Monthly Archives: July 2015

Drinking Before Eating May Cause You To Eat More!

A new study published in the journal Obesity found that  some people may eat more if they have a drink BEFORE they eat. This is because the alcohol affects the way the brain interprets food aromas and may cause an increase in food intake. Obviously, weight loss and food regulation is very complex, and this […]

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Take a Probiotic

We are healthier If the bacteria in our gut is balanced. According to Lipman, “When you’re healthy, your intestinal tract hosts over 100 trillion friendly bacteria that aid digestion, boost the immune system and consume bad bacteria. They also manufacture key nutrients and limit the growth of yeast and unhealthy bacteria as well as perform […]

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Defeat Causes Sweet Cravings

According to researchers at Cornell University, a person’s emotional state, especially when he/she is in competitive sports, can trigger emotional eating. It seem that a person in a negative mental state craves sweets more than a person who has a positive state of mind. Our emotions seem to alter taste perception and how much one […]

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Are You Really What You Eat?

There is an old popular adage that states, “You are what you eat,” implying that in order to be fit and healthy you need to eat good food. While this notion is certainly true, it is complicated by our modern food supply. It is no longer enough to eat a balanced diet full of whole […]

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Weigh Yourself Every Day

A new study published in The Journal of Obesity found that weighing oneself daily and keeping a progress chart seemed to improve weight loss and keep off the weight. The weight loss found in the study was modest,  and frequent weighing was more effective for men that women. The researchers believe that this method works […]

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