Jan 29, 10:43 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Vanessa Doctor 01/29/19 AT 4:40 AM Since almost everybody is tied to their smartphones, it’s not surprising that even health buffs and health aspirants have gone the mobile route to stay in shape and watch their diets. It’s actually a practical way of monitoring your physical movements and consumption, what with apps that can assist in all stages of fitness, right from the moment you even start thinking of changing your routines to post-workout strategies and maintenance tools.Thanks to these well-designed and personalizable fitness apps, individuals can begin getting in shape in the comfort of their own homes, without having to enrol at the gym or hire a personal coach. Here are 10 of the best weight loss apps that Android users can check out for 2019.1. Eat This, Not That! the GameThis app puts fun into the process of losing weight. Think of it … [Read more...] about 2019 Best Weight Loss Apps For Android Users
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Debra Bruno, The Washington Post Published 7:58 am PST, Sunday, January 27, 2019 Twinkies sit on a shelf. In 2010, a professor tried a 10-week diet of Twinkies, Doritos, Oreos, and other junk food exclusively. He lost 27 pounds. Today, he says the diet helped him jump-start his weight loss. Twinkies sit on a shelf. In 2010, a professor tried a 10-week diet of Twinkies, Doritos, Oreos, and other junk food exclusively. He lost 27 pounds. Today, he says the diet helped him jump-start his weight loss. Photo: Daniel Acke, Bloomberg Photo: Daniel Acke, Bloomberg Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Twinkies sit on a shelf. In 2010, a professor tried a 10-week diet of Twinkies, Doritos, Oreos, and other junk food exclusively. He lost 27 pounds. Today, he says the diet helped him … [Read more...] about A diet of kooky (and risky) ways to lose weight
EATING a high-protein diet while trying to lose weight is one the main ways to feel fuller for longer and build muscle mass. Here’s what you should be eating to help shift those pounds faster. What is protein? Proteins are essential for the running of the human body. They are building blocks for body tissue and also serve as a vital fuel source, and are needed to promote the growth and maintenance of the body. Proteins provide the same energy density as carbohydrates. They are essentially polymer chains made up of amino acids which humans need to prevent fatal protein-energy malnutrition. Dietary sources of protein include both animals and plants: meats, dairy products, fish and eggs, as well as grains, legumes and nuts. Vegans can get enough essential amino acids by eating plant proteins. What is protein needed for? Protein should be part of every meal you consume, as it helps towards healthy organs, muscles, skin and hormones. Protein also helps you lose weight and decrease … [Read more...] about What are the healthiest sources of protein for weight loss?
Stress is something everyone experiences from time to time — it’s a fairly unavoidable aspect of life. Chronic stress, linked biologically to obesity, also leads to health disparities such as obesity-inducing inactivity, the American Psychology Association reports. While this is a historically difficult to treat issue, a new study found a significant amount of weight loss in a low-income group through a free phone app. According to the study’s lead author, Gary Bennett, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University, the research is among the first to ever report weight loss in a low-income population. “This study shows we can help patients who are most at risk by embedding treatment in primary care settings and keeping patients engaged using a simple app,” Bennett says.RELATED READ: Introducing a new Google Maps-like app that helps you find drinking water near youIn the study, published in the "American Journal of … [Read more...] about The key for low-income populations to lose weight? An app, this study suggests
By Eric Ting, SFGATE Published 11:50 am, Friday, June 22, 2018 Now Playing: A man took unfiltered hot dog water to the Car Free Vancouver festival and people actually spent $38 dollars a bottle on it. Keri Lumm reports. Media: Buzz 60 During an arts and culture festival in Vancouver last week, a street vendor thought it would be funny to advertise bottles of 'Hot Dog Water' for $38 Canadian dollars ($28 US dollars) as part of a satirical demonstration to "encourage critical thinking related to product marketing." At the end of the day, he had just two bottles left. According to the satirical sign at the stand, Hot Dog Water is "keto compatible," and will help those who drink it "lose weight, increase brain function, look younger, [and] increase vitality." The vendor, Douglas Bevans, told Global News that dozens of people actually purchased bottles of hot dog water from him, and had no idea the whole thing was fake. "They've been drinking it for hours," he said … [Read more...] about Man somehow convinces people to buy ‘Hot Dog Water’ for $28 a bottle