Month: March 2014

Intermittent Dieting: The Best Way To Lose Weight

Two-week On, Two-week Off Diet ‘is The Best Way To Lose Weight Because It Stops Your Metabolism Slowing Down’ It could be the perfect solution for those who want to lose weight but lack willpower.?People who diet two-weeks on, two-weeks off lose more weight than those who deprive themselves week in, week out, a study found.?It is thought that the on-off approach stops the body from finding ways to compensate for the lack of calories and so ensures the pounds keep falling off. Researcher Nuala Byrne followed the fortunes of 36 obese men as they tried to lose weight.?Half...

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Amazing Comfort Foods That Burn Fat

Comfort Foods That Burn Fat They’re called “comfort” foods for a reason ? they bring back warm memories, tickle your taste buds, and soothe your soul. Though some comfort foods are deep-fried, covered in cheese, or packed with sugar, some can actually help you lose weight. Beat the battle of the bulge with the following cozy eats. Hot chocolate Cocoa is packed with antioxidants, which reduce your levels of cortisol, a stress hormone that causes your body to cling to belly fat. In fact, one Cornell University study found that the concentration of antioxidants in hot chocolate is up...

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How To Diet Like A Man

How To Diet Like A Man And Lose More Weight You’ve been sweating away on the elliptical for months and obsessing over your diet (kale again?), and the scale is at a standstill. Meanwhile, your husband announces his desire to get in shape. He swears off beer and voil? ?two weeks later, his spare tire is gone. What gives? Unfortunately for us, “weight loss is stacked in favor of men on account of differences in hormones, metabolism and muscle mass,” explains Dr. Sean Bourke, co-founder of JumpstartMD, a group of medical weight-loss clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area....

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Best Way To Lose Weight: Dieting, Exercising or Both?

Diet Or Exercise: What’s The Best Way To Lose Weight? I recently received a question from the reader–diet or exercise: what’s the best way to lose weight? If you really want to see that number on the scale drop, what you put in your mouth matters most. People who simply cut calories to slim down lose about 2 pounds a week, says a study in the?International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders. At the same time, people who exercise but don’t restrict calories drop less than half a pound each week. Why doesn’t physical activity produce the same...

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Foods To Help You Lose Weight

Losing weight?is a matter of simple math. To drop pounds, you need to eat fewer calories than you burn. There?s no way around that. But what you eat can have an impact. “Certain foods can help you shed body weight,” says Heather Mangieri, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “because they help you feel full longer and help curb cravings.” Some even kick up your metabolism. So consider this list when you go to the supermarket: 1. Beans Cheap, filling, and versatile, beans are a great source of?protein. Beans are also high in fiber and slow...

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