Recent Research Begs the Question: Will Sesamin Really Help You Burn Fat?

Long used by bodybuilders to escalate fat burn, Sesamin might be a good supplement for dieters. The Harvard School of Public Health has performed a study that tells us how the liver communicates with muscle to induce fat burning. This major study and revelation in the world of weight loss has led to taking a Read more …

Armchair Fitness is Coming!

Almost everyone knows how to get fit. If they don’t, then there are plenty of books out there to help them learn. There are also exercise videos, personal trainers and all sorts of gyms but still, fitness is hardly America’s number one pass time. This is especially true of the elderly. As people get older, Read more …

A Hormone-Filled Chewing Gum Could Help You Lose Weight

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Obesity is a serious problem. According to the 2011 National Health and Examination Survey, 33.8% of adults and 17% of children and adolescents are dangerously overweight. This leaves them vulnerable to heart disease, muscle and bone disorders and other weight-related problems. Just why are more and more Americans falling into dangerous habits that lead to Read more …

New Weight Loss Drug Could Cure Obesity

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In Science Translational Medicine, scientists at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center recently reported on experiments with a new drug that might be able to cure obesity. Although the drug hasn’t been tested yet in humans, it’s been tested on monkeys, and so far, it’s working for them. The monkeys lost weight in their Read more …

Should Men Take Diet Supplements For Weight Loss?

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With the increasing hype over “wonder” diet pills that claim to make you lose 10 pounds in a week, it’s no wonder that so many consider taking these supplements too. Hundreds of thousands of pills are on the market devoted to helping people lose weight. Men tend to shy away from “diet” supplements, but gravitate Read more …

Fit-ening, not Fattening!

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Many foods get a bad reputation and perception surrounding them. Some foods get this way because of biased reporting. Others don’t get enough honest media coverage. Other foods fall victim to fad diets that claim certain foods are worse than they really are and some other foods are better than they really are. Regardless the Read more …

The Best of the Worst Junk Foods

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If junk food holds a special place in your heart, you’re not alone. Every day, millions of people reach for cookies, candy bars, chips, ice cream, and other calorie-rich, fat-laden goodies. Some of these indulgences are extremely detrimental to the body, while others are considered safe to eat in moderation. We’ve gathered a collection of Read more …

Molasses for Weight Loss? Don’t Get Too Excited Just Yet

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Trying to lose weight? Chances are you’ve been told that sugar is a pretty big no-no. Unfortunately, many of the best foods around contain sugars, which explains why staying on a diet can be so challenging. Believe it or not, science may have found a way around this. Molasses Extract Recent studies have shown that Read more …