Many persons wanting to lose weight go one crash diets to lose the pounds only to gain it back and become even fatter than they were before they went on a diet. The reason behind this many times lie in the fact that these crash diets are impractical and way too restrictive. Losing weight is a gradual and long term process if you want real and permanent results. There are no quick fixes. continue reading »
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While there are many popular fad weight-loss diets out there, most are just exaggerated and do not warrant any long term weight loss. In fact, many fad weight-loss diets have actually been proven harmful to your body. continue reading »
If you love to eat, but you are trying to lose weight, consider adding these weight loss superfoods to your diet. They give you more nutritional bang for the buck, raise your metabolism, or burn more calories to digest than consumed.
A well-rounded, healthy diet shouldn’t focus on just a few foods. However, to lose fat, the addition of some of these superfoods may help you eat more and lose weight safely. Consider taking them as snacks or sides to main meals. continue reading »
In life, this is generally my guiding principle, which is ‘if it existed before man, then it is necessary for life’! this means one thing, that the proponents of ‘no fat diet’ are simply least in my reading list.
In fact, I dare say that they need to be sued because they endanger the life of others by teaching the wrong thing. Whether you agree with me or not, its matter of how much facts on the human body’s fat needs you have. continue reading »
Recent statistics reveal that more than 700,000 people die of cardiac arrests annually in the US alone. That is roughly 1 in every 4 deaths in America, and given our recent bouts with obesity and fast food diets, experts are predicting higher numbers within the next few years.
The fact is that the heart is the center of our being and when this is impaired, our general health is destroyed. This is why health care professionals have been incessant in warning the public on the dangers of heart disease. continue reading »
Have you ever dreamed of a diet that you would love to eat and also make you feel and look good? Well all women deserve such treatment. Many of the weight loss, fitness diets and all those ‘miracle’ plans may not give you a rewarding and fulfilling experience. That is why you should try the Mediterranean diet, to make you feel good and look good. continue reading »
Becoming familiar with the science of food aesthetics is like learning feng shui for the palate. Although it would surprise many in our gluttonous western world to know it, enjoyment of food is not just about getting full. There are many aspects to the enjoyment of food besides how hearty it is. Scientists, chefs and marketers have all long ago realized the value of making food look good, as well as smell good and taste good.
Researchers have done tests with subjects being blindfolded and given food to taste. It was noted by the subjects by not being able to first see the food they were about to eat, it made it less appetizing, and even, less tasty. Therefore, the appearance of food is just as important as taste, smell and texture. continue reading »
Go into the break room of any office or workplace, and you will surely find every manner of chips, cookies, cakes, coffee, and soft drinks. Westerners love food, and we love fatty, unhealthy junk foods more than any other, it seems. It appears that English-speaking peoples have developed some decidedly unhealthy eating habits, exchanging wholesome, fresh food for synthetic, over-processed pseudo-food. Some people tend to snack at work, when they are sitting at a desk performing a monotonous task, while others habitually “munch” while they are at home. People who are trying to quit smoking have a tendency to snack in order to cope with their desire for a cigarette. continue reading »