In many groups the subject matter on weight reduction, centers around keeping active, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, not smoking, and drinking alcohol moderately. These seem to be positive guidelines to follow and there has been some success, when you stick to it. Here Nadja Hermann, TheGuardian.com, reflects on five dangerous 'fatlogic' myths, debunked: "As far back as I can remember, I was overweight. My parents were morbidly obese, just like three of my … [Read more...] about Is ‘Fat Logic’ Just A Problem For Fat People?
Burning calories doesn't just happen when you exercise—you burn calories every minute as your body keeps you alive, says Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Ph.D., CSCS*D, associate professor and director of the applied physiology laboratory at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, as previously mentioned. Here Andrea Downey, Digital Health reporter, TheSun.co.uk, reflects on the struggles short girls have to lose weight: "JUST when you thought life was already unfair enough for short … [Read more...] about Surprising How People Who Are Short Find It Harder To Lose Weight
When it comes to losing weight and being healthy does eating breakfast really matter? It seems that breakfast sets the beginning tone of the day as previously determined. Traditionally breakfast refers to breaking the ‘fasting period' of the prior night. Here Jessica Brown, BBC.com, reflects on breakfast being the most significant meal of the day or perhaps something else: Image courtesy of: Ewan-M "Along with old classics like ‘carrots give you night vision’ and ‘Santa doesn’t … [Read more...] about Does Eating Breakfast Make Us Healthier And Thinner?
From strengthening bones to shedding pounds, researchers keep finding more and more health benefits from this simple activity of walking. We must keep moving our bodies and i can't stress this enough for health and fitness. The benefits of walking are enormous, so keep walking regularly as mentioned previously. Here Rosy Pahwa, PopSugar.com, reflects on how much walking, according to the experts, you need to do, to reap the benefits:Image courtesy of: Jim Epler "Whether you track your steps … [Read more...] about Surprising How Much Walking You Need To Do In A Day To Lose Weight
All of your body's processes, voluntary or not, contribute to your metabolism—everything from digesting food to breathing to punching out a text message on your phone. Sometimes we get curious about new methods or claims to help in solving a health issue. Here Sarah Bradley, WomensHealthMag.com, reflects on the merits of sipping aloe vera juice or aloe water to lose weight: "Aloe vera is most commonly known for its ability to stop a burn from hurting so damn much.But now, the plant's … [Read more...] about Does Drinking Aloe Vera Juice Or Aloe Water Measure Up To A Weight-Loss Fix?
When you exercise—you burn calories every minute as your body keeps you alive, as mentioned previously, however, "love handles" are difficult to remove, and may not respond to exercise and diet as quickly as you would like. If you consider this a health problem with your metabolism and hormones being out of balance continue reading. Here Dr. Melanie Jampolis, CNN.com, reflects on losing those "love handles:""If you ask almost any fitness professional how to lose your love handles, they will tell … [Read more...] about Does Losing Your ‘Love Handles’, Require Finding A Diet Plan That Works?
In the context of health or physical fitness, weight loss refers to reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, tendon, muscle and other connective tissue. To improve an actual or perceive over weight or obese condition, a conscious effort must be made. Here Christopher Mohr, PH.D, R.D., MensHealth.com, reflects on lifestyle changes to lose weight: "A few years ago, one of my friends at Men's Health stepped on the … [Read more...] about 61 Small Changes To Lose Weight
Eating is the ingestion of food, to provide energy and allow for growth. It is an activity of daily living. Many individuals limit their amount of nutritional intake. However, it may be a result of lifestyle choice, due to famine or hunger, as part of a diet or as religious fasting. Kristin Kirkpatrick, Today.com, reflects on time-restricted eating: "Many people follow a pattern of constant eating throughout the day, forcing the body to continually pump out insulin, and metabolize a steady … [Read more...] about Does A Fasting Diet Help Reduce Body Fat, Risk Of Disease And Increase Lifespan?
Health and fitness through weight loss. Health and fitness is generally associated with your physical appearance, especially weight. And why not? It is the weight, more or less and outward appearance of a person, that seems to give us a sense of whether they are living a healthy lifestyle. However, there are many reasons for being under or overweight, and not necessarily involve the intake of food and pattern of bad habits. In general, fitness or physical fitness is achieved with nutrition and … [Read more...] about Losing Weight To Achieve Better Health And Fitness
Losing weight isn't just about following a plan blindly; different plans work for different people, and it takes time to learn how your body responds to different plans. People who try a weight-loss program or exercise usually hope for rapid results. The thing is, since the way a body reacts isn't a constant from one person to another, it can be very difficult to predict a meaningful time estimate. How you keep track of your weight can often throw you off the trail, too. Let's say that you come … [Read more...] about Losing Weight and Determining your progress