Healthy Plate Infographic

Healthy Plate Infographic

Researchers have proven what we have always known: the mere sight of delicious food stimulates the desire for food. Read the full-length article: The Right Size and Color of Plates Can Help You Eat Less According to other research, choosing the right size and color of plates and bowls will help you eat less…

Risks of Being Overweight Infographic

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The outcomes of a study demonstrate that the release of ghrelin into the blood for the regulation of food consumption is also controlled by external factors. The human brain thus processes these visual stimuli, and the physical processes that regulate our perception of appetite are activated involuntarily. This mechanism can cause us to have…

Obesity Statistics Infographic

Obesity Statistics Infographic

Overweight individuals have a 13% increased risk of death, while individuals classified as obese have a 44% increased risk of death. For every increase of 5 BMI units, individuals have a 31% increased risk of death. Read the full story here: Body Mass Index (BMI) and Risk of Death Infographic BMI, or body mass…

Planning Meals Infographic

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Carbs, proteins, and fats are digested in the intestine. The body uses these 3 units to develop components needed for growing, maintaining, as well as activity. Carbs, proteins, and fats are macronutrients that comprise the greater part of the diet and are all needed to provide energy and a lot of essential nutrients. Not…

The United States of Obesity Infographic

The United States of Obesity Infographic

BMI, or body mass index, is regarded as the common means of measuring body fat, even though BMI categories do not consider a number of factors such as frame size and muscle mass. BMI is calculated by dividing a person’s body weight by the square of their height. Read more on BMI here: Body…

Satiety Index Infographic

Satiety Index Infographic

A study has shown that high protein meals improve satiety, the feeling of fullness. According to the study, higher protein intake results in greater satiety during the day along with reductions in both morning and late night appetite in comparison to a normal protein diet. Other research has demonstrated that high protein diets that…

Marathon Meal Infographic

Marathon Meal Infographic

The body burns calories by means of exercise, at a rate close to 100 calories/mile, walking or running, over level terrain. In order to burn off a typical Thanksgiving dinner, we’d have to walk a 26.2-mile marathon. Calories are a way of measuring energy, and a person has to burn 3500 calories to be…

Natural Weight Loss Supplements Infographic

Natural Weight Loss Supplements Infographic

Naturally-occurring in a wide range of foods, 5-HTP could help with weight-loss. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition compared two groups of obese people. Both ate the same diet, but the group which also took a 5-HTP supplement had a significantly higher weight loss. 5-HTP is a type of tryptophan,…

BMR Calculator for Women and Men

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This calculator is temporarily unavailable The BMR  calculator for women and men determines your basal metabolic rate based on height, weight, age and gender. Basal metabolic rate  or BMR is the amount of energy, measured in calories, expended while at rest.  The body is using energy even while sleeping and this is when BMR…