The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
You're committing to a healthier lifestyle for plenty of reasons. Whether you want to look better, feel stronger or live longer, you know that regular exercise, adequate sleep and healthy eating can help us do all of those things—and more.... Read more
If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce... Read more
There is a lot of misinformation out there about dieting and exercise. People DO want sustainable results, but many can’t judge the difference between quick fixes and the legitimate, permanent strategies for losing weight. Common... Read more
If you’re reading this, chances are pretty good that you don’t have a metabolism that lets you eat as much as you want without ever gaining an ounce. Maybe (like me) you’re even at the other extreme, where it seems like all you have... Read more
I'm in the process of getting over an eating disorder. Part of that disorder was that I would eat breakfast in the morning, as well as exercise, and then not eat again until night. When I did eat at night, I ended up binging and I would eat a very la... Read more
I just read in one of the sparkpeople articles that working out in the morning before eating any food slows down one's metabolism and reduces the benefit of exercising. If this is correct, what makes for a good breakfast before the morning exercise a... Read more
Ok, so Im 33 going on 34 very soon. My metabolism dropped probably last year and that is when I started gaining weight. I have gained about 20 pounds over the last 2 years roughly. I now excerise 5-6 days a week and am watching my calories its just... Read more
What do you think of this book, published in 2010? She claims that ppl with metabolism B can't burn carbs efficiently and need 3 steps to fix their metabolism. She also says that if u tend to have belly fat, then u have metabolism B.
I'm just cu... Read more
I have been homeless for a year. By my calculations, I've only eaten about 700 calories a day and have burned roughly 600 each day from the walking that I have done. A year ago, I was over 400 pounds and I'm still over 400 lbs. By my calculations I s... Read more
Calorie cycling is a theory and method that helps to lose, maintain, or gain weight by eating a different amount of calories each day. The theory is that it keeps your metabolism guessing.... Read more
Dietitians and health professionals have known for a long time that a certain amount of healthy fats are necessary in the diet. We regularly hear in the media about The Mega Benefits of Omega-3's. I have blogged previously about including Omega 9ís i... Read more
Need another reason to get fit? New research shows that endurance-trained athletes have a higher resting metabolism than those who don't exercise. This suggests that they burn energy faster than sedentary people even without exercising--and the dif... Read more
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