Fattening Foods: Not So Fattening After All? by Nathan Latvitis
... Udo Erasmus, author of one of the most popular books ever about fat, “Fats the Heal, Fats that Kill”, writes in his book, “At levels above 12 to 15% of total calories, healthy fats increase the rate of metabolic reactions in the body and the increased rate burns off more fat into carbon dioxide, water, and energy (heat), resulting in fat burn off and loss of excess weight.” In this article we will discuss what exactly these healthy fats are, where to get them from, easy ways to add them ...
What is Your Healthy Body Weight by Kim Beardsmore
... The most important reason for wanting to be a healthy body weight is for health rather than for how your body looks. Overweight and obesity are major public health problems in western countries. Since the 1980s both adult men and women have become heavier, with obesity rates more than doubling in the last 20 years! Children are also becoming heavier. There is a growing concern that we are inadvertently training our overweight children to become obese adults.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... Body-Mass index is a ratio of your weight to your height. Too low of a BMI may indicate that you are underweight - undernourished or suffering some kind of illness that leads to unintentional weight loss. Conversely, a higher than normal BMI correlates with being overweight. What Conditions Are Associated With High BMI? Having a high BMI correlates with a higher risk for conditions including:-cardiovascular disease -high blood pressure -osteoarthritis -some cancers -diabetesBut there’s ...
Fat Burners: The Biggest Rip-Off of the Weight Loss Industry? by Nathan Latvitis
... When you add weight lifting/exercise to your routine, you essentially signal your body to keep your muscle. For more information on this topic of “weight loss and weight lifting”, check out our free 7-day fat loss e-course. The second lesson involves the effects of weight lifting on fat. So, in essence, you can lose weight without exercising – but it’s kind of a waste of time. Increased Energy & Focus Many fat burner’s contain ingredients like caffeine or vinpocetine, which they claim to ...
BMI Calculator Results by David McCormick
... BMI, Body Mass Index, is the most popular and simple way that health professionals use to determine if you are a healthy weight. This article concerns how to interpret your results. Summary
Body Mass Index:
>30: ObeseCalculate YourselfThe calculation is simple, you can do it on a regular calculator. All you need to know
is your height and weight. If you want to use metric measurements, take your
weight in kilograms and divide it by your height in ...
How Do You Take Advantage Of The Mayo Clinic Diet For Rapid And Sustainable Weight Loss? by Gary Holdon
... The Mayo Clinic recommends losing weight over a longer period of time, so your body has time to adjust to the changes. Diet plans that sell quick weight loss plans should be avoided. Here are some guidelines according to the Mayo Clinic's Nutrition Center: Protein Protein is important for nearly every part of the body's system. It's in your muscles, bones, skin, organs, blood, enzymes and hormones. You get protein from a variety of sources like meat, poultry, legumes, seafood, nuts and seeds.
Weight Loss One Step at a Time by Kory Doszpoly
... Through my teens and 20s, no matter how much I ate or lifted weights in the gym, my body weight didn’t change very much. I desperately tried to build bulk to no avail. I would lift weights five to six days a week and frequent my favorite all you can eat buffets, but not much would happen. Luckily the very metabolic factors that kept me from building muscle also kept me from gaining unwanted weight in the form of fat. But I had a feeling all along that my luck would change down the line.
Goal Setting for Weight Loss by Chyna Dolores
... You need to aim for a weight loss between 0.5-1kg each week (which translates to about a half a percent of body fat). It may seem like a slow process, but it is the safest way to lose the weight and, more importantly, keep it off. By taking the weight off slowly, you give your body the chance to adapt to new eating and exercising habits that you can maintain for the rest of your life. By losing the weight slowly, you are more likely to be losing excess fat, and not muscle making your body ...