If you read part one of this metabolism two-parter, you will know that the only way to lower your basal metabolic rate is by losing fat and building lean muscle. Your basal metabolic rate is the amount of energy your body burns when it is at rest, and affects how quickly your body burns calories … Continue reading Metabolic Boosters: Fact or Fiction (Part 2)
When you consider the fact that 60% of your body, and that 73% of your total lean body mass, is composed of water, you have to consider what effect not maintaining hydration in your every day life is doing to your body. Every day we are bombarded with ideas for fad diets and stringent exercise … Continue reading Water And Your Weight
Are you one of those people that work out but still keeps on the weight? Fat habits are habits that you engage in everyday that add hundreds of extra calories and fat to your daily caloric intake. Those extra calories may not seem like much on a daily basis, but over a 12-monnth period they … Continue reading Fat Habits: What They Are & How To Lose Stop Them
Being obese and being overweight is not exactly the same thing. An obese person has a large amount of extra body fat, not just a few extra pounds. People who are obese are very overweight and at risk for serious health problems. To determine if someone is obese, doctors and other health care professionals often use … Continue reading What Causes Obesity and How to Fight?
People are always looking for a way to eat healthy while they are on the run. Plus, we’ve all been told numerous times that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So how do we combine our need for healthy breakfast meals with our busy schedules? Liquid breakfasts. More and more people are … Continue reading Blended Breakfast Drinks
Feel like a diet change? If you’re looking to fuel your body with healthy food, attain a balanced diet that offers nutritional completeness as well as holistic benefits for disease prevention, there are many ways you can go. In fact, for every health guru, there seems to be an ideology behind the diet to try … Continue reading The Raw Deal: Diet Or Ideology?
It is no secret that obesity is a problem for an increasing number of North Americans, a problem that is taking its physical and mental toll. The larger you are, the higher your risk for developing what are called co-morbid conditions: health problems that are directly related to the strain of carrying around so much … Continue reading Extreme Measures: Are You A Candidate For Gastric Bypass Surgery?