With the holidays in the distance, you may be needing to lose more than a pound or two. Weight loss can be difficult at any time, and it usually takes more than just exercise, because in order to lose 1 pound, you have to either burn 3,500 calories or not consume them. Additionally, if you aren’t [...]
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People often wonder how to loss weight, and they think they just need to eat less and exercise more. However, if a person eats low-calorie meals and doesn’t worry about the nutrients, they may be sabatoging their weight loss plan. Certain nutrients help maintain optimum metabolism, and, without them, dieters may feel sluggish, tired, and [...]
It seems like such a pain in the butt to have to count calories or use food scales; however, numerous studies show people regularly underestimate how much they consume, and if you want to fit into your skinny jeans or lose some weight, counting calories and weighing food offers lasting benefits.
If you haven’t heard of body weight set point, it’s an idea proposed by Richard Keesey of the University of Wisconsin in 1997 that suggests everyone has a preprogrammed weight regulated by the body’s metabolism. A study done by Nicole Stob, PhD, from the University of Colorado-Denver, related to whether or not liposuction resulted in permanent [...]
If you’re overweight and feel like you’re hungry all the time, you may be on to something. Dr. Kaiping Yang and his colleagues at the Lawson Health Research Institute who are affilated with the University of Western Ontario, believe belly fat could be making you hungrier. According to a study conducted by Yang and the Ontario [...]
It seems like at one time or another, everybody wants to lose weight; however, when you try, it seems the only thing you think about is food. Or if you do start to lose weight you reach a plateau and nothing seems to help. Well, here’s the top ten best secrets to ensure you achieve weight loss.
In order to maintain a healthy weight, you have to learn how to manage your hunger. Here are five great tips to help you stay on track.
Want to lose weight even when you’re resting? According to the experts, you need to lift weights because weight lifting revs up your resting metabolic rate. They claim the biggest mistake people make when they start an exercise program is to only do cardio and diet. Yet, if you lose weight, and if you aren’t [...]
If you thought spinach was only for Popeye, think again. Spinach is high in calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, fiber, and magnesium. Yet, what makes spinach unique is it’s ability to help you lose weight. That’s because spinach is the number one source for a powerful antioxidant, known as alpha lipoic acid, and alpha lipoic [...]
If you’ve been thinking about losing weight, you’ve probably heard about hoodia gordonii. It’s a cactus-looking succulent plant that is a spiny and leafless and used for medicinal purposes. It grows naturally in South Africa and Namibia, and Bushmen have eaten it for years to prevent hunger.
It was the bushman’s use that first brought it to the attention of scientists, [...]