When it comes to achieving fat loss goals, it’s crucial to recognize the significant role that diet plays. While exercise certainly contributes to overall health and fitness, research consistently demonstrates that diet has a more substantial impact on fat loss than exercise alone. This isn’t to downplay the importance of physical activity; rather, it highlights the fundamental principle that what we eat directly influences our body composition, metabolism, and energy levels. While exercise burns calories and helps build muscle, it’s […]

A video posted to Facebook and Instagram from a personal fitness account makes claims about cholesterol and diet that are misleading. The post claims dietary cholesterol does not affect bodily cholesterol and that carbohydrates and low fat foods are the cause of problems with cholesterol levels. But cholesterol in food does have an effect on the level in the body, and for some people this effect is very pronounced. The implication that carbohydrate is mainly responsible for raised cholesterol levels […]

Judging someone (or yourself) based on how they eat is also incredibly reductive, Lampert says. Whether or not you choose the salad, sandwich, or pasta dish has no bearing on your worth as a person. “Viewing food as good or bad tends to create shame and guilt towards consuming certain foods,” Wengler says. But, despite what diet gurus may say, you’re so much more than what you eat. In fact, fixating on eating a certain way, or beating yourself up […]

A white suburban housewife clad in a lime green leotard finishes her Jane Fonda video workout, rewards herself with a fat-free SnackWell’s devil’s food cookie, then slams back a SlimFast shake before heading to her weekly Weight Watchers meeting. To Gen Z, this scene might read like a comedy sketch, but millennials who came of age in the ‘90s knew that woman. For us, the era’s long-lasting impacts—disordered eating, body dysmorphia, an affinity for packaged foods with purported perks—are the […]

Share on PinterestNew research in mice suggests that flavanols, found in cocoa, among other foods, may help burn off body fat. Kike Arnaiz/Stocksy Cocoa, apple, grapeseed, red wine, and a few other dietary sources contain high levels of flavanols (FL), also known as flavan-3-ols, which have been linked to some health benefits. Previous studies suggest that FL-rich foods have significant potential in managing cardiovascular health, improving cholesterol levels, and increasing glucose tolerance. Now, using mice models, scientists have investigated the […]

New Delhi: Lifestyle plays a huge role in your fitness and health. Often a sedentary lifestyle along with unhealthy eating habits contribute to weight gain or other lifestyle diseases. With discipline and patience, you can work on your lifestyle to reach a fitness level you have always desired. Always remember that whatever changes you implement should not be focused on temporary results, but rather on a long and sustainable lifestyle. A good fitness level is more important than just fat […]