Tag: weight

What’s the best way to lose weight?

Losing weight is one thing, but keeping it off is another. What’s the best plan for you? Jupiterimages/Photos.com/ Thinkstock When people are very hungry, they think longingly of their favorite dishes. Mom’s famous pasta. Fried chicken like only that little place down the road can make. German chocolate cake. We yearn for foods that are

Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet

The specific “Biggest Loser” diet plan is probably not to blame. A previous study found similar metabolic suppression in people who had lost weight and kept it off for up to six years. Whether weight is lost slowly or quickly has no effect on later regain. Likewise — despite endless debate about the relative value

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales. Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy . The most common misconception by far, was that fat is converted

61 Ways to Lose Weight

A few years ago, one of my friends at Men’s Health stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He’d somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He decided to make a change, quick.