Did you know that just 30 years ago only one in ten people were overweight? Not so today. Currently, health researchers estimate that two out of three people are either overweight or obese.
You’re in shape. Your muscles are toned and you’ve reached your ideal body weight. But you still have an annoying problem – stretch marks. Some people say cocoa butter can help. Is there any truth to this? If not, what can you do for stretch marks? Find out.
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.
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.
Have you eaten your berries today? You already know that berries are a good source of antioxidants – but now a large study uncovers a new reason to eat them. They could lower your risk for a heart attack. Find out what new research shows and ways to tap into the nutritional benefits of berries.
Most of the supplements you see advertised for weight loss have no benefits, and at worse, they may be dangerous. On the other hand, certain dietary components do seem to have an impact on fat loss. An example? Vitamin D and calcium. Find out what recent research shows about how they influence fat loss.
Who doesn’t want a faster metabolism? Having a speedy metabolism may help you control you weight, but it could work against you from a longevity standpoint. Find out why.
You’ve seemingly done everything right. You diet and exercise and still you can’t seem to lose even a pound. You may have a condition that is driven by hormone imbalance known as weight loss resistance.
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.
Do you begin the day with a bowl of oatmeal? That’s a good choice, but you can maximize the health benefits of your morning cereal with these healthy add-ins. Pump up the nutritional power of your morning oatmeal and begin the day right.