WANT to lose weight but can't seem to shift the pounds? These seemingly healthy foods could actually be making you gain weight. By Laura Mitchell/Published 5th December 2018 WEIGHT GAIN: Some diet foods can actually make you put on weight (Pic: GETTY) Trying to lose weight can be a minefield as there are so many diet options out there.To make matters even more complicated, many foods branded as "low-fat or “fat-free" could actually do more harm than good to your waistline.This is because some foods which you might think are healthy are actually packed with hidden sugar and calories. UNHEALTHY: Some shop bought smoothies are packed with sugar and calories (Pic: GETTY) Darren Beale from MuscleFood.com said: “We’ve all done it – headed for the healthy food aisles in the supermarket and come out laden with smoothies, trail mix and other tasty treats.“Look closely though and you’ll see that they can be packed with calories, sugar and fats.“There … [Read more...] about How to lose weight fast: Are these 10 ‘healthy’ diet foods secretly making you fat?
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If you regularly use household cleaning products, you could subconsciously be making your children gain weight . A new study has revealed that these cleaning products disrupt children’s gut flora, which in turn can make them gain weight. Researchers from the University of Alberta analysed the gut flora of 757 children at age 3-4 months, and weight at ages 1 and 3. They also looked at which disinfectants, detergents and eco-friendly products were used in the children’s homes. The analysis revealed that babies living in homes that frequently used disinfectants had higher levels of Lachnospiraceae bacteria, but lower levels of Haemophilus and Clostridium bacteria. And when these babies were 3 years old, they were heavier than children not exposed to disinfectants. Anita Kazyrskyj, who led the study, said: “We found that infants living in households with disinfectants being used at least weekly were twice as likely to have higher levels of the gut microbes … [Read more...] about Household cleaning products can make children gain weight
WANT to lose weight and slash belly fat? Why not try one of these high-protein snacks? By Christine Younan / Published 16th September 2018 GETTY STOCK IMAGE WEIGHT LOSS: These six foods will help you shed unwanted belly fat fast (Pic: GETTY STOCK IMAGE) If you’ve got weight loss on your mind, protein is an essential nutrient to help reach your goals.Not only do they build blocks of body tissue, they even serve as a fuel source providing energy after a workout.And with any diet, protein is an important component and getting the right amount is crucial.Here are six high-protein snacks that will help you burn belly fat fast. 20 fat-burning foods that help you lose weight 20 fat-burning foods that help you lose weight 1 / 20 Getty Images Avacodo - includes monosaturated fatty acids that are more likely to be used as slow burning energy than stored as body fat Related Articles Should you drink protein after exercise? The truth might SHOCK you … [Read more...] about High-protein snacks: Six foods that will help you lose weight and slash belly fat fast
11 shower thoughts that will make you stop and think BelfastTelegraph.co.uk One of the more popular sections of Reddit is r/Showerthoughts, which documents the mostly trivial things people often wonder about during the day. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/viral/11-shower-thoughts-that-will-make-you-stop-and-think-37320125.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/viral/article37320118.ece/b506d/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_cf35ecf0-506e-4b9f-a7df-a3b7644e1a3a_1 Email One of the more popular sections of Reddit is r/Showerthoughts, which documents the mostly trivial things people often wonder about during the day. Most of these will be things that simply make you go “huh” but others may blow your mind. It’s time to see which is which. 1. Dreams “If kids actually followed their dreams, there’d be a lot more firefighters, astronauts, and dinosaurs nowadays.” -mikedil3369 2. Harry Potter “The people in Harry Potter rely on their wands … [Read more...] about 11 shower thoughts that will make you stop and think
HIGH-PROTEIN diets can help with weight loss and muscle growth. Here are six healthy sources to add to your diet now. By Laura Mitchell / Published 6th September 2018 GETTY RIPPED: Eating a high protein diet can help you achieve your body goals Protein is an essential nutrient, responsible for multiple functions in your body.Everyone needs to incorporate protein into their diet, but if you do endurance sports or weight training it might be worth upping your intake.A lot of gym-goers will follow a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet in order to shed fat and build muscle.Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Hair and nails are mostly made of protein and your body uses protein to build and repair tissues.Eating more protein can also help aid weight loss as it makes you feel fuller for longer. GETTY DIET: Eggs are a great source of healthy protein Common sources of protein include meat and dairy, but there are some high-protein vegan alternatives … [Read more...] about Best sources of healthy protein: Six foods that will help you lose weight and build muscle