Fruit is full of fructose. Sugar, in other words, one your body will use before anything else. Many people eat 5 times the amount of added sugar that's recommended in their diet. So is fruit and fructose bad for you? (Click on the pears to find out).
Eat as much as you want, throw away the kitchen scale, and forget that you ever heard the word calorie. Here's the way to real and lasting weight loss. (Click on the image of my favorite neighborhood fat cat to read the full story, which cost $8 million to bring you).
The first fitness question asked in Hong Kong by people looking to lose weight is "What should I change in my diet?" It's particularly appropriate at Chinese New Year, when there's plenty of eating going on! Click on the image ushering in the Year of the Dog to find out what to change.
Why do New Year's Resolutions all too often fail? Because we go about them all wrong. You get to the top of the mountain, whatever your fitness goal, one step at a time. (To get the full story about how to fulfil your fitness resolutions, click on the image of Mount Yotei in Hokkaido, Japan).
Drinking coffee reduces the risk of cancer, heart attack, cardiovascular disease, and premature death in general. It's particularly good for your liver. And it's a good idea to drink coffee before a workout, since it improves exercise performance. (Click on the main image to get the full picture of coffee's benefits to health).