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Weight Loss

Lifestyle 2020-07-10T17:18:00Z

Jessica Simpson said hello to 40 by rewearing her 14-year-old jeans

Jessica Simpson shared an Instagram photo of herself sporting "throwback True Religion jeans" in the final hours of her 30s.
Health 2020-07-09T20:23:00Z

Probiotics could help with mental health, but experts say you shouldn't rush to stock up on yogurt and supplements

Studies show beneficial microbes in probiotics may help with health issues like depression. Experts say we need more research to use them properly.
Health 2020-07-07T22:10:46Z

6 harmful effects of lack of sleep — and why it's unhealthy

A lack of sleep can have many harmful health effects, both in the short-term and long-term. Here's what you should know.
Health 2020-07-06T09:01:00Z

I want to lose weight but am confused about how to eat. Should I track macros or are calories king for fat loss?

The most important factor for fat loss is being in an energy deficit, and keeping your protein high can help, but you don't necessarily have to track.
Health 2020-06-30T13:58:51Z

You don't need to cut out white carbs in favour of brown ones to lose weight and be healthy, dietitians say

Brown bread, rice, and pasta are slightly higher in fiber than their white equivalents, but the calories are the same and both are nutritious.
Health 2020-06-26T16:26:16Z

Apple cider vinegar may help with weight loss — here's what the research says

Though more research is needed, apple cider vinegar may have some benefits for weight loss, blood glucose levels, and gut health.
Health 2020-06-23T16:57:00Z

A 'miracle drug' used for diabetes and weight loss maintenance may play a role in reducing coronavirus deaths

University of Minnesota researchers believe the drug's anti-inflammatory properties has the potential to help people recover from COVID-19.
Health 2020-06-23T15:22:00Z

A 'miracle drug' used for diabetes prevention could also be a key to weight loss maintenance

Metformin has been called a "miracle drug" because of its low cost, minimal risks, and ability to stave off diabetes and potentially aging.
Health 2020-06-22T09:26:46Z

I'm vegetarian. How do I make sure I'm eating enough protein to build muscle and lose fat?

It's entirely possible to consume enough protein to reach your fitness goals without animal products, but it's essential to combine protein sources.
Health 2020-06-16T15:10:00Z

Stop cutting out white potatoes — they're as healthy as sweet ones, dietitians say

Both forms of potato have practically the same calories, protein, fat, carbohydrate, and fiber content, registered dietitians told Insider.
Celebrity 2020-06-12T19:42:04Z

10 celebrities who have lost more than 50 pounds — and how they did it

Celebrities like Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera, and Sam Smith all lost a ton of weight by exercising regularly and eating healthy.
Health 2020-06-08T09:14:00Z

I want to lose fat, but I also want to build muscle. How should I eat and work out to achieve both goals at the same time?

It's entirely possible to achieve fat loss and muscle gain simultaneously, as long as you train well, eat right, and stay patient.
Health 2020-06-01T15:18:00Z

10 sustainable fat loss lessons a man learned through losing 140 pounds and keeping it off for 9 years

Carter Good explained to Insider how making fitness a priority had taught him valuable life skills that led to creating a successful business.
Health 2020-05-28T15:55:00Z

You're probably not experiencing 'starvation mode' if your weight loss has stalled — here's what could be happening instead

While it's true that you need fewer calories the more weight you lose, if you eat too little, you'll likely end up overeating later.
Health 2020-05-27T18:33:00Z

Demand is rising for Adele's rumored weight-loss plan, the sirtfood diet. Here's how it works.

The sirtfood diet, credited for Adele's weight loss, includes foods like dark chocolate, but experts don't recommend the strict calorie-cutting plan.
Health 2020-05-26T16:21:00Z

I've been overeating in lockdown out of anxiety and loneliness. How do I stop myself turning to food for comfort?

Comfort eating is incredibly common, but it's possible to create new habits by starting small and not putting too much pressure on yourself.
Health 2020-05-21T14:24:56Z

The different types of intermittent fasting and which may be more beneficial to your health

There are different types of intermittent fasting. For 16:8 you only eat in an 8-hour window each day. For 5:2 you fast 2 days out of the week.
Health 2020-05-20T16:26:00Z

A young, fit nurse shared alarming before-and-after photos showing the impact the coronavirus had on his body

Mike Schultz, a 43-year-old nurse from San Francisco, had no underlying conditions. But when he contracted the novel coronavirus, it was devastating.
Health 2020-05-19T23:34:42Z

How to lose weight and keep it off with the right diet and mindset

We've combined advice from nutritionists, psychologists, and the published scientific database for the best way to lose weight safely and keep it off.
Health 2020-05-17T10:36:00Z

Adele's former personal trainer shared 3 simple steps to transforming your body

Pete Geracimo worked with Adele as she began the fitness journey that saw her reportedly lose close to 100 pounds.
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