Low Fat Diet Treats Menopause

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Hormone replacement therapy, combined with calcium replacement, is often prescribed. Many women are now looking into natural remedies to relieve their symptoms of menopause, rather than take prescription medications with side effects. Studies are revealing that modern medicine blended with low-fat diet can be tremendously beneficial for the sufferers of menopause. Understanding Menopause Menopause is 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 …

How Much Fat Do You Really Need in Your Diet?

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Many medical conditions can require someone to reduce their fat intake dramatically. According to Dr. Ed Blonz, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Francisco, the average American eats a diet that is 10 or 15 percent higher in fat content than necessary.1 The type of fat people eat makes a difference, as Read more …

How Many Reasons Do You Need To Lose Weight?

The inspiration to lose weight is all around us and many of find us find it around New Year’s Eve but promptly lose it come January or February. Until you really give yourself the reason to lose weight, you many end up dissatisfied with any low fat diet plan you start. Don’t wait until your Read more …

The Myth Of Negative Calorie Foods

Negative Calorie Foods Maybe because we so desperately want it to be true, the concept of negative calories foods refuses to fade away.  This myth has been around for decades and thanks to the internet and clever marketing ploys by authors and publishers of diet books, it keeps popping up, fooling the uninformed.  The problem Read more …

Why Do Diets Fail?

Why Do Diets Fail? Take a look at the store shelves in the diet and health section sometime and you will see a multitude of diet pills, diet plans, diet foods, and diet gizmos and gadgets all enticing you to use their product promising that you will lose weight.  Well, folks, there isn’t a magic Read more …

Fat In Your Low Fat Diet Plan

Fat In Your Low Fat Diet Plan Following and sticking to a low fat diet plan is much harder than many people realize.  Often, we see a label that says low or reduced fat and think if we eat that then we are good to go.  Learning to read labels is essential.  Labels tell us Read more …

Low Fat Healthy Diet Plans

Low Fat Healthy Diet Plans A well balanced diet that includes daily selections from all of the major food groups is considered to be the healthiest diet plan.  When it comes to fats, it is listed at the very top of the food pyramid, making it the smallest of the food groups.  This also means 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 …

The Atkins Diet

The Atkins Diet Plan: The Atkins diet controversial and has been the focus of much debate, especially from the American Heart Association. They state: “The Atkins diet holds the controversial belief that low fat is not the only way to go for a healthier lifestyle and weight control. Dr. Atkins blamed carbohydrates (grains, pastas, fruits, potatoes) for Read more …