Entries by Paul Plakas

Ask Paul, third edition

Welcome to the third edition of "Ask Paul," where I answer a few of the questions I receive on the site. I get literally hundreds of questions every month from people all over the world, and a lot of them follow a pretty common theme. I've picked quite a few from February and March and […]

The three things you need for a happy, healthy life

About fifteen years ago, one of my clients told me the three things a person must have in order to live a happy life: adventure, love and friendship. At the time the statement didn't mean much to me but as I have matured I realize how right he was. When I work with overweight people […]

Ask Paul, Second Edition

Welcome to another edition of "Ask Paul," where I answer a few of the questions I receive on the site. I get literally hundreds of questions from people all over the world, and a lot of them follow a pretty common theme. I've picked quite a few from the last few months and done my […]

Weighty Matters: do what works!

With more than half of us either overweight or obese, losing weight is something many people need to work towards for both health and appearance sake. Losing weight is easier than you may think, provided you know a few key tips. Use these tips to help you lean up in 2010: Eliminate all alcohol and […]

I’m fat because I’m tired, and I’m tired because I’m fat

Nowadays, little attention is given to the need for sleep. The human body is designed to get between seven and eight hours of sleep per night to function normally during the daytime. Most people don’t get the recommended amount of sleep. As a result, physicians often see the outcomes of obesity, metabolic syndrome, Type-II diabetes […]