A lot of things have been said about weight loss. But not many have linked it to the amount of food taken in during lunch and dinner.
The health benefits of maintaining a healthy weight are obvious to most people. However, a study out of Stanford is underscoring the dangers of weight gain to health in some key areas, including blood sugar balance and gut health.
Malia Frey, September 28, 2015
Both women and men complain about midlife weight gain. But women often attribute the weight gain to menopause.
Pack on the muscle you want by busting the myth of the hard gainer
Around 10% of people in England receive water that is overexposed to fluoride
Losing weight is challenging for the majority of people. Cutting calories and eating smaller meals can lead to more snacking. Though snacking can be a healthy habit, it most often just leads to weight gain. Here are some common snacking mistakes that lead to major weight gain.
Diet soda was, for a long time, touted almost as a cure-all for those people who love to drink these fizzy, sparkling, bubbly beverages to do so nearly without guilt. With diet sodas that offer their sweetened liquid without all the weight-producing calories, people could continue to drink to their heart's content without worrying about gaining weight or harming their teeth and bones. The advent of diet soda meant that Americans, who, on average, drink around two cans of soda each day, did not have to kick their soda habit after all. Diet soda, however, did not end up being the cure that people had hoped it would be.
Drinking soda, which has previously been found to increase the risk of weight gain, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, gout and coronary artery disease, has now been linked to a higher risk of stroke.