When you’re under stress you probably eat a little differently and a little less healthy. This may partially explain why stressed out people are prone towards weight gain. Now a new study identifies another reason -stress may slow your metabolism. Find out more.
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Beige fat, brown fat and white fat – what do all of these colors mean? More importantly, how do these types of fat differ in function? Find out more about brown fat and beige fat, two kinds of fat that make controlling your weight a little easier.
Coffee is a popular drink and one that has some surprising health benefits. Coffee has almost no calories, making it a low calorie drink to sip if you’re trying to control your weight. Does coffee have weight control benefits that go beyond the fact it’s low in calories? Read on and find out what research shows about coffee and weight control.
You may have heard about ketogenic diets for weight loss. What is a ketogenic diet and what are its benefits and drawbacks? This article discusses the history of ketogenic diets and how they work. It also points out the limitations of such a diet and why a more balanced eating plan is best.
Should you count calories or focus more on the quality of what you’re eating when trying to lose weight? This article discusses the importance of diet quality and why not all calories are created equal when it comes to staying lean and healthy.
What happens to your fat cells when you gain or lose weight? Do they increase in number – and can you actually change the number of fat cells you have? What role does exercise play? This article discusses the science of fat cells and the exciting role exercise plays in fat loss.
Weight loss is difficult for many people and weight maintenance after weight loss can be even harder. One reason is a phenomenon called adaptive thermogenesis. Find out what adaptive thermogenesis is, what factors affect it and how to reduce its influence when you’re trying to lose weight
Snacking and grazing – are they really beneficial if you’re trying to lose weight? Find out the pros and cons of eating snacks between meals and what research shows about meal frequency and weight loss. You may be surprised.
You hear so much about weight loss foods – foods that will magically help you lose weight. No food by itself will cause the weight to fall off and if you eat large quantities of a single food, you won’t have a very balanced diet. Still, there are foods that may give you some advantages when you’re trying to lose or control your weight. Here are five surprising foods that may help.
Your intestines are full of bacteria. There’s increasing evidence that the composition of the bacteria in your gut plays a role in controlling fat, especially belly fat. Find out about a new study linking gut bacteria to body weight and whether changing the type of bacteria in your gut by getting more probiotics helps with weight control.