Chowing down on fibre-enriched foods such as yogurt, soy milk, and breakfast bars might seem like an easy way to hit your nutritional goals, but it may not help you lose weight. A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition found that eating bars with added fibre for breakfast does not decrease hunger, food cravings, or f ..
Foods high in water and fibre, like fruits and vegetables, are the so-called high volume foods. They add bulk to your meals and help fill your stomach. There are basically two simple volumetric strategies, eat a salad or bowl of broth-based soup before the meal to reduce intake at the meal; or reduce calorie density by increasing water, ai ..
Carry cash and you’ll be less likely to splurge on unhealthy treats and junk food, claims a study published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Cash payments are psychologically more painful than card payments, and this pain of payment can curb impulsive responses to buy unhealthy food items, found the researchers. You always start t ..
Why it causes weight gain: If feeling stressed has become the norm for you it may be playing havoc with your weight. Stress related to work, personal relationships and finances are associated with weight gain, found research published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. In response to a stressful situation your body releases a cocktail ..
Carrying unhealthy extra weight can play a role in the development of chronic health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, joint problems and some cancers, reports the Department of Health and Ageing (http://www.health.gov.au). But you already knew this. It’s why you eat fruit and vegies daily, own a pair of well-used ..
Is any other food or drink reported to have as many health benefits as green tea? The Chinese have known about the medicinal benefits of green tea since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. Today, scientific research in both Asia and the west is providing hard evidence for the health benefits long associated ..