A beautiful body is defined by its shape more than its weight. Men incline towards the V shaped torso while women towards the hourglass shape.
A list of 14 foods & beverages that has been validated by scientific research to be foods that help with metabolism. Include these food in your daily diet to give your metabolism a natural boost.
Cinnamon for weight loss is one of the more popular “natural” remedies being marketed all over the place. Most of the articles relating to cinnamon for weight loss quote a single scientific study and make an overall assumption that it works. In order to get to the bottom of this, I have combed the available […]
Drinking water helps speed up metabolism by increasing the efficiency at which cells operate. This metabolism boost also helps weight loss.
This article summarizes the latest research and gives 7 suggestions on when to drink protein shakes for effective weight loss.
Milk and Weight Loss – Find out why & how milk/dairy (low GI) induces a massive insulin response in your body, making it very difficult to lose weight
Weight Loss for Children
Teaching children healthy habits as early as possible helps them cultivate habits that they can practice through out their lives.
Exercising with your children has benefits such as strengthening relationships & building character. Commit to do it for a month & you will be amazed at the outcome.
It is not true that strength training stunts growth in children. The American Association of Pediatrics authoritatively states this in their position stand.
Pregnancy & Weight Loss
Mothers who are overweight before preganancy have a higher risk of giving birth to babies with Congenital Heart Defects. The findings of this large study was published in the online version of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology on the 5th October. Wkipedia defines Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) as “a defect in the structure […]
A study published in the October issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology stated that mothers who exercised before and during pregnancy delivered babies that were below the critical 4 kg benchmark. Babies with a birth weight above 4 kgs are associated with complications for both the baby and the mother which include delivery complications, cesarean deliveries […]
A lot of women are able to hold their weight fairly well until the point when they become pregnant. Then without these women realizing how and why, they put on so much of weight during pregnancy that it becomes quite difficult to lose it there after. A study that investigated the link between dieting and pregnancy weight gain was published in the Journal of the American Dietitic Association.
Alcohol & Weight Loss
If you drink and are trying to lose weight, you must know the relationship between alcohol and weight loss. This video tells you all that you need to know.
Research shows drinking alcohol & exercise could be negating the beneficial effects of your workouts. This article summarizes the latest findings.
Even 1 alcoholic drink can reduce fat burning by 73% for almost 24 hours. Anyone serious about weight loss should be aware of the sabotaging effects of alcohol.
Weight Loss for Women
Spouse sabotage of your weight loss efforts can be a major challenge. Here are 5 steps you could take to easily overcome these challenges
Weight gain after marriage becomes inevitable mainly because people lose incentive to maintain their weight once they have found their mates.
See why marriage affects your weight. Couples who live together tend to have similar eating & exercising habits, resulting in similar obesity levels.