Weight Loss Guidelines That Don’t Require You to Control Your Diets

Man of course does not need by bread alone but then life is too short to give up the pleasures of binging once in a while. After all, you live only once. Keeping this cue in mind, most of us have wined and dined to our hearts’ content in the festive season with the gormandizing streak going on till the 1st week of the New Year. The puppy fat now sitting pretty around your waist has put you on a dieting overdrive as you’ve made Read More +

Have Your Fill during the Holiday Season without Gaining Weight

It is that time of the year when you tuck into goodies and treat your taste buds to sumptuous delicacies as you watch the lard build up around your abdomen and thighs. Most of us are caught in a strenuous tug of war between gluttonising and attempting to keep fit and trim. And quite predictably, at the end of the holiday season, again a large majority of holidaymakers and revellers are left grousing about having added pounds. This generalization might tempt you to ask-“Can’t I Read More +

Some Non-Dieting Techniques to Maintain Weight Post Christmas time

Every year, majority of Europeans and Americans, tend to put on weight, at least by a pound in the period flanked by Halloween and Christmastime i.e. 31st October to 1st January. The reason behind gaining pound(s) is obvious-the temptation to feast on all kinds of mouth-watering delicacies usually gets the better of the willpower to keep one’s weight under control. Now, gaining a couple of pounds annually doesn’t seem much but if you gain 2 pounds every year for a decade, then you’re likely to Read More +

The paradox of ‘Fatness’ v. Fitness

Until recently most professionals and researchers thought that the BMI (Body Mass Index) calculator and extra weight (or obesity) was the number one indicator of a likelihood towards mortality due to its negative cardiovascular impact. However, recent study conducted by Dr. Carl Lavie, the medical director of cardiac rehabilitation and prevention at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans showed that physical fitness in fact played an integral role of not only the cardiovascular system, but also the likelihood of illnesses and Read More +

Common breakfast errors responsible for increased body weight

It cannot be denied that the moment you eat your breakfast, there is a series of metabolic activities which activate instantly inside the body. So before having your breakfast it is essential that you begin the day with healthy and nutritious food in order to prevent formation of fat inside your body. But people often commit some common mistakes while preparing their breakfast menus. These can be easily avoided on strictly following the prescribed guidelines of dieticians and health experts. Avoiding morning breakfast may seem Read More +

Understanding Fats v. Calories

For many people, weight loss just doesn’t seem to work. No matter how many various dieting programs they attempt, they never seem to achieve the results they want—or at least in the expected time frame in which they’ve created for themselves. Moreover, a lot of people don’t take seriously not only dieting, but also the importance of fitness, as well as daily nutrition through vitamins and minerals—might it be naturally or through supplements. To start with, it’s pertinent that people serious about weight loss take Read More +

The INSIDER on weight gain, weight loss, and your inner you

People continue to want to lose weight, unfortunately more commonly than those looking to ‘bulk up’ or gain weight—, hopefully in a healthy manner. Unfortunately, a lot of consumers researching or just getting into dieting and fitness miss a few, not always obvious, factors that will weigh heavily on your progress and desired weight gain or loss, —and of course muscle development. In the end, it takes a lot of work to be healthier, for most, because they are not yet conditioned to, or were Read More +

Making sense of weight loss myths

In today’s diet and nutrition world ‘everyone’s an expert’, yet little to no valid or accurate dietary information is commonly given. It’s important to not only take into consideration adequate scientific research and professional perspectives, but also to use your own judgment. Let’s review a few common weight loss myths and evaluate them to make sense of their total potential. Many people, and “”professionals””, might recommend skipping meals, or ‘fasting’ to be successful at weight loss. Not only is this unrealistic, but it can also Read More +

Ways to control weight after going through weight loss

Losing weight may be easier than maintaining it consistently for a period of time. According to certain estimates, up to 85% of individuals losing weight end up regaining a certain amount. Some of the reviews found out that almost two third dieters regained the amount of weight they’ve lost. After weight loss, the body runs through different hormonal and metabolic changes. Consequently, it may increase the appetite, stimulate hunger and slow down metabolism. All of these may obstruct the efforts put in for weight loss, Read More +

Fruits, Veggies, and Fiber for Weight Loss

While everyone knows the value of fruit and vegetables are much greater than junk food and a natural solution to a healthier you, not everyone knows why. When we consume vegetables and fruits on a daily basis it provides our bodies with the nutrition it needs, such as vitamins, minerals,  and much needed balance. Without these nutrients our bodies would not function as optimally as they could. For example, fatigue, susceptibility to illness, and a lack of ability to focus are some of the side Read More +