During Week 2 of The Great American Weight Loss, CBS News Health Correspondent Dr. Emily Senay tackled common excuses people give when they hear the words "diet" and "exercise." With the help of fellow health experts, she showed how to turn these excuses into solutions.
Click on the images below to read what Dr. Senay covered on the week of August 10-14:
Older people who think that gaining weight is unavoidable need a better excuse for not exercising. And they can drop "thin" from their vocabulary, says Dr. Pamela Peeke, a nutrition and metabolism specialist.
Although many people find gyms intimidating, guest consultant Dr. Pamela Peeke shows how they can be places of self-renewal and relaxation.
For those who want to lose weight, but don't want to spend money on a gym membership, fitness expert Angela Settle has a cheaper alternative that won't break your bank.
After only a week and a half of following The Great American Weight Loss tips, three volunteers who wanted to shed some extra pounds report their successful progress.
If the words 'diet food' bring to mind 'packaged, fat-free and tasteless,' dietician Cathy Nonas has a food tip that will keep you healthy and satisfy your cravings.