Pledging to a weight-loss plan isn’t the easiest thing to do — but it’s made even harder when the plan doesn’t work.
Trendy diets promoted by celebrities may seem like a good solution, but experts warn that those diets are difficult to sustain (not to … Read More
Overweight children are going on to waiting lists to join a government-funded program that helps them shed weight, get fit and eat more vegetables.
The WA Health Department-funded Better Health Program has helped more than 600 overweight children — who on average are aged nine … Read More
Let’s Take A Look At Green Tea, Cayenne Pepper And Chilli.
When we’re trying to lose weight and get into shape, the sound of “fat-burning” foods helping us along sounds incredibly alluring.
Green tea, chilli, pepper, dairy and fish have all been touted as “fat-burning” to aid with weight loss, … Read More
When it comes to losing weight, there isn’t a person out there who doesn’t want to see results as soon as possible. So naturally, it is tempting to be drawn toward quick and easy methods — whether it be a diet pill or a medical procedure — that claim to … Read More
Cut out carbs, cut out fat, rid your veins of sugar, go Paleo – there’s no shortage of theories on how best to trim down.
This week’s weight-loss hero is the vegetable. According to new research, people who follow vegetarian diets are twice as effective at losing weight than those … Read More
Don’t Make Dieting Any Harder For Yourself Than It Already Is
Weight loss is always a result of energy balance, this is just science.
Energy in < Energy out = weight loss.
Energy in > Energy out = weight gain.
Energy in = Energy out = no change in weight.
This is thermodynamics and it applies to everyone. Every … Read More
These 26 science-backed rules will take your physique from now to WOW!
1. Skip a meal or two.
Science says intermittent fasting, as in eating 500 calories one or two days a week or going 12 to 18 hours in a day without food, can help you lose weight and … Read More
Back in 2007, a group of Greek researchers released the results of a study that seemed to predict the future of healthy eating. The Athens-based study took a group of patients with a history of failed weight loss and put them on the Mediterranean diet. About half of the group … Read More
A weight-loss therapy that focuses on personal values and “mindful” decision-making may help people shed more pounds, a new clinical trial suggests.
Over one year, people who received the therapy lost more than 13 percent of their initial weight, on average.
To put that into perspective, current behavioral therapies typically … Read More
Follow these these three simple rules for eating fat to lose fat.
Confused by dietary fats? As an active woman, you need fats for three reasons: To function (they help your body absorb the essential vitamins A, D, E and K), to build muscle (fats aid testosterone production, a main … Read More