London – Yo-yo dieters may struggle to stay slim because of a lack of diversity in their gut bacteria, according to a new study. The findings may also … Continue reading Gut bacteria a factor in weight loss?
JD Roth, author of “The Big Fat Truth,” and Dr. Jennifer Ashton delve into the science of “cheat days” and whether they can help or harm dieters. Continue reading Do Diet 'Cheat Days' Really Work?
A crash diet is the best way to cut the risk of diabetes, a study has found. In the eight week diet plan people consumed just 800 calories a day in soups … Continue reading Lose 10% of your body weight to cut the risk of diabetes by 90%
When it comes to losing weight there are so many plans out there that you only end up confused and sadly you may even just not bother. There are so … Continue reading Fast Weight Loss Plans
By knocking out your exercise first thing, you may find you approach your food differently throughout the day. According to researchers from Harvard a … Continue reading Five things you should do before 9am
When did weight become an issue? What have you tried to lose the weight? What do you think is causing you to gain weight? These are all good … Continue reading There's more to losing weight than dieting
Low birth weight babies are at higher risk of osteoporosis later in life, especially if they are born prematurely, say researchers. Targeting these children with the appropriate diet and weight-bearing exercise can help improve the problem. Continue reading Premature babies may grow up to have weaker bones
Researchers have shown a new effect on aging via a small drug-like molecule that alters the perception of food in C. elegans. Scientists ‘tricked’ the worm’s metabolism into a state of caloric restriction, extending the animal’s lifespan by 50 percent. The study provides a new avenue of inquiry for researchers who are attempting to develop human drugs that mimic the positive effects of a Spartan diet. Continue reading Can we extend healthspan by altering the perception of food?
Whoever tells you, “You are working out so you can eat as much as you want” is ignorant of the biggest weight loss fact ever. That is the 80:20 ratio – it … Continue reading 9 'real things' stopping you from losing weight
Biggest Loser Showdown” weight loss challenge. For the initiative, participants selected an alumnus as their coach, and then competed in teams of … Continue reading Teachers are big losers, and win $10000 for it