There are many reasons why it can seem like under-eating can lead to weight gain. But, science has shown over and over again that this isn’t physiologically possible.
So, what’s happening with all the low-calorie diets that don’t seem to ever lead to more weight loss, and, too often, cause weight gain?
It’s been demonized and singled out as the cause of the obesity epidemic. But is sugar bad for you? Are all sugars equal? Here’s what science has to say.
Let’s be honest: the idea of “getting better” isn’t always what it seems. The obvious approach is that improvement is measured by growth. And growth is measured by accomplishing more than what was done prior. And “accomplishment” inherently implies a comparison to a prior situation or time. But, what if the idea of growth wasn’t […]
Collagen comes with a big price tag and even bigger health claims. But are they justified? Here’s what the experts and science have to say about this increasingly popular supplement.
Don’t settle for random lists. Get healthy breakfast recipes that can help you lose weight, feel full throughout the day, and — best of all — match your tastes and needs.
Protein is important for building muscle (and losing fat). But what do you do on a vegetarian diet? Eric Helms, Ph.D, shares how to follow a plant-based diet and still get all the protein, vitamins, and nutrients your body needs.
You might not have a noticeable digestive issue, but focusing on your gut (AKA microbiome) might be the biggest change you can make to significantly improve your health.
Hello fat loss. Remember me? We’ve been here before. That place where you’re told weight loss isn’t your fault. That there’s a new (gluten free, dairy free, carb free, cookie-filled) approach that is the solution to all your problems. And that this time it will be different. Welcome to dieting déjà vu. You know it […]
The problem with most diets isn’t that they’re bad—it’s that they’re a bad fit for you. Set yourself up for success with this guide to finding a diet that matches your body, preferences, and real-life demands you face every day.
Don’t feel guilty if you struggle with snacking. Many people fall victim to the triggers that make us binge. Here are some of the most common reasons—and what you can do to fight back.
Exercise isn’t the only way to burn fat and burn calories. There’s another type of activity that may actually contribute just as much—or more—to your weight loss efforts. See why experts say the little things you do throughout the day make a big difference for your body and health.
Accomplishing your dream body doesn’t have to be an impossible journey. But it does require you to forget some of the popular information, which might be the real reason you haven’t achieved your goals.