Category Archives: Weight Loss

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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Protein, Dairy and Legumes

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Nicotine: Good or Bad?

Nicotine and the tobacco plant from which it is derived (Nicotiana tabacum) are named after the French ambassador Jean Nicot de Villemain who first introduced the French royal court to tobacco. Tobacco was initially seen to have medicinal effects and … Continue reading

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The Fruit Obesity Paradox

Fruit has been shown to have anti-obesity effects in humans and animals. This is paradoxical because the main sugar in most fruits, fructose, is an obesogenic compound. In fact consuming the juice of fruits has been shown to cause rapid … Continue reading

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Dairy as A Weight Loss Food Group

Dietary calcium may cause weight loss because it is able to alter calcitriol levels. This suppression of calcitriol may have effects on adipocytes such that intracellular calcium ion levels fall. This then triggers a release of lipids from the adipocytes, … Continue reading

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5-HTP for Weight Loss?

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Beans, Beans, Beans

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Milk As A Possible Weight Loss Food?

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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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