Obesity

Obesity and Its Impact On Health Obesity is the term used to describe excessive overweight and is defined as an excess proportion of total body fat. It is a known fact that being overweight is hazardous to your health. Your weight has a great impact on your overall...
Diet Myths

Diet Myths

I don’t need a diet, I will just eat less! This statement does not always hold to be true. Depending on how much “less” you eat, you may or may not lose weight. Cutting back excessively on food (i.e. extreme diet) will cause your body to slow down its...

I just started exercising; why am I gaining weight?

If you’ve noticed your weight going up after starting an exercise program, don’t panic! It doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re doing anything wrong, or that you’re going in the wrong direction. There can be some obvious and not-so-obvious reasons why you’re gaining...

Does coffee and caffeine affect weight-loss?

It’s been suggested that caffeine in general aids slightly in weight loss. Coffee, a major source of caffeine for American adults, temporarily suppresses appetite and boosts metabolism for some time. In terms of exercise, coffee helps improve mental focus, increases...

I am exercising, but why can’t I lose weight?

Genes may be the reason you do not see weight loss where you want to. Fat cells are present all over our body. Genetics determine where fat cells are positioned and the quantity laid down in each area. Some people have more fat cells around the belly area, and some...