Most women mistakenly use the weight scales to measure beauty. The waist to hip ratio may be a better measure of the beauty of a woman’s body.
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.
Drinking water helps speed up metabolism by increasing the efficiency at which cells operate. This metabolism boost also helps weight loss.
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.
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.
Most parents are not aware of the tremendous benefits of strength training for children. Children at the age of 7 and above could start reaping the benefits of strength training exercises.
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
Consuming probiotic supplements during pregnancy may actually help women reduce belly fat after pregnancy. This is what researchers at the University of Turku in Finland found out when they enrolled 256 pregnant women in a study. The findings of this study was presented at the 17th European Congress on Obesity in Amsterdam. Women who took […]
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.
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 […]
Alcohol & Weight Loss
Anybody wanting to lose weight should realize the effect that alcohol has on weight loss such that diligent efforts are not derailed.
Research shows that alcohol has a considerable effect on testosterone levels and fat metabolism. This is a summary of what the research says.
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.
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.