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Archive for the 'Healthy Weight Management' Category

Anorexia NervosaThe findings of a very interesting study carried out by an international group of specialists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, leaded by Doctors Giulio Disanto, Sreeram V. Ramagopalan and Lahiru Handunnetthi, were recently published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. The scientists are convinced that those people who were born in March, April or May, have higher chanced to develop such common eating disorder as Anorexia Nervosa. Read the rest of this entry »


April 13, 2011

blueberriesA new “old” trend among chronic weight loss maniacs has been recently initiated by American scientists. Why is it an old trend? Because the properties of blueberries to stimulate metabolism and speed up fat burning are very well known. However, the new study findings were published suggesting that blueberries have absolutely unique and very powerful abilities to assist breaking already existing fat cells. Moreover, it can assist in killing up to three quarter of total number of the fat cells in the body. Read the rest of this entry »


February 25, 2011

lose weightThere are situations when we need to lose several pounds in a few days. For example, when you are going to have a Birthday party, or when you are going to spend a week or two on the seashore with your friends or your partner. You want to look gorgeous and can do anything to put off 2-3 pounds for 2-3 days. Is it possible? Yes, by using a crash diet which prohibits you eating carbs, like sugars or starches, as well as limits your protein consumption. You drink a lot of water and try to avoid eating anything after 7 p.m. And – you exercise, and exercise, and exercise… Read the rest of this entry »


More Tips For Healthy Nutrition

Author: Carla Fiscina
January 28, 2011

healthy eatingWe are sure that we know everything about healthy eating and nutrition. However, almost every day scientists and nutritionists come up with some new theories, assumptions and recommendations, and make us confused again and again about what is the best way to a healthy eating. For example, we used to believe that all low-calorie diets can help us lose weight more effectively by making our body receive less calories than it spends during the day. However, recently there is a tendency to believe that not a low-calorie diet but a balanced diet is the best key to a proper weight management. Read the rest of this entry »


January 25, 2011

breakfastThere is a lot known about the importance of a good breakfast. Breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day, and there are many ways specialists suggest us to help us learn not to skip breakfast. For long time there has been a well-known scientific theory valid that those who have a habit of eating a big and nutritious breakfast on an everyday basis tend to be more energetic during the day, as well as less likely to eat big portions during the day and thus have less chances to have extra kilos. However, according to a new study, this theory can have certain weak points. Read the rest of this entry »


November 23, 2010

Winter is the time when we all tend to become a little slower, a little lazier and more melancholic. We have a very slight decline in our body functions as we receive less sunlight (Vitamin D) and fresh fruit and veggies (all important nutrients). In winter the outside temperature is lower than ever, that’s why sometimes we feel cold. As a result, our body starts storing some amounts of fat, and that is why in spring when we jump on the scale, very ofter we see that  we’ve got extra pounds. Almost everyone is familiar with this situation. Do you know how to avoid unwanted weight gain in winter? Read the rest of this entry »


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