20 Foods for a better sleep

Best Foods for Sleep OK, so if turkey and milk aren’t surefire solutions, what the heck can you eat to lull yourself into a sweet slumber? Here’s what you need to know about the best foods for sleep. Tart Cherries Strange as it sounds, drink some tart cherry juice before bed. Tart cherries contain significant amounts of […]

Eating disorder symptoms

AN EATING DISORDER IS DEFINED BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH AS AN ILLNESS THAT RESULTS IN A SEVERE DISTURBANCE OF ONE’S DIET. These “disturbances” in diet are detrimental to the person’s health and interfere in their lives in general. They typically range from starving oneself to extreme overeating. Eating disorders can stem from […]

Reality of Fitness & Fitbit

The fitness industry has never been stronger. Health clubs in the United States brought in $22.4 billion in 2013, doubling their revenue in just 15 years. Sales of fitness trackers (the wearable devices that measure everything from your daily steps to your blood oxygen level) are expected to triple within the next five years. And health and fitness apps were the […]

The role of Fitness

Why a fitness support system works According to Dr Shafran and Kantor, also known as Dr Fitness and the Fat Guy at DrFitnessAndTheFatGuy.com, you are not alone if you have tried and failed at losing weight. In fact, they say, 95 percent of dieters fail within a year and more than 70 percent of gym-goers quit […]

Weight loss Myths

Are you fending off cheese as it’s awful for your heart? Or not consuming white foods in case they turn you obese? Australian dietician Fiona Tuck has busted the 5 main fitness myths, which you should ditch at the moment. Myth one: Cheese damages your heart Cheese bags a terrible name for resulting in mayhem […]

The reality of weight loss

LOW-FAT OR LOW-CARB? The battle continues on whether a low-fat diet or a low-carb diet has the longest effects on weight loss. However, new research has concluded that the two are actually equal in success (and failure) rates. Dr. Christopher Gardner put together a scientific team from the Stanford University School of Medicine and organized a clinical […]

Magic Diets

A couple of pounds here, a few more there. Weight gain for Matt Baretich, a biomedical engineer in Loveland, Colo., was insidious but steady. By his early 60s, he weighed 300 pounds. “As I approached that number, I was aghast and began to stagger back from the brink,” says Baretich, who’s 5 feet 11 inches […]

Top Diets this summer to lose weight

As the Summer months approach and it’s time to shed those cozy layers, many of us feel a renewed incentive to lose body fat before it’s time to debut our beach bodies. Although there’s never a wrong time to trim body fat, it’s crucial to always make sure we’re doing so in a healthy manner. Rather than taking […]

Plateau in weight loss

Have you been working out for the last few months and seen your progress slow down? Chances are you might have hit a plateau! One of the most frustrating problems that afflict amateur exercisers looking to get in shape is the weight loss plateau which can happen at any time, stalling your advancement. So what […]