Articles relating to 'fat'

Eggs, butter, cheese: The newly discovered benefits

511524451I’m not so worried about fat anymore. Not because I’m the skinniest woman on the planet, but fat has a lot going for it.

I’m eating full-fat Greek yogurt, blue cheese in my turkey burgers, and homemade granola with plenty of nuts.

Fat, the healthy kind, is back in vogue these days. For years, government dietary guidelines recommended … Read More

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 of … 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

Healthy Body Fat Or Deadly Body Fat – Which Type Do You Have?

80614253Most people think of excess weight and extra body fat as a sign of being unhealthy. The connection between obesity and a wide range of health disorders has long been documented and researched, and it has become common knowledge that excess body fat can lead to all manner of health issues . Often, doctors assume that they can take one … Read More

Your Belly Fat Could Lead to Heart Disease

113590622Obesity is a significant issue in today’s society, with approximately 35 percent of the global population being overweight and 11 percent being obese, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).  The problem  has become so significant that obesity is now officially labeled as a disease. There are many health risks associated with excessive weight, with at least 2.8 … Read More

Could Your Fat Tissue Save A Life?

158913655If you’ve ever considered liposuction to remove excess fat tissue, you may be shocked to discover that you could potentially be saving a life.  Researchers at UCLA made an incredible – albeit, accidental – discovery about fat tissue, after examining the (normally discarded) remains of several liposuction surgeries. It turns out that fat tissue contains a precious and … 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

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