Don’t you hate it when you watch a skinny person eat whatever they want and not gain a pound? But if you really watch them eat, you will see that they have mastered a very important skill – portion control.
Learn the secrets and science to losing weight safely and effectively.
When stuck in a weight gridlock, the issue may not be how much you’re eating or working out, but about what works best for your body. Unravelling this mystery is key to shedding pounds.
Not all foods suppress your appetite equally. Certain foods have a higher satiety index, a scale based on research carried out at the University of Sidney. Find out how to choose foods that are not only good for you but also keep you full longer.
If everyone in your family is overweight or obese, are you destined to suffer the same fate? Maybe not. New research shows that staying active can override the effects of genes that make it harder to lose weight. Find out more about obesity genes and exercise.
You already know that prolonged sitting is bad for your health, but it may affect your “bottom line” as well. New research shows that sitting in a chair too long may increase the amount of fat you store in your buttocks regardless of the squats you do at the gym. Find out more.
Maintaining a normal body weight can be a challenge for many people. The medical community has long supported exercise and healthy eating choices to help patients achieve their ideal body weight. Unfortunately, staying healthy and disease free may be more complicated than just achieving a normal body weight. Recent evidence shows that more than half […]
Despite their reputation for causing weight gain, fats serve a useful purpose in the body. Find out why you need fats and why a very low-fat diet can be unhealthy.
If you are trying to lose weight or are doing your best to maintain a slim figure, you probably think of yourself as something of an expert on the subject of which foods are hazardous to your waistline. However, at least thirteen of the foods and drinks that people commonly think of as healthy are actually capable of stopping you from losing weight. Read on to find out which of these foods are the worst, and to discover more genuinely healthy substitutes.
Are you looking for a way to get rid of stubborn belly fat? It’s a frustrating problem that becomes more pronounced as you get older. Exercise is important, but research shows that changing the composition of your diet may help too. Find out why.
Not eating breakfast may save you a little time, but it will do nothing positive for your health. Prepare the night before, and set your alarm a little earlier so you can make time for breakfast.