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Pulses May Help You Weight Loss

For weight loss, the importance of real food should not be disregarded. Previous studies suggest that pulses, the seeds of legumes, may help you lose weight. However, the evidence is not entirely conclusive. Recently, a team of researchers reviewed and analyzed the available data. Here is a detailed summary of their findings. BACKGROUND The seeds of […]

Best Activities For Weight Loss

People that are looking forward to losing weight can choose a number of activities which can potentially assist them in achieving their objective. However, people are required to understand that when trying to lose weight they should be burning more calories than they consume. Not monitoring the progress of their weight loss program or choosing […]

Belly Fat Reduction By Matured Hop Extract

For those trying to lose weight, weight loss supplements are a popular choice. When combined with dieting and exercise, supplementing may be useful, but the weight loss benefits are usually modest. Recently, hops have been studied for their potential weight loss benefits. This randomized controlled trial examined the effects of matured hop extract on weight loss in […]

Counting Calories? You Might Be Doing It Wrong

WHAT IS A CALORIE? A calorie is a unit of energy. The body requires calories to carry out its day-to-day functions smoothly which include the functions of the complex systems right up to simple tasks like buttoning your shirt every morning. Food groups such as carbohydrates, proteins, fats and fiber contain calories in varying amounts. Taking into […]

Protein Reduces Appetite A Lot More As Compare To Carbs and Fat

Eating protein leads to a greater reduction in appetite, compared to fat or carbs. However, no previous studies have looked into the effects of specific proportions of protein, carbs and fat in a systematic, dose-response manner. For this reason, scientists examined the effects of five drinks containing different proportions of these nutrients. BACKGROUND Protein is generally considered […]