How Alcohol Affects Body Composition
Is it really possible to enjoy your social drinking and maintain a healthy body composition? The answer may surprise you. We know many use alcohol as a way to relax at night or loosen up at parties, events and especially after a long week at work. But how much of an effect does it really have on your waist line? Several studies have shown that there is a connection to weight gain and alcohol consumption due to the amount of calories in alcoholic beverages, but how much alcohol one is consuming, …
7 Secrets to Lose Weight Fast for Women Over 40
We all know it takes time to lose weight but if you're in a hurry these 7 secrets will speed things up. If you're a woman over 40 these will help you increase your metabolism as well as support your overall health.
- Drink Green Tea-drinking herbal teas like green tea, white tea and even black tea can ramp up your metabolism. A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed drinking green tea is more effective than other teas at promoting weight loss because of it's high levels of c…
Mindful Eating and Weight Loss
Mindful Eating and Weight LossDid you know that simply being mindful when you eat can help you to lose weight? There are two big reasons to be mindful when you eat:
- You will eat less and enjoy your food more.
- You will metabolize and burn food better rather than store it in your belly.
3 Myths That Keep Us Fat
Myth # 1 - You must count calories to lose weight
This myth has been busted by science time and time again. Here are the results from one study:
Over 12 weeks people on a low-carb diet lost 223% more weight than people on a low-fat diet.
Here's the kicker... The low-carb group ate 63% MORE CALORIES than the low-fat group!
Myth # 2 - Exercise is the best way to lose weight
When it comes to losing weight, diet trumps exercise every time.
Now does this mean you shouldn't exercise? Hardly. There a…
Cleansing and Weight Loss
Cleansing has been around for centuries and is utilized by many cultur…