No doubt about it! Sleep is important for your health, but can not getting enough of it slow your metabolism? Here’s the scoop on sleep and metabolic health.
Learn the secrets and science to losing weight safely and effectively.
You’ve heard of people whose weight constantly fluctuates due to yo-yo dieting. Are these weight fluctuations somehow harming their health? Find out what research shows.
Green tea – you hear a lot about the health benefits of this antioxidant-rich drink. You sometimes hear that it helps with fat loss as well. Is there any truth to this idea? Find out what research shows.
More important than your weight is your body fat percentage. One possible way to monitor your body fat at home is with skin-fold measurements using calipers. How accurate is this method?
Artificial sweeteners – they have zero calories and offer all of the sweetness of sugar. If you’re trying to control your weight, you might be tempted to stock up. However, a new study provides further evidence that artificial sweeteners, despite their lack of calories, may contribute to weight gain.
Weight loss isn’t always easy. You might think you have to lose a significant amount of weight to get health benefits. A new study shows this isn’t so. In fact, you can get health benefits by losing only 5% of your body weight.
BMI, or body mass index, is used by health care professionals to determine whether someone is a healthy weight. However, this method has serious flaws. Here are six reasons BMI is not a good measure of health or fitness.
Carbohydrates are an easily accessible source of energy but some can also rapidly raise your blood sugar. Here’s the good news. What you eat before your carbs may create a more favorable blood sugar response. Here’s why
Metabolic syndrome is one of the most common health problems that often goes undiagnosed. Yet, it can lead to serious health problems. Fortunately, it’s a syndrome you can lower the risk of through lifestyle and even reverse through lifestyle changes.
So, you think you have a slow metabolism? What does that really mean and how likely is it that you do? Get the full scoop.