Weight Loss News 6-12-15
Lose Weight Quickly And Safely Using These Simple Tips
Weight loss is a touchy subject for a lot of people; losing weight isn’t as easy to do. The important thing you can do in your quest to lose weight is that education is key.
Focusing on good changes is an easy way to stick to a diet.Instead of avoiding the doughnut shop each morning, invent a new habit and stop somewhere for fresh fruit instead. It is much easier to begin new habits than stop old habits.
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Fast Healthy Meals That Don’t Suck
You can’t out exercise a bad diet. I’ve tried, and gotten my ass kicked every time. That being said, sometimes you have to grab a fast meal; your boss wants that report yesterday, or you’re late for the kids’ soccer practice (again). Just because you have no time doesn’t mean it’s time for another crap sandwich of sodium, saturated fat, and wilted veggies. The next time your clock is delivering 33 minute hours, try some of these ass kickin’ fast healthy meals, from fitness foodies around the blogosphere…..
Eggs on the Go
Eggs rock. They’re a power packed nutrition sandwich that experts used to say was bad for you. What the hell did they know? Born Fitness CEO and leading health and fitness blogger Adam Bornstein delivers this egg laden muffin/sandwich/casserole in a muffin tin (Yeah, I’m not really sure what the heck to call it) recipe from Born Fitness meal prep specialist Liv Langdon. It’s sure to help you pack on the muscle and drop the fat, if you’re willing to work for it… sorry! He says it’s for breakfast, but what the heck, pack some for lunch, too.
For more on ovoid nutritional wonders, see my post Eggs, Why the Sloppy Yellow Stuff’s Perfect for Fitness
Milk proteins may protect against cardiovascular disease
The Maillard reaction is a chemical reaction between amino acids and reducing sugars that results in browned foods like seared steaks and toasted bread. When proteins and sugars are mixed together and heated, new chemical compounds are formed. Some are responsible for new flavors and some, according to a new study may protect us against cardiovascular disease.
Regular soda, please: Hormone that differentiates sugar, diet sweeteners could exist in humans
We’ve all been there: We eat an entire sleeve of fat-free, low-calorie cookies and we’re stuffing ourselves with more food 15 minutes later. One theory to explain this phenomenon is that artificial sweeteners don’t contain the calories or energy that evolution has trained the brain to expect from sweet-tasting foods, so they don’t fool the brain into satisfying hunger. However, until now, nobody understood how organisms distinguish between real sugar and artificial sweetener.
Light-intensity exercise could prove beneficial to older adults, new research shows
An easy walk, slow dancing, leisurely sports such as table tennis, household chores and other light-intensity exercise may be nearly as effective as moderate or vigorous exercise for older adults – if they get enough of that type of activity.
Light exercise such as walking may be as beneficial as more vigorous exercise for older adults, if they get enough of the light exercise.
Credit: Courtesty of Oregon State University
New research indicates that 300 minutes a week of light exercise provides some significant health benefits for people over age 65, said Brad Cardinal, a professor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University.