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
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health. Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food intake, genetic susceptibility and lack of physical activity. There are other causes associated with genes, mental disorders, medication, and endocrine disorders. George Monbiot, The Guardian.com, reflects on our new age of obesity: "When i saw the photograph I could scarcely believe it was the … [Read more...] about The Surprising New Age Of Obesity