Category Archives: Weight Loss

Saffron for Weight Loss

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Green Tea Mechanisms of Weight Loss

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Top Three Foods That Won’t Make You Fat: Vegetables, Dairy and Protein

Many foods are fattening and can cause considerable weight gain in those that regularly consume them. The antidote to this weight gain, is to eat foods that prevent weight gain. Vegetables have been shown to have a number of beneficial … Continue reading

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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 and Weight Loss

Vitamin C is an important water soluble antioxidant for humans. Vitamin C is able to lower levels of oxidative stress in humans and this may explain its health benefits. Most animals can produce their own vitamin C, whereas humans cannot. … 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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