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Top 3 Gadgets to Help You Lose Weight

Almost all of us would look in the mirror and say that we would like to weigh a little less, or at least be physically fitter. But how do we go about this? For many, it means joining a gym, which often constitutes a either a reasonably sized one off payment, or a monthly commitment [...]

Your 10 Point Plan for Reducing Your Cancer Risk

Cancer of all varieties is one of the world’s most prolific killers.  Cancer is also a disease that touches most of us at some stage in our lifetimes, with almost everyone either fighting a variant of cancer themselves, or having a friend or family member who does so. While research continues across the world developing [...]

Can Where You Live Make You Fatter?

Is your bodyweight linked to where you live? A new study, released at the end of January in the International Journal of Obesity[1], suggests that where we live could play a key role in whether or not we are overweight.  Unfortunately, there is a scientific side to it, it is not as simple [...]

Is Gluten a Key Player in Obesity?

Could gluten be the cause of obesity? As the summer Olympic Games for 2012, come to an end, The Department of Health and the Royal Medical Colleges is pushing forwards with the renewal of their campaign to tackle the obesity epidemic. Recent numbers are in, and a quarter of all adults are classified [...]

5 Reasons Losing Weight Will Improve Your Life

Whether you’re trying to lose 5 pounds or 50 you’ve probably been told (ad nauseum) about the many benefits of weight loss. From it’ll make you feel better about yourself to you’ll get a better paying job. We’ve heard them all before, yet somehow they do little to make losing weight easier. Until now, that [...]

Why is Losing Weight so Hard?

One of the toughest questions people face is why is it so hard to lose weight? Gaining weight, for most, after all, is not too difficult.  Actually, most of us are experts at doing so, being so good at it that we do it without conscious effort. The opposite skill – losing weight – is [...]

Açai Berry and Weight Loss

It all started when a doctor visiting Oprah’s show called açai berry a superfood. He argued that it was loaded with antioxidants and those had a variety of impressive health benefits for weight, energy, and aging. Since then, there has been wide demand for açai and açai related products. Many makers of the açai products [...]

Green Tea and Weight Loss

There has been a lot of enthusiasm lately around green tea.  Because it is rich in antioxidants, green tea is in general accepted as a fairly healthy beverage, and one that might have a variety of health benefits. But can it cause weight loss? Those who say it can point to its potential ability to [...]

Top 10 Ways to Lose Weight

Here are ten ways to lose weight.  We hope this list helps you with your weight loss, and if you have any ideas or ways of your own, please leave a comment and let us know! 1) Cut back on soda, fancy coffee drinks and possibly even juice According to Seventeen magazine, cutting back on [...]

The Best Way to Lose Weight

The best way to lose weight? Have a healthier diet, exercise for several hours a week, and get enough sleep. You might be rolling your eyes a little – if it were that easy, you’d already be doing it right?  Well, let’s go over some of the details and try to explain things so that [...]