weight gain : Health news, advice and natural remedies

Are Americans eating too much protein?

ProteinOur diet requires a few simple things: Fat, carbohydrates and protein. In a perfect balance you’ll feel great, energized and receive all the essential vitamins and minerals. But when we don’t eat in balance, having too much protein for example, is when our bodies can go awry.

Protein, found in many food groups and high in meat, is … 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

The Personality Trait that Leads to Weight Gain

146954752We’ve all experienced cravings before. But some of us seem to struggle harder with them than others, and have a much lower success rate when it comes to handling them in healthy and weight-wise ways. For many people trying to battle with weight gain and control body weight, a fundamental connection between mind and body seems to keep … Read More

The Common Mistake that Leads to Weight Gain

57440427Are you a proud night owl? Do you find yourself crawling into bed late when your friends and family are already lost in dreamland? Do you wake up exhausted, hitting the snooze button again and again?

If so, you may want to pay attention to the compounding research studies regarding sleep and weight gain. The study shows … 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

Infidelity and Weight Loss – The Shocking Tie

162441449It is a subject that isn’t talked about very often, and certainly not one prone to be spoken about publicly, however for those who looking to lose weight, you might be curious to know the exact lengths some of your peers could be going to in order to battle the bulge.

One study has posed some interesting results, … Read More

The Link Between Home Altitude and Obesity

Obesity rat133518790es in the United States are at an astonishing level with about one third of Americans being overweight or obese. There are a variety of factors that contribute to weight gain and ultimately obesity, including consuming diets that are high in sugar and fat and living sedentary lifestyles, but new research in Reuters Health is showing … Read More

The Effect of Mental Images On Cravings

153896152One of the major issues that needs to be addressed in losing weight is controlling cravings, especially that of junk food.  We all know that weight gain is strongly associated with the consumption of high-calorie food items, coupled with the low amount of energy utilized in daily activities.  This imbalance in the caloric input-output primarily results in weight … 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

Craziest Weight Loss Diet …and Why

obesityThe battle of the bulge is never ending so it is no wonder that over the years there have been more diet solutions than we can count.  There is the diet that leaves us feeling famished and cranky, the diet that makes us crave more and leads to weight gain,  the diet that actually works, and the diet … Read More

Could Your Eating Habits Ruin Your Marriage?

78057026Communication, empathy, honesty and affection are all important for a happy marriage, but did you know that you’re eating habits can also effect the health of your marriage? Below are four ways in which poor eating habits can ruin your marriage.

Weight Gain

Many people have a tendency to ‘let themselves go,’ when they get married. The security … Read More

A Hair Style That Makes You Exercise Less

healthy foodExercise is a great way to keep our lungs and heart healthy, and of course it is a good weight loss method. It is also helpful when it comes to maintaining a healthy head of hair. Exercise increases blood flow thus nourishing skin cells. Healthy skin cells mean healthy hair cuticles which allow our hair to grow. Exercise … Read More

Diet Soda and the Cancer Connection

Obesity pertains to a condition that involves excessive weight gain and is generally associated with a body mass index of 30 or higher.  Body mass index is a ratio of an individual’s weight in relation to height and this reflects the amount of fat in the body.  Physicians and other health professionals use the body mass index as … Read More

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