Websites and magazines are full of conflicting advice about diet and weight loss. Do you need to cut out carbohydrates? Should you try to stop eating snacks of any kind? Does consuming food in the evening cause the most weight gain? Read on to discover the answers to these questions and more as you learn about the top nine myths that are stopping you from losing weight.
Learn the secrets and science to losing weight safely and effectively.
You’re probably pretty aware of what you’re eating, especially if you’re trying to control your weight. But how concerned are you about when you eat? According to a new study, when you eat your big meal of the day may have a significant impact on how much weight you lose. Find out more.
If you’ve already embraced the paleo diet, it makes intuitive sense to try to extend that thinking to your fitness plan. Above all, paleo fitness is about moving your body and enjoying your life. Now get out there and start playing!
Pear-shaped people were once thought to enjoy a lower rate of heart disease and type 2-diabetes compared to apple-shapes, those who store fat around their waistline. Recently, a study called this into question. Find out why thigh and buttock fat is a health risk too
What is the thermic effect of food and how can it impact your weight? Find out more about how what you eat and when you eat it impacts your metabolic rate and how you can subtly influence it with your diet.
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.
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.