Metabolism is the word we use to describe how much energy the body uses. Increasing metabolism is appealing for weight loss and weight maintenance because that could mean your body is using more energy and may be less likely to store fat. Increasing or slowing down metabolism usually occurs over a period of time and […]
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There are many ways to lose weight but not all methods are effective. The best way to lose weight is to follow weight loss tactics and advice based on scientific evidence.
Successful weight loss is not just about counting calories but it is based on proven by research techniques that can generate long-lasting results.
The list below outlines the most important articles about weight loss (backed by science), that can help you figure out how to get rid of those extra pounds.
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Like other spices, cumin has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for various health ailments. Research studies also suggest cumin may have many beneficial effects on the body. Cumin is considered a seed spice like coriander and fennel seeds. These seed spices are a rich source of antioxidants which can translate to lowering […]
Peas can be put into both categories as a fattening food and a weight loss friendly food. One of the main arguments for why peas may be considered fattening is based from a study (1) from Harvard Health. Researchers found an association between increasing starchy vegetables (potatoes, corn and peas) and weight gain. Increasing non-starchy […]
Whether it’s every day or every week, weighing yourself can be a helpful tool during weight loss and help with weight maintenance. Proponents of weighing yourself often suggest it can help stop subtle weight gain and keep you honest. Best time to weigh yourself: Weighing yourself at the same time every day, ideally in the […]
Weighing yourself during weight loss can be a practical tool to help you be successful and honest with your weight loss progress. How often you should weigh yourself can depend. Most studies indicate frequent self weighing can help weight loss efforts long term and successful weight maintenance. What is frequent self weighing? This can vary. […]
At the beginning of a New Year, many people are looking for ways to resolve their New Year resolutions for weight loss and health. As a result, there is a lot of information on new diet trends people should try as the calendar year turns. However, instead of trying the latest fad diet for the […]
Dark chocolate has a higher percent of cocoa phenols in it compared to milk and white chocolate. The higher amount of cocoa phenols means dark chocolate provides a higher amount of flavonoids, antioxidants and overall heart health benefits. The recommended serving for dark chocolate is about an ounce per day (1). According to the University […]
The impact food can have on health has been studied for centuries. Hippocrates famously stated “Let food be thy medicine” thousands of years ago still rings true today. Research continues to unfold the positive and negative ways food can effect health. Eating foods high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients can have […]
What you eat before and after a workout can influence how you feel during a workout, muscle recovery, muscle growth and restoring muscle glycogen stores after exercise. In general, the more strenuous exercise and/or longer time warrants more emphasis on refuelling after exercise for the benefit of your muscles. Exercising for more than 2 hours […]
Losing 10 pounds in one week is appealing; many weight loss plans advertise following their program will ensure dropping 10 pounds a week. However, in reality, losing 10 pounds in a week is challenging and requires a drastic change in eating behaviours, exercise and over all lifestyle. Drastically cutting calories is one way to try […]
How can you know if weight loss advice you read or hear will actually work? Any weight loss suggestions should be backed by science, and the more research the better. Scientists are still working on narrowing down nutrition advice to tailored individualized recommendations based on someone’s genetics and medical history. In the meantime, for best […]
What you eat for breakfast can impact overall nutrition, weight loss efforts, mental focus and what you eat the rest of the day. According to WebMD (1) eating a healthy breakfast can mean you get more vitamins and minerals in your diet, help with mental focus and concentration and can aid in lowering cholesterol levels. […]