Weight Loss

How to lose weight for kids - Dr. Axe

Weight Loss in Children: How to Lose Weight for Kids

Nearly two-thirds of this U.S. group are overweight. In fact, 17 percent are obese, with the rate tripling from 1971 to 2011. (1) Worst of all, these folks are being exposed to a whole host of health issues that were previously quite rare in this group. Who am I talking about? Children, of course, which is why it’s so important to learn … Read More

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Why am I hungry - Dr. Axe

Why Am I Hungry? Weird Things Stoking Your Appetite

“Why am I hungry … like all of the time?” Is that a question you’re asking a lot lately? That’s because weight loss is a bit more complicated than “calories in, calories out.” While that is certainly important, getting your hormones under control is key to stifle an out-of-control appetite. Luckily, you’re not destined for a life of counting calories … Read More

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Belly fat

How to Lose Belly Fat: 11 Steps + Why It’s Important

There’s loads of advice out there regarding how to lose weight quickly, and often with the least possible effort involved. And while your primary reason for wanting to learn how to lose belly fat may be due to vanity, there are also loads of convincing health reasons for wanting to trim down your waistline as well. For example, dangerous visceral … Read More

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iPhone and eating

Time-Delayed Eating: Studies Show It Can Help You Lose Pounds

Are you someone who loves to plan what you’re doing days or hours in advance? While friends and family might teasingly poke fun at this habit, when it comes to eating healthily, it turns out you might have an advantage. A series of experiments led by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has revealed that when there’s a large gap of … Read More

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15 Rules for How to Eat Out Healthy

When you’ve committed to revamping your health and lifestyle, one of the most important things is overhauling the way you eat. And when you’re in the kitchen, it’s a lot easier to stick to your healthy diet principles, especially when you’re trying to eat healthy on a budget. But most of us don’t eat every single meal at home. Dining … Read More

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BMI chart - Dr. Axe

Does Your BMI Really Matter? Why The BMI Chart Can Be Misleading

In 1980 around 10 percent to 14 percent of adults globally older than 20 years old were considered obese. Fast-forward to today and the number of those struggling with obesity is around 30 percent. Considering the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that worldwide prevalence of obesity has more than doubled since the 1980s, reducing the number of both children and adults who … Read More

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Natural Appetite Suppressants that Work Without the Risks of Weight Loss Pills

No doubt about it, overeating — and its connection to more and more people becoming overweight or obese — is one of the most complex and challenging issues in health care today. There are many reasons why you might feel like you’re always hungry, including nutrient deficiencies, a lack of fiber or healthy fats in your diet, fatigue, or high … Read More

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Standing study - Dr. Axe

Standing Study Uncovers the Simple Trick for Faster Weight Loss

Everyone knows you’re supposed to stand up more throughout the course of the day, but a new standing study provides some surprising findings. First, let’s talk about the extreme risks of a sedentary lifestyle. In the past few years, we’ve learned a lot about the health effects of too much sitting. And get this — a sedentary lifestyle can be just as damaging … Read More

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Fat burners - Dr. Axe

6 Natural & Safe Fat Burners, Plus Risks of Weight Loss Supplements

Looking to lose weight fast in a healthy way? It’s tempting to turn to quick fixes like taking weight loss pills marketed as natural “fat burners.” In fact, surveys show that approximately 15 percent of U.S. adults have now used weight-loss dietary supplements at some point in their lives, with more women (around 20 percent) reporting use compared to men. (1) … Read More

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Genes and food

Nutrigenomics: Does Food Influence How Our Genes Behave?

“It’s in my genes” is a phrase most of us have uttered at one time or another. For some it might equate to eating a lot of fatty foods without ever gaining an ounce, while for others it might mean an increased risk to a certain disease because it “runs in the family.” But what if your genes aren’t relegated … Read More

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