Eating has a useful function – it helps us refuel. In the best of all possible worlds, we’d only eat when we hungry. Now a new study shows MOST eating is motivated by factors other than hunger. Surprised? Discover how psychological factors subtly influence how much and what you eat.
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Does it seem as if men have an easier time losing body fat than women? Find out what research shows about this issue and why men may have an advantage when it comes to staying lean. You’ll also discover how men and women burn fat differently during exercise and at rest.
Have you ever thought about the impact losing weight has on bone health and bone density? This article discusses the effect calorie restriction has on bone density and how you can keep your bones healthy when you’re trying to lose weight.
Can you adopt a very low carb diet to lose weight and still work out at a high intensity? This article looks at the role carbohydrates play in fueling exercise and why diets that are very low in carbs are detrimental to performance.
You often hear people recommend drinking more water in the belief that it helps with weight loss. Is there any truth to this idea? Discover what research shows about drinking water and its effects on body weight.
Hunger can be a tough beast to tame, especially if you’re eating the wrong foods. This article discusses the role each macronutrient plays in controlling hunger. Find out which macronutrients are most satiating and how to change the composition of your diet to keep hunger at bay.
If only you could curb those sugar cravings, you could lose weight. Have you ever told yourself that? It’s not as hard as you think. Here are six ways to quiet those cravings and feel more satisfied without eating sugar.
Obesity is a risk factor for a number of chronic health problems including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer. Exercise combined with a healthy diet is one of the best ways to reduce body fat, but even if you’re obese and never lose a pound, a new study shows you’re still getting benefits. Find out why.
No doubt – yogurt is a quick and convenient snack that can also double as breakfast when you’re running behind in the morning. If you’re on the fence as to whether to add yogurt to your diet, here’s a reason to give it a try. Trying to lose or control your weight? More than one study shows yogurt may help with fat loss.
Is there a disconnect with how people perceive their weight? Recent studies show some people who are overweight or obese aren’t aware they have a weight problem. Find out more about obesity “misperception” and new research on how well we’re dealing with the obesity epidemic.