Well, That’s One Way to Lose Weight – Experimental Drug May Have Worked Too Well

A drug meant to make people feel full was little too effective at first… Researchers were on to something when they discovered your gut releases a particular hormone after you eat that makes you feel full. They figured the hormone, peptide YY, could be used to develop a weight-loss medication. There was a big problem, Read more …

The Dumb Diet List – Worst Diets and Fitness Products from 2013

Dumb diets that teach you how to eat smarter in 2014 Weight loss is a long-term commitment, but many people are eager to find a shortcut that will expedite the process. Unfortunately, this leaves them wide-open for scam artists, charlatans and others looking to exploit them. Overpriced exercise machinery, unlikely fad diets and other pricy Read more …

How to Face the Buffet without Overeating

The buffet may be the biggest bane of dieters everywhere. Show it who’s boss. Advance planning is essential when visiting a buffet. While fasting all day so that your stomach is empty and ready for a king-sized load of food may seem logical, it is actually the worst type of preparation. Rather than accepting that Read more …

One Simple Change to Burn an Extra 50 Calories an Hour

It has been determined that most people sit at least 12 hours per day. When sitting and sleeping are added together, most people are spending 19 hours a day sitting or lying down sleeping. Those figures make the 21st century humans the most sedentary in all of human history. Sitting our way to bad health  Read more …

Beating the 92 Percent New Year’s Fail

A shocking 92 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail. How to get in the successful 8 percent. According to a University of Scranton Journal of Psychology study, 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Sadly, 92 percent of those resolutions fail. If you’re serious about losing weight, you need to know why so many Read more …

Does All Obesity Stem from Inflammation?

New research suggests it’s a definite possibility. According to research published in the FASEB Journal, inflammation and obesity are more closely linked than previously thought. The report revealed that fat tissues forming the abdominal fat associated with obesity, have an abnormal number of the protease-activated receptor 2 (PAR2), which is an inflammatory protein. This is Read more …

Be Sure to Include These 12 Foods in Your Low-Fat Diet Plan

Try replacing each of the unhealthy items you normally buy with at least one of these healthy foods next time you shop. If you want to follow a low-fat diet, you know what to give up: fatty foods, processed meals and saturated oils. But deciding what to add to your diet may take a little Read more …

Do You Have Ten Minutes? You Can Lose Weight!

Lose Weight Ten Minutes at a Time It’s hard enough to maintain a diet and exercise program without the pressure of meeting expectations. But losing weight isn’t a race. It’s a lifestyle change that takes time. Do it at your own pace instead of an all-out sprint like a contestant on the Biggest Loser. It Read more …

Time Your Workouts for Maximum Burn

You can burn more calories if you know the best time of day for specific exercises. While anytime is a good time to exercise, there are times during the day that are better for certain types of exercise than others. Exercising at the right time of day can increase stamina, prevent injury, improve lung capacity Read more …

Crazy but True! How Dining with a Man Can Help You Eat Less

Are you trying to lose a few pounds, shaping those curves? Well, here’s something that might help: eat more meals around men. A recent study has reported on average the number of calories a person ingests will vary depending on if they are eating with a man, woman or mixed sex group. Some see these Read more …