Weight Loss and Obesity
If you are on a mission to lose weight, you may be doing some crazy things – right from following a crash diet plan to doing hundreds of crunches and sit-ups. But sometimes, you might deviate from your mission, even without knowing. For instance, if you are having unhealthy snacks while sitting glued to your […]
Quick and easy to prepare, these smoothie recipes not only contain a variety of refreshing fruits, they pack monounsaturated fatty acids and probiotics –two ingredients that help mobilize belly fat. The addition of chia seeds helps you feel full for at least an hour, not to mention adding valuable blood sugar benefits. These filling, creamy smoothies are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or a Flat Belly snack.
Virtually all of the meat and poultry found in your local grocery store comes from animals raised in so-called confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Chipotle has launched a web-based show called Farmed and Dangerous, a four-part satire aimed at revealing the “outrageously twisted and utterly unsustainable world of industrial agriculture”
Chocolate will not make you fat. As a matter of fact, eating high-quality dark chocolate in moderation could actually help you maintain a slimmer waistline, according to a study recently published in the journal Nutrition. This study is only the latest in a body of research linking chocolate to positive health outcomes.
The reason we’re told to limit dairy fat seems pretty straightforward. The extra calories packed into the fat are bad for our waistlines — that’s the assumption. But what if dairy fat isn’t the dietary demon we’ve been led to believe it is? New research suggests we may want to look anew. Consider the findings of two recent studies that conclude the consumption of whole-fat dairy is linked to reduced body fat.
Fifty years of deadly advice has finally come to an end: the medical establishment and government experts are no longer telling us to avoid dietary fats. Despite overwhelming evidence that sugar wrecks our health, triggering heart attacks, diabetes, obesity and more, the food industry still pumps the unsuspecting consumer with deadly, addictive sugar.
Diet colas and sodas have long been considered a healthy alternative when trying to shed a few extra pounds. After all, diet sodas typically contain zero calories because the sugars are eliminated and replaced with no-calorie sweeteners. The problem, however, is that diet soda drinkers tend to experience accelerated weight gain, boost their risk for both metabolic syndrome, and diabetes. – See more at: http://www.naturalblaze.com/2014/02/theres-nothing-diet-about-diet-soda.html#sthash.vNWshWzm.dpuf
Studies show that obesity is primarily driven by eating too much refined sugar, particularly fructose, rather than being driven by eating too many calories and lack of exercise.
You just had your breakfast and lunchtime is not close and yet you think when will be the next meal and what will be served at the table. By the time you realize that the next meal will be in the next 4-5 hours, you just grab anything edible. Why is this happening to you? […]
A new study published in the journal Nutrition, confirms that chocolate consumption may have significant health benefits. The European study titled, “Association between chocolate consumption and fatness in European adolescents,” found a higher chocolate consumption was associated with lower total and central fatness in European adolescents.
16/8 is a style of Intermittent Fasting (IF) in which the fasting period is 16 hours and the feeding window is shortened to eight hours. During this time, users may eat as many meals as they like, with the most frequent iteration being three meals. In addition to having all of the benefits inherent in other types of fasting, the 16/8 methods is a stand out because it offers an advanced level of hormonal management. While something like 24-Hour fasting or Alternate-Day Fasting will give you these benefits, these methods are not for daily practice, whereas 16/8 is. This means that you are going to have a daily increase in GH, which leads to greater effects.
Portion sizes are out of control, and they seem to be getting worse. A new study from England indicates portion sizes there have doubled in the past twenty years.
With one out of three adults clinically obese and 40 percent of children officially overweight, the US is the fattest country in the developed world.
The high (and growing) obesity rate is a direct result of the tricks food companies use to get consumers addicted to their products.