In 2018, keto was the most googled diet, and two of Amazon’s top 10 best-sellers in nutrition happen to be keto-focused. The Keto diet also is trending on social media and continues to get endorsement from celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and the Kardashians. It’s obvious the Keto diet is highly popular, but is it right […]
Eating foods found on a low-carb Mediterranean diet can boost your metabolism and aid weight loss. That’s because a higher metabolism burns more calories. And that makes it easier to get rid of unwanted body fat. Low calorie intake can hit the brakes on weight loss. The body can go into “starvation mode” if we […]
Do You Use Tech for Good Health or Bad Habits? If you think modern society is generally unhealthy, then you’re probably correct. Studies show that we’re much less healthy today than we were in times past. Our ancestors used their bodies much more than we do — they’d run, hunt, and essentially use all muscles […]
We all want to have some enjoyment in life, but it’s possible that treating yourself here and there is making you put on a few more pounds than you’d like. Luckily, if your lifestyle is already pretty healthy, but you just want to make a few simple variations in order to keep your weight down, […]
In my previous article, How to Do a High Protein Diet for Weight Loss, the high protein diet was discussed in a general way. In this article, I offer suggestions for some of the best high protein diets to lose weight as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. And remember, check with your doctor […]
If we should achieve our weight loss goals, it is particularly disheartening to regain some or all of those pounds. Grabbing the brass ring is great, dropping and losing it is not. Equally disheartening is the discovery that the weight regain may be the result of a betrayal by an ally. Our own bodies may […]
We often look far and wide for something that can improve health, when the solution may be sitting right under our noses. Here are some of the simplest ways to improve health complaints that many people are voicing daily. Aches and Pains It’s a very common health problem for people to suffer a stiff and painful back […]
Research indicates that more than half of the people with weight loss goals use exercise as a means of attaining the success of their goals. Without question exercise is an effective way to lose weight, but there are other means to burn calories without exercise that also aid weight loss. This does not mean you […]
The majority of people tend to use a gym to workout, but this isn’t necessarily the best option for all of us. Some of us feel self-conscious working out alongside regular gym goers, some of us are put off by pricey membership plans, and others simply can’t find the motivation to travel to the gym […]
It seems that people have different views on what is a healthy life. Some believe the only healthy habits needed are eating good food and not stuffing your face full of junk. Others think that being active is more important than diet. And some believe you need a combination of the two to be completely healthy. For me, I […]
Not Good for Your Gut Foods The common phrase ‘you are what you eat’ is both annoying and, to an extent, completely right. If you spend a lot of time filling up on “not good for your gut foods” — those processed foods high in unhealthy fats and sugar — then you are going to gain weight. […]
What is Metabolic Dysfunction? Metabolic dysfunction is partly the result of a heavy sugar and processed foods diet, according to my fellow health guide on the HealthCentral diet and exercise site. People with metabolic syndrome have a tendency to be overweight around the abdomen – having belly fat or an “apple shape.” A waist circumference […]
Head hunger is eating out of habit without giving thought to whether or not you are actually hungry. It can also be an attempt to self-sooth. The concept is unfamiliar to many people and many more do not distinguish between head hunger and physical hunger. Head hunger is more associated with those who have problems controlling […]
A calorie is a measurement tool used to determine the energy in food and beverages from the carbohydrates, fats, and proteins it contains. The simple equation for weight loss is if you burn more calories than you consume you will lose weight. Read: Eating Food That Burn More Calories This is true enough, but not absolute. There […]
There is no good way to be fat, but there is a worst way. Fat around the midsection, or belly fat, can be especially dangerous. And getting rid of this belly bulge is important for more than just reasons of vanity. Because belly fat increases health risks for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Abdominal […]
It is likely that the number of patients diagnosed with binge eating disorder (BED) will increase substantially. Dr. Tracy S. Cummings speaks about BED, the link to obesity, and treatment options based on research and clinical trials. The following are highlights from a podcast that previously appeared on ReachMD. Dr. Tracy S. Cummings is a psychiatrist at the […]
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