In 1967. soybean growers and food manufacturers started growing a ‘cheap’ oil to sell. As a result, we now consume 1000 times more soybean oil today.
The World Health Organization predicts that Ireland will become the most obese nation by the year 2030. Why? Largely due to adopting a Western diet.
Eating more protein, and the amino acid leucine in particular, can boost metabolic rate 3x more than eating fat and simple carbs – leading to weight loss.
The best way to avoid trans fats is to know where they are lurking. Here is a breakdown of the favorite hiding places of partially hydrogenated oils.
Research shows that eating two or three servings of resveratrol-rich fruit like berries and grapes can convert ‘bad’ fat into ‘calorie-burning, good fat.’
Want to know a newly found secret for living a long life? Research says the key to longevity is having a waist size that is no more than half your height.
There are many simple steps one can take to help jump-start their metabolism to lose weight and prevent weight gain. Here are 8 tips.
A report indicates that obesity and diabetes rates are most likely to increase when fast food chains are close by. The closer you are, the higher the risk.
Contrary to what we were told, research finds that young children who drink whole milk grow up to be slimmer than children who drink skim or low-fat milk.
Research continually shows that diet soda is a weak weight loss tool. In fact, a recent study linked diet soda consumption with an increase in waist lines.
A recent paper suggests that Big Box stores like Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club, as well as restaurants, may be contributing greatly to American’s weight gain.
Scientists in Norway, Hungary, Austria, Ireland, Turkey, and Australia have found that GMOs may promote weight gain in numerous ways – some less obvious.
Does eating fat really make you fat? Recent evidence shows that we have been told a big fat lie, and that eating fat does not cause weight gain or disease.
Anyone can achieve lasting weight loss – here are 5 inspirational examples of well-known celebrities who have lost tons of weight for various reasons.
A new report examining the effects of economic variables on obesity puts some of the blame for increasing waistlines on Walmart supercenters in the US.
The FDA wants you to implant a small ‘anti-obesity’ device deep within your body that shuts down your nerve connection to your stomach. Good idea?
Are you eating avocados every day? If not, you should be! From weight loss to lowering blood pressure, here are 5 reasons to always eat avocados.