Which diet is best when it comes to weight loss?
Eating well is becoming more and more of a science, with new research showing us which foods may lower our risk of disease, and which are increasingly pointed to as the culprits behind ill health. Researchers are looking to better understand how nutrients work in our bodies, with studies that analyze at the diets of people with heart disease, cancer, and other diseases, along with research aimed at helping people to lose weight, or maintain weight loss. From all this research, new advice constantly emerges for people who are dieting, or want to eat more healthfully. With news, features and reference pages, we will provide science-supported tips for improving your nutrition.
Keeping track of the foods you eat is an important strategy for weight loss, but continuing to monitor is also important to prevent regaining that weight.
People who don't get enough sleep drink more soda and energy drinks than those who get the recommended amount of sleep per night.
People who want to keep weight off are often told to exercise more, but simply spending less time sitting down, and more time doing light activities may also help people maintain their weight loss.
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People who take calcium supplements may be at increased risk for developing buildups of plaque in their arteries, which is a sign of heart disease.
A therapy that involves, in part, teaching people how to accept feelings of discomfort may help patients shed more pounds.
Holiday weight gain isn't unique to the United States: A new analysis finds that people in Germany and Japan also pack on pounds during festive seasons.
The weight-loss supplement garcinia cambogia may have the unwanted side effect of inducing mania, according to a recent report of three separate cases.
People who want to lose weight might consider adding a few slender friends to their social networks.
People who are competitively active, such as college athletes or those training for an Ironman event, have unique nutritional needs.
People who work out to lose weight should keep in mind that any calories they consume right before or during a workout will be burned off first.
About half of Americans eat a sandwich on any given day, but the classic lunch item may be contributing to a generally less healthy diet, a new study suggests.