Studies show that even moderate weight gain, anywhere from 5 - 22 pounds, is bad for you once you reach a certain age. Researchers at Harvard School of Public Health have linked this incremental increase over the years to an increased risk of premature death.
Not all fat is the same -- it’s a concept that doctors have just recently begun to clearly understand. Obviously, you don’t have any control over where fat tends to settle when you gain weight, but maybe you can target that fat as you try to burn calories and lose pounds.
One mainstream drink manufacturer made its bones claiming to be the “real” thing, but what is real about soda, especially diet soda? If you want to answer that question, try looking at the label before pouring your next glass or opening a bottle.
The trick to developing a healthy lifestyle, and the body that comes with it, is figuring what is true and what isn’t when it comes to working out and eating right. For example, how healthy are no carb diets and do they work? After all, didn’t your neighbor’s third cousin twice removed lose a ton of weight on one?