How to Get Your Resolve Back to Keep Losing Weight

Whatever happened to your New Year’s resolution? You know that promise you made to yourself just a few weeks back to lose pounds and maintain a healthy weight? Don’t worry. If you haven’t thought about it much lately, you are not alone. Most people who make resolutions end up breaking them, and they usually do Read more …

How Grocers Could Nudge Shoppers into Buying Healthier Foods

Subtle cues can drastically change buying habits for the better. Researchers are learning methods of subliminal influence, or gentle persuasion if you like that term better, to get shoppers to buy more produce. These little tricks were tried under research conditions, revealing some surprising and some not-so-surprising quirks of human behavior when shopping. The Research Read more …

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Fresh Isn’t Always Best – Get More Nutrients from Your Fruits and Vegetables!

Maximize the nutrition in your diet by following these tips. It is a common misconception that choosing fresh fruit and vegetables is always the best option over frozen or canned. It is true that eating fresh, local organic produce is the most natural and healthiest way to meet our daily nutritional demands. Fresh food is Read more …

Low Fat Diet Plan

You Can’t Blame Fast-Food Alone for Your Children’s Weight Problems

Childhood obesity is an overall eating pattern. The rate of childhood obesity in the United States is growing, and for many years, experts, as well as parents, blamed the fast food industry. Many pointed to the constant advertising promoting fast food chains to children, and the large number of such locations popping up throughout the Read more …

Despite High Fat and Calorie Content, Nuts Won’t Make You Fat

Why nuts are great foods for dieters One food group that many people cut out of their diet when they choose to lose weight is nuts, but recent research has shown that this may actually be negatively affecting their success. In fact, a study conducted by the Loma Linda University in California found that participants Read more …

Even on Low-Fat Diet, You Should Still Eat these Foods

Healthy foods for healthy fats. If you could only eliminate all fat from your diet, you’d finally be healthy, right? Wrong. While it’s true that a high-fat diet causes a long list of illnesses in addition to making you pack on the pounds, the fact is that you need a certain amount of good fat Read more …

Vegetarian Diet Plan

The Veggie Makeover: Fall in Love with Vegetables to Lose Weight and Feel Great

Makeover your vegetables to eat more of them and lose weight. Low in calories, high in fluid, fiber and nutrients, veggies just might be perfect foods. Unfortunately, they’re really hard to love. Some are too bland, others too spicy. Some feel too strange or just don’t look like something you would want to put in Read more …

Grill You Way to Weight Loss this Summer!

Fruits and vegetables taste simply fantastic when grilled along with more traditional foods. Summer is here and it’s time to break out the grill! With so much fresh produce in season, it is a great time to try some new dishes. Of course, the great thing about an abundant supply of fresh fruits and veggies Read more …

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Not into Vegan? These Case Studies May Change Your Mind!

A lot more people seem to be going Vegan these days. From celebrities to short order cooks, more people than ever are giving up meat. You probably think they are crazy for giving up steak, but case studies show that doing just that can save lives. Not just the lives of animals of course, but Read more …