If you’re struggling to lose belly fat, it may take more than adjusting your diet and working out regularly. How much you sleep plays a role too. Discover four ways that lack of sleep makes it harder to shed tummy fat.
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Recently, small studies have suggested that what you eat and how much is more important for controlling weight than physical activity. Don’t be too quick to believe it. According to a new study, exercise trumps diet for weight control as you age. Get the full story.
Do you scurry to the kitchen at night all too often for a pre-bedtime snack? Late-night snacking is a common problem, especially for women. Why is the urge to snack at night so strong? Find out what recent research shows and how you can avoid the pitfalls of eating late at night.
Lately, more studies have shown the importance, from a health standpoint, of getting enough sleep. Now a new study shows even minor amounts of sleep loss have metabolic consequences and can even impact your body weight. Find out, once again, why sleep is part of the “stay healthy” equation just like exercise and nutrition.
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.
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.