Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Why All Calories Are Not the Same

Robert Lustig, MD, explains why all calories are not created equal. Cutting-edge experts say the “calories in, calories out” philosophy is oversimplified and inadequate. Quality of calories determines the quantity your body burns or stores, says Robert Lustig, MD, author of the recently published book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, … Read more

Meal Plans to Lose Weight

Smell these foods for weight loss

There’s no doubting the powerful role smell can play in stimulating a craving—freshly baked apple pie, anyone? But here’s some surprising good news: Smelling certain scents can also help you with weight loss. Extra Virgin Olive Oil A new study from the German Research Center for Food Chemistry found that even … Read more

Vitamin D and Calcium for longer life

Vital vitamins

When you are diagnosed as vitamin deficient, is it enough to simply pop a multivitamin tablet? The answer is no. In fact multivitamin pills — if taken without appropriate prescriptions — can be damaging in the long run. The best way to defeat the deficiency is through a change in … Read more