No fad diet: ‘Good’ body fat burns more calories


Male Abs Scientists hope findings lead to pill that helps shed pounds, control diabetes Fight fat with fat? The newest obesity theory suggests we may one day be able to do just that. Just like good and bad cholesterol, there apparently are good and bad types of body fat. Scientists until recently believed this good … Continue reading No fad diet: ‘Good’ body fat burns more calories

Vitamin D may protect against common cold


pills Theresa Tamkins of Health magazine has this tip: Vitamin D may protect people — especially those with asthma and other chronic lung conditions — from colds and other respiratory tract infections, according to the largest study to date to look at the link.   Unlike other vitamins, a deficiency of vitamin D (which is … Continue reading Vitamin D may protect against common cold

Is your diet making you fat?


Horn of Plenty Why some slimming strategies backfire — and fixes to help reach your goal You save your calories for a big dinner Yes, cutting total calories leads to weight loss. But bank most of those calories for the end of the day and your hunger hormones will go haywire, making you eat more. … Continue reading Is your diet making you fat?