Weight Loss

Why 310 Nutrition Only Uses 100% Natural Ingredients in Their Shakes

If you are looking for a weight loss shake that offers up only 100% natural ingredients for the finest nutritional benefits, then you should consider 310 nutrition as your first option. While many other brands create shakes which are loaded with artificial nastiness, 310 leads the way with their specially-formulated, organic plant-based shakes.  You may think that the only things you ...

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Some Helpful Tips on Finding Meal Replacement Shakes

When it comes to staying fit, most people don’t think about the fact that it involves staying on top of your nutrition aside from working out and being dedicated. This is all well and good, but when you want to really lose fat and gain muscle, the most important aspect of it is your diet. You can have the best training ...

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Strategies for avoiding holiday weight gain

Amid an endless string of holiday parties and food-filled celebrations, it can be all too easy to veer off course with regard to diet and nutrition. But in order to avoid the post-holiday bulge, it’s important to make sure you don’t overindulge. The average person puts on about a pound from November to January. While it might not seem like ...

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Probiotics contribute to weight loss, researchers say

A new meta-analysis may force us to reconsider the benefits of probiotics on our overall health. A team of researchers from Taizhou, China has conducted a study and found that these helpful bacteria helped participants lose weight and lower their body mass index (BMI) scores. Probiotics, which can be found naturally in certain foods or in the form of supplements, ...

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Replacing even one sugary drink with water leads to health benefits

U.S. consumers have many options to pick from when it comes to buying beverages at the grocery store. The number of sodas, juices, and other sugary drinks are almost too many to count, but indulging in them too much can lead to health and weight problems. However, a new study from Virginia Tech shows that replacing one sugary drink with ...

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Researchers claim bias in industry-backed artificial sweetener studies

A study by Australian researchers has questioned the integrity of other studies funded by the artificial sweetener industry. Writing up their findings in PLOS ONE, researchers at the University of Sydney claim studies funded by artificial sweetener companies were nearly 17 times more likely to reach conclusions favorable to the industry. “It’s alarming to see how much power the artificial ...

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Why your diet usually fails

There all kinds of diets and weight loss programs, and while some undoubtedly achieve results for some people, it’s also clear that the majority of people who start a diet soon give up. Nutrition author Phoenix Gilman says the main reason diets fail is carbohydrate craving, leading to an overwhelming appetite. “Millions of people still tragically believe in the low ...

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High-protein diet doesn’t help prevent type 2 diabetes, study finds

A lot of people go out of their way to eat extra protein. Dieters, in particular, think that eating more protein helps them stave off hunger and prevent the loss of muscle tissue that often comes with weight loss. But is this really a good idea? In a study of 34 postmenopausal women with obesity, researchers at Washington University School of ...

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Study explains why aspartame may not help with weight loss

Studies have found that the sugar substitute aspartame — sold under the brand names NutraSweet and Equal — isn’t as helpful in losing weight as one might think, and now researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have found a possible explanation. In their report published online in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, the researchers show how an aspartame breakdown product called phenylalanine interferes with the ...

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How eating more beans and peas could help you lose weight

With the end of the year steadily approaching, some consumers may already be thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, if you – like many others – will be making the pledge to drop a few pounds, putting up a new calendar won’t make it any easier. There are plenty of reasons why someone may fail in their weight-loss goal. ...

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