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Probiotics and Weight Control: How Gut Bacteria May Impact Your Weight

Probiotics and Weight Control: How Gut Bacteria May Impact Your Weight

By Cathe Friedrich

Your intestines are full of bacteria. There’s increasing evidence that the composition of the bacteria in your gut plays a role in controlling fat, especially belly fat. Find out about a new study linking gut bacteria to body weight and whether changing the type of bacteria in your gut by getting more probiotics helps with weight control.

All Calories Are Not Created Equal: Why Eating Less and Exercising More Isn't Always an Effective Weight Loss Strategy

All Calories Are Not Created Equal: Why Eating Less and Exercising More Isn’t Always an Effective Weight Loss Strategy

By Cathe Friedrich

One of the most dangerous lies of mainstream weight-loss advice is the notion that a calorie is a calorie is a calorie, and if the number of calories you consume is fewer than the number you burn, you will lose weight. Many struggle with their weight, even as they follow this advice. They count calories […]

Dietary Fat Made Simple

Dietary Fat Made Simple

By Cathe Friedrich

“Fat” is an unfortunate pejorative term that we’d all probably be better off without. Aside from serving no real purpose other than to make people feel bad about their body image, it also obscures the nutritional importance of dietary fats. The body needs a variety of fats on a daily basis to function properly. If […]