Category: Lose Fat

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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Gut Away With HCA

/ Posted 09.13.2010

Hydroxycitric acid is an extract from the Garcinia cambogia fruit, and it’s been touted as a fat-loss aid. Researchers tested … continue reading

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