So many myths about losing weight and body fat prevail – what are you to believe? Here are five of the most common fat loss myths dispelled – so you don’t have to fall for them.
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You probably know people who are always on a diet. They reduce their calorie consumption to the point that they lose weight but are unhappy because they feel deprived. Do this long enough and your metabolism slows as your body senses that the energy supply is low. You might assume that once you return to […]
BMI is the current “standard” health professionals use to determine whether you’re overweight or obese and what your future health risks might be. Unfortunately, it’s a flawed measure. This article looks at other ways to measure where you are on the health and weight continuum.
Hunger – there’s more than one kind. Some hunger is driven by low energy stores but there’s another kind that makes it harder to control your weight – and one that can potentially lead to food addiction.
Protein is an essential macronutrient you need for muscle function and for health. According to a new study, consuming a diet higher in protein may have benefits for older, overweight individuals. Find out why.
After losing weight, you have an even tougher battle – keeping it off. The statistics on the number of people who successfully do that are bleak, around 10 to 20%. But now a new study shows those statistics might be wrong. Find out more.
No doubt, WHAT you eat is important but what about when you eat it and how often? Some research suggests that giving our bodies a little “down time” between meals might pay off with a slimmer waistline and better health. Get the full scoop.
Salt adds flavor to foods – but does it also encourage us to overeat? That’s what a new study shows. Find out more about the impact salt has on your brain chemistry and how much you eat at a meal.
Protein is the most satiating of all the macronutrients and one you need more of if you do high-intensity exercise or resistance training. Research also shows high-protein diets helps with weight loss. Now a new study shows an unexpected benefit of consuming more protein when dieting. Find out what it is.
Do you have a pot belly that just won’t go away? The problem may not be excess fat but a weakening of the fabric that holds your tummy in. It’s more common in women after pregnancy but you can get it even if you’ve never been pregnant. Find out more.