Linking Stress, Emotional Eating & Soldiers

Research Paper Title Body weight status, perceived stress, and emotional eating among US Army Soldiers: A mediator model. Background In civilians, overweight and obesity are associated with emotional eating behaviours such as eating in response to stress, but this association has not been examined in Soldiers, a population with unique stressors. This cross-sectional study examined… Read More

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What to Eat Before and After High-Intensity Workouts

While it is no secret that military workouts and training regimes are some of the toughest ones out there, a lot of people still find themselves unprepared because they ignore the nutrition aspect of their training regime. With high intensity workouts, you are going to be pushing your body to its limits and beyond, and… Read More

Eating Related Behaviours & Adolescent Military Dependants

Research Paper Title Sex differences in eating related behaviors and psychopathology among adolescent military dependents at risk for adult obesity and eating disorders. Background Stressors unique to military families may place dependents of military service members of both sexes at high-risk for disordered-eating. Yet, there are no data examining sex-related differences in eating pathology and… Read More

How to Recover Fast After an Intense Boot Camp Session

Over the past few years, boot camps have become a popular way to transform your body according to your fitness goals. Boot camp workouts are a fun, social, approach that can yield results fast. Because of their higher intensity, however, they can also wreak havoc on your body if it is not used to an… Read More

Could An Injection Reduce Appetite?

An injection that decreases appetite helps obese monkeys slim down fast and cuts their risk of diabetes. A protein called GDF15 naturally regulates body weight in humans and other animals. Several teams have tried developing GDF15 as an obesity treatment, but it breaks down too quickly in the bloodstream to work. Now a team led… Read More

Helping Your Body After Training Hard: Pre- & Post-Workout Methods

Helping Your Body After Training Hard Getting fit from intense workout sessions, such as battle reenactments and military obstacles courses, requires major mental and physical stamina. You push yourself to the max and in some cases beyond your limits, causing your body to send signals of overexertion. These signals can be in the form of… Read More

The Third Factor: Eating Frequency

Is it the kind of food you eat that makes you fat or how much you eat? The third factor, often ignored, is how often. This research provides some insight into the third factor of eating. Research Paper Title Eating Frequency Is Positively Associated with Overweight and Central Obesity in US Adults. Background Evidence of… Read More