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How Easy Is It To Overeat Healthy Food?

Evidence suggests that it is relatively easy to overeat processed foods that are high in sugar and fat because they act as drugs in the brain. Such food, which includes most junk and fast foods, are able to activate similar … Continue reading

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L-Carnitine for Fat Loss

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Vitamin C Supplements for Weight Loss?

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Fitness Versus Health: Implications For Weight Loss

Many people consider health and fitness to be similar concepts, but they are in reality two different components of physiology. Health is defined as the absence of disease and a positive feeling of well being. In contrast, fitness is the … Continue reading

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Vitamin C for Weight Loss

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5-Hydroxytryptophan for Weight Loss?

5-Hydroxytryptophan is a metabolite of L-tryptophan. It is found in a number of plants including the Griffonia simplicifolia plant. The 5-hydroxytryptophan in Griffonia seeds is bioavailable, and evidence suggests that when consumed it may increase brain levels of serotonin. Serotonin … Continue reading

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A Fixation On Calories

Many individuals are fixated with the energy (calorie) content of foods. Often this fixation results from a desire to lose weight. Many diet companies take advantage of this energy fixation, and offer a range of low energy foods to the … Continue reading

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Can You Overeat High Quality Food?

One problem encountered by those who wish to lose weight is that they cannot stop overeating. This is based on the assumption that to lose weight, an individual must eat less. However, this premise is erroneous. Firstly, low quality food, … Continue reading

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The Weight Loss Effects Of EGCG

Green tea has been evidenced to possess weight loss effects in humans. Of the constituents of green tea, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is thought to be partly responsible for the physiological effects of green tea, and may have particular weight loss … Continue reading

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Milk For Weight Loss?

Cow’s milk is a nutritious food for animals other than young cows. There is a belief that cow’s milk is a poor quality food, but the science behind cow’s milk has been misunderstood. Certainly, certain individuals cannot consume cow’s milk … Continue reading

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