Category: Lose Fat

Yogurt and Belly Fat

/ Posted 04.11.2012

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

Sugar Shock

/ Posted 03.28.2012

You already know that eating too much simple sugar can make you fat, but did you know it can also … continue reading

Fear of Fructose

/ Posted 03.11.2012

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

Less Flab, Etched Abs

/ Posted 02.22.2012

In “How to Lose 12 Pounds in Just 17 Days” [June ’11 Bottom Line Health], Mike Moreno, M.D., had some … continue reading

Fiber Fights Fat

/ Posted 01.21.2012

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


Low-Carb Weight Loss vs. Heart Health

/ Posted 01.20.2012

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


Cauliflower Mashed Faux-tatoes

/ Posted 01.13.2012

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


Calcium for Fat Loss

/ Posted 01.07.2012

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


Milk: Fitness Food or Health Scourge?

/ Posted 12.27.2011

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


Eat Fat, Burn Fat, and Build More Muscle

/ Posted 09.26.2011

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


Detoxing to Lose Weight

/ Posted 08.29.2011

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


Baked Sweet Potato Fries

/ Posted 08.28.2011

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


Nutrition for Beginning Bodybuilders

/ Posted 07.20.2011

Q: You’re a great inspiration and my new role model. I’m 16, and I’ve been wanting to bulk up for … continue reading


Need to Lose Bodyfat? Try A Mini-Fast

/ Posted 07.10.2011

While many diets promise substantial bodyfat loss, they all have a built-in negative factor—bodyfat regain. In fact, about 95 percent … continue reading


Coconut a Fat Burner?

/ Posted 07.06.2011

Despite the proclamations that coconut oil is a saturated fat that’s bad for you, coconut oil is a bona fide … continue reading


Strength, Bodyweight and Conditioning

/ Posted 07.03.2011

Q: Your physique is amazing, and you’re at a level where people dream to be. Plus, you’re natural, and so … continue reading


Curb Carbs to Foil Fat

/ Posted 05.18.2011

Most bodybuilders reduce carb intake when they’re trying to get lean. Some bring their carbs down to almost zero, while … continue reading


Protein for Fat Loss and Muscle Maintenance

/ Posted 05.16.2011

In fat cells leucine aids in the release of leptin, which turns off the hunger sensation.


Eicosapentaenoic Acid

/ Posted 03.25.2011

Over the long haul, taking these anti-inflammatory fats not only will contribute to better health but may even improve body composition. Not many foods or supplements can claim that. So the omega-3s should be at the top of your supplement totem pole.


High-Fructose Corn Syrup Snafus

/ Posted 03.13.2011

The safe bet is to read labels and avoid high-fructose corn syrup as much as possible.

HCG Diet: Losing That Last 10 Pounds

/ Posted 01.05.2011

Q: I’m not overweight, but I’m not as lean as I know I can be. I’ve been training regularly and … continue reading


Fat-Dissolving Injections

/ Posted 01.02.2011

On April 7, 2010, the United States Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to six spas that offered “fat-melting … continue reading


Fiber Up to Lean Down

/ Posted 12.18.2010

“More energy (calories) is spent digesting and absorbing high-fiber foods. In fact, if you increase your fiber intake to 35 … continue reading


Science Is Not Infallible

/ Posted 10.31.2010

Without thinking that through, your first impulse might be to conclude that a high-fat diet will interfere with gains made through weight training. Consider, however, that the high-fat, low-carb diet is popular among many bodybuilders, and that there’s never been any record of that type of diet inhibiting muscle growth in humans. If anything, the converse is true.


Egg-cellent Protein for Muscle and Health

/ Posted 10.28.2010

We know that egg yolk contains two very important carotenoids—lutein and zeaxanthin—both of which have been shown to be great for eye health.

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