Losing weight is not easy and requires thoughtful and persistent dedication to steady changes that allows you to lose weight and keep it off. Yes, there are things your body will do to fight losing weight, but knowledge is power. And with that knowledge, you can fight back.
WEIGHT LOSS AND DECREASED METABOLIC RATE: IT’S NOT AS BAD AS YOU THINK
LEPTIN AND LEPTIN RESISTANCE: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Many people falsely believe that weight gain (and loss) is all about calories and willpower. However, modern obesity research disagrees… and scientists are increasingly pointing their fingers at a hormone called leptin.
8 THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU EAT SUGAR
We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.
IS MEAT GLUE SABOTAGING YOUR GLUTEN FREE DIET IMPROVEMENTS?
Do you find yourself at the grocery store staring at different cuts of meat trying to find the perfect piece to buy? You look at the color, marbling, and for the overall freshness of the meat. Little do you know; the meat industry could be using a pink slime meat glue enzyme to create that perfect piece of meat.
PLANT-BASED DIETS GOOD FOR HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS
For the seventh year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has named the plant-based eating plan as the best choice overall, followed by the Mediterranean diet, up from fourth place last year. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, but its benefits go beyond preventing high blood pressure, the report found.
THE 10 REASONS YOU STILL CAN'T LOSE WEIGHT
The truth is that weight loss goes far beyond diet, exercise, and willpower. And research now confirms that lasting weight loss, good overall health, and the current obesity epidemic involve an unexpected web of complex factors and root causes.
FASTING TRIGGERS STEM CELL REGENERATION OF DAMAGED, OLD IMMUNE SYSTEM
In the first evidence of a natural intervention triggering stem cell-based regeneration of an organ or system, a study in the June 5 issue of the Cell Stem Cell shows that cycles of prolonged fasting not only protect against immune system damage — a major side effect of chemotherapy — but also induce immune system regeneration, shifting stem cells from a dormant state to a state of self-renewal.