How Fat Controls Hunger
If only our mothers had given us that advice... there'd probably be no obesity epidemic, health insurance rates would be[...]
Is Fat Killing You, or Is Sugar?
What we do and don’t know about dietary science. Read the full article at: www.newyorker.com   What the scientific studies[...]
Don’t Be Fooled, Treadmills Are Miserable
The treadmill ruins the simplicity of running and packages the sport as a commodity. Read the full article at: www.outsideonline.com[...]
10 Cool, New Weight Loss Gadgets from CES 2017
From a bed that will practically rock you back to sleep to a device that could get your kids more[...]
Wearable Fitness Devices Don’t Seem to Make You Fitter
Fitbits and Apple Watches and the like may have their uses, but they don’t appear to be effective in weight[...]
Weight loss that works: A true story – Harvard Health Blog
This story combines science and a physician's personal experience to shed light on the basics of how to really lose[...]
How To Crush Unhealthy Cravings in 3 Minutes – PsyBlog
This distraction enough to reduce common cravings by 24%. Read the full article at: www.spring.org.uk   Counting calories and chasing[...]
Neuroscience Hacks for Better Sleep – Infographic
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12 Strategies for a Successful Meal Prep Day
One common strategy for saving money on food that shows up in a lot of frugality books and on many[...]
A Beginner’s Guide on How to Eat Healthy and Stick to It
Healthy eating. It's something everyone knows they should do, but few of us do as consistently as we would like.[...]
7 ‘Get Fit’ Tips to Avoid This Year
I know that you want to get healthy this year, because it’s the most popular New Year’s resolution. Plenty of[...]
3 Simple Steps to Lose Fat Quick (hint: it’s not paleo or cardio)
Weight loss studies almost never talk about them.   Every weight loss study focuses on selling the latest trendy diet[...]
How Exercise May Turn White Fat Into Brown
Exercise may aid in weight control and help to fend off diabetes by improving the ability of fat cells to[...]
10 Commandments of Fitness
Read the full article at: www.outsideonline.com Sleep More, Eat Fat, Push Limits Of these 10 awesome commandments, the most important[...]
Does Working Out In the Cold Burn More Calories?
Here’s your cheat sheet for stoking the furnace during winter workouts Read the full article at: www.outsideonline.com There's even more[...]
The Wrong Eating Habits Can Hurt Your Brain, Not Just Your Waistline
A diet high in saturated fats and sugars can affect the parts of the brain that are important to memory.[...]
A Brief History of Humankind’s Desperate Attempts to Stay Fit
Having trouble sticking to your exercise routine? Don’t feel bad. Just look at our long drawn-out relationship with exercise gear—from[...]
The 4 Elements of Physical Energy and How to Master Them
"Manage your energy, not your time" says the famous quote from Tony Schwartz. Here's how to do that, beginning with[...]
The Case Against Sugar Review – an Unsweetened Attack on Diet Myths
Gary Taubes’s latest assault on the ruinous effect of sugar on our lives and the promotion of fat-free diets is[...]
Lose Weight Without Diets or Workouts
How Sleep Deprivation Makes You Fat[...]
14 Modern Fitness Myths Busted
Fact-checking trusted training maxims. Read the full article at: www.outsideonline.com If you only correct 2 misconceptions about your fitness this[...]
7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017
Seven easy rules for keeping your fitness New Year's resolution in 2017. Read the full article at: www.esquire.com If I[...]
Life-Changing Scientific Fitness Findings of 2016
Two numbers are particularly emblematic of what science had to tell us abut fitness this year: 42 percent and $2,500.[...]
The Case for Cheating on Your Diet
Some athletes swear by a once-a-week indulgence. Are they right? Read the full article at: www.outsideonline.com Mathematical arguments just don't[...]
A Day in Food on the Ketone Diet
How endurance athlete Patrick Sweeney puts away nearly 3,000 calories a day on the ketone diet Read the full article[...]
How the Tour de France Diet Has Changed Over the Decades
How has eating changed at the world’s biggest bike race? We made it our mission to find out. Read the[...]
Why dietary supplements are suspect – Harvard Health
Herbal remedies and other dietary supplements aren’t held to the same standards as FDA-approved drugs. Evidence indicates that few are[...]
There’s no sugar-coating it: All calories are not created equal – Harvard Health Blog
By choosing the low-glycemic foods and thus the minimally processed foods, people can lose more weight, feel fuller longer, and[...]
The Definitive Superfood Ranking
It seems like everything these days is considered a superfood, so we decided to look into which of these foods[...]
A Prospective Study of Holiday Weight Gain — NEJM
Special Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — A Prospective Study of Holiday Weight Gain Read the full[...]
The Science of Sleep: A Brief Guide on How to Sleep Better Every Night
Want to learn how to sleep better? Look no further. This guide walks you through everything you need to know[...]
It Doesn’t Matter When You Eat
There are so many myths and strangely specific rules about when to eat to lose weight, but alone they do[...]
If You’re Trying to Lose Weight, Stop Doing These 5 Things
While some have tried pretty shocking techniques to lose weight, there are also some common, long-held techniques that seem like[...]
Electronic Spoon Can Make Vegetables Taste Like Chocolate
Scientists at the University of London are developing a new high-tech brand of cutlery that could seriously curb your salty[...]
We’ve long blamed carbs for making us fat. What if that’s wrong?
This latest salvo in the low-carb debate strikes me as ironic - a diet that actually works in search of[...]
This Might Be the Reason You’re Not Losing Weight
When designing a weight-loss meal plan, it might be time to look further down the label than the calorie count[...]
Talent Matters Even More than People Think
If anything, it’s still underrated. Read the full article at: hbr.org Is talent overrated? Can it be outperformed by motivation,[...]
The Weight-Loss Tips Missing From Your Evening Routine
While weight loss isn't something that happens overnight, doing some prep work the night before can make all the difference[...]
Here’s Why Cow’s Milk Doesn’t Do a Body Good
Here's why dairy milk is one of the worst nutritional choices you can make. Read the full article at: www.onegreenplanet.org[...]
Could a “mindfulness” approach be the key to weight loss?
New research tests the effectiveness of a weight-loss therapy that focuses on personal values and “mindful” decision-making Read the full[...]
23 High-Protein Breakfasts to Keep You Full All Morning
Spoiler alert: They're not all eggs. Read the full article at: greatist.com Counting Calories Doesn't Work Forget counting calories -[...]
Out With the Old
  It may be better to give up your bad habits all at once, rather than one at time. Read[...]
Ask One Weight Loss Question – Change Your Life
Are you working out so you can eat more? The answer is probably yes.  don’t worry, it’s not your fault. [...]
Put Your Metabolism To Work for You
Metabolism and weight loss, explained. Read the full article at: www.vox.com If your only excuse for not losing weight is[...]
Is Science Making Us Fatter?
The New York Times recently reported that In 1967, the sugar industry paid 3 Harvard scientists roughly $50,000 in today's[...]
The Ridiculously Simple (and only) Way to Quit Anything
The Only Way There is only one way to quit anything - and it’s ridiculously simple.  Well, the concept is[...]
Before You Spend $26,000 on Weight-Loss Surgery, Do This
Why don’t the medical guidelines reflect the evidence, and suggest a low-carb diet? Read the full article at: www.nytimes.com This[...]
The Hunger in Our Heads
How physical activity might quell the eating binges that follow intense mental activity. Read the full article at: www.nytimes.com You[...]
Sleep Better – Infographic
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Sleep Better – Simple Neuroscience Hacks
From the second you wake up ... From the second you wake up, your behavior throughout the day has an[...]
3 Simple Changes – Lose Fat Quick (hint: it’s not paleo or cardio) – Infographic
Why are they secret?  Because weight loss studies almost never talk about them.   Every weight loss study focuses on[...]
The real problem with fake sugar
A new study adds to a damning dossier on artificial sugar. Read the full article at: www.motherjones.com You have to[...]
Sitting Is Deadly! Infographic
Sitting for hours on end, every day, is bad for your health. Sitting at the office is bad for you.[...]
Burn a Thousand More Calories – Without Exercise!
Sitting is the New Smoking Hemingway wrote standing up, Oscar Hammerstein composed standing up - you should try doing whatever[...]
3 Simple Changes …. Lose Fat Quick
It's really this easy: Go to sleep and wake up early (try sunset and sunrise for a week) Quit Added[...]
How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit
The most popular junk foods come from crops that are heavily subsidized by the federal government. Read the full article[...]
Slideshow: The Truth About Sugar Addiction
  Do you often crave sweets? Binge on carbs? WebMD's slideshow offers a peek into your brain on sugar --[...]
Get Rid of Both Kinds of Belly Fat
Read the full article at: www.truthaboutabs.com Some belly fat is just under the skin like other body fat, some is[...]
Food Label Lies
Are You Falling For Food Label Lies? Yogurt has been known to have a health halo like no other food.[...]
The Key To Permanent Weight Loss isn’t Calories
Counting calories doesn't work.  Weighing yourself doesn't even work.  The reason is simple: these are nothing more than arbitrary numbers[...]
AB&B is the New PB&J
My lifelong love affair began with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on white bread in my lunchbox.  Crunchy Skippy[...]
Hocus Pocus! Make Fat Disappear With These Plate Illusions
It sounds crazy - it is crazy.  You can magically eat less using scientifically proven illusions. Small Plates  Use smaller plates. This[...]
Summer’s Weight Loss Weapon: The Berry Glacier
It's like an ice cream sundae only wayyyyyy healthier - The Berry Glacier. What We Know The ever-widening chasm between[...]
Eat Spelt – Live Longer
Although they offer different benefits, eating a variety of ancient and modern grains are important for a nutritious diet. Read[...]
Unplug. Lose weight.
Have you ever woken up in a blunder, a seemingly comatose state, only to later realize as the day goes[...]
Sushi Donuts and Kale Brownies
There are many different types of sushi out there, from Chirashizushi and Nigirizushi to Oshizushi and Inarizushi. But there's never[...]
Are Low-carb diets just easier?
An excellent and exhaustive review, by Kris Gunnars for authoritynutrition.com of 23 randomized, controlled, low-carb vs. low-fat studies published in peer-reviewed journals[...]
If Mom said it would make you fat – EAT IT!
If only our mothers had given us that advice... there'd probably be no obesity epidemic, health insurance rates would be[...]
Destroy Belly Fat – Simple formula
Got it?  Simple, right? There's been a lot of press lately about sugar and how it's mainly responsible for the[...]
Stop Eating & Drinking Sugar – JUST STOP!
My stepmom’s freezer is full of low-fat frozen desserts — weight watchers’ carrot cake,  giant ice cream sandwiches, and strawberry[...]
3 BIG LIES That Made Us All Fat
Low fat The science is irrefutable:  The low fat diet was based on erroneously interpreted incomplete evidence. Even worse, the[...]