Chemicals found in fast food wrappers and clothes linked to weight gain

A study led by Harvard’s School of Public Health looked at the affect of chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) on weight regulation. PFASs are found in products like non-stick cookware and stain resistant carpet. High blood levels of PFASs were found to be associated with slower metabolism. PFASs compounds were also linked to cancer, high cholesterol and immune problems

Chemicals found in fast food wrappers and clothes linked to weight gainChemicals found in fast food packaging and a wide variety of other consumer products could cause weight gain by crushing metabolism, particularly in women, new research claims. Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are used to make food packaging such as bread wrappers, microwave popcorn packs, and paper boards oil or water resistant. However, the chemicals can permeate […]

Diet and exercise, the two pillars for losing weight

Diet and exercises remains the cornerstone of an attempt to lose weight. The successful outcome is largely based on long-term compliance with the same

Diet and exercise, the two pillars for losing weightHow diet and exercise play a role in weight loss? Obesity has become an Achilles heel for many. Most obese people realise, often late, that it is extremely difficult to lose and maintain weight. However, medical or surgical intervention cannot be the only answer for the millions of overweight individuals in the world. Diet The […]

Are you finding it hard to lose weight? Here’s how you can speed up your metabolism

The best way to protect yourself against these metabolism-slowing factors is to avoid quick weight loss and extended fasting or very low calorie diets. If you are losing weight, take your time, and be sure to consume sufficient protein, which helps to prevent the loss of muscle

Are you finding it hard to lose weight? Here’s how you can speed up your metabolism  If you are unhappy with your weight or frustrated by your inability to lose weight, you’ve probably wondered whether a slow metabolism may be to blame. Your suspicions may have been confirmed by all the diets, programs, and products out there that claim to “fix” a slow metabolism. Let’s take a closer look at […]