Five Surprisingly Healthy Kinds of Food

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Today we are bombarded by the beneficial claims made by the food industry. Sorting out the good from the bad can be a daunting task, especially when conflicting reports come out every week. Healthful food, high in vitamins, nutrients and beneficial bacteria keep our bodies in peak condition and promote healing when we are sick.  Read more …

Seven Worst Foods to Eat During Weight Loss

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We all know that when you begin a diet, the most important detail in weight loss is changing the way we eat. The best way to start is to eliminate the foods that have caused the problem in the first place. This can help determine what mistakes we may be making during our attempt in Read more …

Low Fat Diet, Not Just Weight Loss, Cuts Diabetes Risk

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A recent study, published online May 18 in the American Journal of Clinic Nutrition, states those on a lower-fat diet reduced their risk factors for Type-2 Diabetes even if they did not lose weight. This gives overweight individuals an even greater reason to stick to a low-fat diet. Obesity is a strong risk factor for Read more …

Controlling Your Cholesterol

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Controlling Your Cholesterol Cholesterol is big news and big business these days.  We are bombarded by ads and news articles warning us of the dangers of having high cholesterol.  OK, we get it but do we understand it?  Many of the TV ads we see try to teach us about the dangers of high cholesterol Read more …

Metabolism and Water

Metabolism and Water Water, it is all around us.   Our bodies are full of it.  In fact, 2/3 of our body’s weight is actually water.  Water is essential for the normal functions of our bodies.  An estimated 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated and 65% of Americans are clinically overweight.  Is there a connection here? Read more …

5 Tips To Succeed On Your Diet

5 Tips To Succeed On Your Diet We all know that getting on, and sticking to, a diet is not that easy. Many times, we suffer from information overload. There is so much out there regarding different types of diets that we forget to focus on a few critical elements. Regardless of the type of Read more …

8 Foods That Burn Fat

8 Foods That Burn Fat: If you are looking to burn off some extra belly fat but don’t feel like slaving away in the gym I have some good news for you. By simply including the right foods in your diet you can help raise your metabolism and in turn burn body fat. A steady Read more …

The 17 Day Diet

The 17 Day Diet Shortly after New Years I spotted a segment on the news referring to this new 17 Day Diet. It is listed as the top trending diets of 2011 among the Gluten free diet, the HCG diet, the Jillian Michaels diet, and the newly revamped South Beach diet. What the reporter stated was Read more …

The South Beach Diet Plan

South Beach Diet Plan For Beginners: Most people are weary and tired of implementing and wasting their time on new diets for the simple fact that they just do not work, however the South Beach Diet is different! What Is The South Beach Diet? The South Beach Diet instructs and provides a health way of life where in your diet Read more …

The Zone Diet

Getting Into The Zone Diet: Celebrities such as Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, and Madonna highly endorse and recommend the Zone Diet results that was developed by Dr. Barry Sears. The Zone Diet consist of 40 percent carbohydrates, 30 percent proteins, and 30 percent health fats. It is also renowned as the 40-30-30 zone or plan. This Diet is built on the premise that Read more …