Can you get benefits from even a minute of brisk activity? That’s what a new study shows. A minute here and a minute there of movement can add up to a lower body weight if you do it consistently. Find out more.
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The French have a significantly lower rate of obesity compared to Western countries, despite the fact they eat a diet that’s relatively high in saturated fat. Why might this be – and what can we learn from them about maintaining a healthy body weight? Find out.
How’s your metabolism? Having a higher resting metabolic rate makes it easier to control your weight. Unfortunately, some people slow down their metabolism without knowing it. Here are five habits that can slow your metabolism and contribute to weight gain.
Spices are one of the quickest ways to add flavor to food but they’re good for more than that. If you’re trying to control your weight, adding more spice to your food can help you achieve your goal. Discover five reasons why you should add more spices to your diet if you’re trying to control your weight.
Trying to lose weight? Be sure you’re getting enough protein in your diet. Protein is a powerful ally in your battle to shed body fat. Find out what the benefits of protein are when you’re trying to lose weight and how to get them.
Are you hooked on your morning cup of java? Drinking coffee has health benefits and some people think it helps control their appetite. Does sipping coffee really help with appetite control? What about its effects on metabolism? Find out more about coffee and its impact on appetite and metabolism.
How aware are you of how and what you’re eating? It’s easy to fall into the trap of mindless snacking and making the wrong food choices out of conveniences. Here are five of the most common “bad eating habits” that make it hard to control your weight along with ways to correct them.
What changes happen to your metabolism when you restrict calories too much to speed up weight loss? Find out how calorie restriction impacts hormones that control your metabolic rate and appetite and how to avoid a significant metabolic slowdown when you’re trying to lose body fat.
You already know resistance exercise affects muscle cells, causing them to hypertrophy and become larger, and exercise in general helps with loss of body fat. Here’s a novel idea – can exercise actually affect the genes that control the growth of fat cells? Researchers at the Lund University think so. Here’s why.
Vitamin D is a vitamin that behaves like a hormone. In fact, cells throughout your body have receptors for this important vitamin/hormone. Why is the sunshine vitamin so important? Preliminary research shows a link between low vitamin D levels and inflammation linked to some autoimmune diseases. Plus, it may help to keep other age-related health […]