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5 tips for weight loss this holiday season

5 tips for weight loss this holiday season

A major problem for many dieters is that the holiday seasons are going to be stressful for a lot of us. However, there are ways to mitigate this and keep back on track. Go, have fun with your family. Take a walk in the woods, or hit up a December yoga class. Tis' the season for joy, so partake in all the joy … Continue reading 5 tips for weight loss this holiday season

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

Exercise, not just diet, can change gut bacteria

Exercise, not just diet, can change gut bacteria

The researchers sampled their gut microbiomes before and after the end of the exercise programme and after another six weeks of sedentary behaviour. Participants maintained their usual diets throughout the course of the study. Fecal concentrations of short-chain fatty acids, in particular butyrate, went … Continue reading Exercise, not just diet, can change gut bacteria

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

Can Weed Help in Personal Weight Management?

Can Weed Help in Personal Weight Management?

If you've heard rumors about skinny pot or the marijuana diet, you may be wondering if weed can help in personal weight management or dieting. Cannabis has long been associated with stimulating the appetite, but as we learn more about the many compounds marijuana plants produce (like … Continue reading Can Weed Help in Personal Weight Management?

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