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Appetite Suppressants Actually Work
Obesity is a serious health concern.WHO states that obesity rates have doubled since 1980. 39% of adults (18 and above) were overweight and 13% were obese.42 million children (under the age of 5) were overweight or obese in 2013.These stats are indeed alarming and researchers are searching high and low for a viable, effective solution.Such research work has led...
Metabolic Rate Linked to Weight Loss
Many a time while talking about body weight, we tend to throw around the term ‘metabolism’.The friend who eats all he wants and still gains no weight is said to be blessed with high ‘metabolism’.The sense, in which we use it, is that metabolism is the body’s capability of burning calories.That is somewhat true but there are a number...
Meat Causes Weight Gain
A diet is said to be healthy when it includes more proteins, vitamins and minerals and fewer amounts of carbohydrates and fats.Meat is a rich source of protein and protein helps in building muscle, producing antibiotics etc.Meat provides vitamin B 12 and other B complex proteins which is not available from plant sources.Meat provides a number of minerals and...
Binge Eating
Eating disorders are a growing health concern. Eating disorders are characterized by unusual eating patterns.The body is designed to eat adequate amounts at regular intervals and should stop eating when energy requirements are met.However, eating disorders ‘hijack’ the body’s normal eating process.However, there is a marked difference between disordered eating and eating disorders. Upto 50% of the population fail...
Reasons Behind Weight Gain
How many times have we questioned ourselves as to how do I put on so much of weight? I eat less compared to my friend but how does she remain skinny and I don’t?I am having green tea and xyz supplements but why doesn’t my tummy fat disappear?And you must have scanned the internet for every bit of information...
Over-eating an Addiction
Obesity is now considered a major health problem and is problematic to treat.A number of causative factors for obesity have been defined such as genetic causes, metabolic disorders, eating patterns and behavior etc.Despite identifying the factors, weight loss seems to be resistant to most treatments.The solution offered for obesity is to eat less and burn more.But lately, obesity is...
The Right Grain Bar Can Help in Weight Loss
Grain bars are little bundles of surprise which come in handy as a quick snack or sometimes they even used as a meal substitute.The element of surprise lays in the mixed ideas the general population shares.Some think of them as healthy and high on energy while some think of them to be high on carbs and saturated fats.Neither of...
Nutrigenetics and Tailor Made Diets for Weight Loss
Nutrigenetics is the new kid on the block in the world of obesity.It is a discipline that investigates the relationship between genes, food intake and their impact on health.It is not only restricted to obesity but this field determines the kinds of food that would activate certain genes making one susceptible to genetically linked diseases like cancer.Nutrigenetics aims to...
why not losing weight
Losing weight is not an easy task for most of us.Many times even after working out strenuously for hours in the gym, spending loads of money on dietary products the results are not good at all.What may be the reason?Apparently, we do not look out for the other reasons that may interfere with our weight loss goals.The science behind...
Minerals Play An Important Role in Weight Management
Minerals are inorganic (do not contain carbon) substances that are commonly found in rocks and soil.They are then absorbed by plants and this is how they make their way into the animal and human system.Minerals are required by our body in small amounts to maintain overall health.Minerals present in our diet are classified as follows:Macrominerals: These are required...