A study from UCLA found that disturbed sleep, even for a few hours, triggered inflammation in the body’s cells and organs.
The obesity epidemic is bad news for the American health care system. Legions of “baby-boomers” are retiring, which is putting an incredible strain on Medicare and national medical costs. Aging boomers are claiming an increasing percentage of our health care dollars. The obesity epidemic is making things worse.
People consuming more than 21 sugar-free drinks per week were 90 percent more likely to be overweight and 100 percent more likely to be obese.
Aerobic exercise strengthens the cardiovascular system, protects the heart and blood vessels from disease, and reduces the risk of heart attack and heart-related sudden death.
Meltdown is a weight-loss supplement that includes synephrine, caffeine, phenylethylamine, yohimbine, and hordenine. Each of these substances is thermogenic (increases caloric expenditure). A study by Jay Hoffman and co-workers showed that Meltdown increased resting caloric expenditure by 20 percent for several hours.
The old saying that you are only as old as you feel should be changed to “you're only as old as you look .
Young overweight men practicing HIIE lost nearly five pounds and increased aerobic capacity by 15 percent.
Conventional wisdom is that prolonged, low-intensity exercise promotes fat loss best. However, well-controlled studies from Canada in middle-aged women showed that weight loss was greatest at higher exercise intensities.
Heavy squats and leg presses are important for developing thigh size and strength. However, shear thigh mass and power are not enough to be useful in most sports, or to look great on most beaches.
The graphic association between sugar intake and insulin is so blatant that it has blinded researchers to possible effects on other endocrine axes, such as the production of testosterone.