Feb 02, 3:29 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Kelsey Drain 06/28/17 AT 5:00 AM You've heard it before, maybe seen it splashed across magazines, but what does it mean to eat clean? Simply put, the phrase means to eat the healthiest choices from each food group as part of a hearty, natural meal. People who have a “clean” diet consume a ton of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, whole grains, lentils and beans, as well as healthy oils, proteins and fats.Clean eating also means staying away from processed and packaged foods that were created artificially. Basically, don’t eat any snacks with ingredients that you can’t pronounce. Additionally, a clean diet limits salt and added sugars while embracing in-season eats, hence a big push for cooking at home.Why eat clean?Besides weight loss, there are many benefits of eating a natural diet. Overall health and happiness, two … [Read more...] about What Is ‘Clean’ Eating? 33 Healthy Foods For Weight Loss
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Feb 01, 7:59 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Vanessa Doctor 02/01/19 AT 7:37 AM Veganism is on the rise, especially now that music’s power couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé are advocating it. The superstars recently partnered with 22-Days Nutrition to encourage people to adopt a more plant-based diet in exchange for a chance to win lifetime free tickets to their concerts.While the sweepstakes does not force people to go full-on vegan, the effort opens up further discussion on its benefits. Veganism is not a new concept but it is only now that a celebrity of this magnitude has spoken up and actively promoted it.In addition to being more healthy (versus meat-based diets), one main selling point of veganism is that it can supposedly help you lose weight. But, can it really? A recent study has shown that with a properly laid out meal and calorie counting plant, weight loss will happen fast. In … [Read more...] about Vegan Diet Benefits: Can It Really Help With Weight Loss?
Breakfast may not be the "most important meal of the day" after all, at least for people trying to lose weight. A new review study finds no strong evidence to support the ideas that eating breakfast helps with weight loss or that skipping breakfast promotes weight gain. Rather, the review found that people who ate breakfast consumed more calories during the day and weighed slightly more than people who skipped the morning meal. "This review questions the recommendation for breakfast consumption" to help with weight loss, the researchers, from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, wrote in the Jan. 30 issue of the journal The BMJ. However, the new review is far from the last word on breakfast. Indeed, the researchers cautioned that many of the studies included in the review had notable limitations. For example, many were conducted over a short period of time, and the study researchers often knew which participants were eating breakfast and which weren't — a design that … [Read more...] about Most Important Meal? Review Questions Whether Breakfast Is Really Good for Weight Loss
Tech & Science Orangetheory Fitness, the fitness program that claims to help participants burn calories even after the workout ends, has gained popularity among the fitness and weight loss communities. However, the question remains for those wanting to reduce: Are trendy fitness programs like OTF the best path for a weight loss journey? The fitness franchise is quickly growing across the world. The first studio opened in 2010 and now, eight years later, the CEO Dave Long told the Franchise Times that they are opening up six new locations each week. Orangetheory Fitness, which regulars just refer to as "OTF," uses heart rate monitors to track the participants' workouts, so they can maintain a target heart rate zone. They call the theory behind the program, “Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption,” which they say will help participants to continue to burn calories for up to 36 hours after the workout has ended. Newsweek spoke with the director of the National … [Read more...] about Does Orangetheory Fitness Work For Weight Loss?
Melia Robinson/Business Insider Silicon Valley's favorite diet is called intermittent fasting, and it involves abstaining from food for anywhere from 16 hours to several days. Although you can eat basically whatever you want on the diet, intermittent fasting has been linked with weight loss that's on par with traditional diets. Fasting may have health benefits that go beyond losing weight, however, according to a small new study: It could make for a healthier blood pressure and increased insulin sensitivity. intermittent fasting that frees its followers from calorie counting and carb cutting is quickly gaining traction in Silicon Valley. Scientific research suggests its followers are onto something big. Popularized by Bay Area health nuts who don't mind being guinea pigs for science, intermittent fasting (or simply "IF" among fans), involves limiting the time you eat to a specific time period each day. While most of us snack somewhat regularly from the time we … [Read more...] about There’s new evidence that Silicon Valley’s favorite diet has benefits that go beyond weight loss