Tag: overweight

Could the Plastic Chemical BPA be Making People Obese?

Could the Plastic Chemical BPA be Making People Obese?

May 13, 2014 | by

Research suggests that the presence of bisphenol-A, a toxin found in plastic drink and food containers, could be contributing to the obesity phenomena.

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5 Fun Benefits of Lemon Water You may Not Know

5 Fun Benefits of Lemon Water You may Not Know

May 11, 2014 | by

More than simple water, drinking lemon water offers a wide array of benefits. Here are 5 fun benefits of lemon water you may not know about.

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Compound in Tangerines Protects Against Obesity, Atherosclerosis, and More

Compound in Tangerines Protects Against Obesity, Atherosclerosis, and More

April 30, 2014 | by

Did you know that a compound in tangerines known as nobiletin can help reduce the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and even atherosclerosis?

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Can Coconut Oil Help You Lose Weight?

Can Coconut Oil Help You Lose Weight?

April 25, 2014 | by

A notable study published in the journal Lipids found that coconut oil could promote weight loss while helping individuals improve cholesterol levels .

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11 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism for Weight Loss

11 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism for Weight Loss

April 16, 2014 | by

Many herbs and natural remedies are great for promoting weight loss AND improving overall health. Here are 11 ways to naturally boost your metabolism.

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Junk Food to Blame for Weight Gain and Laziness, Says UCLA Study

Junk Food to Blame for Weight Gain and Laziness, Says UCLA Study

April 11, 2014 | by

A new study (on rats) has found that junk food such as sugar and processed carbs cause weight gain, a clouded mind, and even laziness.

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Is the “Honey Diet” a Safe and Realistic Weight Loss Option?

Is the “Honey Diet” a Safe and Realistic Weight Loss Option?

March 18, 2014 | by

Does the honey diet work for weight loss? The Honey Diet is one of the latest fad programs that has even natural foodies interested.

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5 Hot Benefits of Hot Peppers and Capsaicin

5 Hot Benefits of Hot Peppers and Capsaicin

December 21, 2013 | by

Containing the compound capsaicin, hot peppers have been found to aid in weight loss, lower blood pressure, and reduce inflammation – among other benefits.

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Study: Obesity Fuels Breast Cancer Cell Growth and Tumor Size

Study: Obesity Fuels Breast Cancer Cell Growth and Tumor Size

December 5, 2013 | by

Being overweight increases breast cancer risk. A recent study even found that obesity is directly related to breast cancer cell growth AND tumor size.

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Younger and Younger: 14 Year-Olds Having Weight Loss Surgery

Younger and Younger: 14 Year-Olds Having Weight Loss Surgery

November 28, 2013 | by

Since 2007, 45 children under the age of 18 have had bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) in the UK, and the world is just getting fatter.

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