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Brown fat is a part of our bodies that seems extremely counterintuitive. After all, most of us think about weight loss as a process of burning off excess fatty tissue. However, not all forms of that tissue are alike, and this particular type can actually work in your favor. It has more mitochondria than the white adipose tissue – the stuff that tends to threaten health in excessive amounts – and can even help with faster fat burning!
When you think of cutting back on calories, the first goal that comes to mind isn’t necessarily to help your metabolism, right? According to new research, your waistline isn’t the only thing that can benefit from a moderate reduction to your regular caloric intake.
This time of the year has always been an important one to take smart efforts to give your immune system a boost. When the winter months truly get underway, we’re dealing with dry air, colds and flus circulating, and everything else we’re exposed to on a regular basis. Though taking great care of ourselves won’t necessarily stop us from getting sick if we’re exposed to something, it can help us to keep symptoms to a minimum, shorten the duration of our illnesses, and help us to get back to normal faster.
The healthy bedtime habits you adopt at bedtime every night have a huge impact on whether or not you’ll fall asleep and stay sleeping throughout the night. In fact, this can often be said about the things you do throughout the entire day too. When you wake up, do you see sunlight right away? Do you exercise? Are you active during the daytime? Do you eat nutritious meals? These all play a role. That said, for the purposes of this article, we’re going to focus specifically on what you do right before you hit the sack.
As though we needed more reasons to put down those candy bars and stop adding so much sugar to our morning coffees, the World Health Organization (WHO) has now released a statement that recommends that we cut back our daily sugar intake to a maximum of 5 percent of our total daily calories. This is half of what had previously been recommended by the WHO.
Important research published in the Nutrients journal showed a relationship between sleep quality and weight control. It showed that diet quality is linked to the amount of decent rest a person is getting and that the opposite is also true.
Wondering if your gut microbiome is playing a bigger role in your weight control – loss and gain – than many of the other factors in your life? You might be right! The microscopic life thriving in your digestive tract are critical to everything from your food digestion to your nutrient absorption and can also affect your ability to lose weight or change your risk of gaining it.
Have you been diagnosed as obese, but you can’t find the motivation to eat right and get in shape? Or maybe you just don’t understand why there can’t just be more of you to love? We know it’s hard, but it’s important to know why being obese is so dangerous.