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'No more dieting thighs!': Demi Lovato flaunts her strong and toned legs in body-positive Instagram …

'No more dieting thighs!': Demi Lovato flaunts her strong and toned legs in body-positive Instagram …

The star confessed that she 'stopped dieting' and has 'gained a little weight' but couldn't be happier during a Valentine's Day chat with People Magazine. Speaking about her constant struggle to stay positive, Demi said: 'It's a daily battle. Some days I feel great and some days I don't feel great.' Though … Continue reading 'No more dieting thighs!': Demi Lovato flaunts her strong and toned legs in body-positive Instagram …

In Dieting, Low-fat Or Low-carb Are The Same

In Dieting, Low-fat Or Low-carb Are The Same

While more research is still needed on how a person's genotype may affect their response to certain foods or diets, the results of this study and other research still point to one proven way for people to lose weight, said Lu Qi, director of the Tulane University Obesity Research Center in New Orleans. Continue reading In Dieting, Low-fat Or Low-carb Are The Same

Yes, you can eat carbs, lose weight and have abs

Yes, you can eat carbs, lose weight and have abs

“Any weight loss program is going to work if that program is lower in kilojoules than what people will normally eat.” So long as you don't eat too much bread or pasta or potatoes or any other carb, you can eat them regularly and keep your weight in check. Yes, really. But you've probably encountered the … Continue reading Yes, you can eat carbs, lose weight and have abs

Mom And Daughter Tackled Weight Loss Together "And Lost 165 Pounds

Mom And Daughter Tackled Weight Loss Together "And Lost 165 Pounds

I couldn't stand myself, shares Thomas. My husband is very fit and attractive, and I get comments all the time from other women about how good-looking he is. I wanted him to be proud of me. After finding the Trim Healthy Mama eating plan, Thomas not only dropped a total of 105 pounds but she got … Continue reading Mom And Daughter Tackled Weight Loss Together "And Lost 165 Pounds

Chemicals in packaging, carpets and non-stick pans 'may contribute to obesity'

Chemicals in packaging, carpets and non-stick pans 'may contribute to obesity'

The chemicals may disrupt the body's ability to burn calories and lead to more rapid weight gain following dieting. Photograph: E Hamilton West for the Guardian. Chemicals used to make non-stick pots and pans, stain-resistant carpets, and food packaging may contribute to high levels of obesity by … Continue reading Chemicals in packaging, carpets and non-stick pans 'may contribute to obesity'

Eating This Common Breakfast Every Weekday Helped Ukwori Lose 65 Pounds

Eating This Common Breakfast Every Weekday Helped Ukwori Lose 65 Pounds

Three years ago, Ukwori and her then-boyfriend flirted with the idea of starting a weight-loss journey together. Shortly after, they broke up. But that didn't stop Ukwori from following through with her plans and embarking on her own weight-loss journey anyway ” all by herself. Today, she couldn't be … Continue reading Eating This Common Breakfast Every Weekday Helped Ukwori Lose 65 Pounds

'My 600-lb. Life' Star James "LB" Bonner Is an Amputee Who's Determined to Beat Obesity

'My 600-lb. Life' Star James "LB" Bonner Is an Amputee Who's Determined to Beat Obesity

Life, was spoiled by his parents and other relatives ” a lifestyle that turned his love of eating junk food into a habit, which snowballed into his rapid weight gain. Scroll down to learn more about L.B. and his struggle with his body. As a kid, L.B. spent a lot of time at his Uncle Sam and Aunt Dora's house, … Continue reading 'My 600-lb. Life' Star James "LB" Bonner Is an Amputee Who's Determined to Beat Obesity

Busting The Protein Myth – How Much Do Athletes Need?

Busting The Protein Myth – How Much Do Athletes Need?

In reality, it's very hard for athletes NOT to get enough protein in their diets, if they are getting enough calories to support their needs. …. and Expanded Edition: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health. Continue reading Busting The Protein Myth – How Much Do Athletes Need?

Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?

Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?

Widely used manmade chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) may undermine dieters' attempts to maintain weight loss by slowing down the body's … On average, participants lost 14 pounds during the first half-year of dieting, but then regained six pounds during the following 18 months. Continue reading Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?