Reflections on Calcium for Weight Loss and Health

December 3, 2013

There is good scientific evidence that diets high in calcium are associated with increased metabolism and healthy weight loss. In fact, new research suggests that the more calcium there is in a fat cell, the more fat the cell will burn. How Does Calcium Work to Help you Lose weight? Weight control experts suggest that […]

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Healthy Carbs for Weight Loss

November 29, 2013

Yes, it is possible to lose weight by including the right carbs in your weight loss diet. According to Health Nutrition News experts, carbohydrates don’t have to completely be eliminated from a diet, in order to burn fat fast. In fact, they claim that certain healthy belly-blasting carbohydrates will increase the body’s potential to burn […]

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Bulgur: Another Natural Health, and Weight Loss Food!

November 25, 2013

High in dietary fiber, low-fat protein, vitamins, and minerals, bulgur is an excellent addition to your low-calorie meal plan that offers bulk, and nutrients to fill you up and, therefore, eat less and lose weight. What is Bulgur? Bulgur is what’s left after wheat kernels have been steamed, dried, and crushed. In fact, making wheat […]

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Olive Oil – Natural Health, and Weight Loss Food!

November 20, 2013

According to the November 2nd issue of Woman’s World, Dancing with the Stars pro, Karina Smirnoff’s weight loss secret is a tablespoon of olive oil a day! The monounsaturated fat-rich olive oil is a key component of the scientifically acknowledged Mediterranean diet, and is known for its health and weight loss benefits. How  Can Olive […]

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Health and Weight Loss Benefits of Drinking Water

November 14, 2013

In biblical times water was the healthiest drink available, just as clean water is part of a healthy weight loss diet nowadays. “Daniel then said to the guard, whom the chief official had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, ‘Please test your servants for ten days: Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and […]

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Fall Foods for Weight Loss, Heart Health, and Immunity-Part Two

November 10, 2013

Here are some more health and weight loss staples of the fall season: Sweet Potatoes – One of the Unsung Heroes of a Fat-Fighting Diet Sweet potatoes have a reputation among health food advocates as one of the most densely nutritious low-calorie foods on the market. They are said to contain carotenoids that appear to […]

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Fall Foods for Weight Loss, Heart Health, and Immunity-Part One

November 7, 2013

Fall is the perfect time to try new, low in calories and high in fat-fighting fiber produce, packed with concentrated nutrients and flavors, to satisfy your taste buds, keep your health in shape, and help you lose weight at the same time! Moreover, in Chinese medicine, consuming foods that correspond to each season is thought […]

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How to Reduce Belly Fat

November 4, 2013

Here is some more expert advice on how to reduce belly fat: Research has shown that the current diet of the Western world is between 70 to 90 percent starch, sugar, and fat, the average sleep time is less than eight hours a night, and the number 1 form of activity is sitting. Studies show […]

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How to Speed up your Metabolism

October 31, 2013

What is metabolism? Simply put, metabolism is the process of turning the food you eat into energy. In fact, every cell in your body plays a role in the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, lungs pumping, and muscles moving. The faster your metabolism, the more calories […]

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Apples: Weight Loss and Health Benefits

October 29, 2013

Experts suggest that apples can help you lose weight. Here are some weight loss benefits of apples: They are low in calories and fat, and therefore, a great low-fat snack when you are in a hurry! Apples are low in sodium. Keeping your sodium low will help prevent water retention and excess water weight. The […]

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Gluten-free Diet for Weight Loss

October 24, 2013

 Seriously, can you lose weight on a gluten free diet? What is a Gluten-free diet, anyway? Simply put, a gluten-free diet is one that excludes gluten – a protein found usually in wheat, barley, rye, oats, and bran. As a matter of fact, some people have lost weight going gluten-free. They claim that everyone should […]

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More Fat-Burning Comfort Foods

October 18, 2013

Here are some more fat-burning comfort foods that will soothe your soul and delight your taste buds while helping you burn body fat. Red Wine Research suggests that the antioxidant resveratrol found in grape skins inhibits the production of fat cells. What’s more, a substance found naturally in red wine called calcium pyruvate helps fat […]

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Fat-Burning Comfort Foods

October 15, 2013

Believe it or not, some foods that soothe your souls and delight your taste buds, can help you burn body fat and lose weight as well! Here are some of the fat-burning comfort foods: Hot chocolate Science has shown that cocoa in hot chocolate contains antioxidants, which can  reduce the levels of the stress hormone […]

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Reflections on Body Fat Burning Diet

October 11, 2013

Did you know that there’s a definite difference between losing weight and losing fat? Well, experts suggest that to lose weight means to lose muscle, water and fat. But if so, is that what we want? The fact is, we want is to lose fat and keep the muscle because muscle requires more calories to […]

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How to Lose Body Fat Fast and Save Time

September 25, 2013

It’s a fact that, as we age, muscle mass declines, and metabolism slows, so we are definitely fighting an uphill battle when it comes to burning body fat and weight loss as a whole. So, in the light of this, is some flab inevitable with age? Some fitness experts suggest that it can be avoided […]

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Last Reflections on Okinawa Weight Loss Diet

March 26, 2013

Having shared with you some facts about the amazing health and weight loss benefits of herbs and spices, I am devoting this post to my final thoughts on the fascinating Okinawa weight loss diet. Here is what the advocates of this healthy weight loss diet suggest you do in order to burn fat and live […]

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Spices for Weight Loss and Healthy Living – Part Two

March 14, 2013

Research finds that spices are not just flavour powerhouses but also have disease preventing, health promoting and weight loss properties. For starters, Ginger is a strong antioxidant and an effective antimicrobial agent. It contains a good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, and magnesium, as well as Vitamins B-6 and B-5. In addition, the […]

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Spices for Weight Loss and Healthy Living – Part One

March 4, 2013

Spices are a tasty friend to dieters. They make the food you eat more flavorful and satisfying, which helps you eat less and lose weight. The super nutrients in them are thought to have the potential to boost metabolism, promote satiety, and potentially stimulate fat burning. In short, spices improve the overall quality of your […]

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Herbs for Weight Loss and Healthy Living – Part Three

February 27, 2013

As promised, I continue with the final part of my reflections on the health and weight loss benefits of herbs. How do herbs help you lose weight? Well, research has shown that they are powerful antioxidants, which, apart from keeping you healthy, help you with burning fat and, therefore, weight loss! Rosemary is exceptionally rich […]

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Herbs for Weight Loss and Healthy Living – Part Two

February 26, 2013

As I have already mentioned in my previous post, herbs and spices are among the most potent sources of antioxidants and are practically calorie-free but dense in nutrients which keep the body strong and energized during the fat burning process. Of all the culinary herbs, sage is perhaps the one with the broadest range of […]

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