I proposed that we encourage lifestyle change on the basis of improving health rather than on the basis of losing weight for the prevention or reduction in the prevalence of chronic non-communicable diseases, also known simply as, lifestyle diseases.
For most of human evolution, food was scarce and hard to come by. Thus, the dopaminergic system, through association with pleasure and reward, ensured there was a drive to seek food to secure survival.
Losing fat really and truly starts with your diet, it’s a constant process between your calorie intake, the types of calories you consume, your metabolism, how much calories you burn and when you burn them.
If you have ever tried to lose weight, you would know how frustrating it is to eat right and exercise and still, that number on the scale just won’t budge.
Losing weight takes a concentrated effort and for many, a major lifestyle change. You need to exercise regularly, eat better, get lots of sleep and reduce stress.
The topic of protein divides many nutrition professionals and fitness experts. There are some who believe that the best source of protein is from plants, while others believe that plants alone cannot provide all that we need.
To snack or not to snack – that is the question. If you talk to health and nutrition experts, you will likely hear different answers.
Losing weight is synonymous with dietary restrictions – cutting calories, portion control and even the complete elimination of certain foods or food groups.