Health Benefits Of Eating Eggs

Health Benefits Of Eating Eggs

Eggs are considered as one of the more complete foods that humans eat. It provides the right nutrients that the body needs daily. Eating it on a regular basis is essential. But eggs have also gotten some bad reputation due to increasing cholesterol fears among many people today. But if you eat an egg a […]

No Hunger Diet

No Hunger Diet

A common problem with fad diets is that they all leave you starving, thus putting you at risk of eating more food. Good Housekeeping collaborated with registered dietitian Delia Hammock to come up with a diet plan that would really keep you full. The result is the “No Hunger Diet,” an eating plan with meals […]

Does Just Eating Cereals Make You Lose Weight?

Does Just Eating Cereals Make You Lose Weight?

We know that eating cereals is healthy, but does eating a single bowl of cereal for every meal makes you lose weight? We see lots of cereals on grocery shelves, with some promising to help you get rid of the extra poundage, but truth of the matter is that not all cereals are nutritious. Some […]

Seafood Diet Linked to Bigger Brains

Seafood Diet Linked to Bigger Brains

A team of scientists representing five countries have discovered the oldest evidence of how early humans feasted on aquatic animals, which they believe could have fueled the evolution of larger human brains.The researchers from Kenya, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa discovered a 1.95 million-year-old site in northwestern Kenya in 2004, in which they were able to fully reconstruct the environment according to its perfectly preserved fossil remains. The team have excavat…

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Brain Healthy

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Brain Healthy

A new research suggests that older people should adhere on taking a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, olive oil, legumes, fish, plus moderate amounts of wine. Not only this eating habit, often called the Mediterranean Diet, keeps the heart healthy, but also delay the mental decline as they age.”Those who adhered most closely to the Mediterranean diet performed as if they were two years younger,” according to researcher Christy Tangney, PhD, of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr…

The New Atkins Diet Book

The New Atkins Diet Book

The Atkins Diet has been one of the most successful and influential diets in the market.  Since its introduction, many food companies even offer low-carb food products to cater to the followers of Atkins.  The low-carbohydrate approach to dieting has also paved the way for many other diet books bearing the Atkins brand, as well as several other diet programs that attempt to duplicate the Atkins program.And with new research findings cropping out about the relation of restriction of carbohydrate…

The Volumetrics Eating Plan

The Volumetrics Eating Plan

Volumetrics is a diet plan developed by Dr. Barbara Rolls, a Professor of Nutrition and a Director of the Laboratory for the Study of Human Ingestive Behavior at Penn State University. The foundation of the Volumetrics Diet plan is satiety or the body’s signal that it is full. Volumetrics works on enhancing that feeling of fullness while eating fewer calories. The key concept of this diet plan is looking at foods’ energy density – or the number of calories contained in a specific amount of food….

The Zone Diet: The Good and Bad

The Zone Diet: The Good and Bad

The Zone diet is basically a low-carb, high-protein diet. It was originally proposed by Dr. Barry Sears in his book “Entering the Zone”. The diet follows the 30-30-40 pattern: 30% of the calories from protein, 30% fat, and 40% carbohydrate.Looking at the pattern, you can already see that the focus of the diet is balancing the correct ratio of carbs to fat to protein. Dr. Sears believes the consuming the proper amount of the three enables you to control your insulin production. Controlling your i…

BRAT Diet

BRAT Diet

There are several diets that actually began as a health treatment.  One example is the BRAT Diet, which has been prescribed by doctors for people who are recovering from diarrhea, upset stomach, and stomach infections. The gistThe BRAT Diet is an acronym of the foods you are limited to eat while you are having stomach problems:  Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast.  These foods may be bland and low in fiber, but they are easily digested and may help recovering from diarrhea, while those who easily …

How Does Calorie Cycling Work?

How Does Calorie Cycling Work?

Ever wonder why there would come a time that dieters would hit a plateau no matter how effective their diet is?  This is because our body adjusts to the new eating plan, therefore slowing down the metabolism until it burns less fat and less calories.  Your body thinks that you are not eating less because you are dieting, but rather that you are starving yourself, which is why it automatically slows down the metabolism to conserve your energy. This dilemma is the root cause on why some health exp…