Category: weight loss

Crash dieting is hard on the heart

Over the past month, many have been trying again to lose weight, a slow and discipline process. Unfortunately, to speed things up, some people resort to short-cuts such as crash diets, which provide as...

Obesity Increases Risk of Dementia

Being overweight could eventually contribute to dementia. That is one of the key results of a recent global, longitudinal study published in the journal, Alzheimers and Dementia. Those who have a high body mass...

Weight Training Better than Cardio for Losing Fat and Preserving Muscle

Weight Training Better than Cardio for Losing Fat and Preserving Muscle

As we enter the season of excess, followed by a time of resolutions and new resolve to exercise, it is good to set in motion a plan for improved fitness. An ongoing question is...

The Distraction of High-Calorie Foods

If you are struggling with your weight, you might want to consider the psychological impact that certain foods have on you. This might seem obvious, but now new research has demonstrated that people tend...

Weight Loss Can Save You Money

If you been looking for another reason to lose weight, beyond all the health benefits, consider the money you could save! A new study, published in the journal Obesity, found that adults who lose...

Nuts May Reduce Weight Gain

Despite the growing evidence of their health benefits, nuts often get a bad rap because of their high-fat content. Of course, excessive consumption of any fatty food can result in weight gain, there is...

Can Vitamin C Mimic Exercise?

Well maybe not completely, but perhaps to an extent. In a study that was presented at a conference of the American Physiological Society, researchers showed that taking vitamin C supplements daily can have similar...