Is your job a liability to your waistline? If you have an office job, it is. Read on and discover 5 ways an office job makes it harder to control your weight and how to work around them.
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Calories – are they all created equal? Some nutrition experts recommend calorie counting as a way to lose weight. You shouldn’t completely ignore calories, but the quality of the calorie you consume counts too. Find out what a new study shows about this issue and why protein-rich snacks are your best bet.
To keep cravings in check, it’s important to eat foods that are healthy AND filling and avoid ones that raise your blood sugar quickly and drop it just as rapidly. Here are six foods you can count on to help keep cravings in check.
When your weight stops dropping after weeks of consistently losing weight, you might assume you’ve reached the dreaded weight loss plateau – but have you really? Sometimes a weight loss plateau isn’t your body adapting to your diet and exercise plan but due to eating a little more and exercising a little less. Does this apply to you?
Many people struggle to lose weight, but sometimes they’re doing things wrong without even realizing it. A dietician who watches people struggle to lose weight reveals seven things people commonly do to sabotage their success losing weight. Find out what they are.
You weigh one day and you’re right where you should be. The next morning, you’re up two pounds. Why does weight fluctuate so much and what do those fluctuations mean? Find out more about those frustrating bump ups in weight.
Fat serves a useful purpose – it supplies energy and keeps you warm, but there’s absolutely no benefit to having a muffin top. If you’re dealing with an expanding layer of belly fat, should you ramp up the cardio or grab a pair of weights? Read on and find out what role strength training plays in taming a muffin top.
There’s an ongoing epidemic of metabolic syndrome and it shows no signs of letting up. Lifestyle changes like diet and exercise can lower your risk for metabolic problems – but which one is best – diet or exercise? Find out what a new study shows.
So many diets restrict calories and even major food groups – not a healthy way to lose weight. Can adding something beneficial back into your diet, like fiber, be just as effective? Find out what a new study shows.
Snacking throughout the day – should you or shouldn’t you? You often hear people say, including fitness and nutrition experts, that eating every few hours throughout the day favorably affects your metabolism and helps with weight control. Is there any truth to this idea? Read on and discover more about the metabolic effects of snacking and whether it can help with controlling your weight.