Obesity has risen exponentially in developed nations like the United States and the United Kingdom and has become a public health problem in most nations. Did you know that 75% of the American population is likely to be overweight and obese by 2020? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 36% of American… Continue reading Obesity And Fast Food
What you eat determines how full you feel. This is because foods affect fullness differently. For example, you need fewer calories to feel full from boiled potatoes or oatmeal, than from ice cream or a croissant. Foods that are filling can ward off hunger and help you eat less at the next meal. For this reason, these… Continue reading 23 Foods That Help You Feel Full And Eat Less
It can seem like a daunting task to maintain a healthy diet during the holidays. Thanksgiving dinner will be one of many meals where it seems like it just isn't possible to find healthy choices. If you are going to a loved one's home to share a Thanksgiving meal, or if you are preparing it,… Continue reading Is It Possible To Eat Healthy On Thanksgiving? Absolutely.
Highlights of this post: -Eating a lower carbohydrate diet is beneficial for weight-loss, when carbohydrates are replaced with high-quality foods. -Replacing carbs with animal based protein or fat resulted in a higher mortality rate. -Replacing carbs with plant based proteins led to a lower mortality. -Eating a balanced diet is the ideal way to reach… Continue reading Cut Carbs To Lose Weight. . . Then What??
Are weight issues due to a slow metabolism? It's true that metabolism is linked to weight. But medical problems that slow metabolism, such as Cushing's Syndrome or having an under active thyroid gland -hypothyroidism- are rarely the cause. Although your metabolism influences your body's basic energy needs, diet and your level of physical activity ultimately determine… Continue reading Metabolism and Weight