Over time, a gradual slowing of weight loss—a plateau—occurs. But don't get discouraged, you can get past it.
Most of us know that we shouldn't be drinking sugar-sweetened sodas and juices, as they can pack on the pounds. But what about low-calorie sweetened beverages, which have been touted as good replacements?
"Eat a varied diet" has long been a bedrock of mainstream dietary advice, here and around the world. But encouraging people to eat a wide variety of foods may backfire and lead to consumption of more food, especially unhealthy items, and to weight gain, according to a recent advisory from the American Heart Association(AHA).
Dieting during the holiday season can be tough going, with extra calories seeming to lurk around every corner. If you need some inspiration to stick with it, keep in mind that your efforts might not be a benefit only to you.
Buttermilk's name is deceptive since it contains no butter and is typically low in fat. Preliminary research suggests that the drink may have modest heart benefits. What's more, some buttermilk may be better tolerated than regular milk by people who are lactose-intolerant.
Between meal snacking doesn't have to be a hindrance to your weight management efforts. It's what you snack on and how much of it you consume that counts. These 6 tips can help you avoid self-sabotage.
Maybe Hans Christian Andersen was onto something when he put a lowly pea at the center of his fairy tale, "The Princess and the Pea.” The food industry seems to be obsessed with peas, or at least their protein, which is being used in everything from veggie burgers, energy bars, and popcorn to yogurt and ice cream. But does having pea protein as an ingredient mean a food product is otherwise healthful or even high in protein?
Dairy foods, including full-fat types, are not associated with increased body fat or other metabolic risk factors, according to a 2017 study in the journal Nutrition & Diabetes, which included more than 1,000 healthy adults in Ireland.
Gluten has gotten a bad rap in recent years. But in the absence of celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, there is no evidence that avoiding gluten will benefit your health, and it may even cause harm.
To increase the likelihood of successful long-term weight loss, this twist on a calorie-restricted diet may be worth trying: Alternate two weeks on the diet with two weeks off.
These six tips can help you make between-meal snacking a sensible part of your weight management efforts.
The claim that B vitamins are the solution for low energy remains popular—but is just as misleading today as it has always been.
Whether you've just decided to lose weight or your resolve to lose those extra pounds is flagging, here are 3 weight-loss strategies that just might help you achieve your goal.
A growing body of evidence suggests that moderate coffee intake is not associated with adverse health effects in adults and can be incorporated into a healthy diet. But if you're watching your weight, don't overlook the calories from milk, cream, and sweeteners that you may add to your coffee.
Trying to get more whole grains into your diet but don't like the taste or texture of 100% whole-grain foods? The new "50%+ Stamp" from the nonprofit Whole Grains Council (WGC), which launched in the spring of 2017, can help steer you to something in between that might better suit your taste buds.