The Real Reason Your Diet Isn’t Working

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Your diet isn't working! But in theory it should be simple. Calories are just food energy. Your body uses energy from the calories you consume to do all the general staying alive stuff a body has to do, and stores the excess energy as fat. When you diet you're trying to consume fewer calories than...

Is A Vegan Diet Best For Weight Loss?

There are many excellent reasons why someone might chose a plant-based diet. But if you're thinking of becoming vegan primarily as a way of losing weight, then you might end up disappointed. While many people do enjoy an overall improvement in their health when they ditch animal products, weight loss is certainly not guaranteed. There is...

Healthy Cat, Happy Cat: What Fat Cat Bronson Can Teach Us About Weight Management For Felines

There's an obesity epidemic. No, not that one. The obesity epidemic among our furry friends. A 2011 study found that over 50% of American pets are overweight or obese, up from 42% in 2009. And while a fat cat might look cute, the consequences are anything but. Fat cats suffer the same problems as fat...

Four Incredible Hero Dogs Who Saved Human Lives

Hero Dog 1: Rex The German Shepherd Nearly Died Saving His Teenage Owner from Home Invaders Would you take a bullet for your best friend? For Rex, the two-year-old German shepherd, there was only ever going to be one answer. This hero dog was shot three-times in the course of a home invasion robbery, bravely risking his...

I’ve Gained Weight, Even Though I’ve Been Sticking To My Diet. How?!?

Did a witch put a curse on me? If weight loss is just calories in, calories out then why did I gain 5lb since yesterday? Not fair. Some people eat like a conquering army advancing one drive-thru window at a time, while others get fat on half rations of rice paper and boiled air. It isn’t true,...