Tag Archives: Calorie

Fat is more than calorie storage

A group of researchers based at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School just published a paper in the journal Nature Metabolism that tells us something new and amazing, as well as confirms something we all know already. They studied a protein that is secreted by mouse and human fat cells in response to… Read More »

Calorie Label Can Make You Rethink Food Choices

Food (Photo Credits: Pixabay) New York, Dec 22: Love eating fries, cherry cheesecake or that scrumptious cheeseburger? But you might resist binging on those after reading the calorie content information, say researchers. The study showed that seeing pictures of food with calorie information that you might otherwise be inclined to eat not only made those less… Read More »

Intermittent Fasting No Better Than Other Calorie Restriction Diets

Scientists have concluded that intermittent fasting, also referred to as the 5:2 diet or the 16:8 diet, does help with weight loss, but it’s no better than conventional calorie restriction diets for losing weight. An example of an intermittent fasting diet is feasting for 8 hours and then fasting for 16 hours. Some intermittent fasting… Read More »