Basics Of Intermittent Fasting 

Basics Of Intermittent Fasting 

There are many ways that people can enjoy good health. From doing regular exercise to dieting, these actions can help one maintain fitness and good health. There are also other beneficial ways to maintaining good health. One of them is intermittent fasting. What Is It? Intermittent fasting is currently becoming popular and trendy as a […]

Lose It! Weight Loss iPhone App

Lose It! Weight Loss iPhone App

In this age of smartphones, there are many tools people can use to help them lose weight, an example of which is Lose It! Unlike many other similar apps, Lose It! is not associate with any particular diet, making it useful no matter what eating program you follow. The centers on daily food logs where […]

Similar Diet and Debt Principles

Similar Diet and Debt Principles

Going on a diet successfully may require following certain tried and tested principles. But who knew that these same principles can also be used to get you out of debt? There are certain dieting principles that also seem to apply when you are trying to eliminate debt. Here are some of them.Tracking Calories And SpendingTrying to count and keep track of calorie intake is one of the main principles used in trying to keep that weight off. It keeps you aware of what you take in that may translate in…

Essential Foods In Your Diet

Essential Foods In Your Diet

When dieting, some people may try to take certain types of food out of their usual meals. But there are also certain food groups that are essential and should not be taken out of the daily meal just to lose weight. If these foods are taken out, they can sometimes even make it hard for you to lose weight since they provide the body with the essential nutrients it needs to function. Here are some of them.Whole Wheat BreadWhole wheat bread contains carbohydrates that may help curb your overeating. …

Diets That Do Not Work

Diets That Do Not Work

Fad diets gain support from followers result in weight loss – initially. Experts say that if the weight comes right back, it does little good to lose weight. WebMD spoke with diets experts who identified 5 types of diets that don’t really work for most people:Diets that focus on only a few foods or food groupsExperts warn against diets that cut out entire food groups. According to ADA spokeswoman Andrea Giancoli, MPH, RD., people need to eat from different food groups to get al the nutrients the…

Surviving Food Temptations

Surviving Food Temptations

A 9-5 job makes it harder for people to stick to their diets. Avoiding the office vending machine is good. Going easy on the office cafeteria food offerings is also as smart move. But you don’t have to chain yourself to your cubicle with just veggie sticks to feed on. This will cause food boredom. And food boredom is what triggers you to start craving for other foods. According to Hope Washaw, dietitian and author of “Eat Out, Eat Right” (Surrey Books, 2004), “Reality of the matter is ‘dieting’ …

Heart Healthy Diet

Heart Healthy Diet

Many diets would claim that they are heart-healthy, but a new review shows that only a few could really prove such statement. A team of researchers evaluated for more than 50 years on different diets and its connection with heart disease.  They have discovered that diets that are rich in vegetables, nuts, fruits, and fish-as well as such diets that follow a Mediterranean pattern-have high likelihood of lowering the risk of heart disease.In contrast, indulging oneself in a Western-style diet with…

What is a Detox Diet?

What is a Detox Diet?

Toxin are chemicals or poisons that come from food (or chemicals used to grow and prepare food), water and even from the air. Organs in the body, such as the liver and kidneys, process these poisonous chemicals and eliminate them in the form of sweat, urine and feces. Detox diet practitioners believe that these toxins sometimes do not leave the body when we egest waste. They think toxins stay in the digestive, gastrointestinal and lymph systems, even the hair and skin. These remaining toxins cau…

How to Spot a Fad Diet

How to Spot a Fad Diet

There are hundreds of diet plans out there all promising to help you lose several pounds just like that. However, a lot of these diet plans do not work. Worse, they may even be unhealthy. Here are five ways to spot a diet fad that may cause more harm than good:Diets that require drastically cutting back on caloriesDesigners of low-calorie intake diet plans count on the body’s reaction to starvation. Fasting-type diets however, got one thing wrong. When the body thinks it is starving, the first t…

Low Carb Diets Better Than Low Fat Diets

Low Carb Diets Better Than Low Fat Diets

Many men don’t like the idea of going on a diet. They don’t like to monitor what they eat, when they eat, and how they eat. However, many men will go for one diet program over another to lose weight. Their choice is often based on the current diet market fad. The low fat diet and the low carb diet have long been the most popular dieting programs, but which one works better for men who are into losing weight permanently? Low fat dietAlthough the low fat diet often provides slower results compared…