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As we?ve heard about overeating, it must seem like a very common or tempting thing to do. It has crept into the lives of many. Overeating is not an unusual occurrence during holidays especially, however, if it becomes a habit, it can become a very unhealthy thing to indulge ourselves into. The following read will provide you with the basic picture, and how overeating and stress eating can be interrelated. What is overeating? In simple…

Your weight loss efforts are almost entirely dependent on your diet. There are certain foods which are all healthy but not the best for losing weight even if you prepare these with the healthiest recipes. One of the determining factors is glycemic index of foods. Seemingly healthy foods may have cause quick spike in blood sugar level but then you feel hungry all the time, munching on even more of these foods. The result will…

It is recommended by the World Health Organization that we consume less than 25 grams of added sugar per day, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently modified their dietary guidelines, and they recommend people consume less than 10 percent of their daily calories from added sugars. Do you know how much added sugar an average person consumes daily? About 83 grams. This is 3 times the number advised by doctors. Other than weight gain…

What does it mean when you hear people accusing their metabolism of their weight? Or when they tell you about a certain someone who eats all the time but doesn?t gain a single ounce of weight because a high metabolism. Perhaps you have heard this one complaint from at least one or two of your friends or someone in your family. You might have just nodded in agreement not being sure what they exactly mean…

One question that is always relevant for health concerns is: how much should I weigh? There is no fixed answer to it. The ideal body weight changes according based on age, height and several other factors.? But one thing is certain and science is unanimous about the conclusion that being overweight increases cardiovascular disease risk, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, diabetes and other disease risks.? One of the screening tools that is commonly used for determining healthy…