Low-carb dieters often avoid fruit due to its sugar content. Should you be concerned about the sugar in fruit if you’re trying to stay metabolically healthy? Here’s why you shouldn’t be afraid of eating a whole piece of fruit.
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Should you weigh yourself every day, if you’re trying to lose weight, or take a more laid-back approach to following your body weight? Find out what research shows.
Is a plant-based diet more effective for weight loss? Find out what a recent study shows about plant-based foods, weight control, and health.
When you’re trying to fight hunger and cravings, protein can help. But you find protein in plant and animal foods – is one better than the other for keeping hunger at bay?
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.
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.