healthy weight loss

Good Fat Rich Diet for Healthy Weight Loss

by Maria on April 29, 2015

“No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office”. George, Bernard Shaw Have you noticed that good fats are getting good press these days? And you are probably thinking: “Fat? Isn’t […]

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When it comes to losing weight, there are diet foods that you should have always handy with you, or available at home. They will help you fill up on something healthy, and low-calorie, and resist the temptation to eat something that you should not eat. 1.       To get a low-calorie energy boost, eat rich in […]

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Lose Weight and Stay Healthy with Ginseng

by Maria on December 29, 2013

This 5000 year old healer has traditionally been used as a restorative tonic to increase energy, stamina, and well being. In the past few decades, however, ginseng has been found highly effective for weight loss as well. Here’s How Ginseng Works When Included in your Weight Loss Plan: Ginseng can help you lose weight fast […]

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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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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 […]

How to Speed up your Metabolism

by Maria on 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

by Maria on 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

by Maria on 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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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 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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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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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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Did you know that herbs and spices are practically calorie-free but dense in nutrients which keep the body strong and energized during the fat burning process? Plus, they are among the most potent sources of antioxidants, have disease preventing and health promoting properties and may help with fat loss. Cilantro is a powerful, natural cleansing […]

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The advocates of the Okinawa Diet Plan attach great importance to eating good carbohydrates and water-rich foods for weight loss and healthy living. The reason? Carbohydrates are nutrients that include sugars, starches and fibers and are found in vegetables, fruits, milk, yogurt, beans, grains, bread, cookies, pasta and legumes. They keep the body’s organs running […]

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The Okinawa Weight Loss and Longevity Diet Plan advocates suggest that the following principles be observed for the purposes of  an effective healthy weight loss and longevity: 1. Make featherweight or lightweight diet foods the bulk of every meal. Most common featherweight diet foods include: water, tea, cucumber, lettuce, summer squash, winter squash, asparagus, bean […]

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More International How to Lose Weight Tricks

by Maria on December 23, 2012

It’s a fact, that the classic Chinese diet is perfect for weight loss control because it is made up of so many easy-to-digest, nutritious foods that are high in fiber and water. High fiber diet foods are very low in fat and calories. Therefore, you can eat plenty of water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, Chinese cabbage […]

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International Weight Control Tricks

by Maria on December 19, 2012

It is a fact, that you can lose weight and maintain it by eating healthy diet foods and regular physical exercise. Seriously, no need to deprive yourself of your favorite foods! It is important to point out, that we eat too much and our basic diet is overloaded with ingredients that keep us struggling to […]

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Fast weight loss cannot last because it requires adapting to very difficult eating habits and an impossible-to-live-with lifestyle. In fact, like any quick fix it is doomed to failure. Moreover, fast weight loss can be very unhealthy and even dangerous! Slow weight loss, on the other hand, is a successful, long-term weight loss program, founded […]

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What is vegan? Simply put, a vegan is someone who abstains from meat, dairy, seafood, eggs, honey and, essentially, anything that may have a remnant of animal in it. The reasons?  Concerns about animal cruelty and/or a desire to lose weight and be healthy. The idea of a vegan diet is that we should be […]

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Thoughts on a Spectacular Weight Loss Story

by Maria on November 30, 2012

As I was browsing the Web the other day, I came across an article about this 27-year old man by the name of Andrew having had lost weight by healthy eating and regular exercise. Was I surprised? Of course not! It has always been my belief that permanent weight loss can be achieved by means […]