Tag Archives: fat

What Most People Get Wrong About Weight Loss

What’s the biggest misconception that gets in so many people’s way when trying to achieve their long-term weight loss goal? According to Shawn Arent, director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University, what’s getting in the way of losing weight IS…trying to lose weight. Huh? Let’s unpackage that… Weight Loss versus Fat Loss A study on… Read More

This Saturated Fat actually BURNS Fat!

Perhaps you’ve already heard: unfortunately, we had it all wrong about diet and weight loss for so many years. The stubborn myth that eating fat is what makes you fat is completely FALSE (if you haven’t heard, or you still aren’t sure, read this). In fact, new research shows that one specific type of saturated fat may actually drive fat… Read More

The More-Sex-Less-Belly-Fat Superfood You Can Find at the Local Grocery Store

What has the power to majorly stoke your sex drive and metabolism at the same time? According to research, it’s berries. Prized as aphrodisiacs since ancient times, science now has the research to back berries as major boosters of sexual function for both men and women. Numerous studies have also linked these tart treasures with a bushel-load of other major… Read More

Fat Facts You MUST Know to Lose Weight Successfully

Just thirty years ago, we were told that eating any kind of fat was a death-march to weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack and disease. Ten years later, we were told that unsaturated fat was good, but saturated fat was a death-march to weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack and disease. Ten years after… Read More

Low-Fat Diets Don’t Work for Weight Loss

The growing number of health benefits gained from diets that are rich in healthy fats (such as the Mediterranean diet) continue to be reported. Unfortunately, many people still find it hard to move past fear of dietary fat, unable to let go of old nutrition theories that pin dietary fat as the sole cause of weight gain. No doubt about… Read More

7-Day Weight-Loss Cleanse

Nowadays, “detox” is what tanned, golden-haired skinny people do as they chew on raw leaves and sip their lukewarm lemon waters while staring peacefully out of their luxury lodge windows at the mountain spa retreat. But it wasn’t always. Once upon a time, “detox” was something everyone’s body did all the time, through normal, healthy body functions. Detoxification is one… Read More

Burning Calories or Burning Fat?

What would you rather do… burn calories or burn fat? This could have been a trick question just in time for Halloween, but it actually isn’t. Before we go further, let’s clarify what “calories” are and what “fat” is within this context. Calories are what you body needs to function. I like to relate it to gas in your car.… Read More