It may be difficult to imagine how your plastic water bottle could make you fatter. However, new research has shown that the plastics component BPS (bisphenol S), which was designed to replace BPA (bisphenol A) in food and beverage packaging, enhances the development of fat cells in humans and seems to have as many health concerns as its predecessor.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Wanting to lose a lot of weight? Here is one woman’s story about how she became social media’s shrinking star as she lost 85 pounds using Instagram.
Sometimes taking down one of the most serious health issues in the country takes more than diet and exercise. Another tactic in the fight against obesity is weight loss surgery, which is also known as bariatric surgery. This is a viable option for those who have a high body mass index (BMI), weigh 100 pounds or more in excess of a healthy weight and have been unsuccessful in losing weight using exercise or diet.
If weight loss is your goal, you have a better chance at being successful if you increase your exercise rather than overly restricting food intake.
I know a woman who refuses to eat potatoes because she says they will make her fat. Unfortunately, she is not alone in believing in this myth, yet potatoes can be part of a weight loss diet and should be for several reasons.
Weight loss is a popular goal, but many people realize that they also want to lose the extra body fat and build muscles. If you are not careful, you can end up with flabby, loose skin after weight loss, and your muscle definition can also disappear. You can get rid of the extra body fat with the right exercise routines.
If you have a serious weight problem which has not been helped by exercise, diet or medication, and you also have a serious accompanying condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure, then it may be time to consider surgical procedures. However, how can you tell which one is best for you?
Are you looking into buying a standing desk for your home office or for work because you’ve heard that it will result in more calories burned and can help you lose weight? Here’s what experts recently revealed after taking a close look at multiple studies looking at standing desks.
Even though you’re counting calories and trying to lose weight, you may occasionally like to indulge in a glass of wine at a party or special occasion. However, you won’t find a nutrition facts panel on your merlot or zinfandel bottle, so keeping track of the calories in wine can be a challenge.
Mom told us never to snack before meals because it would ruin our appetite. It turns out mom was right. Snacking on the right foods before mealtime just might be the extra boost you need for weight loss
Did you know that most health clubs are counting on the fact that you will not use your gym membership?! Here are some tips on how to save money before signing that dotted line on a gym membership contract as you try to lose weight.
Are you considering trying intermittent fasting to lose weight? If so, then here is some up to date information about intermittent fasting and important tips on how to make it work for long term weight loss.
A new study has cast a large shadow on the no calorie sweetener Splenda, saying that it has been linked to leukemia and other cancers, at least in animals. Since this artificial sweetener is present in so many foods, especially those used by people who are trying to lose weight, is this latest information enough to get you to stop using Splenda?
If you are trying to lose weight, then you already know exercise is a vital component. However, how do you continue to exercise consistently if you suffer from pain? The Institute of Medicine Report from the Committee on Advancing Pain Research reveals that 100 million people suffer from chronic pain in America. In addition, millions of other people are forced to deal with pain caused by trauma or injury. Despite the prevalence of pain, you can continue to exercise by following a safe regimen.
Although some continue to search for magic pills or potions that keep them from gaining weight or help them lose it instantly, excessive weight loss is a serious issue. Many people over the age of 25 are concerned about their figures and worry about the number of pounds they have to shed to regain them. Unfortunately, some reach a point when dedication to a healthier lifestyle can turn into an obsession. If this happens, your health is at risk, and it may be time for an intervention.
Although some people enjoy jogging on the treadmill or running around the block, many people do not love running. However, there is ample evidence that being physically active is a critical component of weight loss. This should encourage you to try cardio workouts, but you can do them in a different way. You can join a sports team because it has become the fun way to lose weight.
Avocados are probably not a food you associate with dieting, yet I’d like you to take a few moments to explore this vegetarian weight loss food with me. When used judiciously, this highly nutritious fruit can actually help cut caloric intake, reduce hunger, and support weight management.
Does your child look he or she is gaining a little too much weight? Here is one way to prevent childhood obesity at home with advice from a study that parents may go nuts for.
Are you looking for the latest non-surgical weight loss aid to help you lose weight? As it turns out, there’s a new version of the gastric balloon that may work better.
Weight loss is a trendy topic, and many people would love to lose a few extra pounds. However, this topic’s popularity means that the same tips, techniques and strategies are often repeated in different ways. What if you have tried all of the advice to no avail? It may be time to start implementing some unconventional and strange weight loss tips to reach your goals.
As more research accumulates about healthy living and weight loss, experts are modifying some of their recommendations. The usual advice about the importance of diet and exercise is not changing, but some of the details are evolving. If you want to lose weight and get in shape, then you may want to pay attention to the most recent guidelines.
Many people are burdened by weight and body shape ideals. A person’s weight can have a profound impact on his or her self-image. In addition, people can carry this mindset with them even after the weight is gone. Although the pounds may have disappeared, their body image continues to suffer.
There is one common health problem shared by forty percent of the adult population that could be preventing you from losing weight. Is this the reason you can't resist eating cookies and other high-fat foods?
At a loss of ever finding a way to lose weight? Here’s one man’s story on how he lost 100 pounds in just one year by making one simple and fun change in his everyday life.
Would you like to lose 110 pounds over nine months―all while eating normally? This man did with a new weight loss tool that you may or may not be able to stomach.
Welcome to a new series called Vegetarian Weight Loss Foods. I will be regularly introducing a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan foods that can be a part of your weight loss efforts. The first food to be covered is one of my favorites, Portobello mushrooms.