• 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 […]

  • Tired of Middle-Age Weight Gain?

    Study may pave way for new type of weight loss medication! Many of us may have noticed – with a fair degree of apprehension – that we tend to gain weight a lot more easily as we age. The general perception is that this is due to poor lifestyle choices, but a new study suggests […]

  • Avocado can make you healthier!

    Metabolic syndrome is defined as a cluster of risk factors that can raise the risk of other health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes , heart disease , and stroke . Risk factors include abdominal obesity , low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol – or “good” cholesterol – high triglyceride levels, high blood pressure […]

  • To eat or not to eat (before exercising). That is the question

    Exercise enthusiasts often wonder whether it’s better to eat or fast before a workout. A new study is the first of its kind to show the effects of eating versus fasting on gene expression in adipose (fat) tissue in response to exercise. This study highlights the different roles fat plays in powering and responding to […]

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

    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 and gaining weight may be even more severe. Researchers of the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at NYU Medical Center in New York, and colleagues recently […]

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    4 Benefits of Eating Clean

    The easiest way to improve your health and lose weight is by eating clean. When you commit to eating foods that are toxin-free whole foods, great things happen such as weight loss, fuller hair, clearer skin and better sleep. Additionally, eating more whole foods and less junk foods can also help prevent disease and treat […]

  • Inflammation Stops Fat Burning

    Studies published January 3, 2017 report that scientists have shown in mice that excess pounds can simply be melted away by converting unwanted white fat cells into energy – consuming brown slimming cells. They show why the inflammatory responses that often occur in overweight people block this kind of fat cell conversion. Brown fat cells […]

  • Eating for a Healthy Endocrine System

    Are you planning to undergo a weight loss assessment, start a personalized weight loss plan, or try weight loss vitamins in Orlando ? If so, then you many benefit from learning how your diet can support your weight loss goals. Watch this video to learn about eating to promote a healthy endocrine system. Your endocrine […]

  • Why Should You Have More Fiber?

    Getting enough fiber is something people don’t think about all that often. Let’s face it: Most of us haven’t a clue how many grams of fiber we’re taking in on a typical day. That’s why most of us aren’t even close to meeting the recommended intakes of 20 to 35 grams a day for healthy […]

  • Sleep More, Weigh Less

    It’s true: Being short on sleep can really affect your weight . While you weren’t sleeping, your body cooked up a perfect recipe for weight gain. When you’re short on sleep , it’s easy to lean on a large latte to get moving. You might be tempted to skip exercise ( too tired ), get […]