Exploring the Possibility of Converting Fat to Muscle

There is a huge misconception that makes the rounds every once in a while and it has to do with the notion that it is possible to convert fatty tissue into muscle. This misconception probably stems from the observations that people make when a previously plump person manages to shed off the fat and replace […]

Lack of Muscle Increases Cancer Risk

Researchers at the American Cancer Society spent 16 years evaluating 900,000 people who were cancer-free when the study began in 1982. They found that excess fat may account for 14 percent of all cancer deaths in men and 20 percent of those in women. They conclude that losing weight could prevent more than 90,000 deaths […]