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Pulses and Whole Grains Can Improve Weight Loss

A recent study published by the Journal of the American College of Nutrition suggests that the regular intake of pulses and whole grains can significantly increase weight loss and improve weight maintenance in patients who already reached their ideal weight.

In this study, 113 volunteers were recruited to undergo clinical … Read the rest

Low Carbohydrate Diet Leads to Increased Good Cholesterol Levels

It’s true! A new study published by BMC Endocrine Disorder in November 2010 reveals that the short term intake of low carbohydrate diet can lead to increased good cholesterol levels and weight loss in obese men.

In this study twenty five obese women and eighteen obese men with an average … Read the rest

Low-fat diet, Low-calorie Diet and Mediterranean diet May Reverse Fat Deposition Within Your Blood Vessels

The researchers of a study published by the Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association found that the low-fat diet, a low-calorie diet and the Mediterranean diet can all possibly reverse an ongoing atherosclerosis or blood vessel fat deposition in the overweight and obese patients.

In this study, the researchers … Read the rest

Want to Weigh Less? Change Your Drinking Habits!

Most people try to lose weight by focusing on the calories they get on food.  But do you know that what you drink also matters? Your drinks may contain lots and lots of calories without you knowing it. Most of the time, you don’t realize how much calories these drinks … Read the rest

Dangers of the Cabbage Soup Diet

The cabbage soup diet is another fad diet that promises fast weight loss. Imagine losing more than five pounds of your weight within seven days of having an all-soup diet. The cabbage soup diet recommends eating a variety of vegetables in a calorie-deficient soup base. Yes, it can make you … Read the rest

Want to Have a Healthy Weight? Don’t Just Focus on Your Diet!

Let’s face it: Every fad diet can help make you shed pounds and more pounds of excess fats. And guess what? They are just too effective because most of these diets are way too calorie-deficient and nutritionally unhealthy. And they can make you lose weight the fastest time possible too.  … Read the rest

Caloric Restriction Leads to Binge Eating

Long-term weight loss usually leads to failure, according to a study published by The Journal of Neuroscience published in December 2010.  Relative food deprivation and caloric restriction can potentially lead to stress and ultimately resulting in the occurrence of binge eating.

In this study, a group of laboratory mice were … Read the rest

Effectiveness of the High Protein Diet vs High Carbohydrate Diet against Diabetes

Most people favor the high protein diet for the management of type 2 diabetes.  However, in a recent study published just this month by the Diabetologia, it has been shown that there are no added benefits with the use of high protein diet over the high carbohydrate diet in … Read the rest