Articles relating to 'fat'
Tossing and turning at night? This will help…

FAT, OBESITY, FAT, OBESITYAs it turns out, sleeping with too much light in the room can significantly increase the risk of obesity, especially in women.

Recently, a British study, funded by the charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer and published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, looked at 113,000 women over a 40-year period. Researchers wanted to identify the root causes of … Read More

Why that morning coffee is more important now than ever

dna, fat, dna, fatHere’s to enjoying your morning joe!

Coffee has been in the hot seat for years and there are a number of studies that are both for and against the popular caffeinated beverage. Now you can add one more plus to the list.

New research shows that coffee might help to keep your DNA healthy and cut body fat, … Read More

Why there’s no such thing as fat and healthy

diabetes, fat, obesityWhile curvy might be a style statement and plus-sized models graze the covers of fashion magazines, the verdict is in. Scientific research says it is just is not possible to be overweight and healthy.

While the tides of change brought a new wave of voluptuous beauty and larger sizes, the devil’s advocate has come in the form of … Read More

Full-Fat Paradox: Why Whole Milk Makes You Lean

FAT, WEIGHT GAINAlright, admit it. How many times have you caved in to the creaminess of a full-fat latte or frozen yogurt?

It’s an indulgence you don’t necessarily need to worry about. In fact, if you want to reduce your body fat, you may want to try consuming more whole-fat dairy products. Bring back the full fat! The zero-fat craze … Read More

Age Related Obesity: Brown Fat Fights Belly Fat

122224070Let’s face it, body fat has a bad reputation – something we fret about constantly and try to burn away with regular exercise. Well, here’s something to consider as you try to keep your New Year’s resolution of losing weight: When it comes to age-related obesity, brown fat is simply failing us.

New research, conducted by Japan’s University … Read More

Good Heart Health No Longer Means Skipping the Butter and Cheese

149079184Over the past few years, governments across the globe have been fixated on lowering cholesterol levels in order to reduce the occurrence of heart disease. Butter and cheese have long been avoided in a healthy diet, as they contain high amounts of saturated fats and calories. But recent research now flies in the face of all that – … Read More

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