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  • Intermittent Fasting: Weight-Loss Plateau

    Intermittent Fasting: Weight-Loss Plateau

    Intermittent fasting is a dietary approach that’s definitely gaining a great deal of popularity all around the world for the numerous benefits it provides – increased weight and fat loss, better health, and even a link with longevity. One of the most important factors behind the effectiveness and success of this approach is its ability […] More

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    Walking for weight loss, adjust your walking speed

    Walking for weight loss If you are walking for weight loss, varying your walking speed is important, according to a 2015 Ohio State University study into the mechanics of walking. The study discovered that by changing speeds incessantly there’d be a 20% increase in calorie cost. Walking speed But there’s also an easier way. The same amount of extra […] More

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    Texting Supports Exercise Efforts

    We all know that people who keep a record of their diet and training habits are more successful at dropping pounds, but, unfortunately, all of that documentation can become tiresome. What else could you do to support your exercise efforts? A recent study carried out at Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina, suggests that tracking the information by […] More

  • Water Before Meals Promotes Weight Loss

    Water Before Meals Promotes Weight Loss

    If you want to lose weight easily, drink a pint of water before major meals—according to a study carried out by Helen Parretti from Oxford University in the U.K. Half an hour before each major meal, subjects drank a pint of water (water group) or visualized their stomachs were full (think group). After 3 months, the water group lost 5.3 pounds […] More

  • Are Sports Supplements Really So Healthy?

    Are Sports Supplements Really So Healthy?

    Sports supplements used to be sold only in specialist stores and gyms, but it’s not like this anymore; we can now buy in supermarkets too. This may be convenient for athletes, but does this pose a public health risk? According to statistics presented  by market analyst IRI, supermarket sales of sports nutrition products have increased by 12.8% to £143.5m, which is […] More

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    Weight-Loss Supplements Frenzy

    Statistics published by experts from the University of Hertfordshire have shown that 30% of gym-goers in the United Kingdom take some form of drug or dietary weight-loss supplements to help them drop pounds. An even more worrying finding was that 5% of people who regularly go to the gym have gone further by taking an illegal substance, amphetamine. While most cyclists avoid visiting gyms, […] More

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    Green Tea Extract Linked To Liver Toxicity

    Green tea extract is a very popular supplement that people take to increase energy levels and encourage weight loss. A study from Wake Forest University School of Medicine reported that a chemical called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is toxic to the liver when consumed in large doses. Researchers reported that at least 20 cases of liver injury have originated from green tea […] More

  • Fucoxanthin Regulates Blood Sugar

    Fucoxanthin Regulates Blood Sugar

    Science behind Fucoxanthin Fucoxanthin has been prove to regulate blood sugar. It is is a chemical present in brown algae, which has become a popular supplement. Some of its great benefits include improved metabolism, increased fat release, better thermogenesis, weight loss, improved antioxidant activity and cancer cell suppression. Blood Sugar A literature review on the metabolic effects of fucoxanthin […] More

  • Brown Fat Helps Regulate Metabolism

    Brown Fat Helps Regulate Metabolism

    Scientists have known about brown fat for many years, yet it was only recently that they discovered its importance in human body. In contrast to white fat, brown fat dissipates energy as heat and doesn’t store it as fat. Activating brown fat decreases whole-body fat, boosts calorie burning, and lowers blood fat levels and blood sugar. Recent research also shows that brown fat secretes […] More

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    Caffeine Prevents Weight Regain

    During chronic dieting, the body goes into a metabolic conservation mode. During starvation, metabolic rate slows and appetite increases, which makes it difficult to sustain long low-calorie diets. Calorie shifting is a weight-loss strategy consisting of periods of low-calorie dieting followed by several days of normal eating patterns. The theory behind this strategy is that metabolic control mechanisms […] More

  • Apples Promote Fat Loss

    Apples Promote Fat Loss

    Ursolic acid is a chemical found in apples, cranberries, prunes, basil,  peppermint and oregano. It’s used in various cosmetic products and may inhibit the growth of some types of cancer cells. A Chinese study on rats discovered that ursolic acid supplements increased caloric expenditure, reduced bodyweight and decreased fat levels in muscle. Ursolic acid improved fat loss by increasing […] More

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    New Way to Lose Fat: Freeze It Off

    We all know that if you want to lose fat, you have to sweat it off. But what many people don’t know is that it may be easier to just freeze it off! Spring weather is approaching, so it’s about time to get your beach abs on. Take a cold shower or swim in a […] More

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