You’ve heard the argument for getting your 5 to 7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, but maybe you need another reason to choose an apple over a Snickers bar and steamed veggies over buttered bread. In addition to weight loss, clearer skin, and a better feeling body, fruits … Read More
Fruits are juicy, refreshing and delicious. They are also high in fiber, contain natural sugars and help keep unwanted cravings away. You may already know that you should include a variety of them in your diet, but not every fruit is equal when it comes to the nutritional value. There … Read More
We were named the most obese country in South-East Asia, with almost half of our population being overweight.
According to British medical journal The Lancet, Malaysia is rated a “heavyweight” due to 45.3% of its population being obese.
The study showed that 49% of women and 44% of men in … Read More
There is no magic potion that will melt away fat. Proper diet and exercise are the best way to lose weight safely. However, you can improve the results of your weight-loss program by adding herbs, vitamins and minerals that help your body burn fat. Make sure you discuss all supplements … Read More
Obesity epidemic is upon us and we are helplessly watching it grow. Carbohydrates (along with fats) are one grey area for everyone trying to eat healthy. And adding to the brouhaha is the recent study by some medics who claim that while your body can still do without cutting down … Read More
Picking the right foods after working out will not only nourish your body, but help you to shed those stubborn pounds.
The post-workout meal is one of the most important meal choices you can make, if you’re trying to shift a few extra pounds.
We all know that losing weight … Read More
Each and every part of the fenugreek plant (Trigonella foenum-graecum) starting from its leaves to the stem has been put to good use by mankind for ages. However, it is the seeds contained in the dehiscent pods of the plant that have been used most extensively for its culinary as … Read More
If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we’re at it, we’d also give this pale veggie the “most popular” prize. Since 2014, Pinterest … Read More
This article was written by Sharon Liao and provided by our partners at Prevention.
No one needs to tell you that slimming down isn’t always easy. So give those stubborn pounds the one-two punch by taking your post-workout snack or meal to the next level. “After exercise, your body needs … Read More
Can’t drop those last stubborn pounds? Use these tweaks to say good-bye to them forever.
It’s not as if you aren’t trying when it comes to nudging the scale. But every time you lose a little, you lose your weight-loss mojo and fall off the wagon. But if you can … Read More