More athletes and bodybuilders are adding medium-chain triglycerides to their diet in hopes of boosting fat loss and increasing exercise endurance. Do they really help? Find out more about medium-chain triglycerides, how they’re different from other fats and whether they help with fat loss.
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We constantly hear about the health risks of obesity and about the health problems it causes – but how much does it ultimately impact longevity? Read on and find out how much obesity shortens lifespan and why the concept of “metabolically healthy obesity” is a myth.
Have you “damaged” your metabolism through excessive calorie restriction? Aggressive calorie restriction can cause a temporary slowdown in metabolism. This article discusses what a damaged metabolism is, what causes it and steps you can take to correct it.
How do the lifestyle choices your partner makes affect your own health and fitness goals? A new study looked at this issue and came to some interesting conclusions. Find out how getting your partner to eat healthier and be more active works in your favor and how to get a reluctant partner to make better lifestyle choices.
What could be more discouraging than working hard to lose weight and failing to get results? This article discusses 6 possible reasons diet and exercise may not be causing your weight to drop and how to correct them.
Have you ever noticed how some people lose lots of weight on a particular diet while others struggle to lose a few pounds? Not everyone responds to a particular diet the same way. The type of diet you respond best to depends on factors like your age, genetics and whether you’re metabolically healthy. Find out more about individual variations in response to diet.
Could obesity actually be a problem at the cellular level? Inside cells are tiny organelles called mitochondria that produce energy. Some research shows obese people have mitochondria that function differently. Does obesity begin at the level of the mitochondria?
With so many books out there telling you how to boost your metabolism and how important it is to do so, the last thing you want to do is slow yours down. Certain diet and lifestyle habits can cause your metabolic rate to drop. Here are some you should know about.
Does one diet work better than another? Most importantly, are diets a long-term solution for weight loss? Find out what research shows about how one diet compares to another and the four pitfalls of following one.
It’s no secret that regular workouts make you stronger and more self-confident. It can even make your more productive at work and a stronger leader and more creative thinker in the work place. Discover five ways exercise can enhance your career and leadership abilities.