weight management


Red Cabbage Microgreens Found to Help Reduce Cholesterol and Weight Gain

A new study has found that red cabbage microgreens may reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease and help with weight management.


Need to Pass a Kidney Stone? Try Riding a Roller Coaster.

If you’re having trouble passing kidney stones, a trip to Disney World may be in order. At least, that’s what Dr. David Wartinger at Michigan State University concludes after conducting a highly unusual bit of research. “Basically, I had patients telling me that after riding a particular roller coaster at Walt Disney World, they...


Is Your Stressed-Out Partner Making You Fat?

If your spouse or significant other is stressed out, it might be a good idea to start watching your weight. That’s because your partner’s long-term stress levels may be adding inches to your waistline, suggests an intriguing new study. A team of researchers sampled a group of 2,042 married individuals. All of the participants...


If You Want to Eat Less at Restaurants, Choose a Skinny Waiter

Last year, researchers at Cornell University released an interesting bit of research. They found that when you dine with people who are overweight, it can influence you to eat more food than you would otherwise. Now, research suggests that this phenomenon could extend to your waiter. A new Cornell Food and Brand Lab study...


Find the Diet That’s Best For You

Now that we’re into January, many of us are working hard to keep our New Year’s Resolutions. Chances are good that eating a healthier diet is something that made the top of your list. However, with so many diets to choose from—and so many conflicting messages about the foods we eat—how do you know...


The Top Health Story of 2015–Biggest Weight Loss Breakthrough in 45 Years

The doctors and weight loss experts gave it up. That’s right. The medical weight experts finally began to admit that they were wrong, wrong, wrong about weight loss. This is huge because now we can really find answers to this terrible problem. The 3 Myths of Weight Loss—Finally BUSTED “All you need to do...


The Amount of Weight Loss that Will Make You Healthier, More Attractive

One of the key reasons we lose weight is to improve our health. Looking and feeling more attractive is also important to most people. But how much weight do you need to lose before others will find you more attractive? To find the answer to this question, researchers used facial adiposity—or the perception of...


6 Ways to Add More Cinnamon to Your Diet

Adding cinnamon to your favorite savory dishes, coffees and smoothies ensure you can increase your cinnamon intake without spiking your sugar intake.


Counting Number of Bites Aids Weight Loss

Want to take off a few extra pounds each month? Researchers from Brigham Young University may have a new idea for counting down the pounds. In an interesting experiment, a total of 61 participants committed to taking 20 to 30 percent fewer bites over the next four weeks. To evaluate the results, the subjects...


The Mystery of Weight Loss—Solved?

Back in 2002, the science writer Gary Taubes challenged the prevailing dogma of doctors and dieticians that eating fat was the cause of getting fat in his article in The New York Times, “What If It’s All Been a Big, Fat Lie?” That was the beginning of the end of the “doctrine of the...