Where does fat go when you lose weight?

“What’s the best diet for weight loss?” “How do I lose fat, not muscle?” “What is water weight?” With more than two in three adults in the U.S. overweight or obese — and about 50 percent of those folks actively trying to lose weight — it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re getting the most accurate information about weight READ MORE

Change These 5 Habits to Save Up to 1,335 Calories

If you find you’re struggling to lose weight, it could be that some bad habits are weighing you down. Try these fixes to keep those bad habits in check, and you could save 1,335 calories. Bad habit #1: You think you need a full portion of a decadent treat to feel satisfied. The fix: Share with READ MORE

The 19 Best Foods to Improve Digestion

The digestive tract plays a vital role in your health, as it’s responsible for absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste. Unfortunately, many people suffer from digestive problems like bloating, cramping, gas, abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation for a variety of reasons. Certain conditions, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Crohn’s Disease, diverticulitis READ MORE

Benefits of Strength Training

A Little Strength Training Can Improve Health Of The Heart According to a study, strength training for less than one hour every week could reduce heart attack or stroke risk by 40% –  70%, and just 2 sets of bench presses which take under 5 minutes to perform can be effective. The researchers discovered that READ MORE

6 Sneaky Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Food journal? Check. Regular workouts? Yes, indeed. Enough fiber to keep an entire army regular? You got it. I know how to lose weight. I’ve been writing about the topic for more than a decade. That’s why it was so frustrating when I noticed that the pounds were clinging to me like a codependent boyfriend, no matter READ MORE

17 Science-Based Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are incredibly important. They have many powerful health benefits for your body and brain. In fact, few nutrients have been studied as thoroughly as omega-3 fatty acids. Here are 17 health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids that are supported by science. 1. Omega-3s Can Fight Depression and Anxiety Depression is one of READ MORE

12 Surprising Sources of Antioxidants

Move over blueberries, pomegranates, and Merlot! There’s a new set of superfoods to try Antioxidants are one of the most popular nutrition buzzwords. And for good reasons: They fight signs of aging, inflammation, and they can even help with weight loss. But when it comes to antioxidants, certain foods—blueberries, pomegranates, and spices like cinnamon and turmeric—get all READ MORE

Why ‘listen to your body’ and ‘do what works for you’ rarely work — and what to do instead. 4 strategies to turn clichéd advice into useful self-knowledge.

Clichés like “listen to your body” and “do what works for you” sound like good advice. But they’re not actually that helpful unless you know how to use them. Since most people don’t, I’m sharing these 4 important strategies today. With them, you’ll learn to build the self-knowledge you need to more easily reach your health and fitness goals.