A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition, adequate calories, macronutrients, micronutrients, and fluid, as previously mentioned. Some nutrients can be lacking in your diet and cause an array of symptoms. This is where vitamin supplements come into play. If you are trying to lose weight, your deficiencies may have increased. Here Sergio Pedemonte, LifeHack.org, reflects on whether vitamins can help you lose weight: "Have you ever had a friend that told you they lost … [Read more...] about Can You Lose Weight By Taking Vitamins?
Diet soft drinks have been marketed as healthier than regular soft drinks, yet a growing body of evidence has suggested that artificial sweeteners may also harm your health. Past research has linked diet soda to a higher risk of diabetes, as previously mentioned. Here Baltimore.CBSLocal.com, reports on diet soda new study: "More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart … [Read more...] about Drinking Artificially Sweetened Beverages Linked To Heart Attack And Strokes, Says Study
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, as previously mentioned. Here Nina Avramova, CNN, reflects on a recent study contrary to weight loss advice, that shows people who eat breakfast do not slim down. "If you're trying to lose weight you've probably been told not to skip … [Read more...] about Eating Breakfast Is Likely To Make It More Difficult To Lose Weight, Says Study
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