The four stages to ending a food addiction

Nowhere do the four stages of addiction come into play more strongly than when you resist changing a food-related habit that you self-medicate. For most of us, those foods are instant and easy to come by: bread, drink, dessert, or alcohol. For others it is fatty foods, and a lot of them. You can choose large portions of steak, burgers […]

Top 15 Weight Loss Myths

There are many common weight loss myths that people follow when it comes to their health. Sometimes it is difficult to separate the myths and reality of weight loss from the truth. Many ring true while others are just ridiculous. I once read somewhere that if you drink water at night you will gain weight or that if you scratch […]

Weightloss

Is Derek Wahler’s Belly Fat Shrinking Signal a good book? Fat Shrinking Signal is a 21-day home sequential slimming program that uses natural methods to help you shed extra body weight and tone your muscles. The program is the brainchild of Derek Wahler, who claims to be a Certified Turbulence Trainer and a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Derek refers to […]

The Basics and History of the Zone Diet

Developed by Dr. Barry Sears, a researcher at Boston University School of Medicine and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Zone Diet is a diet plan that focuses on the ideal state of the body and mind. This is a state of mind in which the body will feel refreshed and at its peak of energy and performance. The term […]

The ketogenic diet: the best diet to lose fat

The ketogenic diet. What is the ketogenic diet? In simple terms, it’s when you trick your body into using your own BODY FAT as its main source of energy instead of carbohydrates. The ketogenic diet is a very popular method to lose fat quickly and efficiently. The science behind In order for your body to enter a ketogenic state, you […]

How to increase your metabolic rate

Simply defined, your metabolism rate is the rate at which your body burns calories. Here is some information related to this topic: Older people have a lower metabolism rate as they lose muscle mass every year. Women have a lower metabolism rate compared to men. Men have more muscle mass due to their body structure. Thyroid problems can also contribute […]

Location of adipose tissue in the body

Adipose tissue is a specialized connective tissue in the body that is the main energy store in the form of a store of triglycerides. Adipose tissue is generally found in mammals in two different forms, as white and brown adipose tissues. Depending on the species of mammals, the amount and location of the tissue varies. Most of the fatty tissues […]