Obesity is now considered a disease – not a moral failing. According to a new report from the Institute of Medicine, “obesity is a heterogeneous disease in which genetic, environmental, psychological, and other factors are involved. It occurs when energy intake exceeds the amount of energy expended over time. Only … Read More
If you really want to drop those unwanted pounds, starving yourself is definitely not the best course of action. Research is showing that by skimping on your food intake too much, you can actually defeat your purpose. When your body doesn’t receive an adequate number of calories, especially in the … Read More
Fiber refers to complex carbohydrates that your body cannot digest or absorb into your bloodstream. Fiber is not used as energy like other types of carbohydrates, but instead is excreted. Fiber is a very healthy component of some foods and deserves much attention for its health benefits.