• Healthy Food

    The One ‘Healthy’ Food Standing In Your Way Of Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

    When it comes to losing weight, a number of factors must line up in order to achieve visible, healthy results. While a sustainable calorie deficit is one of the most important aspects, the foods you’re getting those calories from also make a significant impact on your body in terms of the energy they provide and their unique bearing on your metabolism. Some foods, such as lean protein and fresh fruits and vegetables, are undeniably a valuable addition to your diet, but there are others which are less clear as to their effect on your overall health.  If you’ve been following  

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    Healthy food swaps during holidays can help cut calories, weight gain | News

    With Christmas and New Year celebrations approaching, many people are looking forward to enjoying the food typically served during the holidays, even if they won’t be able to have a large extended family gathering this year. HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital and Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group are encouraging community members to enjoy their holiday meal, while also making healthy choices. “The key is remembering portion control if there are certain foods you can’t imagine not having. Try having just a small sample rather than filling your plate,” says Tracy Dennis, MS, RDN, LDN, clinical dietitian with  

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    Lose Weight Eating Fat-Free Sugar-Free Food

    Image: Shutterstock Fasting is a common occurrence during various festivities in Indian culture. The people who are fasting feel that they will lose weight, but that is not always true. When you go on any kind of fasting for a long time, the body goes into starvation mode and converts the food into fats, which for many people turns into weight gain as opposed to the expected weight loss. We all think that consuming sugar-free or fat-free products will help us in weight loss, but every such product has its pros and cons. Shivani Bavalekar, Sr. Executive Nutritionist, Cloudnine Group  

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    Eating Habits to Avoid if You Want to Lose Weight, Say Dietitians

    If you’re trying to lose weight, it’s not just your diet that needs to adjust—your eating habits can also play a major role in helping (or sabotaging) your weight loss goals. “A lot of people know what they should be eating, but tend to struggle when implementing healthy habits around eating,” says Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, registered dietitian nutritionist and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “For example, I’ve seen a number of patients that are frustrated because they are eating well and exercising routinely but are not seeing desired weight loss results  

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    6 ways to lose weight in middle age and beyond

    Those extra pounds people start to accumulate in their 40s and 50s are often blamed on a slowing metabolism that burns fewer calories as the body ages. Enter a new study that found metabolism in adulthood doesn’t slow as commonly believed, seemingly taking away that explanation. “I was definitely surprised,” said NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar. “But it’s also great news because it actually means maybe we have more control over our weight destiny than we previously thought.” If it’s not a sluggish metabolism, why do so many people gain weight in midlife? It’s complicated, with factors such  

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