The prevalence of overweight people in the U.S. has increased dramatically since the early 1990s to the point where it is now considered an epidemic. Approximately 127 million adults in the U.S. are overweight. Weight loss supplements may help solve the problem.
Hot flushes, also often called hot flashes, are typically experienced as intense heat that starts in the chest, moves to the neck and face, and is often associated with sweating, chills, and clamminess. These changes are the result of increased skin temperature, peripheral blood flow, and central body temperature (Medical Reference 1). Menopause is a …Read More
The incidence of overweight people in the U.S. has reached epidemic proportions with approximately 65% of U.S. adults being overweight (Medical Reference 1). Even worse is the excess weight prevalent in our children and teenagers of whom about 16% are considered overweight (Medical Reference 2).
Sustainability is a major buzzword in today’s media. However, sustainability is more than just a buzzword; it it a critical part of meeting the future food needs of the world’s population. A recent summit, The Sustainable Foods Summit, took place last week with the goal of bringing major food industry thought leaders together to discuss …Read More
Human clinical research indicates that foods high in protein can provide weight loss help (Medical References 1, 2). There are several reasons that foods high in protein are able to help reduce weight gain. Foods high in protein are typically nutrient dense meaning that small amounts of a food provide high levels of nutrients. This …Read More
“Early menopause” is a natural part of aging and a term often used to describe that period of a woman’s life preceding menopause and the postmenopausal period of life. Early menopause is also often referred to as “perimenopause” or the “menopause transition.” This period of a woman’s life is generally characterized by hormonal changes, including …Read More
Are you getting enough protein? It has long been known that maintaining a healthy body weight can be achieved by reducing caloric intake and increasing energy expenditure with physical activity; therefore consuming less food and getting more exercise remain the keys to effective weight loss. Recent clinical research has indicated that high protein diets may …Read More