Category: Lose Fat

How to Grow Muscle and Keep Your Fat Level Down

/ Posted 07.18.2013

Q: Congratulations on once again winning the Natural Mr. Universe. In the past I have tried bulking up and cutting … continue reading

Fat-Loss Solutions

/ Posted 07.03.2013

by Eric Serrano, M.D., and Scott H. Mendelson Photography by Michael Neveux   During the peak of summer new clients from … continue reading

My Get-Lean Diet

/ Posted 05.22.2013

I usually write about training in this space; however, it’s important to remember that the muscle you build is much … continue reading

Curb Your Urge to Binge

When you begin a fat-loss diet, it’s not so bad—if you make your calorie reductions gradual. Even so, appetite starts … continue reading

Green Coffee Extract: Get Lean With the Bean

It’s the latest fat-loss miracle, touted even by Dr. Oz: green coffee extract. According to the December ’12 Health, Oz … continue reading

High Protein to Burn More Fat?

/ Posted 05.02.2013

A high protein diet is an essential part of the equation for adding muscle. The cornerstone of increased muscle hypertrophy, … continue reading

Stress, Body Fat and Cortisol

/ Posted 04.15.2013

Bodybuilders tend to associate higher cortisol with muscle catabolism, or breakdown. It’s true that cortisol is the major catabolic hormone … continue reading

3 Doctors’ Tricks for Shrinking Fat Stores

You may be familiar with the syndicated TV show “The Doctors.” No, it’s not a soap opera; it’s a group … continue reading

Juiced Up for Faster Recovery

/ Posted 04.01.2013

There has been a multitude of recent research concerning the health-restorative benefits of a number of power foods and fruits—including … continue reading

Wheat: Is Gluten Making You Gorge?

There has been a lot of negative press about wheat lately, specifically the gluten it contains. Statistics suggest that up … continue reading

Why We Get Fat

The obesity epidemiic is not a matter of eating too much. Gary Taubes, author of Why We Get Fat and … continue reading

Green Tea Can Speed Fat Loss

/ Posted 02.09.2013

Brazilian scientists have found that drinking green tea may help elderly people lose weight and trim their waistline. Maria Gabriela … continue reading

Red Grapes Can Help Stop Fat Gain

/ Posted 02.06.2013

A compound called piceatannol  that’s found in red grape seeds and skin, blueberries and passion fruit is of a similar … continue reading

What I’ve Learned About Diets

/ Posted 01.30.2013

I’m now past 40, and having more than a couple of decades of experience under my belt, I’m often asked … continue reading

7-Keto: Your Fat-Burning Workhorse

/ Posted 01.22.2013

7-keto speeds up metabolism and heat production to promote weight reduction, as well as enhancing lean body mass and muscle … continue reading

Black Pepper as a Fat Fighter

/ Posted 01.21.2013

A number of previous studies have suggested that black pepper may help to fight fat. Korean researchers have clarified the … continue reading

New Diet Discoveries to Keep the Fat Off

With obesity at epidemic levels, there is more ongoing research on diet than ever before. Even if you’re not obese, … continue reading

Probiotics and Walks for Losing Fat

/ Posted 12.07.2012

Q: What’s your take on probiotics for weight loss? A: Emerging research shows that taking a probiotic to control insulin … continue reading

Battle of the Sexes: Losing Bodyfat

/ Posted 11.26.2012

If you follow the high-carb mantra touted by the American Heart Association, the realization eventually hits your cortex that it … continue reading

Secrets for Cutting Belly Fat

/ Posted 11.16.2012

Q: Got any secrets for cutting belly fat? I think I have a good workout with multijoint exercises and short … continue reading

Two Top Belly-Blasting Supplements

Daytime TV is pretty much a crapfest for the most part during the week. Granted, that’s a male perspective, but … continue reading

Stop Struggling to Achieve Your Target Bodyweight

/ Posted 08.23.2012

Q: I’m struggling trying to achieve my target bodyweight—I started off well, but I can’t lose that final 10 pounds. … continue reading

Fight Obesity: How to Workout and Lose Fat After A Long Hiatus

/ Posted 08.20.2012

Q: I’ve been reading your column for a number of years, so that’s why I am writing you. I’m obese. … continue reading

6 Simple Ways to Lose Body Fat

/ Posted 07.19.2012

Q: I need to drop some bodyfat! Do you have any tips? A: Your note didn’t indicate whether you’re currently … continue reading

Is Six Meals a Day Really the Way?

/ Posted 07.02.2012

You’ve heard the mantra: Eat frequently—five to seven small meals daily, each including a serving of protein, healthy fat and … continue reading

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