Tag: weight gain

Eating a Good Breakfast Keeps Weight Gain Away

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Weight management is a challenge. Technology has led to a sedentary lifestyle; instead of physical activity, a large majority of Americans spend their time in front of a screen, lending to an unhealthy epidemic – obesity. A new study says that eating a good breakfast and not snacking throughout the day can lead to a…


To Sit or Not To Sit: You’ve Sat on this Problem for Far Too Long

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There’s a good chance that you are sitting down while you are reading this. But you might want to stand up. British experts are recommending those who sit for the majority of the day, stand for at least two hours a day. Experts recommend people start with two hours of standing or light activity, eventually…


5 Myths About Our Metabolism

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It seems to be the go-to word we use to blame for our weight issues – metabolism. We associate slender, thin individuals with a high metabolism that allows them to eat virtually anything they want and not gain an ounce. On the flip side, if we pack on weight just at the mere sight a…


How Unhealthy Sleep Habits Impact Your Weight

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If you’ve noticed that your sleeping habits have been off along with your diet lately, it’s important to note that there is an interesting correlation between the two. Research has found that sleep, particularly too little of it, directly impacts your appetite and what types of food you crave. Hormones like melatonin, serotonin, and dopamine…


1 in 4 Diabetics Are Unaware of their Condition in the U.S.

Diabetes in America is still on the rise, but what’s even more astonishing is the number of people living with the disease that do not know they have it. According to the latest data released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday, 1 in 4 Americans currently have diabetes and are unaware…