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Barbie perpetuates an unhealthy ideal body type

Barbie perpetuates an unhealthy ideal body type

According to DoSomething.org, 91 percent of women are unhappy with their bodies and as a result, turn to dieting or disordered eating. This could take on many forms, like eating less than what one's body needs to sustain vital functions, cutting out gluten from one's diet, going on a juice cleanse, … Continue reading Barbie perpetuates an unhealthy ideal body type

Women are happier with less attractive men, study shows

Women are happier with less attractive men, study shows

A study of 223 newly married spouses found that women are actually happier with less attractive partners. The report, which looked at heterosexual couples who have been married for fewer than four months, studied the link between a woman and her partner's attractiveness and their dieting motivations … Continue reading Women are happier with less attractive men, study shows

How 'intuitive eating' helped this woman love her body and get healthy

How 'intuitive eating' helped this woman love her body and get healthy

When people decide they're done with dieting ” they're tired with the restriction ” one of the things that they need to also let go of is the number on the scale, because true freedom cannot be found when you're focusing on a number, she says. Because that number will then guide your food choices … Continue reading How 'intuitive eating' helped this woman love her body and get healthy

More proof a low-calorie diet can effectively reverse type 2 diabetes

More proof a low-calorie diet can effectively reverse type 2 diabetes

In early November, we reported how a team at Yale University had uncovered the key metabolic mechanisms responsible for lowering blood glucose concentrations in those on a very low calorie diet. Now a new study published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet is offering more evidence to … Continue reading More proof a low-calorie diet can effectively reverse type 2 diabetes

Amber Portwood from 'Teen Mom' Is Fitter Than Ever " Here's How She Lost Weight

Amber Portwood from 'Teen Mom' Is Fitter Than Ever " Here's How She Lost Weight

According to Entertainment Tonight, Amber was able to lose fat by altering her diet in a huge way. The young mom says she started her weight loss journey by slashing bad carbs like sugar and pasta from her diet. Here's the trouble with the simple carbs in your favorite candy bars and pasta dishes … Continue reading Amber Portwood from 'Teen Mom' Is Fitter Than Ever " Here's How She Lost Weight

Any load will not help you to lose weight without much supply

Any load will not help you to lose weight without much supply

Scientists from Bangor University in the US have shown that physical activity without dieting will not lead to the loss of excess weight, no matter how intense was the workout. Within two months enough volume of cardio three times a week, the participants are not faced with any changes in the index of … Continue reading Any load will not help you to lose weight without much supply

The 3 Biggest Nutritional Dieting Myths

The 3 Biggest Nutritional Dieting Myths

When it comes to healthy eating tips and dieting, it's hard to keep up with the latest fads and result-promising crazes that trend in the wellness world on a daily basis. Since there's no lack of “expert advice” to help you achieve your health goal, it has become more and more difficult to determine which is … Continue reading The 3 Biggest Nutritional Dieting Myths

Diet success may depend on your DNA

Diet success may depend on your DNA

We can add one more thing to the list of traits affected by genetics: how our bodies respond to a particular diet. Research in animal models with different genetics shows that one diet really doesn’t fit all, and what works for some may not be best for others, according to a new study. Continue reading Diet success may depend on your DNA

Exercise without dieting does not cause weight loss, new research reveals.

Exercise without dieting does not cause weight loss, new research reveals.

Exercise without dieting does not cause weight loss, new research reveals. After up to eight weeks of intensive cardio training three times a week, people experience no significant change to their weight or BMI if their diet stays the same, a a study found. Yet, among those who are obese or overweight, … Continue reading Exercise without dieting does not cause weight loss, new research reveals.