Category: Diet & Fitness

Metabolic Syndrome
December 21, 2023

Decoding Metabolic Syndrome: How the ECS Holds the Key

Welcome to an enlightening exploration of a lesser-known yet pivotal player in our health: the endocannabinoid system (ECS). This intricate network within our bodies might be famous for its links to cannabis, but its role extends far beyond. Today, we’re diving into how the ECS crucially impacts metabolic syndrome – a term you might have […]

Weight Loss
December 19, 2023

The Psychology of Color and Weight Loss: How Hues Influence Your Diet

Welcome to a journey where the spectrum of colors intertwines with the path to a healthier you. It’s not just the calories and exercises that shape our weight loss journey; surprisingly, colors play a pivotal role too. Have you ever wondered why certain restaurants are painted in specific colors or why some plates make food […]

Fatty Foods
December 18, 2023

Understanding Hedonic Hunger: Why We Crave Sugary and Fatty Foods

Welcome to our exploration of “hedonic hunger,” a fascinating concept that’s reshaping our understanding of why we sometimes can’t stop eating those chips or cookies, even when we’re not really hungry. This isn’t just about having a sweet tooth or loving snacks; it’s about how certain foods mess with our brains, making us crave more. […]

December 4, 2023

The Ozempic Effect: How This Weight Loss Drug Impacts Muscle Mass

Welcome to our blog! Today, we’re going to talk about a medicine called Ozempic. Recently, lots of people have started using Ozempic to help them lose weight. But did you know that losing weight isn’t always just about getting rid of fat? Sometimes, it can also mean losing muscle, which is not so good. In […]

Caloric Restrictions
November 14, 2023

6 Physiological Changes Your Body Goes Through During Severe Caloric Restrictions

When you are in a Severe Caloric Restrictions deficit, your body undergoes various physiological changes to adapt and potentially prevent further weight loss. This involves complex interactions between the brain, hormones, and other physiological processes. Here’s how this communication typically works: Leptin: Leptin is a hormone produced by fat cells (adipocytes). Its primary role is […]

Weight Loss
November 13, 2023

Have you ever wondered why cutting calories doesn’t always lead to weight loss?

Traditional dieting wisdom tells us that less food equals more weight loss. However, recent insights suggest that this equation isn’t as simple as it seems. A comprehensive study by the National Institute of Health has shown that reducing calorie intake might not be the golden ticket to weight loss we once believed. The reason lies […]

Weight Gain from Starvation
November 1, 2023

How Calorie Restriction/Starvation Diets Actually Cause Weight Gain

When it comes to losing weight, many people turn to calorie restriction and starvation diets as a quick solution. The idea is simple: consume fewer calories than you burn, and you will shed those extra pounds. While this approach may seem logical, it’s a common misconception that can have the opposite effect on your weight […]

appetite suppression
August 29, 2023

Why Suppressing Your Appetite Could Be the Key to Weight Loss

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Welcome to a blog that delves into one of the most fascinating corners of health and wellness: appetite suppression. Now, you might be wondering, why is this so important? Well, if you’ve ever tried to lose weight, gain […]

Set Point Theory Explained
August 22, 2023

Unlocking the Body’s Weight Secrets: The Set Point Theory Explained

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. In our world today, we talk a lot about weight. How to lose it, how to gain it, and how to keep it just right. But did you know our bodies have their own special “thermostat” for weight? […]

Contribution of Alcohol In Weight Gain
August 19, 2023

The Hidden Calories: Understanding How Alcohol Contributes to Weight Gain

Written By: Jack Riess NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Author, and Life Long Researcher of Health and Longevity. Did you know that drinking just two glasses of wine every day can lead to gaining around 30 pounds in a year? That’s about the weight of a small microwave oven, and it’s a surprising fact that many […]

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