Date: 11 February 2014
Most of us exhibit small gestures of self-control all day long. By the time dinner rolls around, our will power is heading towards a down slope and we experience “decision fatigue,” leading to impulsive food choices. After 9 p.m. comes the major cravings. Also the stress hormones peak at the end of the workday, making us think that the junk food tastes great, hence our 3 p.m. race to the vending machine.
Duodenal switch: A Weightloss Option
11 February 2014
The duodenal switch (DS) procedure, also known as biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD-DS) or gastric reduction duodenal switch (GRDS), is a weight loss surgery procedure that is composed of a restrictive and a malabsorptive aspect. The restrictive portion of the surgery involves removing approximately 70% of the stomach along the greater curvature.
Top 10 Hottest Food Trends of 2014
08 January 2014
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) surveyed nearly 1,300 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation American Culinary Federation (ACF) to find out what the hottest menu trends will be in 2014. Now its your turn to keep a watch and follow the trends predicted for the year.
Top 10 Workout Tips For Apple-shaped Women
08 January 2014
Bodies come in many shapes, but the most dominant are the "apple" and the "pear" shape. The apple body shape is biggest in the middle, chest and stomach, but little in the arms and legs.
Acupuncture : Another Supportive Option For Weight loss
24 December 2013
A recent research reported that, Placing five acupuncture needles in the outer ear may help people lose that spare tire. (Dec. 16,2013, journal Acupuncture in Medicine.) Ear acupuncture therapy is based on the theory that the outer ear represents all parts of the body. One needle is inserted into the area that is linked to hunger and appetite, while the other involves inserting five needles at different key points in the ear.
Excess Sugar: the Obesity Villain of 2013
03 December 2013
With every 1g of sugar you eat being converted into 2g of body fat, sugar is the biggest culprit in rising obesity incidence. A fact that needs to be taken charge off before 2014.
Bariatric Surgery: an Option for Enhanced Sexual Satisfaction
05 November 2013
Losing 5lbs or 5 kilos on the scale is quite a challenging task. Every effort put in needs to be recognized and rewarded, so that the person in question keeps up the great work. Reward could pour in the form of cash or treatment tickets to enjoy all the effort put in.
Opting for Slimline Shopping
17 September 2013
Bad planning can be the downfall of many diets, so make sure your fridge and store cupboards are stocked with a variety of healthy ingredients so that you'll always have the makings of a good nutritious meal or snack.
Food Concocting- A Symptom of Binge Eating
04 September 2013
A food-mixing practice, is known as "concocting". It is common among people with
symptoms of binge eating disorder. Examples include "mayonnaise with cheese,
beans, ketchup and beef," "mashed potatoes with Oreos" and chocolate, pickles
and peanut butter — also with Oreos.
Functional Foods and Obesity
12 August 2013
Foods can be regarded as functional if proven to affect beneficially one or more target functions in the body, beyond adequate nutritional effects, in a way relevant to improved state of health and well-being, reduction of risk of diseases, or both. Research is now showing it's possible to promote health and wellness using foods and beverages that influence angiogenesis.