A 15-Minute Brisk Walk Curbs Hunger Cravings

A mere 15-minute brisk walk is enough to reduce hunger cravings significantly, a new study shows. Dieters are often concerned that exercise will cause hunger and lead to overeating and a stall in weight loss, but new research is showing just the opposite. Researcher Larissa Ledochowski and colleagues from the University of Innsbruck produced data that showed exercise such as walking reduces urges for sugary snacks and offsets urges in response to the stress in overweight people (1). The Continue reading →

Belly Fat Harms Muscle At The Cellular Level

A study of human adipose (fat) cells has found more evidence that visceral body fat found deep in the midsection and around the organs is worse than subcutaneous body fat found just beneath the skin. By decreasing the expression of genes related to skeletal muscle contraction, the study found that visceral fat cells were more likely than subcutaneous fat cells to contribute to muscle wasting. Published in the prestigious journal Diabetes, French researchers demonstrated that cells from Continue reading →

Three Ways to Rid Yourself of Belly Fat Faster

Enhance the loss of dangerous belly fat with these tips.If you’ve ever used an Isagenix Cleansing and Fat Burning system, then you’re already aware that it’s a clinically supported, effective solution for shedding unwanted belly fat. Now research has uncovered a few extra things you can do that when combined together can accelerate belly fat loss. If you want to speed up belly fat loss, you should: Caffeinate (with e+, preferably). Move faster (with HIIT; more on that below). Go Continue reading →

Want a Smaller Waist? Look to More Protein

Eating more protein is linked to a smaller waist and better cholesterol levels, a new study finds. Researchers at the US Army Research institute of Environmental Medicine found an association between habitually consuming protein in excess of the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) and lower body mass index, a smaller waist, and higher levels of the HDL “the good” cholesterol (1). The findings published in the Journal of Nutrition, are from protein intake and cardiovascular risk factors Continue reading →

Belly Fat Even Worse Than Originally Thought

The type of belly fat that lies deep within the abdomen that surrounds internal organs, also known as visceral fat, is a known danger to health. Now a new study is showing it could be worse than previously thought because of its link to muscle and bone loss. This latest study on visceral fat, which was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is interesting because the findings directly oppose the well-accepted belief that obesity is actually a protective factor against accelerated Continue reading →