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Blogger Tells Fit Women & Diet Pushers That "Body Positivity" Is Not for Them & the Internet Is …

Blogger Tells Fit Women & Diet Pushers That "Body Positivity" Is Not for Them & the Internet Is …

The book details Thompson's past year, in which she “dramatically improved her life and overall state of mind” through fitness and dieting. In essence, her book urges a message of weight loss, and changing your body to better fit into the standards of beauty, which goes against the real meaning of the … Continue reading Blogger Tells Fit Women & Diet Pushers That "Body Positivity" Is Not for Them & the Internet Is …

Can't lose weight on a diet? Blame your genes

Can't lose weight on a diet? Blame your genes

The mice were then put on diets that mimicked common ways of eating: an “American-style diet” high in fat and refined carbs, especially corn; a Mediterranean-style diet; a Japanese-style diet that included rice and green tea extract; and a ketogenic-style diet high in fat and protein and very low in carbs. Continue reading Can't lose weight on a diet? Blame your genes

Diet Fail: Genetics Explain Why Your Friend Lost Weight on a Diet And You Didn't

Diet Fail: Genetics Explain Why Your Friend Lost Weight on a Diet And You Didn't

Published in the research journal Genetics, the team looked at how five different diets impacted the animals' health during the course of six months. According to a release, creatures in the same genetic group had virtually no variance while those in different groups had genes that would indicate they … Continue reading Diet Fail: Genetics Explain Why Your Friend Lost Weight on a Diet And You Didn't

This is Why Some People Naturally Have a Harder Time Losing Weight

This is Why Some People Naturally Have a Harder Time Losing Weight

Like many Americans, I struggle with my weight and have trouble losing it. I've always had something of a belly. Exercise and dieting have left me frustrated. I usually hit a wall after losing about 20 lbs. or so. A new study finds that it might not be my lifestyle, but my genetic makeup. The results were … Continue reading This is Why Some People Naturally Have a Harder Time Losing Weight

Sleeve gastrectomy, common weight-loss surgery, lowers women's tolerance to alcohol

Sleeve gastrectomy, common weight-loss surgery, lowers women's tolerance to alcohol

Women who have had gastric sleeve surgery to lose weight may want to consider limiting the number of alcoholic drinks they consume post-surgery. A new study found that after undergoing sleeve gastrectomy, women could be legally intoxicated after drinking half the number of drinks than women who did not have this surgery. Continue reading Sleeve gastrectomy, common weight-loss surgery, lowers women's tolerance to alcohol

'I live my life "lean" year round, but my ultimate goal is health': Fitness guru and personal trainer …

'I live my life "lean" year round, but my ultimate goal is health': Fitness guru and personal trainer …

Australian nutritionist and personal trainer Sophie Guidolin is proof that while exercise has the power to transform, it's diet that creates lasting change. The 28-year-old, who radiates glowing health and possesses an enviable physique, also recently opened up about how a realistic approach is key to … Continue reading 'I live my life "lean" year round, but my ultimate goal is health': Fitness guru and personal trainer …

Study Finds Dieting Combined with High-Intensity Exercise Helpful in Reducing Risk of Weight …

Study Finds Dieting Combined with High-Intensity Exercise Helpful in Reducing Risk of Weight …

Newswise ” Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval … Continue reading Study Finds Dieting Combined with High-Intensity Exercise Helpful in Reducing Risk of Weight …