If you have ever been told that coconut oil is a healthy alternative to butter or other cooking oils, you have apparently been lied to.
The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory of the American Heart Association recently found that coconut oil not only increases … Read More
For every kg of weight they lost, patients in a new study consumed an extra 100 calories a day — more than three times what they would need to maintain the lower weight.
This out-of-proportion increase in appetite when patients lost a small amount of … Read More
Q: Which matters more when it comes to weight loss: food and calorie intake or exercise?
A: Oh, yes, it’s that time of year again: time to kick those New Year’s resolutions into high gear, dust off the weight and food scales, hit the gym, and ask critical questions about … Read More
If there’s one spot that people complain most about gaining weight, it’s their belly. No one wants to deal with stubborn belly fat! While we all know that cardio is an essential part of trimming down on the extra fat around our abs, it’s not always enough. To find out … Read More
When it comes to burning fat, you probably have the big three macronutrients—protein, fat, and carbohydrates—under control. But what about your micronutrients? Turns out, a deficiency of the mineral copper may be blocking your ability to burn fat, according to a new study in Nature Chemical Biology.
Previous research has … Read More
With obesity on the rise across the country, China has issued its first medical guideline to help overweight people get lighter.
According to the China International Exchange and Promotive Association for Medical and Health Care, the guideline, issued on Sunday, covers the principles and methods that should be adopted to … Read More
What if I told you that the average American gains 1 pound every year? And that by not gaining a pound in the year, you’re actually doing well above average!
Most people lose a little bit of weight, hit a plateau, then immediately give up when things aren’t going as … Read More
I grew up eating Mexican and Chinese food and drinking tons of soda. I was always on the chubby side, but I played volleyball and danced, and I was happy.
My weight hovered in the 160s until I got pregnant. I gained 50 pounds, but lost most of it by … Read More
Wait, weren’t you like four pounds lighter yesterday? Yeah, us too.
While you might jump to blame that burrito bowl you had for lunch, you can actually chalk up that rando weight gain to your body doing business as usual.
It’s very normal for your weight to go up and … Read More
This article was written by Laura Cipullo, R.D. and provided by our partners at Rodale Wellness.
Did you know that Americans spend $60 billion annually on diets, diet foods, and weight-loss remedies? The diet industry is pervasive, and we’re all falling prey to it because it’s impossible to avoid the … Read More