Some diets eliminate “unhealthy” foods that weigh down the system, whether it’s preservatives or all meats. But which ones really work and which ones are just a very loud marketing ploy? Even more importantly, which diets will do long-term damage to your health and waistline? We look at the nutritional basis of these diet trends.
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Frustrated by your weight? It can take a heck of a lot of motivation to start on a huge exercise program or embrace a rigorous diet, but even a few small changes can help shave off those extra pounds, and hopefully jumpstart your commitment to healthier (and fitter!) living. Here are some tips.
You’re exercising—that’s great! Just getting off your butt and going to the gym is already 90% of the battle. But to reap the most results (and avoid wasting your time or energy on exercises that don’t really burn calories) read this article on Do’s and Don’ts for Great Workouts.
Being overweight brings with it a number of problems. You’ll get more sickly, have lower resistance and endurance and be more prone to injuries. The benefits of losing weight far outweigh any kind of challenges or hurdles you will face as you try to achieve your target weight. Encouragement is a great motivator for people [...]
Losing weight requires a lot of dedication and commitment. But if you’re getting frustrated because you’re not losing the weight, and you just don’t have the patience to wade through calorie counters or thick books on blood type, these surefire weightloss strategies may help.
We often see spices as just these ingredients that add more depth to the flavors of a dish. But do you know that spices are not just good for cooking, they also offer great benefits that will improve your health and well-being. Here are some of the more common spices that you can find in [...]
We all want to look good that’s why dieting is such a huge industry. But here’s one you should really think about, it’s not really about what kind of diet you follow, it’s the discipline and dedication that spells whether you’ll succeed in your diet or not.
We all know how exercise can help control heart disease, improve bone health, and burn a couple of calories, but here’s another reason to stick to your gym routine: exercise can also give you glowing skin! And we’re not just talking about the flush you get after a workout. Here are some of the long-term [...]
An efficient metabolism lets you convert more calories into energy. An inefficient metabolism can turn many of those calories into stored fat. While diet and exercise do play a part (even the fastest metabolism can’t hide the effects of 5 years of eating cake and chips) there are people whose metabolism are more sluggish and [...]