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High Fat Diet May Help In Weight Loss: Study

A new study showed that a diet high in fat may help in losing weight. The researchers discovered a method in which altering the Hedgehog pathway signaling system, resulted in suppressing obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 6, 2017

Cinnamon Could Be The Secret Ingredient To Weight Loss

Cinnamaldehyde, the essential oil responsible for the flavor and color of cinnamon was found to have potentials in boosting metabolism. How does it work to aid weight loss and potentially fight obesity?

Public Health November 24, 2017

Buh-Bye Diet? Ketone Drink Can Burn Fat And Supercharge Your Body

HVMN's ketone drink can increase the level of fat-burning ketones in the body, often achieved through the ketogenic diet. How much does a shot-sized bottle of HVMN Ketone cost?

Healthy Living/Wellness November 11, 2017

Promising Obesity Treatment: Engineered Protein Helps Obese Animals Lose Weight

An engineered version of the protein GDF15 caused test animals to lose weight. Researchers also observed a link between increased levels of the protein and lowered cholesterol and insulin levels in the blood.

Public Health October 20, 2017

Here's Another Good Reason To Lose Weight: You'll Save Up To $36,000

A new study showed that obese and overweight adults can stand to save up to $36,000 over their lifetime if they drop to a healthy weight. The money will be saved from direct medical costs and productivity losses.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 27, 2017

Your Poop May Reveal Why Your Diet Does Not Make You Lose Weight

The high-fiber New Nordic Diet may not work for everyone who want to lose weight. A person's stool and gut bacteria may tell if this diet will work for weight loss or not.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 17, 2017

Weight Loss Intragastric Balloons Linked To 5 Deaths

The FDA said that five deaths have been linked to intragastric balloons albeit it remains unclear if the fatalities were caused by the device itself or the surgery. What are the potential side effects of intragastric balloons?

Public Health August 11, 2017

Artificial Sweeteners Linked To Weight Gain and Other Health Woes Yet Again

A new study warns against the potential dangers of artificial sweeteners, specifically how they could cause long-term weight gain and other health problems. Read on for details from the University of Manitoba research.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 17, 2017

How Intermittent Fasting Could Work For Weight Loss And Overall Health

Intermittent fasting is getting quite popular and the trend is catching up with many, including celebrities. A debate is on whether a controlled diet is better than intermittent fasting.

Public Health May 4, 2017

Is Alternate-Day Fasting Better Than Traditional Diet For Weight Loss? Study Offers Answer

A new study compared the effectiveness of alternate-day fasting and traditional calorie-restricted diet for weight loss. Which one is better for those who want to lose and maintain weight?

Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2017

Gym Offers Nap Class Where You Can Just Sleep And Still Burn Calories

A gym in the UK offers the best of both worlds for tired people who want to lose weight. Napercise lets people have uninterrupted sleep in a calorie-burning environment.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2017

Diet Soda Tied To Stroke And Dementia: Other Ill Effects Linked To The Popular Beverage

Artificially sweetened beverages like diet soft drinks have been positioned as a healthful alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages. A number of studies, however, have warned of the various dangers of diet sodas and their artificial sweeteners.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 21, 2017

What Is Interval Training? Benefits, Risks, And How To Do Short Bursts Of Exercise

High-intensity interval training emerges in a new study as as key anti-aging strategy. Here are tips to perform interval training, potential risks and reminders, and a sample workout.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2017

Why Americans Stopped Dieting: Study Shows Drop In Weight Loss Interest

Fewer Americans are striving to shed extra pounds as being overweight is becoming more socially acceptable, a new study has found. The research reveals a surge in obesity rates in the last three decades.

Public Health March 8, 2017

Tasty Allies in Battling Weight Gain: 8 Common Superfoods That Burn Fat Right Off You

Committing to a carefully planned diet may not be enough to ensure weight loss unless you pay close attention to your metabolism. Make sure to include these food items in your meal plan to boost your fat burn.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017

How To Age Gracefully: Lifestyle Changes That Keep You Looking Young

If beauty is only skin deep, then the best way to preserve your youth is to take care of your epidermis. Study suggests that sleep, exercise, and sunscreen could shave 10 years off your appearance.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017

5 Healthy Weight Loss Secrets Khloe Kardashian Swears By

Check out Khloe Kardashian’s diet and fitness strategies that helped her achieve her killer bod. Are they worth the try? Not all experts think so.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

How Do You Keep The Pounds Off? New Study Explores Weight Maintenance Strategies

A new study shows that employing certain methods can help keep the pounds off. These interventions include regularly weighing one's self and planning for unfortunate weight-gain situation.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2017

Whole Grains Help You Shed Excess Pounds: Study

New research from Tufts University suggested that switching from refined grains to whole grains can lead to greater weight loss. This is through reducing calories retained during digestion and speeding up metabolism.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 9, 2017

Want To Lose Weight And Keep It Off? Be Mindful Of People Around You, Says Study

It takes hard work to lose weight and keep it off. According to a study, you should be also mindful of people around you and how you relate to them, as personal relationships play a role in maintaining weight loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 4, 2017

The Breakfast Debate: Can This Meal Of The Day Really Help Keep You Thin?

A small study raises potential issues in breakfast studies that cite the first meal of the day as a weight loss aid. It has warned that these are partly industry funded, something likely affecting the strength of the nutrition science advice.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 23, 2017

Weight Loss Tips: Here's How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Worried about gaining a few extra pounds during the holidays? We've listed down several tips so you can still indulge and eat the meals you want while still keeping yourself healthy.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 24, 2016

Got Weight Loss New Year's Resolutions? Here Are The Best Apps To Help You Lose Weight

Your smartphone can be your best health guru for the New Year. There are many weight loss apps you can use to help you lose weight without the need for expensive trainers, dietitians or gym memberships.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 20, 2016

Timing When You Eat Dinner May Help You In Losing Body Fat: Study

According to new study, eating dinner earlier could benefit your attempts to lose weight. First human test of early time-restricted feeding showed promise to help people lose body fat.

Public Health November 10, 2016

High-Protein Diets Negate Diabetes-Related Benefits Of Weight Loss

Eating meat is one of the easiest ways to fulfill protein requirements for the day. However, researchers have found that women who ate too much protein had low insulin sensitivity, negating the diabetes benefits gleaned from weight loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 13, 2016

Wearing A Fitness Tracker May Not Help With Weight Loss

Researchers found that wearing an activity tracker does not necessarily motivate people to increase their fitness regimen, and may even prevent them from losing weight.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 20, 2016

Weight Loss Diet: Eating Pasta May Help Beat Obesity, Claim Italian Researchers

Researchers are causing people to rethink pasta. Those who have been cutting pasta dishes out of their diets for the sake of forsaking carbs might not be doing themselves any favors there.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 7, 2016

Traffic Light Colors Could Help Fight Obesity, Make People Opt For Healthier Food Choices

Stop, look and order. A study finds food items that have calorie contents designated with traffic light colors can help people choose lower calorie meals compared with food menus without any calorie labels.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 17, 2016

This New FDA-Approved Weight Loss Device Pumps Food Out Of Your Tummy [Video]

A new surgical weight loss device can help obese patients lose 30 percent of the consumed calories 30 minutes after every meal. The AspireAssist device is designed for obese patients who have failed to lose weight despite various methods except surgery.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2016

Qsymia Dominates Among Weight Loss Drugs In Slashing 5 Percent Of Body Weight

Qsymia emerged as the top-performing among FDA-approved and over-the-counter weight loss drugs in a new meta-analysis. The drug proved to be the best in slashing 5 percent of body weight among overweight or obese individuals.

Medicine June 15, 2016

Gas-Filled Balloon Pill May Be The Next Big Thing In Obesity Treatment

Gas-filled balloon pill may be the key to obesity treatment, a new study has found. The inflatable pill called Obalon has shown better weight loss outcomes than diet modifications and exercise alone.

Medicine May 24, 2016

Jillian Michaels Disagrees With Study Saying 'The Biggest Loser' Changes Contestants' Metabolism

Jillian Michaels disagrees with a study that says 'The Biggest Loser' changed the metabolism of the contestants. For her, exercising and eating right would never interfere with diet.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 23, 2016

25 Percent Calorie Restriction Could Improve Mood, Overall Health Of Nonobese Individuals

Restricting calorie intake by as much as 25 percent can be beneficial for nonobese individuals. Researchers have found that calorie restriction improves mood and overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2016

'Biggest Loser' Study Reveals Why It Is Difficult To Keep Weight Off

A study among 'The Biggest Loser' contestants revealed why it is hard to maintain weight loss. Among the factors identified in the study include slow metabolism and poor metabolic adaptation.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2016

Don't Fall For Those Instagram Weight Loss Teas: Here's Why (Read: L-A-X-A-T-I-V-E-S)

A lot of weight loss teas are really just laxatives. Some people say self-inflicted diarrhea cleanses the colon, while others assert that it's a serious health risk.

Public Health May 1, 2016

New Weight Loss Option For Women: What Are Silicon Balloon Implants?

A new weight reduction procedure involves the implants of silicon balloons. It is a non-invasive procedure and can apparently help you lose about 20 to 30 pounds of body weight within a couple of months.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016

Should You Switch To Whole Milk? People Who Consume Full-Fat Dairy Products Less Likely To Be Obese

A new study linked high-fat dairy intake with a reduced risk for obesity, an association not seen in low-fat dairy consumption. Is it actually time to grab that bottle of whole milk? Experts weighed in on the matter.

LIFE April 8, 2016

Obese Woman Sheds 100 Pounds To Become Bikini Model

Bikini season is here. Is your beach body ready? Check out how an obese woman lost 100 pounds to become a bikini model. The road wasn't easy, but this Nova Scotia resident is slaying it.

LIFE April 8, 2016

Breakfasts With Whey Protein May Help You Lose Weight

Breakfast is often considered the most important meal of the day. To avoid messing it up and to lose weight in the process, eat some whey protein, experts say.

LIFE April 7, 2016

Love Hormone Oxytocin Nasal Spray: Here's How It Can Help You Lose Weight

Researchers suggest that a single dose of oxytocin nasal spray is enough to suppress overeating. Oxytocin is a hormone that occurs naturally in the body and has been associated with the treatment of metabolic diseases.

LIFE April 5, 2016

Reading And Hearing BMI Everywhere? Here's What BMI Is In English

Body mass index is often used as an effective tool to predict one's health. Individuals classified as obese are often associated with increased risk for debilitating diseases later in life.

LIFE April 5, 2016

Beans And Chickpeas May Lower Cholesterol, Aid Weight Loss

Eating legumes such as beans, chickpeas and lentils may help lower cholesterol levels in the blood, a new study revealed. These legumes could also aid in your weight loss goals.

LIFE April 2, 2016

Scientists Develop Voice-Controlled Calorie Counter That May Aid People Trying To Lose Weight

MIT researchers are in the process of developing a voice-controlled calorie counter. It is aimed at helping people have an easier and accurate food-logging experience.

LIFE March 28, 2016

High-Protein Diet Helps Overweight, Obese Adults Trying To Lose Weight Sleep Better

According to a new study, middle-aged obese and overweight adults - under high-protein weight loss diet - report improved sleep.

LIFE March 26, 2016

Goodbye Obesity, Hello Weight Loss? Scientists Find 'Stop Eating' Switch In The Brain (Of A Mouse)

Researchers found a 'Stop Eating' switch in the brains of mice that can signal when to stop eating. When confirmed, the research can lead to novel intervention methods to help fight obesity and assist in weight loss and maintenance.

LIFE March 18, 2016

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