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  • New Study on Green Tea for Fat Loss

    Obese mice who got a daily dose of epigallocatechin-3-gallate—a compound found in green tea—in conjunction with a high-fat diet, gained weight...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDApril 28, 2012
  • Losing Fat While Maintaining Muscle

    It doesn’t take an expert to spot an off-season bodybuilding competitor compared to one preparing for a contest. Off-season bodybuilders show...

    Jerry BrainumApril 26, 2012
  • Lard: A New Look at an Old Fat

    One of the most eye-opening books on diet around is Why We Get Fat—and What to Do About It by Gary...

    Becky HolmanApril 13, 2012
  • Yogurt and Belly Fat

    The problem is, the active cultures do not provide enough of the most effective microflora probiotics.

    Charles PoliquinApril 11, 2012
  • Sugar Shock

    You already know that eating too much simple sugar can make you fat, but did you know it can also increase...

    Becky HolmanMarch 28, 2012
  • Fear of Fructose

    Fructose, or fruit sugar, has been getting a bad rep lately, primarily because of high-fructose corn syrup. Before HFC, fructose was...

    Becky HolmanMarch 11, 2012
  • Less Flab, Etched Abs

    In “How to Lose 12 Pounds in Just 17 Days” , Mike Moreno, M.D., had some interesting...

    Butch LebowitzFebruary 22, 2012
  • Fiber Fights Fat

    Visceral fat, the fat deep in the belly surrounding vital organs, can be dangerous to overall health. Kristen Hairston, from Wake...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJanuary 21, 2012
  • Low-Carb Weight Loss vs. Heart Health

    Most diets these days, especially those of bodybuilders, tend to favor low carbs over lowfat plans, the previous trend. According to...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 20, 2012
  • Cauliflower Mashed Faux-tatoes

    South Beach, Atkins and the Zone are all diets that call for low to no carbs, which can leave you feeling...

    Taylor MathenyJanuary 13, 2012
  • Calcium for Fat Loss

    A meta-analysis of seven clinical trials reveals that taking calcium may yield a weight loss of around 1.5 kilograms per year, compared...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJanuary 7, 2012
  • Milk: Fitness Food or Health Scourge?

    The Internet is the best and worst thing ever to happen to the fitness industry. You can find some very bright...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.December 27, 2011
  • Eat Fat, Burn Fat, and Build More Muscle

    Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you know that the omega-3 fish oils—EPA and DHA—offer a number of health benefits,...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.September 26, 2011
  • Detoxing to Lose Weight

    Q: There are a lot of books out about detoxing. Will those types of programs help me lose weight, and are...

    Charles PoliquinAugust 29, 2011
  • Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    Burger and fries. Peanut butter and jelly. Pancakes and syrup. Great things often come in pairs but usually end up as...

    Taylor MathenyAugust 28, 2011