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When summer comes along, people instantly head to the gym in order to obtain that fantastic summer body. The moment they walk into the gym, a flurry of individuals can be seen on treadmills and cardio machines. Even though cardiovascular exercise is very beneficial to endurance and heart health, many people glance over another asset that really helps … Read More

It’s no secret that drinking tea can be good for your health. Teas are jam-packed with flavonoids, plant chemicals known to help prevent disease. According to a New York Times survey of studies investigating tea’s health benefits, tea consumption has been linked to reduced risk of liver disease, depression, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, … Read More

Losing weight is one of the most enduring trends over the years, especially since obesity has become part of the American life. Whereas it seems like some of us have no trouble losing weight and keeping it off, others have more of a struggle. But it seems like obesity has to do more with than just the … Read More

Have you found that despite disciplined diet control and good exercise habits, it is still hard to lose fat? The answer may not lie in what you are doing wrong, but rather in something that is not usually linked to fat loss: the hormone insulin, and your body’s sensitivity to it, which may affect your … Read More

Do you eat when you are stressed, angry, or upset? Often times, eating like this can leave you feeling both emotionally and physically worse than before, with the guilt of overeating added onto whichever negative emotion you were already experiencing. Believe it or not, this is a problem many people experience, commonly known as “emotional eating.” … Read More

Seventy-two million adults. This is the staggering number of adults in the US affected by an epidemic that is caused by neither a virus nor a bacterium. As many as 72 million adults in the US are affected by obesity, and the prevalence rate has been on a consistent incline since 2010. Embed from Getty Images Obesity is … Read More

“Want to burn fat?” Whenever people hear those words, they think of long periods of cardiovascular exercise (cardio). However, for many people, they dread this style of exercise because it is very time-consuming and can get boring because of the repetitive motions often associated with cardio. If you are looking to burn fat while minimizing your … Read More

There’s a rumor floating around here. Have you heard of it yet? The secret has been around forever! However, it’s high time to spill the beans. Oh wait, that is the secret! Beans! You know them; you’ve seen the little tiny legumes in your garden, in the grocery store, or on your dinner plate. You eat … Read More

People grow up hearing that peanuts are high in fat and can cause considerable weight gain if eaten regularly. However, choosing to leave peanuts out of one’s diet solely for this reason may be just plain nuts. Peanuts and other nuts provide nutritional benefits and promote longer, healthier lives. Despite common misconceptions about them, peanuts may actually be the super … Read More

In our current fast-paced society, we are constantly looking for shortcuts. Instead of using the tried-and-true methods of diet and exercise to lose weight, many are now turning to supplements to expedite this process. One of the supplements that people use to try to change their physique or improve their health is green tea or green tea … Read More

Scientists claim that America is experiencing an “obesity epidemic.” Sounds scary, right? The incidence of obese and overweight individuals in America has reached higher levels than ever before with 35.1% of adults being classified as obese, according to a 2009 study. As we have learned more about the link between excessive weight, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes (obesity being the … Read More

As I entered a mirrored room resembling a dance studio, an overwhelming heat filled my lungs. I was at my first Bikram yoga class. Yoga is a mental, spiritual, and physical practice meant to strengthen both the body and mind. Many know the benefits of yoga—increased strength, flexibility, and weight loss. The Bikram yoga craze … Read More

Surprisingly, not all fat is bad for you. Of the two main types of fat, brown fat and white fat, white fat is more commonly found in the body. White fat is responsible for the functions that we typically associate with fat: storing energy and producing hormones that are released to the rest of the body. Brown … Read More

A new device called the Maestro Rechargeable System has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of obesity. The FDA has approved the device for patients ages eighteen and older who were unable to lose weight with weight loss programs. To be eligible for treatment with the Maestro System, patients must have … Read More

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