Tagged as Weight Loss

These little yummies are a real wonder. They have a ton of fiber, minerals, and vitamins not to mention protein. They're good for heart health, lowering cholesterol, and may even improve blood sugar and a number of other things. They can help us lose weight and they have an incredible shelf life. Legumes are an important part of human nutrition, packed with many of the nutrients our bodies need to...
May 13, 2020
Can you relate to any of the following? - I follow all the rules, but I still can't lose the weight. I'm just getting old and my metabolism is slow. It's genetic. There's nothing I can do. Maybe I need to accept that I'm fat, and give up my skinny clothes. Nutrition strategies that work for others don't seem to apply to me. I lose 5 pounds, and then I gain 7! - I hear these comments frequently from...
May 12, 2020
Menopause can be a headache in so many ways, making the weight gain feel like insult added to injury. Fortunately, there’s no need to despair. There are options. Those who have entered menopause can lose weight by making some adjustments, understanding how hormones affect appetite, controlling portion sizes and choosing healthy over high-calorie snacks. Exercise and strength training will help to preserve...
May 8, 2020
You would be hard pressed to find a person who is not aware of the dangers of too much sugar.  Warnings are given pretty much anywhere you turn and yet, Americans on average consume 153 grams of sugar a day. That is the equivalent of 6 chocolate bars, or more than a quarter pounder made completely out of sugar. That places the U.S. among the world’s top consumers of sugar, at approximately 123 pounds...
May 6, 2020
Intermittent fasting has numerous potential -health benefits-, including weight loss and improved cardiovascular health. Still, it’s not the best diet option for everyone and of those who practice it, many are unaware of the side-effects. Intermittent fasting, which entails restricting calories by eating in short time-restricted windows, fasting for 24 hours once or twice a week or severely reducing...
April 3, 2020
Many adults squeeze in workouts throughout the day, but research seems to say that although this is better than nothing, it may limit fat-burning potential. Research- now indicates that people who exercise before breakfast shed twice as much fat as those who fuel up with food first. We'd all perhaps be better off if we maximize the benefits of any fitness routine by scheduling workouts before our first...
March 16, 2020
Bodies go through substantial changes -as we age. We lose muscle, bone density and the collagen under our skin. We get slower and very often, shorter. While all of this is happening there is also one thing that continues to increase: fat. After the age of 30, the amount of fat on the body steadily increases. Without intervention, most people are likely to continue putting on weight until they reach...
March 11, 2020
You’re trying to lose weight and you’re determined to achieve a certain goal by a certain deadline. But for some reason or other your efforts didn’t pay off as expected. What do you do? Do you beat yourself up about it; stressing, worrying, and panicking? The pressure to lose weight and look better can be a motivator, but many people allow themselves to be controlled entirely by that pressure. In fact,...
February 25, 2020
Tacos aren’t just for Tuesday anymore. Nor are they an occasional, guilty indulgence. Done right, -tacos can actually be healthy. That’s the reasoning behind the newest dietary cleanse referred to as the taco cleanse. Can replacing one, two or three meals a day with tacos be healthy? It’s called the taco cleanse, and it’s doctor-approved. There is a catch, however, so before you go out and hit up all...
February 24, 2020
We’ve all heard about the protein-rich, low-carb diets that are making the rounds on the internet. Experts are claiming that high protein diets can give you better energy and can help you - reduce - weight. Does this hold any water? That is what we are going to find out here. There are a lot of studies that suggest that lean protein diets - are good for the body in general, and -help you lose pounds....
February 18, 2020