“According to a few seminal behavioral economics experiments, people don’t like losing something twice as much as they like gaining the same thing, as a rule of thumb.”
One of the misconceptions about active people, especially long-distance runners and cyclists, is that they don’t have to worry about how much they eat. They’ll stay slim and trim automatically.
“Consumers are using products — Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi — that are advertised to make us think they assist in weight loss, when in fact ample scientific evidence suggests that this is not true, and the opposite may well be true.”
Over time, food has become less about fueling your body and more about convenience. Blame whatever you want, but the truth remains the same: Many of us take an unhealthy approach to mealtime.
Just do a cursory online search for diets and you’ll be inundated with results – 59,500,000 results (0.39 seconds) to be exact. How do you choose the right one, the best one, the most effective one? Is it the old calories in vs. calories expended? That seems to be the case, according to a new study […]
We’ve heard it all our lives – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But as pervasive as that axiom is, there really is no scientific evidence to support it. Now the New York Times reports that scientists at a number of universities around the world, who have been studying the morning meal […]
Losing weight is a tough slog. But if you use an app to do everything else, here are some ways to help you get with that weight-loss program. Healthline has a handy round-up of this year’s best weight loss apps for both Android and iOS. The list features both exercise (weight training, running), calorie counters, […]