As surprising as it may sound, for some people the problem of weight gain may lie right on the tip of their tongue.There are many things that can influence a person’s desire for food. When given a choice between foods, the desire to choose one food over another is closely linked to taste and other sensory signals such as smell and the feel of the food in the mouth.A … [Read more...] about Obesity can reshape our sense of taste
Sugar-sweetened beverages are now clearly linked with weight gain. Cutting back on these types of drinks is a cornerstone of dietary advice. Nutrition scientists have now found that when sugar-sweetened drinks are replaced with water, there is a clear benefit in less long-term weight gain.Drinking too many drinks high in sugar is plainly not a good thing to do if someone … [Read more...] about Making the case for a switch to water
The evidence linking sugar-sweetened drinks and weight gain has been growing for many years. Now the most comprehensive review to date has firmly laid the blame for these drinks as being a major culprit for weight gain.Drinking too many drinks high in sugar is clearly not a good thing to do if someone was concerned about their weight. Both the kilojoule content and also the … [Read more...] about Sugar-sweetened drinks: public enemy number one for weight gain
Weight gain over an adult life is a slow insidious process. Rather than being a gradual weight gain spread evenly over the year, obesity researchers have now pinpointed the danger zone periods of the year. These shorter 'danger zone' times explain the majority of weight gained by adults each year. Holiday weight gain is a thing.For the majority of adults, weight gain … [Read more...] about Holiday times a major culprit for weight gain
One of the more surprising factors linked to weight gain is lack of sleep. More and more research studies are finding that poor sleep patterns and insufficient sleep are closely linked to weight gain and obesity. And now yet another clinical study has confirmed the growing body of evidence linking inadequate sleep to obesity.The mechanism linking poor sleep to weight gain … [Read more...] about Can lack of sleep make you fat?