• Yo-Yo Dieting Found to Raise Death Risk for People with Heart Disease

    Study published in New England Journal. Oprah is probably the most famous yo-yo dieter we all know! Read on for why we should avoid this! Past studies have associated yo-yo dieting with increased risk of poor heart health. For individuals with pre-existing heart disease, however, new research finds that the health consequences of repeatedly losing […]

  • How Gut Bacteria Help Make Us Fat and Thin

    Intestinal bacteria may help determine whether we are lean or obese For the 35 percent of American adults who do daily battle with obesity, the main causes of their condition are all too familiar: an unhealthy diet, a sedentary lifestyle and perhaps some unlucky genes. In recent years, however, researchers have become increasingly convinced that […]

  • The Missing Link | How DHEA Impacts Weight Management

    The human body’s production of DHEA peaks at age 25, after which levels start to decline. By age 70, DHEA levels are likely to be 75 to 80% lower. In the past few years alone, signi­ficant scienti­fic substantiation of DHEA’s anti-aging effects has emerged. Its neuroprotective effects are now recognized as being vital in protecting […]

  • Obesity Around the World

    Years into the obesity epidemic, millions of Americans have tried to lose weight, and millions of them have failed to do so long term. It’s so serious now that close to 40 percent of Americans are obese . The average woman in the United States today weighs about 168 pounds , or roughly the same […]