If you think a switch from sugar to a calorie-free sweetener might help you get healthier and shed pounds, think again. After years of research, there's still only very weak evidence that no-cal sweeteners might be beneficial, according to German researchers who looked over data from 56 studies involving either adults or kids. The investigators looked at a variety of health … [Read more...] about Do sugar-free sweeteners really help you lose weight?
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By Shazia Sheikh Published: October 21, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email I wouldn’t eat out of rebellion, while other times I would be too upset to eat. PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK I developed anorexia when I was 19. I was going through heartbreak and an existential crisis. I wanted to discover God and also rebel against my liberal background. I wanted to find a … [Read more...] about I lived with anorexia for 15 years, and no one could help me
Rosie Fitzmaurice, provided by Published 4:26 am, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Shutterstock/Syda Productions Intermittent fasting has rapidly grown in popularity in recent years. The jury's still out in the science world as to the long-term health effects of the regime. A new study on rats suggests that while fasting may help to achieve weight loss, it may also damage the … [Read more...] about A new study suggests that while fasting diets might help with weight loss, they could increase your risk of diabetes — and the 5:2 author has responded
For many of us in the northern hemisphere spring – and soon summer – is upon us. That means it's time to do some house cleaning, but also dust off the mountain bike, get some new runners and think about that thing none of us like to think about: exercise. Trying to get in shape is often perceived as a chore in and of itself, but that's the wrong way to think about … [Read more...] about My four favorite fitness gadgets for the summer
source Joana Lopes/Shutterstock Losing weight is tough work, but for some people it can be especially hard. Susan Peirce Thompson, a cognitive scientist who struggled for decades with her weight, advocates a radical approach to eating that goes against popular nutritional wisdom. Instead of “everything in … [Read more...] about How to lose weight if you’re addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years