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Can Probiotics Help You Lose Weight?

Based on the results of this study, one might conclude that replacing harmful bacteria in the gut to a healthier gut flora might result in a reduction in the components of metabolic syndrome. The hope is that probiotics would result in weight loss, decreased waist circumference, lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar and improved cholesterol profile.
Posted on September 19, 2012 Read More »

How Hormones Sabotage Your Weight Loss

We’re not just talking menopause. Sleep deprivation, stress, and a bad diet can cause imbalances in the chemicals that regulate appetite, metabolism, and fat storage.
Posted on September 10, 2012 Read More »

The Secret to a Faster Metabolism

Although genetics and your age both play a role, recent studies suggest you have plenty of say over how well your metabolism functions.
Posted on September 3, 2012 Read More »

Are the Bacteria in Your Gut Making You Fat?

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore has shown that certain strains of bacteria are associated with increased risk for the components of metabolic syndrome.
Posted on August 28, 2012 Read More »

Irregular Sleeping and Eating Patterns Slow Metabolism and Boost Appetite

It is well known that when people don’t get enough sleep, they eat more calories than when they're well rested. Poor quality sleep stimulates hunger hormones boosting appetite and increasing cravings for unhealthy comfort foods like ice cream and fast food.
Posted on August 23, 2012 Read More »

“Zero Calorie” Butter Spray Actually Contains Hundreds of Calories

Butter flavor sprays like Parkay spray and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter spray are labeled as having zero calories per spray. There is a loophole in the guidelines for labeling, which allows the product to claim it has zero calories when it actually it is a high-calorie product. A single spray has 0.8 calories and 0.085 grams of fat.
Posted on August 20, 2012 Read More »

A Cure for Diabetes

The plan worked, big-time. By February, she had lost 50 pounds. She no longer needed meds to stabilize her blood sugar, or the drug she'd been on for high blood pressure; both were at normal levels. "At my last checkup, my doctor told me I basically wasn't diabetic anymore," she marveled, now 100 pounds lighter than when she started. "I didn't know that was possible."
Posted on August 16, 2012 Read More »

9 Easy Ways to Supercharge Your Metabolism

Ah, the M word. If you were lucky enough to hit the genetic jackpot and score a metabolism that burns calories at lightning speed, then hey, good for you! But for the rest of us, here are some easy ways to supercharge your metabolism.
Posted on August 15, 2012 Read More »

Testosterone Replacement Helps Men Shed Fat

A new study has shown that long-term testosterone replacement in men brings about impressive reductions in body weight and body fat.
Posted on August 14, 2012 Read More »

Top Ten Ways to Alleviate Leptin Resistance

There aren’t any medications to correct leptin resistance yet, but there is a lot you can do enhance the appetite-suppressing effect of leptin. Here are the top ten ways you can alleviate leptin resistance.
Posted on July 5, 2012 Read More »
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