Cut calories by 15% to stay young,  suggests study

Everyone knows that exercising and maintaining a healthy diet, along with cutting out nicotine and alcohol, can help slow down or even reverse the aging process. But according to a new breakthrough study published in the journal Cell Metabolism, so can cutting calories by 15 percent for two years

Cut calories by 15% to stay young,  suggests studyAfter just one year on a reduced-calorie diet, study participants saw their metabolic rates drop significantly. The lowered rate continued into the second year and led to an overall decrease in oxidative stress, a process that has been tied to diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions. “Reducing calorie intake provides health benefits to […]

Is the new ‘fasting’ diet trend healthy?

Fasting is nothing new. For a month every year, practising Muslims celebrate Ramadan by fasting from sunrise to sunset, and it’s a part of many other major religious traditions. But is it healthy and effective to restrict eating or fast on a regular basis?

Is the new ‘fasting’ diet trend healthy?Tipping the scales at 105 kgs, Charles Joy realised he needed to make some changes. The 28-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, native already had tried many diet plans to varying degrees of success. In 2013, he lost more than 45 kilos through exercise and diet. But afterward, his weight slowly began to creep back up. In 2017, […]

Why is it more difficult to lose weight if you are a vegetarian diet?

Have you been following a vegetarian diet for weight loss? This approach promises to promote better health and faster way to shed some fats. However, your weight moved only a few grams since day one. Why is it? Let us know the answers

Why is it more difficult to lose weight if you are a vegetarian diet?Removing all meat, fish and poultry from your daily meals appears not working. But eliminating meat is not the only way you should consider when trying to lose weight under a plant-based diet. Vegetables and fruits contain less calories, fat and protein than animal foods but they will not guarantee weight loss. There are some […]

More evidence strongly suggests that stress is linked with obesity

When people are facing a stressful situation, a chain reaction is set off in the body that results in the release of cortisol, leading to higher levels of this hormone in the body

More evidence strongly suggests that stress is linked with obesityUsing hair to measure long-term levels of the stress hormone cortisol, UK researchers confirm the link between chronic stress and packing on pounds, as well as difficulty shedding excess weight. Previous research has tied high levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the blood, urine or saliva to obesity, but these measurements can vary based […]

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 […]

Can drinking celery juice help you lose weight?

Celery juice cannot be the miracle weight loss drink it is hyped to be; rather it can play a role in an integrated plan consisting of exercise and low-calorie foods

Can drinking celery juice help you lose weight?Celery juice is made by juicing the celery stalk of the vegetable derived from the Apiaceae plant family. The consumption of the juice is becoming an early morning ritual prior to eating breakfast for many people hoping to lose weight and benefit from its vitamins as well as minerals. About 475 ml or 16 ounces […]

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 […]

Learn about effective ways to stop yourself from overeating

From eating slowly, avoiding food containers to managing stress, read on to know the best ways to avoid or stop overeating

Learn about effective ways to stop yourself from overeatingExcessive eating can be a bad habit or a sign of a disorder. Overeating can lead to sudden weight gain and eventually increase the risk of developing a chronic condition, such as diabetes or heart disease. Fortunately, there are ways that have been proven effective to help people manage food consumption. It mainly requires simple […]

Eating banana peel can help you lose weight

Banana offers numerous health benefits but people could get more if they eat the fruit’s skin. That is according to a dietitian who said adding the peel to your diet could help enhance sleep, improve skin and support weight loss

Eating banana peel can help you lose weightA dietitian said adding the banana skin to your diet could help boost your nutritional intake, leading to better sleep, lower cancer risk and better skin, among other health benefits. “Specifically, you will increase your overall fibre content by at least 10 per cent as a lot of dietary fibre can be found in the […]

35 extra minutes of exercise per day can reduce depression risk

Even those who had the highest genetic depression risk scores were less likely to develop depression if they had higher levels of physical activity

35 extra minutes of exercise per day can reduce depression riskAccording to the researchers, who are from the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, the study is the first of its kind. The paper, which appears in the journal Depression and Anxiety, shows that physical activity can positively affect the risk of depression — even when there is a higher genetic risk. Lead author Karmel Choi, […]
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