Most weight loss programs require prepackaged foods containing ingredients that stimulate appetite, intensify cravings, and lead to weight gain.
One-hundred calorie snack packs have grown in popularity as people look for ways to control how much they eat. They sound like a good alternative, and, in some ways they are, but are 100-calorie snack packs all they’re cracked up to be? Find out why you shouldn’t make them your snacking option of choice.
Exercise has health benefits, but it also increases the amount of oxidative stress your cells are exposed to. One way to help yourself recover is to eat more antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables. According to a new study, one green, leafy vegetable that tastes great in salads may be of benefit after a workout. Find out what it is.
Most people spend eight hours a day working, and some jobs are more active than others. Have you ever wondered how your occupation affects your body weight? Find out why some jobs can be an occupational health hazard and how to stay more active regardless of your occupation.
Even if you’re eating a healthy diet, you may not be getting enough of one important mineral – iodine. A new study shows that women of childbearing age have borderline low levels of iodine. That can make it harder to lose weight and lead to other unpleasant health consequences. Find out more about the important of iodine in your diet – and how to get more.
Even if you don’t eat dairy, there are still ways to get bone-building calcium. Discover these five foods that keep bones strong and healthy.
Can an imaging study of your brain reveal whether you’ll gain weight over the next six months? That’s what researchers at Dartmouth think. Find out what a new study shows about food temptations, weight gain and your brain.
By now most of you have returned home from our infectious road trip with lots more friends, pictures and memories. You’ve probably checked the Cathe forums and Facebook throughout the day, to relive those moments we all shared this weekend. The first day back home from a road trip is so hard isn’t it? Of […]
Love Italian food but hate the calories? Restaurant Italian food is particularly high in calories and fat. The good news? You can still enjoy an evening at an Italian restaurant without adding inches to your waistline. Here’s how.
The Japanese have one of the lowest rates of obesity in the world. Why might that be? Discover the lifestyle secrets of Japanese women and how they stay slender throughout their life.