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Shocking new trend has women popping highly addictive Adderall pills in an effort to curb their appetite and lose weight

Latest figures show that an alarmingly high number of women are now taking Adderall, a medication used in the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), to speed up weight loss. According to recent reports, women turn to friends and even suspicious websites to take hold of the medication. The drug is known to suppress appetite. According to experts, the drug […]

depression

5 Rules for Eating Away Your Depression

By Kelly Brogan, M.D. The path to wellness is through food. If you are one of the estimated 15 million Americans suffering from depression, you may be surprised to learn that the path to wellness and vitality is through food. The Western diet of heavily processed, denatured foods has been widely linked to rising rates of obesity, diabetes, and […]

weight

4 Reasons why you might not be losing weight, even if you’re going to the gym every day

Imagine this: You’ve been dieting and you’re going to the gym regularly. But why aren’t you losing weight? Before we go into the possible reasons why you’re not losing weight, let’s try to understand how our body works. Think of the body as something that stores energy with two components: One is fat mass; and the rest […]

Time-restricted eating is the best way to lose weight and keep it off

Time-restricted eating is the best way to lose weight and keep it off

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to eating. This is what a group of scientists recently found in an experiment on 12-week old male mice fed a high-fat diet eight hours a day. One group were subjected to time-restricted feeding (tRF), while another ate food any time they wanted (ad lib feeding). The scientists reported that tRF mice […]

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Western diet of processed foods found to cause chronic liver inflammation

There are many lifestyle and dietary factors than can lead to chronic liver inflammation, and one of them is a Western diet. According to a new study, this particular diet, which is rich in saturated fats and refined sugars, can increase the chances of developing hepatic inflammation, especially among males. If left untreated, the condition may […]

superfit foods

Take control of your mental health through nutrition!

The importance of the mind | body | spirit connection has been touted by health and fitness leaders for decades. Only now is the full potential impact of that oh so vital trifecta beginning to really take hold in the population at large. Fitness is becoming a way of life for many. Society is starting […]

ginger-obesity

Review Finds That Ginger Does Have Positive Effect On Obesity

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze Do you ever hear things like “drink lemon water to lose weight” and wonder if stuff like that is really true? Ginger’s effects on cancers like leukemia are stoking interest in both the scientific community and with consumers, but what about obesity and metabolic syndrome? You may be tempted to think […]

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Holding on to excess weight

Yo-Yo dieting has become almost the norm for American society. We go on a diet, lose some weight and get into a “health kick”. We feel good! It is hard to maintain, though due to restrictions, time and life in general. Many of us slide back into old routines and eventually back to our old […]

Why do so many Americans continue to choose junk food over healthy food?

Why do so many Americans continue to choose junk food over healthy food?

Even though more people than ever are switching to organic food and other healthier choices, the American diet in general remains very unhealthy. With obesity and its related health problems reaching epidemic proportions, many people wonder why Americans continue to make such bad choices when it comes to food. The problem cannot be blamed on […]

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Long-Time Vegetarians may Have Altered DNA – This is What it Means

A new study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution suggests that consuming a long-term vegetarian diet may alter human DNA and make people more susceptible to some cancers and heart disease. This, according to researchers, is because DNA makes vegetarians more susceptible to inflammation by boosting arachidonic acid, a substance linked to cancer and inflammation. The […]