Posts tagged weight-loss
Fight unhealthy snacking while maintaining peace and harmony – science-based tips that work

A new study joins others in showing that over time, well-meaning parents’ attempts to curb unhealthy snacking by restricting them backfires and achieves the opposite results. On the other hand, if parents remove unhealthy foods and replace them with healthy foods, without comment of fuss, kids eat better after a while.

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The many gifts of family meals: Eat better, bond & prevent obesity

A new meta-analysis, including 200,000 people, finds that family meals help fight overweight and obesity. The family meal offers a great opportunity to lead by example, communicate good habits and to enjoy healthier food.

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The best diet for shedding belly fat

When it comes to storing fat it isn’t just how much we eat, but also what we eat. Some foods – and no, it isn’t just beer that causes a big belly – lead to fat storage in the worst-for-health places – in the liver and around internal organs.

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We’re finally eating more veggies, even at school

I was heartened to hear that one of the big trends for 2016 is vegetables. Vegetables have moved from the side to the center of the plate and vegetable-centric dishes are becoming the hot item in many menus. But the more plant-centric movement isn’t limited to restaurants. 

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