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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

Top 10 Ways to Scorch the Most Calories

When you’re looking for an exercise routine that will work for you, there are a lot of things to consider. Like: Will you actually ever do said exercise? (Here’s how to guarantee that you’ll exercise regularly, AND actually start loving and looking forward to it.) Are there any injuries or physical limitations that make certain forms of exercise unadvisable? Like… Read More

The Other Problem that Comes with Weight Gain

While it’s certainly not always the case for everyone, weight gain and constipation are often two chronic issues that are experienced together for a lot of people. And while they’re often treated as two different problems that need to be tackled separately, they are often symptoms of the exact same underlying problem, getting in the way of your health, daily… Read More

Liquids & Weight Loss: Controversy Finally Put to Rest

A famous Y2K study created quite a stir when it suggested that drink calories may have a higher chance of contributing to weight gain than calories from solid foods. The researchers added 28 spoons of sugar to the daily diets of two groups of participants for one month, spooning it out in the form of jelly beans for one group… Read More

Can Your Gut Bacteria Make You Eat Ice Cream

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? WHO STOLE THE COOKIES FROM THE COOKIE JAR? Not Me. Yes You. Couldn’t be. Than Who? Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar. Gastrointestinal microorganisms stole the cookies from the cookie jar…no seriously, they inhabited my body, took over my brain and forced me to do it… Lame “invasion of… Read More

Easiest. Weight Loss Tip. EVER.

When it comes to weight loss, you already know you have to take on the biggies (big E’s): Eat right. Exercise. Endure. But it’s also important to have a stash of small, less intimidating things you can do every day to make the biggies a heck of a lot easier to handle. Here’s a simple weight loss tip that celebrities… Read More

The 10 MINUTE WORKOUT That Can Change Your Entire Body!

One of the things that people with a hectic schedules hate hearing the most is to “just make the time” to exercise. The reality is that no amount of wanting or willing or wishing can magically create that extra 25th hour in the day, or can spontaneously eliminate one of the many other priorities that are super-glued to your plate.… Read More

The Skim Scam : The Truth about Low-Fat Milk & Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight, avoid heart disease and diabetes? Avoid full-fat dairy products and stick to skim. Says your doctor. Says the nutritionist on that talk show. Says your best friend. Says the latest release of the American dietary guidelines. Says just about everyone you’ve ever met, for as long as you can remember. Until now. Figuring Out Fat A… 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

Faster Eating leads to Faster Weight Gain – And it’s NOT Because You’re Eating More

Weight gain isn’t just about what you’re eating, says a new study. It’s also about how fast you’re eating it. After reviewing the research findings from 23 different studies, Japanese scientists concluded that self-reported fast eaters were more than twice as likely to be obese than those who reported eating more slowly. Why would zipping through dinner make you fatter… Read More