Archive for the 'Healthy Weight Management' Category

Higher Body MassObesity prevention and active lifestyle promotion still remain among the most topical problems of social health, along with heart disease and cancer prevention. Despite great social efforts, massive campaigns in modern media and other social events, obesity rates go on increasing. It is estimated that, in particular, in Australia, by the year 2025 obesity rates will be much higher, especially in those citizens who have low educational status or experience other types of social inequality related to education and lifestyle. Those are the conclusions of an Australian study by a group of experts for Melbourne, led by Dr Kathryn Backholer, Baker IDI researcher, which were published in July 2012 in  the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Read the rest of this entry »

September 27, 2012

Vitamin DIt is a known fact that the older we get, the harder it is for us to lose weight. This can be explained by plenty of factors. Young people have faster metabolism and can burn fat more efficiently compared to those who are older. Young people can develop muscle mass faster than the older people, therefore, exercising and activities bring more effects. Young people have better digestion system (not yet damaged by numerous crash diets, tobacco smoking or alcohol consumption), more efficient absorption of various nutrients and vitamins , and they are also exposed to less psychological and physical stress (like a childbirth or other factors) compared to those who are in their 40s or 50s. That is why trying to lose weight when you are 20 is far not the same as trying to lose weight when you are 45. Our body changes as we age, and so does our weight loss system, the experts say. Read the rest of this entry »

September 24, 2012

low calorie diet foodsThose of us who have ever been thinking about losing weight and starting a healthy diet definitely know about the effects of low calorie diets. Specialists recommend a combination of active lifestyle with plenty of physical exercise and a low calorie diet as the best and the proven formula for effective weight loss and management. That is why those who are trying to reduce body mass and become leaner very often use an approach known as ‘calorie counting’:  summing up calorie content of the foods consumed during the day, along with controlling daily calorie burning (as a result of physical activities). This approach can work out and help initiate weight loss for most of us. However, nutritionists and weight loss specialists are convinced that mere calorie reduction and calorie counting may not be enough for effective weight loss. Read the rest of this entry »

September 1, 2012

Seaweed SupplementSeaweed is a unique natural remedy used to support our health and provide our body with useful nutrients. Rich in iodine, seaweed is supposed to be an effective solution, natural treatment and prevention of thyroid related problems. It was recently reported that seaweed should be considered as an excellent potential natural arthritis treatment, due to a special compound with very powerful anti-bacterial and anti0inflammatory properties. The effects of seaweed consumption for more effective weight loss have been well known, and, according to the findings of an expert group from Sheffield Hallam University, eating the foods like seaweed can assist us in consume less calories without staying hungry. Recently, the findings of one more related study were published, saying that a new technology for effective weight loss has been developed. A new seaweed supplement is on the way, to be taken on a daily basis to help us lose weight more effectively (especially for obese people) and maintain the achieved results easier. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Rules For Dining Out

Author: Carla Fiscina
August 14, 2012

Dining OutLately, working life of most of us has been becoming more and more busy, leaving us no time at all for our private life, families, healthy lifestyle, and other extremely important things. Very often we do not have time for cooking at home and prefer eating in restaurants. Dining out has become something usual for most of the population in Europe and North America, and it is estimated by the experts at the National Restaurant Association that an average family in the US eats out four times a week, spending in average about $1,117 per year per person. Definitely, this money could be used for savings provided eating more healthy at home more often. Plus, dining out is closely linked to increased risks of obesity, digestive system problems, and many other health conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

August 4, 2012

Trying To Lose WeightIn modern times, increasing rates of obesity is among the most serious problems related to public health. There is a great deal of effective weight management techniques including a combination of a healthy low-calorie diet and active lifestyle, as well as supporting this tool with special natural solutions, i.e using herbal remedies to boost metabolism, consuming thermogenic (fat burning) foods, using healthy cooking methods, using special stress management exercises, and many more. There are really a great deal of natural ways to lose weight and maintain a healthy body mass, so those of us who are trying to lose weight fast should simply learn as much as possible about such techniques, including the latest developments and recommendations of modern scientists. Read the rest of this entry »