Tagged: fat

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Consistency of Calipers on Body Fat Measurements

DXA scanning is considered the gold standard for effective body fat measurements. The DXA scan is able to output decently reliable numbers, but is not absolutely precise and has been known to have error...

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Should you eat less fat in your diet?

Whenever you go grocery shopping, its inevitable that you will find food products advertising being ”LOW FAT”. Companies often advertise their products in this way because it is a common conception that eating fat...

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What is glycemic index?

I’m sure we’ve all ran into these terms at some point and possibly seek out low-GI foods at the supermarket without really knowing why. I mean, what possible reason could I have for buying...

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Dust might explain why kids are fat

We run on hormones; they make us hungry, they make us tall, and they make us fat. It’s no surprise that chemicals that mess with our endocrine systems (hormone modulation and release) also mess...

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Obese might face benefit cuts in the UK

It has been proposed by Westminster Council to cut benefits to obese people that refuse to exercise following a doctor’s orders. Although the initiative has not been made into law yet, I hope it...