Tag: fat

How low-fat yoghurt could make your spots WORSE

How low-fat yoghurt could make your spots WORSE How low-fat yoghurt could make your spots WORSE (and why chocolate isn’t as bad for your skin as you may think) For years experts have dismissed any link between diet and skin conditions However, various  food bloggers claim that diet changes have helped them Here, we look

Stop Eating Chicken Breasts That Have White Stripes ASAP

An animal activist group wants you to think twice before chowing down on that grilled chicken sandwich. A video by Compassion in World Farming is urging meat-lovers to learn about “white striping,” a muscle disorder affecting chicken breasts. According to a 2013 study published in the Italian Journal of Animal Science, the condition ups fat

The Quick Ways To Lose Your Thigh Fat

Full disclosure: There’s no one exercise or food that specifically helps you lose weight in your legs—spot reducing fat doesn’t work—but keep reading to find out what can help you trim down. KICK UP THE CARDIOBurning calories is key to reducing your overall body fat, and heart-pumping cardio is going to make that happen. Choose

Things You Need to Know if You’re Trying to Lose Fat Fast

From diet programs to detox teas, so many products promise instant gratification when it comes to transforming your bod. But is it actually possible to lose a substantial amount of weight—in a healthy way—in the time it takes your online shopping shipment to arrive? Well, in her 20 years of practice, dietitian Lauren Harris-Pincus, has never met anyone

6 Reasons You Haven't Been Able to Get Rid of Your Belly Fat

If you’re pinching an inch or more, you know the frustration: What’s it take to tame the jiggle in the middle? “When it comes to losing belly fat, there’s a lot of misinformation out there,” says Dr Holly Lofton, an assistant professor of medicine and director of the weight management program at NYU Langone Medical

Experts Say This Is the Most Dangerous Kind Of Fat To Eat

Despite what you may have heard, not all fats are created equal. Your body relies on healthy fats, like poly- and monounsaturated fats (found in things like fish, avocado, and nuts), to create hormones, produce energy, and absorb certain nutrients.  On the flip side, eating artificial trans fat (primarily found in processed foods), can increase

Five Reasons You're Gaining Belly Fat

Belly fat is bad news, and not just because you’d like to show off flatter abs at the beach. More and more research is suggesting that waist size is a bigger risk factor for serious diseases than your overall body fat percentage. The main culprit: Visceral fat, the kind that’s found deep within your abdomen

LincRNAs identified in human fat tissue

A large team of researchers from the U.S. and China has succeeded in identifying a number of RNA fragments found in human fat tissue. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine the group describes their study of the fragments they found and their possible links with obesity. Prior research has reported RNA

Knowledge is Power: How Fat Can Work For You

Dr. Sylvia Tara became fascinated with fat because she has always gained weight easier than everyone else. After trying several diets unsuccessfully, she wanted to understand more. Because she’s a biochemist by training, Dr. Tara had the tools to conduct her research. After several years, what she uncovered was so astounding that she decided to

Could THIS stop you from ever getting fat?

A tale of two mice: Both have been fed a diet of burgers and pizza but the one on the right is still SLIM and scientists say the secret could stop you from getting fat! Danish researchers claimed it was ‘impossible’ for the rodents to put on weight  Copenhagen University scientists deleted an enzyme in

Enduring cold temperatures alters fat cell epigenetics

A new study in fat cells has revealed a molecular mechanism that controls how lifestyle choices and the external environment affect gene expression. This mechanism includes potential targets for next-generation drug discovery efforts to treat metabolic diseases including diabetes and obesity. Researchers tracked how the epigenome changes after long-term exposure to cold temperatures, and how