The age-old argument – genetics or lifestyle? A new study approaches the argument in a different way by looking at identical twins with the same genetics – one who exercises and who doesn’t. They look the same on the outside, but what about the inside? Find out.
Learn the secrets and science to losing weight safely and effectively.
What’s for breakfast? Maybe something sweet. A study suggests that adding dessert to the breakfast table could help you control your weight. Sound unlikely? Find out more about this intriguing finding and how best to handle sugar cravings that make it harder to control your weight.
Diet quality versus quantity – which matters most when you’re trying to lose weight? A new study looked at this issue and revealed some interesting insights about what to eat and not eat when your goal is to slim down. Find out what they are.
Help! You’re eating cleanly, but you’re constantly hungry. What can you do to eat a healthy diet and NOT feel hungry? Find out why hunger pangs can be a problem when you first change your diet and how to get them under control.
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.
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.