It’s a simple question which has stumped obesity researchers for decades: why do most people who diet to lose weight, regain it? A drop in metabolism gets the most blame, but the hidden culprit could simply be an increase in appetite.Losing weight is easy; keeping the weight off is the hard part. No need to cite scientific studies to support that claim with decades of … [Read more...] about Why do we regain weight?
Blaming weight gain on a slow metabolism is a common catch cry from many struggling to lose weight. Most people though would be better blaming the food they’re eating, or the exercise they’re not doing, as the real culprit.First, let's consider the term ‘metabolism’. It means the process by which the body converts food into energy. In fact, someone with a ‘slow metabolism’ … [Read more...] about Gaining weight? Don’t blame your slow metabolism
Welcome to the Thinking Nutrition blog. The purpose of this blog is to give you the latest nutrition research and controversies discussed in straight forward language, distilling out what you need to know for your better health. To start things off, I'll tackle some common nutrition and exercise myths to put things straight. You can also read about more nutrition myths I've … [Read more...] about Nutrition and exercise mythbusting