If you’ve crawled out from under the Geico rock any time in the last few months and expressed any interest in weight loss whatsoever, you couldn’t have failed to notice the popularity of HCG rapid weight loss programs. I actually heard about this stuff almost a year ago, although I couldn’t have imagined the extent […]
Healthy Chicken Recipes
Face it, many of our best intentions for new year’s weight loss resolutions will be forgotten by the time we’re reaching for that second beer during the Superbowl. It’s sad, but that’s about as far as most people go, despite their best intentions. In some cases, it’s because the food that many people […]
Happy 2011! This is going to be a great one, and if you have picked this year as the one that you’re going to target those pounds, congratulations. You may be considering one of those prepared, delivered diet plan programs as one way to achieve your goal. Medifast is one of the most popular diet […]
Are Eggs Good For You?
Really, they’ve been much maligned throughout the years as a food that will do nothing but drive up your cholesterol numbers, but is it really true? Will eggs lead you to an early grave, or do they have a welcome place at the table if you’re trying to lose fat and […]
Healthy Cooking Oils
Don’t Let the Wrong Oil Kill You
As many of us prepared to deep fry our turkeys for Thanksgiving the other day, the subject of cooking oil naturally came to mind. Many people take it on faith that cooking oils are bad, and there is really no such thing as a healthy cooking oil. […]
You Are What You Eat…and So is Your Food!
We’ve all heard the phrase “You are what you eat.”. Many of us had this tidbit of nutritional advice drilled into our heads from an early age. Did you ever stop to think that this also applies to what you are eating as well?
It’s true. If the […]
We’re always looking for ways to eat better, since diet is one of the cornerstones to fat loss. You know, we have this thought, often a misconception, that just because a package proclaims something is “light” , “diet”, or “healthy” it actually is. Ah, the power of marketing. What’s really going on here?
On a trip […]
Everybody knows why you gain weight. You eat more calories than you use. It’s pretty simple, yet it is a perfect demonstration of the difference between simple and easy. It is a very simple concept. Fewer calories in that you use equals weight loss, while more calories in than you use equals weight gain. A […]
As a nation, we are addicted to carbohydrates. Think about many of the most popular foods and you’ll realize that it’s true. Of course, there are the obvious snack foods such as chips, crackers, and cookies. Then, you have the deserts like cookies (again), cakes and pies, all loaded with carbs. Last, it is the […]
Acerola cherry (Malpighia Glabra L. ) has recently been touted for that buzzword of health, antioxidants, but the acerola cherry is not new, having been enjoyed by people in North, Central, and South America for centuries. In fact, it grows natively in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America, and is beginning to be cultivated especially […]
Weight Loss Diet Plan or Lifestyle Change – What’s The Difference, and How Can One Help You Lose Weight Faster and keep it Off Longer?
One of the questions I’m asked more frequently than almost any other is about finding a weight loss diet plan that will help people lose weight really fast. Of course, what they actually mean is losing fat, but it’s what you mean, not what you say, right?
Even if they asked the right question, do they […]
The Best Time to Eat Carbs on a Low Carb Diet and When to Eat Protein for Maximum Muscle Gain and Fat Loss
The Best Time to Eat Carbs to Lose Fat on a Low Carb Diet
While going on one of the many low carb diets and cutting out most of your high glycemic index carbs is one of the most effective ways to lose fat, you will invariably have to eat some carbs, so the natural questions is […]