But these days, people are eating more frequently than they ever have before – and often outside of meal times. New smartphone app data shows that we now have erratic eating patterns. Many of us are continually snacking rather than eating at defined times – which means we spend up to 16 hours a day in a “fed” state.
Research has long shown that doctors are less likely to respect patients who are overweight or obese, even as nearly three-quarters of adults in the U.S. now fall into one of those categories.
While BMI is an accessible and affordable way to screen a person’s health, but waist circumference is a better predictor of health.
A new confirms there is no one best diet for weight loss. It also shows small decreases in the window of time you’re eating probably won’t make a difference to weight loss.
Humans are very good at conserving energy and will account for any calories burned through exercise by consuming more calories later in the day or by being less physically active throughout the rest of the day.
As New Year’s Day approaches, health-based resolutions are hardly novel. The trend of “Dry January” has gained momentum during the pandemic, with 15% of U.S. adults attempting temporary alcohol abstinence last year.
Let’s explore your body’s “stop eating signals” (satiety signals).
Or, if you prefer, you could jog for about five to six hours.
We found that doing fewer high intensity sprints in a training session may actually enhance changes in cardiovascular fitness — The lowest number of sprints that our study showed to be effective? Just two.
Reducing sugar intake has clear health benefits, including reduced calorie intake, which can help with weight loss, and improved dental health. But people sometimes report experiencing negative side effects when they try eating less.
Our ancestors’ environment and diets, and the limits of our biology, have led to adaptations that have improved human survival through natural selection. But we remain prone to illness and disease anyway.
Shedding excess weight could help reduce the risk of developing severe COVID.
— but some types are better than others
The amount of exercise you need to do may be less than you think.
You might not be getting as much physical activity as you think you are.