The Top 4 Ways to Lose Belly Fat for Good

Belly fat is such an important (and dangerous) factor for your overall health that it’s now discussed as an organ. The visceral fat that makes up a spare tire or, worse, a beer belly—and that surrounds your liver, stomach, and intestines—isn’t flabbily inert. It appears to be biologically active, pumping…

Will sugar substitutes help you lose weight?

(HealthDay)—The term “sugar substitutes” is a catch-all that covers a wide range of alternatives, starting with those little pink, blue and yellow packets. But their value as a health or diet aid is still uncertain. A research review in the BMJ found that there’s limited evidence to say how much…

Have your cake and lose weight, too

(HealthDay)—No one thinks of a piece of layer cake as a diet item. But it turns out that even conscientious label readers may overestimate the size of a single serving and underestimate the number of calories they’re eating. Researchers at Cornell University’s Food and Brand Lab looked at dozens of…