weight loss

Aloe Vera for Weight Loss: Benefits and Side Effects

Aloe Vera for Weight Loss: Benefits and Side Effects

By Rachael Link, MS, RD Aloe vera is a succulent plant that’s well known for its medicinal properties. Though it’s most commonly used topically to heal burns and promote skin health, it has also been used to treat a variety of other conditions. In recent years, it has even become a key ingredient in juices, […]

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    7 Reasons Why Getting Enough Sleep May Help You Lose Weight

    7 Reasons Why Getting Enough Sleep May Help You Lose Weight

    By Caroline Pullen If you’re trying to lose weight, the amount of sleep you get may be just as important as your diet and exercise. Unfortunately, many people aren’t getting enough sleep. In fact, about 30 percent of adults are sleeping fewer than six hours most nights, according to a study of U.S. adults (1). […]

    How Running Can Help You Shed Unwanted Pounds

    How Running Can Help You Shed Unwanted Pounds

    By Ryan Raman Running is an incredibly popular way to exercise. In fact, it’s estimated that in the U.S. alone, more than 64 million people have run at least once in the past year (1). Running is also linked to many health benefits, and is one of the best types of exercise to help you […]

    Can Drinking Lemon Water Help You Lose Weight?

    Can Drinking Lemon Water Help You Lose Weight?

    By Rachael Link Lemon water is a beverage made from water mixed with fresh lemon juice. It can be enjoyed either hot or cold. This type of water is often claimed to have various health benefits, including improving digestion, enhancing focus and increasing energy levels. It’s also said to help promote weight loss and is […]

    9 Ways This Probiotic Can Benefit Your Health

    9 Ways This Probiotic Can Benefit Your Health

    By Ruairi Robertson Probiotics are becoming popular food supplements. Interestingly, each probiotic can have different effects on your body. Lactobacillus acidophilus is one of the most common types of probiotics and can be found in fermented foods, yogurt and supplements. What Is Lactobacillus Acidophilus? Lactobacillus acidophilus is a type of bacteria found in your intestines. […]

    Don’t Have Time to Exercise? Here’s 7 Reason You Should Try HIIT

    Don’t Have Time to Exercise? Here’s 7 Reason You Should Try HIIT

    By Dr. Grant Tinsley While most people know that physical activity is healthy, it’s estimated that about 30 percent of people worldwide don’t get enough (1). Unless you have a physically demanding job, a dedicated fitness routine is likely your best bet for getting active. Unfortunately, many people feel that they don’t have enough time […]

    5 Ways a Paleo Diet Can Help You Lose Weight

    5 Ways a Paleo Diet Can Help You Lose Weight

    By Ryan Raman The paleo diet is one of the most popular diets around. It consists of whole, unprocessed foods and emulates how hunter-gatherers ate. Advocates of the diet believe it can reduce the risk of modern health issues, pointing out that hunter-gathers did not face the same diseases that people today do, such as […]

    How a High-Protein Diet Plan Can Help You Lose Weight

    How a High-Protein Diet Plan Can Help You Lose Weight

    By Franziska Spritzler Protein is incredibly important for good health. It’s a nutrient that must be consumed every day to meet your body’s needs. The Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) for protein is 0.36 grams per pound of body weight or 0.8 grams per kilogram. However, a lot of evidence supports a higher protein intake for […]

    Want to Cut Sugar Out of Your Diet? Here’s How

    Want to Cut Sugar Out of Your Diet? Here’s How

    By Alexandra Rowles Consuming too much added sugar is one of the worst things you can do to your body. It can have many negative effects on your health. It has been shown to contribute to obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and tooth decay (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). While sugar is naturally […]