Genetics plays a larger part in our life than we ever imagined. Certain traits, like eye color, hair color, and height, are obviously inherited from our parents. But recent research shows that many less obvious traits are determined by our genetic makeup. For example, genetics contributes to the one in three Americans who are obese. Here are five ways genetics can affect your propensity to lose weight.
Many people struggle with weight loss, but this is often because they're focused on one thing and one thing only: losing weight. While losing weight may seem like the obvious goal of a weight loss program, it's important that you're looking for other factors in a fitness program to help you keep the weight off.
Weight is a serious problem in the United States. Approximately 54% of American adults are currently trying to reduce theirs, although few succeed without extensive support. With so many websites, commercials, and books pushing certain diets and lifestyle changes, it can be hard to tell fact from a gimmick. Let's take a look at some of the worst myths about weight loss that are going around and (erroneously) gaining popularity.
If you think you are one of those people who denies that they need to get on some type of weight loss program, then read on below for a few signs that you need to lose those extra pounds in order to be your ideal weight.