of her fans. While the fitness DVD is not dead with sales rising in 2014, according to market researcher IBISWorld, younger generations are looking to stream their workout videos online.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Exercise, Technology

Mobile app allows you to preview a slimmer you

Posted by CarePoint Health on May 4, 2015 2:30:00 PM

If you can’t visualize yourself in a slimmer body, you may experience setbacks with weight loss. Some people claim that motivation is key to understanding what you need to do to become healthier, but sometimes, it’s not that simple. Many individuals are visual learners, and need help with understanding the impact weight loss can have on their lives. Now, there’s an app that allows you to preview what you’ll look like after losing weight.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Technology

How to use weight-loss apps effectively

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jan 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM

If you’re an individual interested in losing weight to become healthier, you now have access to endless tools that can help you along your weight-loss journey. In addition to workout videos and the Internet, you can now download weight-loss and fitness apps to your smartphone that enhance your weight-loss experience by making the process more fun and by providing you with the data you need to stay on track with diet and exercise.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Exercise, Nutrition, Technology

3 fitness and weight-loss apps for 2015

Posted by CarePoint Health on Dec 18, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Weight loss has been a top New Year’s resolution for the last several decades in America, but thanks to advances in technology over the last few years, smartphones and weight-loss apps can finally help us get where we want to be with our health and appearances. Obesity rates in the US may be climbing, but now we have tools at our disposal that our parents and ancestors didn’t have that can push us ahead into the future and drive weight loss more effectively.

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Topics: Bariatrics, Exercise, Nutrition, Technology