An attractive body for men can easily be defined by the waist to shoulder ratio. This give a quick assessment of how close it is to the “V’ shape
Research is showing that water has a major impact on fat burning and weight loss. Anyone looking for sustainable weight loss should be aware of this.
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 […]
An authoritative review of the apple cider vinegar remedy for weight loss. Learn what scientific research says and whether it is worthwhile considering
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
Influencing children to exercise is possible if the parent sets the example. The child watches and follows what the parent does not what the parent says.
Here are 6 benefits of parents exercising with their children. Strengthen parent child relationship and instill the healthy habits early in life.
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
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 […]
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 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
Drinking alcohol before meals affects how the meal is eaten. You eat past normal satiety levels & eat for a longer duration thus increasing calories eaten.
Anybody wanting to lose weight should realize the effect that alcohol has on weight loss such that diligent efforts are not derailed.
A lot of people consume considerable alcohol while simultaneously trying to lose weight. This article presents the facts about the effect that alcohol has on the body of someone trying to lose weight.
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.