Health Weighing yourself oneself every day can help with hitting weight loss targets, according to authors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. To arrive at their conclusion, the researchers analyzed data on 1,042 adults with an average age of 47 years old. Of the total participants, 78 percent were male and 90 percent were white. For a year, the volunteers weighed themselves as normal using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth enabled scales. The team did not offer the participants advice or directions. By the end of the study, approximately one-third of the participants sustained a habit of daily weighing. On average, the respondents lost on average less than 2kg.The resulting figures revealed those who measured their weight daily or six times a week, lost 1.7 percent of their body weight in the following year: an amount the team described as significant. In contrast, those who never weighed themselves, or … [Read more...] about Weighing Yourself This Often is Linked to Weight Loss
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close Video Are chemicals hiding in our food? If you’ve struggled to lose weight no matter what type of diet you’ve tried, the food you’re consuming may not be to blame. In my book, "Food Sanity," I share several potentially weight-loss-sabotaging chemicals that are hiding inside and around your food, and even in the cookware you prepare your food on. These “obesogens,” as I call them, may cause hormonal imbalances, increase your appetite and expand the number of fat cells in your body. Here are four that you need to avoid: Pesticides Pesticides are chemicals used to protect crops from insects and weeds. When we consume fruits and veggies containing pesticide residue, this can destroy our healthy gut flora, create food intolerances and insulin resistance, which can lead to weight gain. Avoid them: You can minimize your exposure to pesticides by buying local organic produce whenever possible. At the grocery store, … [Read more...] about Hidden chemicals may be sabotaging your weight loss goals, says doctor
Opting for natural, whole foods, consuming more water and upping your workout routine are the general basic tenants of weight loss. But there could be a secret other solution to your dieting woes: herbs. Opting for natural, whole foods, consuming more water and upping your workout routine are the general basic tenants of weight loss. But there could be a secret other solution to your dieting woes: herbs. As long as you follow rules on how to use healing herbs safely, your weight loss efforts could certainly improve with the addition of the tasty and easy-to-get herbal remedies. Bitter melon Being overweight raises risk for diabetes. Several animal studies show that animal diets supplemented with bitter melon reduce weight gain and fat accumulation. University of Hong Kong researchers placed rats on a high-fat diet with or without supplemental bitter melon extract. The animals in the herb group gained less weight and accumulated less body fat. The researchers concluded that the herb … [Read more...] about Six herbs for quicker weight loss
Can Massage Promote Weight Loss?BY LINDSAY TADLOCK JULY 18, 2017Massage therapy does not specifically aid in weight loss, but it can help reduce cellulite by breaking the subcutaneous tissue. It can also help in making the skin firm and supple, especially for someone who has loose skin from losing weight. Massage offers great benefits for people experiencing the after-effects of losing weight. It is important to visit a trained specialist for any kind of massage because wrong pressure can cause injury.Massage TechniquesMany different techniques are used by massage therapists, depending on your condition and what you require, and the prices also vary accordingly. One of the most common kinds of massages is deep tissue massage, which helps heal muscle injuries and targets deeper muscle layers. Swedish massage, the most common form of massage offered in spas, uses movements such as vibration and kneading to provide relief. Trigger point massage focuses on sensitive muscle … [Read more...] about Can Massage Promote Weight Loss?