10 reasons why belly fat is the most stubborn fat on our body

Your body does have some built in protections and an inclination to preserve energy levels at all times.  If you lose a lot of weight quickly, your body will respond by slowing down your resting energy use and make less energy available for you to use for extra activities

10 reasons why belly fat is the most stubborn fat on our bodyWhy is belly fat the most difficult, and last, fat to go? Belly fat is not necessarily the most difficult and last fat to burn on the body – it depends on the person. Generally speaking, it’s not usually more difficult to get rid of, it just seems that way because it takes so long. […]

Want to lose weight? Try watching a horror movie, suggest scientists

Watching scary movies can help you burn the calorific equivalent of a small chocolate bar, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Westminster

Want to lose weight? Try watching a horror movie, suggest scientistsIt’s late at night, you may or may not be home alone. Covers pulled up to the chin, you don’t know if the chills are because of the air-conditioner or the film that’s playing out in front of you. Suddenly, there’s a shriek. But you scream louder. Hands shaking, you reach for the remote and […]

Alternate-day fasting associated with weight loss, suggests study

People who start fasting every other day may lose more weight than they would if they stuck to their usual eating habits, finds a small study

Alternate-day fasting associated with weight loss, suggests studyThe 60 healthy people in the four-week study were not overweight. Researchers randomly assigned them to either stick to their usual eating habits or switch to alternate-day fasting, with 12 hours of unrestricted food followed by 36 hours of no food. With alternate-day fasting, people reduced weekly calories by 37% on average and shed an […]

Sleep quality varies throughout menstrual cycle in young women

Young women are more likely to experience sleep disruption in the days leading up to their menstrual period, according to a new study that will be presented Saturday at ENDO 2019, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sleep quality varies throughout menstrual cycle in young women“Sleep is more disrupted in the several days directly prior to menses in young healthy women,” said Anne E. Kim, a medical student at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. “Increased sleep disruption was found in the late luteal phase, which corresponds with the days directly […]

Crash diets do not serve their purpose and put an immense pressure on the body

Proteins, sodium, potassium and carbohydrates are very essential for your body. While on a crash diet, people concentrate more on reducing calories and do not intake adequate amount of nutrients

Crash diets do not serve their purpose and put an immense pressure on the bodyEvery second person out there is trying to lose weight and there are many who believe that crash diet is the apt solution to lose weight quickly. But, crash diet comes with its own pros and cons. Doctors say many Mumbaikars are falling prey to various diseases because of crash dieting. From college students to […]

Here’s why high-protein diets are unhealthy for you

The findings by scientists at the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) also support research which suggests carbohydrates aren’t necessarily the dieting demons they are sometimes made out to be

Here’s why high-protein diets are unhealthy for youResearchers in South Australia believe they have found the key to why high-protein diets are unhealthy and can lead to shortened lifespans. The project used worms and fruit flies to investigate how diet influenced the speed of protein synthesis. The results clearly showed that speeding up protein synthesis would produce more errors and this is […]

Know the best way to lose weight fast

We have already passed by the first month of 2019, and for some it seems that their New Year’s Resolutions have not yielded any successful results. One resolution that always makes the list is losing weight in the New Year, but this is easier said than done. In this article, we will speak about a strategic way through which you could lose those extra pounds and stay healthy

Know the best way to lose weight fastWe all know that sticking to a strict calorie controlled diet is not an easy task in modern setting, where tasty and high energy foods are attractive and ubiquitously available. This is made even more difficult due to our body’s natural rapid response to decreases in food intake. And also an opposing lack of response […]

Eating a low-carb diet can raise early death risk, cautions study

A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests. The large scale study debunks 'cult of low carb' and shows moderate intake gives best chance of a long life but type of proteins and fats make big difference. Eating a moderate amount of carbohydrates best for healthy lifespan, say researchers

Eating a low-carb diet can raise early death risk, cautions studyLow-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses. But a US study over 25 years indicates that a moderate cut in carb consumption – or switching meat for plant-based protein and fats – is healthier. The study relied on people […]

Your gut bacteria may provide an answer for weight loss

A new study in the International Journal of Obesity found that a specific diet's success may come down to the bacteria mix in one's gut, as observed in stool samples

Your gut bacteria may provide an answer for weight lossWondering why a diet’s not working for you? Stop watching your waistline and consider something a little deeper — like the faeces lodged in your intestines. A study this month in the International Journal of Obesity found that a specific diet’s success may come down to the bacteria mix in one’s gut, as observed in […]

Why one feels hungry frequently even after being an overweight?

Dieting is largely ineffective in maintaining initial weight loss as numerous studies suggest the majority of dieters regain all lost weight with 3 to 5 years

Why one feels hungry frequently even after being an overweight?Hunger is a hormonal signal from your body to ultimately guide you to a certain body composition set-point, that your body regards as being the safest for your particular lifestyle history, in order not to die from food shortages (this might not be a contemporary type of danger for most of us anymore, but evolution […]