A new study has discovered one reason why Labrador retrievers, more than other dogs, tend to be obese. The reason happens to involve genetics, and it turns out that some obese people have a variation in their genes similar to that seen in these dogs.
There seems to have been an explosion in the popularity of essential oils (EOs), with its users claiming multiple health benefits all across the spectrum including weight loss.
You may not realize it, but you may be making your child lunchbox fat. Here is what a new study found in today’s kid’s lunchboxes.
We have all been there. After a week of carefully measuring portions, keeping a food journal, and regular exercise, when weigh-in day comes around – nothing. No weight loss. Or maybe even a gain. This is one of the most discouraging moments of all. Where the only thing lost is motivation. The voices inside our heads start screaming at us: “Failure.” “See, even though you did everything right, you still didn’t lose.” “You may as well quit!” “You will never succeed.”
Finding time to exercise is a burden for many reasons. The combination of working at a desk and other responsibilities often means no gym time for you. HIIT or high intensity interval exercises that you can do quickly anywhere can help with weight loss and are well worth considering.
Do you want a quick, tried-and-true strategy to keep from regaining lost weight? Researchers from the NIH have just the thing.
University of Alabama researchers have some new information about how to grow muscle with resistance training that goes against conventional thinking.
As our lives have become more sedentary, we find ourselves moving far less than did our ancestors. We no longer have to scavenge each day for food, nor do we have to haul water out of the well and transport the heavy buckets back to the kitchen. For most of us, there is no need to chop down trees and cut up wood to stay warm in the winter. We buy our food from the market, and even worse, the fast food joints found on every corner. The modern conveniences we enjoy today have taken away much of the physical labor required to get the job done.
Do you know how to protect yourself from quick weight loss fraud? Here is a humorous video from the FDA about fast weight loss fraud and how to spot it.
The Pima Indians in the United States have the highest prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the world and extremely high obesity rates as well. For more than 30 years, one Arizona nun has been trying to change these serious health issues among Pima Indian children.
For individuals considering weight loss surgery for improved health, the choice is no longer between gastric bypass surgery and gastric banding, which is typically known as a lap band due to the laparoscopic method used to place the band. Now, doctors also offer the option of a gastric sleeve. Gastric sleeves can be a good option for patients seeking significant weight loss augmented by hormonal changes.
It is almost summertime, and this means you are probably more conscious of your weight and appearance. Although losing a few pounds is a common goal, many people hesitate to participate in diets that push synthetic shakes and strange habits. However, can you really lose weight the natural way?