Are you overeating without knowing it? A new study shows the importance of controlling portion sizes if you want to control your weight. Find out more about this study and how to avoid the pitfalls of eating too much.
If you’re trying to lose weight, what do you reach for? Many people reach for low-calorie items they find at their local supermarket. After all, if it’s low in calories it should make it easier to lose weight, right? Not necessarily so. Find out why choosing low calorie products can work against you when you’re trying to shed body fat.
If there’s one topic that people are confused about – it’s cellulite. Too many sources claim to have a cure for this common condition and perpetuate a number of fallacies. Here are five myths about cellulite you shouldn’t believe.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you craved healthy foods instead of ones high in fat or sugar? Find out why we crave unhealthy foods and how to retrain your taste buds to enjoy whole foods that aren’t high in sugar or fat.
Are happily married couples more likely to gain weight together? Does marriage and weight gain go hand in hand? Find out what new research shows about marriage and weight control and how you can avoid the pitfalls of weight gain after marriage.
Insulin is a hormone that’s vital to life. It helps your body store energy and hold onto body fat. On the other hand, it also helps you build muscle when you work out. Find out more about the science of insulin, how it can work in your favor – and work against you too.
Many women experience weight gain after menopause and that weight comes in the form of body fat, not muscle. Is weight gain after menopause inevitable? Find out why it’s harder to control your weight once estrogen levels drop and what you can do to avoid putting on weight.
You already know that your thyroid is the “master gland” when it comes to controlling your metabolism. Have you ever wondered what effect dieting and calorie restriction has on it? Read on and find out why it’s not a good idea to cut calories back too low even if you’re trying to lose weight.
Not losing weight despite your best efforts to eat cleanly and exercise? That’s a frustrating problem to have. One of the best ways to find out why is to keep a food journal. Here are six reasons you should write down what you eat and the insights you’ll gain.
Does it seem that men lose body fat more quickly and easily than women? It’s not your imagination. Men seem to have some “unfair advantages” when it comes to shedding body fat. Find out how the sexes differ in terms of their ability to lose fat and build lean body mass and the best way to “even things up” a bit.