Obese to fit: Where to start?

You’ve made a decision – you’re shredding your weight and becoming fit. But where to start? The journey from obese to fit may seem indefinitely long, yet so many people have successfully done it. You know it’s possible and doable. But every journey starts with one first step – and a plan. That’s why in … Continued

7 warning signs that you are probably overeating

It is often said that the feeling of fullness arrives ten to fifteen minutes after we have actually gotten full. So we have already eaten enough before we start feeling so. Well, that’s not a problem if you stop eating when you feel full. But how many times have you continued even past that point? … Continued

How to overcome the fear of gaining weight

Losing excessive weight always feels good. Seeing your hard work pay off can boost your self-esteem and give you some fresh optimism for tackling other challenges. Most people can’t wait to accomplish their weight loss goals, enjoy new body shapes, and move from restrictive diets to more relaxed but still healthy eating habits. However, for … Continued

Lab tests for weight loss: What they are?

Weight loss is often pretty mathematical – calories in vs. calories out, measured in the long run. However, there is another factor in this equation that’s rarely taken into consideration, and that is the complete blood count. The impact of blood count is such that it can almost completely nullify the excellent work you do … Continued

Homemade weight loss drinks: Are they effective?

Amongst the ever-increasing number of weight loss methods, weight loss drinks seem to be getting ever more attention. Some people hold them in such high regard that they perceive them to be nothing short of magic potions. Losing weight simply by drinking a specific beverage every day does sound tempting. However, we all know that … Continued

Can running on an empty stomach boost your weight loss?

A regular running routine is a great way to stay fit and prevent chronic diseases. Aside from being good for your health, it’s also very convenient as you need minimal equipment, and it can easily fit into any schedule. You can run virtually wherever and whenever you like. If you prefer running early in the … Continued

Does being overweight make you snore?

Snoring is a frequent topic of jokes, but is it actually a funny and harmless phenomenon? Not only is it a nuisance to one’s bed partner, but snoring also significantly reduces the quality of sleep of the snorer, which can cause adverse long-term health effects. It is also frequently attributed to overweight people, so is … Continued

Is there a connection between constipation and weight gain?

When constipated, people usually feel bloated and heavy. After relieving themselves, they may notice that they have lost some weight. That is only momentary, as the weight loss equals the weight of the stool. But is constipation, and especially a longer-lasting one, connected to general weight gain? The short answer is – yes, constipation and … Continued

Ketone Test Strips: Purpose, instructions, and results

The ketogenic, or keto diet, is a diet where you focus on eating low amounts of carbohydrates, high amounts of fat, and moderate amounts of protein. It is well known for its numerous benefits, such as weight loss, reduced overall inflammation in the body, stable blood sugar levels and blood pressure, as well as higher … Continued