5 Finger Diet

5 Finger Diet

Different magazines have been featuring celebrities who have had success stories using diets that involved either restricted calories or the use of supplements. Although the weight loss is obviously seen in celebrities as they walk the red carpet or appear in television shows, we often wonder whether that diet would be the right one for […]

Diverticulitis Diet

Diverticulitis Diet

Diverticulitis is a condition which occurs when the diverticula – small, bulging pouches in the digestive tract – become infected and inflamed, causing severe abdominal pain, fever, and nausea. A diverticulitis diet does not actually treat or prevent diverticulitis. Rather, it may help alleviate your symptoms while you are being treated for diverticulitis with other forms or treatments, such as antibiotics. How a diverticulitis diet worksA diverticulitis diet works by giving your digestive a bre…

The Perfect Body Plan

The Perfect Body Plan

The Perfect Body Plan is two-pronged program designed to improve both physical and psychological well-being. It offers a detailed guide to creating a physical activity plant that will help get you fit, make you feel better about yourself, and of course live a healthier lifestyle. Unlike other programs, The Perfect Body Plan wants to equip you with the necessary tools and information to develop your own perfect body – which is different for every one. ProsThe best part about The Perfect Diet Plan…

The Love-Powered Diet

The Love-Powered Diet

Victoria Moran, author of the Love-Powered Diet, has a goal. Her goal is to make peace with food and have a body that you are proud off utilizing the wisdom and grace that you keep inside, and to replace cravings with calmness, and turn food into a friend. The Love-Powered Diet nourishes body, builds self-esteem and spirituality – areas ignored by other diets.As is the the usual case with fad diets, we lose weight then gain it all back once we quit the diet. With the Love-Powered Diet, Morgan co…

The Personality Type Diet

The Personality Type Diet

Author Robert F. Kushner, MD who teaches medicine at Northwestern University and is the director of the Wellness Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, says there is not one-size-fits-all diet. In the book, readers are asked to answer 66 questions about their habits and attitudes towards eating, exercise and coping.The scores will tell whether a person falls under which category or personality type. In various parts his book, Kushner offers advice for each personality type that can help ch…

The Belly Fat Cure

The Belly Fat Cure

A recent study released in the November 2008 issue of New England Journal of Medicine established a link between waist circumference and your overall health status. Come to think of it, the conclusion makes sense. A smaller waist gives you more energy, makes you feel good about yourself, and lets you live a longer life. However, many dieters have struggled with losing the excess bulge on their waist. It seems that no matter how much sit-ups they do, they cannot achieve that six-pack abs. A popul…

The 50 Million Pound Challenge

The 50 Million Pound Challenge

With an immense number of obese Americans, what if they all banded together and lose weight? How many pounds are they able to shed? How about 50 million pounds?The gistOriginally aimed in bringing African-Americans together in losing weight (because they have a higher percentage of obesity compared to other races in the United States), the 50 Million Pound Challenge welcomes all Americans in collectively losing 50 million pounds in two years. This interactive website, which is totally free of ch…

Hourglass Fitness

Hourglass Fitness

Entertainment tabloids and television shows have been following the life of Ruby Gettinger of Savanna, Georgia, as she takes her journey to shed off some weight from her 500-pound body. Part of her weight loss program is a consultation with a Savannah-based weight management center called Hourglass Weight Loss and Fitness. The gistThe Hourglass Weight Loss and Fitness focuses on educating clients on being healthy and nutritionally sound, as well as aiding them in their weight loss through 30-min…

iVillage Total Health Community

iVillage Total Health Community

iVillage.com, an online resource for women, has been on the World Wide Web since the beginnings of the Internet in 1995. The dot-com bubble may have busted, many companies closed shop, but iVillage still prevailed and is still going strong today with millions of members and thousands of valuable information women can get from pregnancy, to beauty and style advices, astrology, and even relationships. But what makes iVillagers keeps on coming back to the site is the iVillage Total Health weight lo…

SparkPeople Health Community

SparkPeople Health Community

Ever wanted to lose weight, but you could not find the inspiration to do so? You cannot find an exercise buddy, you tried dieting but you end up giving up anyway. Now you can find that motivation right in the comfort of your own home, and hopefully you could even set that weight loss goal that you can achieve.The gistSparkPeople is an online community of people who have decided to take over their sedentary lifestyle and live a healthy life all the while losing weight. Joining the site is complet…