Weight Loss

Learn how to lose weight the healthy way with diet and exercise routines. Our advice will teach you how to plan your meals and how to workout at home or in the gym.

Learn To Be Young Again

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There is only one reason why people become overweight: it is because people go from being healthy and fit to being an unhealthy one and sedentary. When we are at school our eating habits are restricted. Children can eat only during…

Weight Loss Advice For Seniors

fitness advice for older people
Losing weight becomes harder as we age. Metabolism tends to slow down which means that it is far easier to gain weight. Also we become less active as we get older which just adds to the problems. However, this does…

Weight Loss Advice for Men

Stomach fat seems to be a huge problem for lots of people, especially men. Naturally, men tend to hold more fat around their waistline (this is visceral fat, or internal fat), which we call love handles (also known as beer gut).

The Relationship Between Exercise and Diet

Athletic woman preparing food
Sometimes people really do like to complicate matters. There is already enough confusion regarding weight loss, which leads to many people making costly weight loss mistakes. In recent years two pieces of research were published which really helped to confuse…

Play Tetris and Lose Weight

Scientists at Plymouth University have discovered a method for losing weight and quitting smoking – playing Tetris! Researchers found that people who play Tetris for three minutes a day are less likely to crave food or cigarettes when they are…

The Valentine Workout

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It is just one week until Valentines Day, so why not use the next seven days to start getting in shape again? In a one week period you need to focus on eating a very lean and healthy diet as…

The Corset Diet

The Corset Diet is a new commercial weight loss plan for women, which combines an effective corset with a diet plan to help you get your body back in shape. According to the official website the plan has been approved by…

Is It ‘New Year’s Resolution’ Time?

By Dean Sloan, MD Ok, the holiday season is now over, and it’s time to “get back to reality.”  Did you do the conventional things over the holidays, like indulge in party food and drink and do no exercise, promising yourself you…

What Is Processed Meat? Why Is It Bad?

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OK, processed and red meat has been in the news again this week. Researchers found a link between the consumption of red meat and coronary heart disease, and also another new study has provided more evidence for a link between…

What Is Fat?

Fatty Meat showing subcutaneous fat and intramuscular fat
You are desperate to get rid of it, but do you know what it is, or why you have it? When we eat too much, blood sugar levels remain high and this triggers the conversion of glucose into glycerols (in the liver) which are stored as fat – and we get fatter.

Do Any Weight Loss Drugs Work?

Weight loss pills are certainly becoming more popular, partly as the result of aggressive marketing online. The pharmaceutical industry is obviously very keen to create a weight loss pill for the mass market. The weight loss industry is very lucrative,…