The real secret to weight loss is not what most people want to hear. Avoiding highly processed foods and participating in high-intensity aerobic activity for a minimum of 30 minutes, five days a week can help most individuals lose and maintain a healthy weight. For those who want a more tailored approach

Study reveals skipping breakfast won’t only make you eat more throughout the day, but it will result in high fat cravings that can derail your healthy eating plan and make you gain weight. Breakfast has a reputation for being the most important meal of the day because it has been shown to

What is hCG? HCG stands for human chorionic gonadotropin, a hormone produced in increasing amounts when a female becomes pregnant. This natural production of hCG ensures that the growing fetus will receive adequate nutrition necessary for development. Women of breeding age consistently have low levels of hCG in their system. After conception,

A study published in the April 2011 issue of Science Translational Medicine concluded that poor sleep patterns lead to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.  Shift workers and pilots are among the most likely to suffer from these conditions, due to constant disturbances to the sleep/wake cycle. The

The top resolutions for the New Year are often related to weight management. Millions flock to book stores and the internet searching for the fad diet that will whittle their waistlines and make this the year they wear skinny jeans. The trouble is that many of these fad diets are unsafe, but

Is it really such a mystery why 60 percent of Americans including children are overweight? Everybody wants a quick and simple answer, but let’s look at the basics of weight management. 1. Diet: As recently as 50 years ago, the rate of obesity ( body mass index >30 percent) or just overweight

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