• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 Benefits of Eating Clean

    The easiest way to improve your health and lose weight is by eating clean. When you comit 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 chronic […]

  • Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Energy

    Wonder why some people seem to have endless energy? You know the type. They always seem awake, alert, ready to achieve, even as your energy level seems to have hit “Empty.” If energy seems hard to come by these days, you’re not alone. Close to one-third of respondents to National Sleep Foundation poll said they […]

  • Weight Gain is Not Inevitable After 50

    As you get older, you might notice that maintaining your usual weight becomes more difficult. In fact, many women gain weight around the menopause transition. Menopause weight gain isn’t inevitable. You can reverse course by paying attention to healthy-eating habits and leading an active lifestyle. The hormonal changes of menopause might make you more likely […]

  • 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 […]

  • Easy Ways to Start Working Out

    In addition to a customized diet plan and weight loss supplements, working out can be an important part of reaching your weight loss goals. Getting started doesn’t have to be overwhelming. When you visit a clinic for a weight loss assessment in Orlando , as you’re building a personalized food diet, ask about workout tips […]