Articles relating to 'calories'

Diet Soda Drinkers More Likely To Be Obese

SODAFeeling guilty lining up at the fast food restaurant counter? Well, that greasy burger and fries won’t … Read More

Your Friends’ Bad Eating Habits Are Contagious

77277282Hello 2014! It’s a new year and a lot of us are thinking about shedding those extra pounds and paying more attention to our diet and exercise routines. Is it just me, or are my pants fitting a little tight?

As a doctor, you’d think I’d know better. And I do, but social gatherings have such a strong … Read More

Less Housework Means Weight Gain for Women

cleaning!If your husband offers to help with the housework, you may want to think twice before you take him up on the offer.  A lack of physical activity is a known contributing factor to weight gain and obesity.

The decrease in the amount of housework being performed by women in recent years compared to decades ago may be … Read More

A Chocolate Drought Set for 2014

57282955Chocolate is arguably the world’s favorite ‘junk food’- with 9 out 10 people reporting that they love it and 50 % of the population confessing that they can’t go a day without it.

Although some may argue that chocolate is not a junk food at all (because it is made with cocoa which is high in nutrients and … Read More

Study Says Sex Doesn’t Burn Calories

If there86522987 is ever a myth that people might wish were true, it is this one. We have all heard old wives tales and health myths about how to improve your general health and well being, but what people might be really disappointed to learn is that sexual activity doesn’t burn calories, making the concept an apparent myth…. Read More

Mixed Weight Couples – Fat Women With Thin Men

140403990Romantic relationships are bound to have their ups and downs, after all there is no such thing as a perfect relationship. Did you know however, that the mixed weight theory has thin men and fat women dealing with quite a bit of conflict?

Conflict and Weight Gain

A new study has found that women who have experienced weight … Read More

How To Drop a Pound Every Week

92835653Following restrictive diets is an outdated practice that sometimes results in temporary weight loss but almost never results in permanent weight loss. Instead of following diets that severely restrict fat and/or calories and lead to feelings of deprivation, consider taking the easier, more effective approach, and make the following simple food swaps.

Replace Sugar with Stevia

Unless you … Read More

The Truth About Fatty Food ‘Withdrawals’

obesityA withdrawal symptom is described as any physical or psychological disturbance a person experiences as a result of being deprived of something. When people are addicted to cigarettes, alcohol or drugs and then suddenly try to quit, they can face difficult withdrawals.  Scientists believe the same thing happens with food.

Eating Fat

North Americans love food…all kinds of … Read More

Cooking Aromatherapy – An Interesting New Trend

dietsThe word aromatherapy makes us think of massage oils or a warm, soothing bath; however, cooking with essential oils has become a new, creative aromatherapy application. The practice is relatively new to North America so many wonder if it really does have an effect.

There are several ways to use essential oils. Cleaning, treating ailments, relaxing, decorating, and … Read More

The Grossest Things About Holiday Meals

Christmas is a time for family and friends to get together for some quality time.  And many of these gatherings revolve around food. However, you may want to be cautious before reaching for the holiday stales as they’re often packed full of calories which can be disastrous for your waistline!

Foods that Are Full of Calories – From Read More

The Top Foods in Your Diets You are Addicted To

When you think about addiction, the thought that comes to mind might be one of a person who can’t kick the smoking habit, or a person with a drug addiction problem, or someone who is predisposed to addictions as a whole. What you might not be the first to think is that for any number of reasons, diets … Read More

The Worst Food in Your Fridge Right Now

Many experts will say the one benefit to having dinner out on the town, is atleast you are aware of the fact you aren’t in control of what’s in it. This can glaze over by using sheer ignorance, the fact that the food you are eating at restaurants is more than likely full of all kinds of fat … Read More

The Dangers of Corn Syrup in Diets

A recent study has shown that corn syrup can help in weight loss.  This fructose-based sweetener may replace the use of table sugar in the daily diet.

In the last few decades, the incidence of obesity has increased due to massive production of ready-to-eat food items, as well as the expansion of fast food restaurants.  Majority of prepared … Read More

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