Eat More Protein and Lose Weight

If you’re managing to eat 7 to 9 daily servings of fruits and vegetables, give yourself a pat on the back.  But don’t be tempted to cut back on protein to make room for all that produce.  Recent research has shown that getting a higher percentage of calories from protein helps people get slim and stay that…

Sleep More, Weigh Less

A six month research program in the U.S. has studied the link between sleep patterns and weight loss, and has concluded that people who regularly have between six and eight hours sleep a night are more likely to succeed at weight loss programs than those who sleep less or more. It appears that poor sleep…

Lower Cholesterol Naturally

Statins are hailed as a wonder drug in the fight against heart disease, with some doctors going as far as recommending that they be prescribed to everyone over the age of 50. But what about the 1 in 5 users that suffer potentially devastating side effects? Reducing cholesterol naturally lowers your risk of developing heart disease…