Diets low in saturated fat don’t curb heart disease risk or help you live longer.
‘50% of what we are taught is wrong, the challenge is to work out which 50%’
Participating in regular physical activity, such as modern dance, may help young adults achieve a healthier distribution of body fat…
Analysis of the antioxidant content of nine different types of nut: walnuts, almonds, peanuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, macadamias and pecans showed that a handful of walnuts not only contain almost twice as much antioxidants as an equivalent amount of any other commonly consumed, but that those in walnuts were between two and 15 times more potent than vitamin E, renowned for its antioxidant properties.
Experts found those who sat down for long periods without getting up had a larger waist circumference and lower levels of good HDL cholesterol.
According to the Metro – A regular Chinese takeaway contains enough pure fat to fill a wine glass, a new study has found. Think about that over the weekend! Source: Metro
Researchers have found evidence that a low-carbohydrate diet appears to be more effective in reducing blood pressure than a combination of the weight-loss drug orlistat and a low-fat diet, whilst providing a similar substantial weight loss
Edward Melanson, an exercise physiologist from the University of Colorado and lead author of the article said “To our surprise, we have found that moderate duration exercise has little, if any, effect on 24-hour fat oxidation (burning).”