Does Your Stomach Bacteria Protect You From Obesity?

The germ Helicobacter pylori is the cause of most stomach ulcers, but new research in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics suggests that treating the bacteria is linked to weight gain. It is estimated that 50% of the global population may be infected with H....

How To Write Your Way To Weight Loss Success

The best way to know where you’re going is to know where you’ve been. If you’re putting on weight and feel under the weather more often than not, it’s possible you’re not eating right. And if you’re trying to lose weight or feel better, you may be left wondering why...

5 Ways To Naturally Boost Your Weight Loss Efforts

We’ve all seen the commercials—take this one weight loss pill and poof! No more jiggle. While many of us might wish it were true, it’s hard to think that taking one pill to kick the weight could be healthy for you. We all want to make it to our end-goal, but it’s...

Tip To Dieters: Beware Of Friends And Late Night Cravings

There’s more to dieting than just sheer willpower and self-control. The presence of friends, late night cravings or the temptation of alcohol can often simply be too strong to resist. Research led by Heather McKee of the University of Birmingham in the UK monitored...

The Key To Shedding Weight—And Keeping It Off!

I think the consensus is that weight loss is possible but the difficulty arises when you want to maintain the degree of weight loss you have experienced. Most research that has assessed weight loss strategies have shown that quite frequently, weight loss cannot be...