Posted byon July 8th, 2011
It may seem like a rather daunting prospect to change your diet to one that is healthful. However, the truth is that small changes can make a big difference too. If you want to shed extra pounds, fight off disease and enjoy more energy, there are a number of things you can do today to .
Posted byon June 2nd, 2011
You may have noticed the glut of gluten-free foods on the grocery shelves, and you may wonder about the benefits of a gluten-free diet. Indeed, there are many advantages, including natural weight loss! The Facts about Gluten Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye products. You can find gluten in most cereal .
Posted byon April 19th, 2011
If you’ve become frustrated because it seems like your weight is constantly yo-yoing, you’re not alone. In fact, scientists may have discovered a reason why so many of us put on the pounds after completing a successful diet: your genes! A study, completed by the Maastricht University’s Department of Human Biology, found that a gene .
Posted byon April 15th, 2011
Thanks to books, television, radio and the Internet, there is a seemingly endless amount of information on dieting and weight loss. It is no wonder, then, why there are so many myths about these two topics floating around. You want to shed extra pounds and maintain a healthy diet, but how you do begin separating .
Posted byon April 14th, 2011
Our doctors tell us to get 30 minutes of exercise every day, but for most of us, that’s easier said than done. In fact, many of us are so discouraged by this seemingly impossible goal that we fail to exercise at all. However, exercise doesn’t have to take place in one chunk of time each .
Posted byon April 2nd, 2011
You think you’re following a healthy diet when you step onto the scale and discover you’ve gained five pounds! What’s going on? If you’ve found yourself in the same situation, you could very well be sabotaging your weight loss efforts with nothing other than your diet! Don’t let the small mistakes sabotage your diet. Here .
Posted byon March 27th, 2011
Fiber helps the digestive track perform at its peak, thereby allowing you to flush waste and toxins from your body and – voila – lose weight. But what many people don’t know is that fiber has many more benefits beyond weight loss. A recent study found that fiber may also lower your risk of dying .
Posted byon March 20th, 2011
The Mediterranean diet has long been touted for its health benefits, so it comes as little surprise that this common diet followed throughout the world has been found to also lower the prevalence of metabolic disorders. This conclusion came on the heels of 50 studies and the results of the meta-analysis of those studies, as .
Posted byon March 15th, 2011
A diet rich in vegetables is good for our health – and good for our waistline. In fact, the bulk and fiber found in vegetables can fill you up, leaving less room for cravings for sweets and unhealthy treats. However, saying we need to eat more vegetables and actually eating more vegetables are two very .
Posted byon March 12th, 2011
It is no surprise that processed foods are a major culprit surrounding our overweight country. As a result of the consumption of processed foods, we have become a country addicted to refined sugars, processed starches and deep-fried foods. The packaged, processed foods we eat have changed the way our bodies function and, perhaps more importantly, .