Being a student-athlete is all about time management. Balancing your studies, practice, competition and a social life is a full plate. Now add essentials such as nutrition and sleep, and unfortunately something has got to give. Most of the time it is an athlete’s nutrition and recovery that take a hit.
A study of 50,000 people found that those who made breakfast their largest meal of the day has a lower Body Mass Index (BMI) than people who waited until supper, even when they ate a similar number of calories.
It’s more of a glimmer of hope on the horizon than it is an actual drug right now. But an Indiana University lab has synthesized and fused a trio of gut hormones into a single agent and shown that obese rodents treated with the resulting molecule experience dramatic weight loss and a reversal of obesity-related ills such as Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease.
I often hear from people who don’t understand the many ways that fatphobia affects fat people every day – and on special days, as well as folks who don’t understand how these incidents increase the fatter we are. I recently heard from reader Rene about a terrible experience that she and her mother had at […]
I want to explain my reasoning, because it’s probably slightly deeper and more complex than most people imagine, unless they know me pretty well, in which case it might be simply baffling. A run-down: I love my round body. I am dreading losing a lot of weight in terms of what it will do to […]
You’ve spent the last four decades of your life getting your metabolism and eating habits in the right shape. Now is the time to really tighten the belt (so to speak) and focus on managing a normal weight and developing a fierce disease reversal plan.
On the menu of this week’s healthy vegetarian meal plan: Vegan Zucchini Taco Boats, Roasted Zucchini and Quinoa Bowls, Black Bean and Baked Plantain Tacos, Enchilada Stuffed Peppers with Avocado Cream, and Mexican Street Corn Bowls with Basil-Lime Vinaigrette.
Uninsured Americans who are hoping the new health insurance law will give them access to weight loss treatments are likely to be disappointed.