weight loss

Creatine combo ups vigour, burns fat

If you’re looking for a edge in your workout or sports training, a combination of creatine and herbs may help, suggests a new study. Researchers tested the effects of creatine and a combination of ginseng and astragalus in 44 adults, aged 55-84 years. Participants consumed either creatine only, creatine plus the herb extracts, or a [...]

Creatine combo ups vigour, burns fat 2015-09-09T13:49:26+00:00

To Shed Pounds, Go Vegan: Study finds plant-based diet effective in weight loss

A low-fat, plant-based diet is more effective at helping women lose weight and improve insulin sensitivity than an omnivorous diet, shows a new study on 59 overweight, postmenopausal women. In the study, conducted by Neal D. Barnard, MD, half of the participants followed a vegan diet, while the other half followed a control diet based [...]

To Shed Pounds, Go Vegan: Study finds plant-based diet effective in weight loss 2018-02-15T15:53:00+00:00

Weight-loss Wonders? Four common supplements linked to staying slim

Research shows that, on average, we gain between 10 (men) and 16 (women) pounds of body weight from age 25 to 50. Is there anything that can be done to change the slow march of weight gain that precedes middle age? Researchers suggest that the ingestion of four common supplements could. The researchers reviewed the [...]

Weight-loss Wonders? Four common supplements linked to staying slim 2015-09-09T13:50:27+00:00

The age of obesity: what you can do

It’s official: Canadians are getting bigger. Between 1985 and 2001, obesity rates increased from 7% to 14% among women and from 6% to 16% among men. The same report found that obesity rates among women increase with age, peaking between 55 and 59, then declining. This same pattern is seen in the Canadian male population, [...]

The age of obesity: what you can do 2018-02-15T15:53:17+00:00

Going Veggie is Easy! Studies show most make a smooth change for better health

In a new study, Neal D. Barnard, MD, and his colleagues show that patients easily transition from a standard omnivorous diet to a low-fat, vegetarian diet that helps people lose weight, lower blood pressure and otherwise improve their health. Many doctors are aware that a low-fat vegetarian diet can reverse heart disease and provide other [...]

Going Veggie is Easy! Studies show most make a smooth change for better health 2015-09-09T13:50:32+00:00

CLA Cuts Fat: Subjects lose weight without changes in diet or exercise

Supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) was shown in a 12-month study to help overweight adults decrease body fat mass and increase lean body mass by as much as 9%. The study, published in the June issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is the first to establish the efficacy of CLA supplementation in [...]

CLA Cuts Fat: Subjects lose weight without changes in diet or exercise 2018-02-15T15:53:23+00:00

Calcium for Weight Loss? Research shows high intake ups fat burning

Researchers at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center report that calcium may help control body weight, confirming findings from other studies. The report is the first study in humans to demonstrate a link between calcium intake and body weight. Edward Melanson, PhD, and James Hill, PhD, examined diet data from 35 healthy, non-obese adults [...]

Calcium for Weight Loss? Research shows high intake ups fat burning 2018-02-15T15:53:31+00:00

Body Balance: CLA supplement aids diabetes, weight loss

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition confirms that conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) has a place in treating obesity, and may have benefits for diabetics. CLA refers to a group of naturally occurring polyunsaturated fats found primarily in beef, lamb and dairy products. CLA is also sold as a dietary supplement in health [...]

Body Balance: CLA supplement aids diabetes, weight loss 2015-09-09T13:51:16+00:00

Healthy Kids: A weighty issue

It’s a simple formula and it can sneak up on even the most health conscious of families: more unhealthy food plus less activity often equals overweight kids. Convenience foods in the lunch bags, quick and easy snacks, fast-food dinners and large portions combine with too many hours in front of the TV and computer, and [...]

Healthy Kids: A weighty issue 2015-09-09T13:51:17+00:00

CLA: Can one pill really do all this?

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a slightly altered form of the omega-6 fatty acid linoleic acid. It occurs naturally in dairy products and meats from grass-fed animals such as beef and lamb. However, changes in animal feeding practices and antibiotic use over the last decades has led to a steady decline in CLA levels in [...]

CLA: Can one pill really do all this? 2018-02-15T15:53:37+00:00

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