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More Evidence That Cutting Back on Sugar Helps With Weight Control

By Cathe Friedrich

Sugar has gotten a bad rap lately, but how much does added sugar in foods and beverages really affect your weight? A recent meta-analysis looked at the issue of sugar in foods and beverages and how it impacts weight for the average person. Find out what this study showed and discover other compelling reasons to cut back on sugar.

Improve Your Health by Standing at Work

By Cathe Friedrich

Sometimes making small changes can lead to big health benefits. Research already shows that too much sitting increases your risk for mortality even if you exercise daily. When do people do most of their sitting? At work. So why not stand? Find out the benefits of standing at work and how to be more active on the job.

How High Insulin Levels Make It Hard to Shed Body Fat and How to Lower Yours Naturally

By Cathe Friedrich

Insulin has the important function of allowing glucose to enter cells, but too much of it can create problems for your waistline. Insulin is a fat-storage hormone that makes it more difficult to lose body fat. But why? This article discusses how insulin makes it hard to shed body fat and what you can do to lower your insulin levels naturally.