Do Dirty Dishes Make You Overeat?

Posted: February 27, 2016

Like you need to worry about yet another thing that makes you gain weight. But solving this one isn’t too difficult and it delivers benefits beyond helping you to lose weight. In a study titled “ Clutter, Chaos & Overconsumption ”, researchers from Cornell University in the U.S, and the University of New South Wales in Australia, found that messy kitchens, including dishes piling up in the sink, could be a cause of overeating . 98 women participated in the experiment. They were split into two groups read more…

The Science Behind How Proper Sleep Helps You Lose Weight

Posted: February 19, 2016

In perhaps the most famous “sleep-to-lose-weight” diet, Elvis Presley often asked doctors to sedate him – put him to sleep – for days so he could avoid eating and shed some pounds. Like any other fad diet, losing weight through extended sleep promised a quick fix that didn’t work. Those who tried it, including Elvis, quickly gained back the weight. Even worse, going any length of time without proper nutrition is dangerous and damaging to your body. But that doesn’t read more…

5 Ways to Cut Your Sugar Consumption

Posted: February 12, 2016

There’s a reason why we all love sugar so much and it’s not just because it’s so deliciously sweet. Sugar is just about the purest, simplest food energy you can eat. There’s very little else to it than calories of energy. No fibre; no other nutrients. Your body is programmed to get the energy and nutrients it needs. It’s why you get hungry. Your body also stores any extra food energy as fat. That’s a natural instinct because, in nature, read more…

Do Organic Foods Help You Lose Weight?

Posted: February 5, 2016

Let’s gaze into the crystal ball. We see you shopping for groceries. You’re in the produce section (because you know that fruits and vegetables good for you and help you lose weight!). You catch a glimpse of the organically grown apples (or carrots, or beans, etc.). You make a mental note. Then reach for the regular apples. Are we right? If we are, you probably skipped over the organically grown produce for one of two reasons: 1. Cost – Generally read more…