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Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss
  • Green tea
  • White kidney bean
  • Ephedra
  • Yerba mate
  • Licorice root
  • Garcinia cambogia
  • Mangosteen
  • East Indian globe thistle

These are all dietary supplements that claim that they are able to aid for weight loss, however, apparently, they do not have enough evidence to support this claim.

Most of these are just soluble fibers and complex sugar products that manufacturers will claim to promote feelings of fullness or block fat absorption.

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Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss Lack Evidence, Research Suggests

verywellfit.com

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) And How It Works

The fMRI employs a magnetic field to collect information about the body. It is one of the most prominent methods in neuroscience for studying the structure of the brain, including differences in the structural characteristics of different people's brains.

It works with a system that produces images of the brain's functions that indicates whether the activity of neurons is increased or decreased in specific parts of the brain and under which conditions.

How Brain Activity Is Measured

psychologytoday.com

We don't exercise, even if we know it is good for us

We all know exercise is good for us but we don't do it. A 2018 survey showed that 50 percent of adults and 73 percent of high school students report that they don't meet the minimum levels of physical activity.

We realise that much of the health industry gives conflicting advice on how much exercise we need, what kind, and how to get motivated.

This Is How To Have A Long Awesome Life

bakadesuyo.com

Behavioral Psychology And Weight Loss

Behavioral psychology deals with analyzing patterns in our actions and behaviors to understand why we act in a certain way.

Whether it is not waking up early, eating junk food, or not going to the gym, we can learn from the science of behavioral psychology and use the various techniques to successfully lose weight.

Three ways behavioural psychology might help you lose weight

theconversation.com

Tips for Getting Back to Sleep
  • Put the phone away: a big obstacle in your way is light.
  • Ignore the clock: it’s only add to your stress.
  • Don’t be afraid to get up: Do some stretching, light reading or a puzzle.
  • Engage in deep breathing exercises: in through your nose and out of your mouth in a rhythmic cycle.
  • Focus on what relaxes you: focus on mental images of what's most relaxing to you.

5 Scientific Tips for Getting Back to Sleep After You've Woken Up in the Middle of the Night

mentalfloss.com

Psychotherapy

... is the method of treating those who suffer from emotional and psychological problems.

This method of treatment isn't exactly brand new and contrary from popular belief it wasn't invented during the 20th century.

  • Try to structure your day so that you have some feelings of control.
  • Consider using the time to learn new skills.
  • Stay in touch with friends and family.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Respect the privacy and space of those you live with.
  • Get some fresh air.

Why do I feel angsty and cabin fever-y if I’m inside for more than a few hours? - BBC Science Focus Magazine

sciencefocus.com

Exercise addiction could be more likely in those with eating disorders because of a fear of gaining weight.

People with eating disorders have a higher risk of mortality. It is then important for people to develop a healthy relationship with food. Much of the information available is unhealthy, such as starving yourself for a few days or going on a juice diet.

People with eating disorders likelier to get hooked on exercise | Eating disorders

amp.theguardian.com

Prevent Tiredness

General tiredness affects the majority of people.

Here are a few basic ideas to have all-day energy:

  1. Respect your body's sleep cycle
  2. Move around
  3. Moderate coffee intake.

Why You're Tired All the Time: How to Have All-Day Energy

collegeinfogeek.com

Removing caffeine from coffee

Coffee beans are first softened in hot water or steam. Then caffeine is dissolved from the beans by using a solvent such as methylene chloride, ethyl acetate, or a gentler solvent such as water itself.

Liquid carbon dioxide is a much more expensive alternative, but has the added advantage that it does not remove the flavour molecules.

How is caffeine removed from decaf coffee? - BBC Science Focus Magazine

sciencefocus.com

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