Eating nuts daily can help prevent weight gain, reveal Harvard scientists

Increasing nut consumption by just half a serving (14 g or ½ oz) a day is linked to less weight gain and a lower risk of obesity, suggests a large, long term observational study, published in the online journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health

Eating nuts daily can help prevent weight gain, reveal Harvard scientistsHarvard University experts tracked almost 300,000 people for two decades. They were asked about how many nuts they ate and how much they weighed. Participants who ate half an ounce (14g) of nuts every day gained less weight. Eating half a serving of nuts every day could stop you from gaining weight as you get […]

Want to lose weight? Switching to ‘this’ cooking oil help

Diet plays an important role in the life of people trying to shed some fat. Monitoring your food, from the amounts you take to their nutritional value, can help manage weight

Want to lose weight? Switching to ‘this’ cooking oil helpHow you prepare your meals could also affect your weight. Everything starts from cooking and there are certain ingredients known for helping speed up the fat-burning process. One is coconut oil. It supports the process to burn belly fat, which speeds up the weight loss process, Daily Express reported. Abdominal fat is the type of […]

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 […]

New study reveals why people gain weight as they get older

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now, new research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has uncovered why that is: Lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight, even if we don’t eat more or exercise less than before. The study is published in the journal Nature Medicine

New study reveals why people gain weight as they get olderThe scientists studied the fat cells in 54 men and women over an average period of 13 years. In that time, all subjects, regardless of whether they gained or lost weight, showed decreases in lipid turnover in the fat tissue, defined as the rate at which lipid (or fat) in the fat cells is removed […]

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 […]

Standing burns more calories than sitting or lying down, finds study

Compared with sitting or lying down for the same amount of time, standing uses more energy. This could help to burn calories that would otherwise end up in fat storage

Standing burns more calories than sitting or lying down, finds studyNew research supports the idea that spending more time standing during waking hours can help to counteract some of the negative consequences of sedentary lifestyles. These are among the findings and conclusions of a recent PLOS One study from the University of Granada (UGR), in Spain. Many scientists believe that lying, sitting, and standing use […]

Know about the best health secrets to maintain a healthy weight

Know about the best health secrets to maintain a healthy weightShedding weight is one of, if not, the biggest health conundrums of the twenty-first century that is plagued by worldwide epidemics of diabetes and obesity. Certain people take the unhealthy route and resort to quick-fix solutions such as liposuction and anti-obesity medication, which may not always be the safest alternative. Consistent effort and commitment to […]

Here’s how you can burn belly fat even if you have slow metabolism

These are the simple ways that have been found effective in helping improve metabolism and supporting weight loss

Here’s how you can burn belly fat even if you have slow metabolismMetabolism plays a significant role in the body. It mainly helps process the food and drinks you consume to generate the energy you need for your daily activities. It also affects how much you eat and drink as well as your weight. This is why a slow metabolism is a major concern for many people, […]

Being easily fatigued may signal future heart problems, suggests study

People who are easily winded by very light exercise could be at more of a risk for heart disease than others who do not experience the same level of tiredness, recent research finds

Being easily fatigued may signal future heart problems, suggests studyThe study, appearing in the Journal of the American Heart Association, looked at a participant pool of 625 individuals with an average age of 68 years. The study team found that those who tired easily had an overall higher chance of developing cardiovascular disease. First, the researchers calculated each person’s 10-year risk of heart disease […]

High-fat diet and gut bacteria interlinked to insulin resistance: Reveals study

Researchers have discovered how our choice of diet can weaken our gut immune system and lead to the development of diabetes

High-fat diet and gut bacteria interlinked to insulin resistance: Reveals studyInsulin resistance occurs when the body stops responding normally to insulin, a hormone that helps the body process sugar. Developing insulin resistance can lead to type 2 diabetes, which is a metabolic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Obesity is a significant risk factor for insulin resistance and diabetes. But how and why does […]