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 +

Eggs feature among the right foods in weight loss journey

Almost everyone is aware of the super healthy benefits of consuming eggs. Instead of making it a weekend lunch food, how about consuming it on regular basis to lose extra weight. Sounds good? Yes, eggs help you to cut down on the extra pounds. Loaded with proteins, your morning plate must have egg for the weight loss achievement. There are many reasons for you to have more eggs than yesterday as mentioned below: Proven strategy for weight loss According to a 2008 research findings, obese Read More +

Obesity inducing gene discovery may solve a mystery

Scientists have figured out in depth about the primary gene linked with obesity and responsible for making people fat. It may be a gateway to adopting a fresh approach to this problem besides exercise and diet control. It has also solved a mystery for researchers who knew of only FTO gene linked to obesity. However, they weren’t aware of the ways and failed to tie it up with appetite or some other factors. According to experiment outcome, FTO’s faulty version causes the energy out of Read More +

Weight Loss Tips For Over 60’s

Achieving a lean frame after reaching sixty years of age is no cakewalk. Life is relatively easier after reaching that age. People are more comfortable with themselves with certain clarity. It encourages them to pursue things from a wider perspective as opposed to a laid back approach. However, it is quite challenging to integrate exercise, weight loss and healthy eating in similar fashion. At sixty, getting rid of extra weight would resemble a herculean task. The stiff back prevents you from getting away from bed Read More +