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Coconuts are often demonized for their saturated fat content, but evidence indicates that coconuts are actually great for weight loss. The diets of Asians and people living in the Pacific islands are rich in coconut content, which is possibly the secret to their robust heath. Continue Reading »
Struggling with your weight can make you desperate enough to try an array of extreme diets, fasts, and workouts, but some simple lifestyle choices may be holding you back from shedding those extra kilos. Continue Reading »
Loose and saggy skin is a major drawback of losing weight. If you’ve already begun to notice that your skin is sagging after weight loss, try these natural remedies to tighten it up. Continue Reading »
A recent study suggests that chronic emotional stress prompts a stronger and specific biochemical reaction in overweight and obese people. This increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Continue Reading »
Flaxseed is a fibre crop, first cultivated in ancient Egypt and China, with high nutrient content. It is considered to be a superfood owing to its many health benefits, and is being integrated into weight loss diet plans. Continue Reading »
Marathon running, a strenuous activity, may look like a promising way to burn of calories. However, sometimes it doesn’t deliver the weight loss a runner expected or aimed for. Surprising!! An endurance event usually burns more than 800 calories, therefore making for a huge calorie output. If losing weight is about creating a negative calorie balance, this activity does deliver the results. Then, why is it that marathon runners express extreme frustration with their inability to lose those extra kilos? View Slideshow »
Over the past few years, tea has been acclaimed to be one of the healthiest drinks around. Infused with essential antioxidants like tannins and flavonoids, a single cup of tea has many health benefits. Right from boosting your energy levels to aiding weight loss, tea is truly an amazing drink. Here are 14 such teas from around the world that can help you lose weight. View Slideshow »
Losing weight has always been considered a simple matter of counting calories - the amount of calories being ingested and the amount of calories being burnt. So, one tends to meticulously keep a count of what they eat. At times, one tends to eat less than the required amount of food for the optimum functioning of the body and at other times one may slip and eat more, by snacking on titbits. So, the question arises: should I snack or should I avoid it? View Slideshow »
For most of us, the word ‘workout’ conjures up images of sweat soaked t-shirts, bulging muscles, a gym trainer, or running shoes. This image may not be entirely real because there are a few things you can do in your daily life, or maybe weekly life, which have the ingredients of a good workout without necessarily being one. Many of these chores are left entirely up to domestic help, but there is no reason for us not to make them part of our weekly routines, if only just to ingrain more activity into our busy schedules. Continue Reading »
When it comes to fish, most people tend to either love it or hate it. If you already love it then we don’t have to convince you to eat more of it, but if you hate it then maybe these facts will help change your mind View Slideshow »
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