Did you know weight loss is in your genes?
Three “chemical” hormones are vital to weight control. They are:
If you learn how to control them, you can lose weight and stay lean. How to help balance insulin, leptin and ghrelin for weight loss...
Controlling these three hormones can make weight loss and staying lean easy and permanent. Plus, it wi... ››› more
There are two types of belly fat, namely subcutaneous and visceral.
Subcutaneous means beneath (sub) the skin (cutaneous) which is the fat you can pinch.
We store this fat in areas like our love handles, inner thighs, triceps and our bellies.
A moderate amount of subcutaneous fat is essential for a healthy body.
But, like most things in life too much subcutaneous fat can be harmful.
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A study published in the Journal of Health Psychology, eating “on the go” may thwart your weight loss goals. Eating on the go can wreck your diet - here's how...
The study involved three groups consisting of 20 women each. It tested the effects of various forms of “distracted” snacking. For example: Eating while walking, having a conversation or watching TV.
The researchers ... ››› more
There are so many things that can wreck your diet - but these four myths could be affecting your health too. Read about them below... Four unhealthy habits you might be caught up in and how to correct them...
#1: Egg white omelettes
Egg whites alone lack many of the nutrients found in the yolk, a nutrition powerhouse. Egg yolks contain vitamin A, B and B12, as well as antioxidants, iron, ... ››› more
CALORIES! That's all you see when you think of wine and chocolate right?
But these two delicacies contain a secret to weight loss...
Find out below how wine and chocolate can help you ease your way to a smaller waist... Red Red Wine, la la la la...
If you're watching your weight, I bet you wine is on your DO NOT TOUCH list. So today's article will come as good news because studi... ››› more
Some foods contain chemicals that are conducive to weight loss because they have fat burning properties...
Introduce them to your diet and you could reduce your weight loss efforts - just by eating! Add these top seven fat burning foods to your daily diet for great results!
Make green tea your drink of choice to quench that thirst, satisfy your minimum daily fluid intake while a... ››› more
In a study involving brain scans, researchers found that sugar is as addictive as cocaine!
It's also one of the deadliest ingredients in your diet. That's right - it's not just bad for your waistline, it increases your risk for diabetes, heart disease, depression, liver disease and more. 5 Ways to stop craving for sugar...
1. Go for a walk
Exercise releases endorphins - which are "feel... ››› more
In a study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, a group of researchers from Michigan State University investigated the western diet.
They found that restricting foods high in calories or saturated fat isn't as important as eating more nutrient-dense, fibre-rich, plant-based foods. The link between weight gain and metabolic syndrome...
As fibre intake increases, th... ››› more
Why is it that when you decide to go on a diet, all you can think of are sweet treats, melt-in-your-mouth steaks and creamy pastas?
Well now, there's a little trick to help you shed your unwanted weight and satisfy your swwet tooth! And it's all natural! Glycyrrhiza glabra – the SWEET solution to fat loss!
What a mouthful! It’s the scientific name for the flavonoid extracts from the ... ››› more
Looking to lose some weight?
That's great news all round! But for the first 8 weeks, you should be extra vigilant of your heart health.
A recent study found that losing fat around the waist, hips and other parts of the body could put your heart at risk. Calorie restriction and heart health...
The study was led by Dr Jennifer Rayner, a clinical research fellow at the University of Ox... ››› more
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