Category Archives: Weight Loss

Weight Loss Causes Skeletal Muscle Loss: More Evidence

The mainstream solution to weight gain is a forced calories restriction diet and aerobic exercise. These are often used in combination in order to elicit a ‘negative energy balance’ which is assumed will cause weight loss. Often weight loss does … Continue reading

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Does Drinking Water Cause Fat Loss?

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What Is A High Protein Diet?

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Energy Restriction and Fasting As A Treatment For Depression

It is known that diet can have a significant influence on mood. A healthy diet has been shown to improve mood in both the short and long term. One of the reasons for this may be that poor quality diets … Continue reading

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Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce Do They Cause Weight Loss

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Are Green Tea Catechins Appetite Suppressants?

Flavonoids are a group of phytochemicals with antioxidant effects in humans. As flavonoid intakes increase, the risk of many Western lifestyle diseases decreases. In particular, high intakes of flavonoids have been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease and … Continue reading

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Insomnia and Weight Gain

Insomnia is a condition whereby the sufferer has difficulty falling asleep, suffers from diminished sleep quality, or has a reduced duration of sleep. Current estimates indicate that around 30 % of adults suffer from insomnia in Western countries. Insomnia is … Continue reading

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The Nordic Diet: A Traditional Diet That Causes Weight Loss

Traditional diets can be defined as the diets historically eaten by a particular group of individuals. Perhaps the most commonly known traditional diet is the Mediterranean diet consumed by the populations that inhabit the regions of Southern Europe and parts … Continue reading

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Whey, Casein and Soy: Which Is Best For Appetite Regulation?

High protein diets are known to cause weight loss compared to high carbohydrate and high fat diets. The mechanisms for this have been well explained, and relate to the ability of protein to cause skeletal muscle growth which increases the … Continue reading

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Got Psoriasis: Try Weight Loss?

Psoriasis is a disease of chronic inflammation that affects the skin. Around 2 % of the population living in Western nations are known to suffer from psoriasis, making it quantitatively an important disease. Psoriasis possesses an immune component whereby T … Continue reading

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