10 Morning Habits That Help You Lose Weight

No matter what your weight loss goals are, losing weight can feel impossible at times. However, shedding a few pounds doesn’t have to involve a complete overhaul of your current diet and lifestyle. In fact, making a few small changes to your morning routine can help you lose weight and keep it off. This article …

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Harvard Diet Review: Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? Intermittent fasting is a diet regimen that cycles between brief periods of fasting, with either no food or significant calorie reduction, and …

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10 Tips for Successful Weight Loss

Being overweight or obese can lead to a range of health problems. Although many different “fad” diets are available, a balanced lifestyle and nutritious diet are the key to healthful living and better weight control. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 93.3 million adults in the United States had obesity in 2015–2016. This number is …

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Does Exercise Help You Lose Weight?

To lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you consume. Exercise can help you achieve this by burning off some extra calories. However, some people claim that exercise isn’t effective for weight loss on its own. This may be because exercise increases hunger in some people, making them eat more calories than they …

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Harvard Diet Review: Gluten-Free for Weight Loss

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? A gluten-free diet is not new. It is the sole treatment for 1-2% of Americans who have celiac disease, a serious condition …

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Is Eating Before Bed Actually Unhealthy?

Eating late at night gets a bad rap, but skipping meals isn’t the answer either. Here, the lowdown on choosing the best foods to eat before bed. You worked (or worked out) super late and have nothing in the fridge, and your howling stomach is begging for something, anything to refuel you after a long day. We’ve …

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Harvard Diet Review: DASH

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet is sometimes prescribed by doctors to help treat high blood pressure. Blood pressure is …

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