Does eating a low-carb diet help you burn more fat during exercise? According to a new study, it does. Despite what the results show, find out why adopting a low-carb diet may isn’t the best option if you do high-intensity training, power training, or are trying to build lean body mass.
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It’s a commonly debated topic – is fitness or body weight more important for long-term health and well-being? Ask any two people, even the experts, and you’ll likely get different answers. But what does science show? Find out.
Most people feel good about themselves when they weigh what the charts say they should – but is this a false sense of security? Research now shows you can be of normal weight or even underweight and still be at risk for chronic health problems if you have an unhealthy body composition. Find out more.
If you’re exercising, watching your diet and not losing weight – you may be “compensating.” Compensation comes in two main forms and both can make it harder to control your weight. Find out more about how we sometimes compensate for healthy habits like exercise and eating healthy with less healthy activities.
Foods have a certain number of calories, but it may be different than what’s listed on the label. That’s because your body can’t absorb every calorie that it takes in. Find out more about digestion, absorption, and the possibility of “free calories.”
Has it become harder to stay lean than it used to be? That’s what a new study shows. It’s easy to blame the rise in obesity on a bad diet and lack of exercise, but that may not be the full story. Find out why.
With so much emphasis on avoiding starchy foods, you might be surprised to find that some starch is good for you, especially a type known as resistant starch. Read on and learn more about the different types of resistant starch, how to get more of it, and the benefits it offers.
You make the right food choices, but if you’re eating on the run, it might still cause you to pack on the pound. Find out what a new study shows about eating on the go and how it can be harmful to your waistline.
If you’re exercising and eating right but still gaining weight, could it be due to a food allergy or intolerance? That’s what some sources suggest. Find out the difference between allergies and food intolerances and how they might be associated with weight gain.
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.