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Eat Breakfast to Shed Pounds

Mom was right—it’s the most important meal of the day, and can help you lose weight.

The Heavy Secret of Fake Fats

Don’t try to fool Mother Nature—foods containing synthetic fats can backfire and lead to weight gain.

Brain Function Lessens with Obesity

Being overweight adversely affects the mental skills of older women.

Tap Away Food Cravings

A simple technique may help curb the desire for sweet and salty snacks.

Slow Down at Mealtime

Eating a meal too quickly reduces release of the hormones in the gut that induce feelings of being full, which can lead to overeating and weight gain.

Why Late Night Snacks Put on Weight

Research shows that eating at the right times can help when pursuing or maintaining a healthy weight.

Cautionary Note on Low-Carb Diets

Although many people swear by it, a recent study has revealed that following a low-carb diet may have some serious long-term effects.

Yoga’s Mindfulness Helps Control Weight

Research suggests that adding yoga practice to a standard weight-loss program may both make it more effective and promote eating behavior that is healthy and empowering.

Vinegar Slims and Trims

Research has found that good old-fashioned vinegar is a natural fat fighter that might help us control our weight.

Yoga’s Mindfulness Helps Control Weight

New research has found that yoga teaches mindful eating, causing those who practice it to gain less weight than those who do not.
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