Category: weight loss

Inflammatory Cytokines: The Angry Fat Messenger

December 21, 2015 0 Comments
Inflammatory Cytokines: The Angry Fat Messenger

Most people have been getting dietary advice all wrong. Eat less, move more works only for some people for a period of time, but it is not solid long-term dietary advice. Low carbohydrate diets again and again show greater weight loss, increase in HDL, reduction in blood pressure, resolving diabetes and metabolic syndrome and also […]

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Adipokines and Cytokines of Fat Burning: Small But Important Molecules

December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Adipokines and Cytokines of Fat Burning: Small But Important Molecules

Most people have been getting dietary advice all wrong. Eat less, move more works only for some people for a period of time, but it is not solid long-term dietary advice. Low carbohydrate diets again and again show greater weight loss, increase in HDL, reduction in blood pressure, resolving diabetes and metabolic syndrome and also […]

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Fat Burning 101: The Hormones of Fat Burning

December 16, 2015 0 Comments
Fat Burning 101: The Hormones of Fat Burning

Most people have been getting dietary advice all wrong. Eat less, move more works only for some people for a period of time, but it is not solid long-term dietary advice. Low carbohydrate diets again and again show greater weight loss, increase in HDL, reduction in blood pressure, resolving diabetes and metabolic syndrome and also […]

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Fat Production 101: A Look at How Your Body Makes Fat

December 14, 2015 0 Comments
Fat Production 101: A Look at How Your Body Makes Fat

Most people have been getting dietary advice all wrong. Eat less, move more works only for some people for a period of time, but it is not solid long-term dietary advice. Low carbohydrate diets again and again show greater weight loss, increase in HDL, reduction in blood pressure, resolving diabetes and metabolic syndrome and also […]

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Dispelling the Myth That Fat Makes You Fat

December 10, 2015 0 Comments
Dispelling the Myth That Fat Makes You Fat

Most people have been getting dietary advice all wrong. Eat less, move more works only for some people for a period of time, but it is not solid long-term dietary advice. Low carbohydrate diets again and again show greater weight loss, increase in HDL, reduction in blood pressure, resolving diabetes and metabolic syndrome and also […]

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The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work: Part 3

August 31, 2015 0 Comments
The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work: Part 3

Are You Eating the Right Diet for Your Genes? Since we have established that genetics do in fact play a role in weight gain/ weight loss (see Part 1 and Part 2 of this series), let’s take a look at how this relates to the foods you eat. Some genetic mutations confer dietary advantages over […]

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The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work: Part 2

August 20, 2015 0 Comments
The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work: Part 2

Part 2: Are There Fat Genes? It is easy to assume that someone who is overweight simply eats too much and/or doesn’t exercise. And while diet and exercise are the primary factors contributing to weight gain, genetics also play a role. Scientists have known for years that there are genes and genetic mutations linked to […]

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The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work – Part 1

August 11, 2015 0 Comments
The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work – Part 1

Part 1: Do Genes Make You Fat? Genes. We all have them. A gene is, simply put, a unit of heredity transferred from a parent to offspring that determines some characteristic of the offspring. There are variations in genes that change how the gene expresses traits, such as hair or eye color. Genes can also […]

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Healthy Drinks to Beat the Bulge

June 24, 2015 0 Comments
Healthy Drinks to Beat the Bulge

By Betty Murray Liquid diets are never recommended as a long-term diet solution (unless you have specific health problems that require you to be on a liquid diet), but weight loss drinks may help you shed a few unwanted pounds quickly, particularly if you have reached a plateau in your weight loss. Replacing meals with protein […]

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The 1-2-3 of Calorie Counting

June 17, 2015 0 Comments
The 1-2-3 of Calorie Counting

By Betty Murray Calorie counting has been the standard formula for weight loss for years. Calories in < calories out = weight loss. But is there more too it than simply counting calories? Is calorie counting a waste of energy? Lets take a look at the pros and cons of calorie counting. Calorie Counting: Pros Counting […]

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