Increased Body Fat Is a Risk Factor for Reduced Cognitive Function

According to a study, an increase in body fat is a risk factor for diminished cognitive function. The body fat and low cognitive score association remained even after cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, or vascular brain injury were taken into consideration. This indicates …

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How Much Protein to Prevent Losing Muscle Mass While Dieting?

Research indicates that twice the RDA of protein consumption protects muscle mass and promotes fat loss, while triple RDA of protein consumption does not have any additional benefits. The research challenges the theory that losing muscle mass is inevitable when losing weight by exercising and …

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A Strong Coffee 30 Minutes Before Exercise Helps to Boost Fat Burning

Researchers have revealed that approximately 3 mg/kg of caffeine, or roughly the same as a strong coffee, consumed 30 minutes prior to aerobic exercise enhances the rate of fat-burning substantially. They also discovered that the effects of the caffeine are more pronounced when exercising in …

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Research Has Found Overeating May Not Be the Main Cause of Weight Gain

To lose weight, the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines recommend that individuals reduce the number of calories they get from beverages and foods and increase the number of calories used up from physical activity. This weight management method is based upon the energy balance model approach which …

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