Excess belly fat has been linked to numerous disease, and for the past fifteen years the average American waist circumference has grown and grown. In fact, according American Sports Data, “3.8 million people are over 300 pounds, over 400,000 people (mostly males) carry over 400 pounds and the average adult female
If you’re familiar with mushrooms, you may know there are many varieties, and they add a distinctive flavor often described as earthy. Yet, they are more than tasty morsels. According to a study published in the international journal Appetite they appear to be as satisfying as beef but contain alot fewer calories and that means you may
The benefits of a healthy weight are well known: Overweight people have a greater chance of developing cancer, diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension. For that reason, it’s important to lose weight, and, to lose weight, there are numerous diets. Diet usually either limit portions or exclude certain foods to encourage weight loss.
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
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
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