High Salt Intake Linked to Obesity Regardless of Calorie Intake
Studies have begun to show that people who take in excess sodium are more likely to be obese.
Nuts and Seeds for a Healthy Weight and a Long Life
Nuts and seeds are healthful, natural foods, rich in beneficial nutrients. Despite their calorie density, eating nuts and seeds may help with weight loss and is also associated with longer lifespan.
The obesity epidemic: still an epidemic
Today, 35.7% of Americans are now obese, and 68.8% are either overweight or obese.
Slow Metabolism Linked to Longevity
Having a slightly lower resting metabolic rate is thought to predispose some individuals to weight gain, especially in the obesogenic food environment that we live in. However, there are unfavorable consequences to running your body at faster than normal speed, and raising your metabolism is not the key to weight loss.
Changing Perceptions of Hunger on a High Nutrient Density Diet
Micronutrient content, not just calorie content, influences hunger. In this study, a high nutrient diet was shown to reduce the unpleasant symptoms of hunger despite containing fewer calories.
Fast and Sustained Weight Loss - Why Lose it Fast?
You can improve your health somewhat by making piecemeal changes. However, the real benefits of this plan accrue to those that commit fully.
The Pleasure Trap
Understanding the dynamics of how we perceive pleasure and how cravings can be managed or even changed.
What You Need to Know About Vegetarian or Vegan Diets
A must read for all those who are either contemplating or following a Vegetarian Diet!