Diet and Nutrition

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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How Low-Carb Weight Loss Diet Works

by Maria on April 10, 2015

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Eating prunes as part of a healthy lifestyle results in significant weight loss and waist circumference reduction. Though relatively high in calories for their size, prunes have a reputation as a dieter’s friend due to their being rich in  dietary fiber. They: Enhance fullness. Prevent constipation and contribute to normal bowel function. Keep hunger to […]

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Doctors and health professionals have discovered that Yacon Root Extract has health-promoting properties, and is highly effective in helping people lose weight in an almost effortless way by increasing metabolism, and acting as a natural appetite suppressant. In fact, Dr. Oz calls it “metabolism game changer”. What is Yacon ? The Yacon is a perennial […]

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It’s a fact that building muscle will help you burn more calories, increase your metabolism, and burn fat faster. Here are more muscle-building foods: Fish The fact is that to build muscle, you need to store new protein faster than your body breaks down the old stuff. Omega-3 fatty acids in fish can decrease muscle-protein […]

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If muscles were made from chips and beer, we’d look huge. The fact is, nutrition and fitness gurus insist that to build muscles we need to lift heavy weights and eat the right foods. Here are the diet foods you should eat, if you want to build muscle: 1.     Beef No food can beat the […]

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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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Appetite is both a psychological and physical phenomenon. Sometimes we eat when we’re bored, stressed, or just because it’s “time” to eat, even though we’re not really hungry. This article will show you the link between nutrition and diet and how to decrease your appetite naturally, as opposed to the many potentially dangerous weight loss […]

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Exciting new research indicates that the milk-derived compound, known as whey, may be a valuable weight-loss aid. Whey’s already well-established benefits include: Boosting the levels of glutathione (major antioxidant, present in cells, and responsible for detoxification, and elimination of environmental toxins); Facilitating immune function, and aiding in the fight against cancer. What Is Whey? Derived […]

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Juicing for Weight Loss and Health

by Maria on January 6, 2014

Adding nutrient-rich juices and smoothies to your healthy weight loss plan can help you lose weight, and improve your health. Let’s state the obvious – to lose weight fast, you must burn more calories than you consume. However, it can be a challenge to get all of the nutrients you need to perform your daily […]

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Running and walking are both excellent aerobic exercises which help promote weight loss, relieve stress, improve your sleep, elevate your mood, boost your energy level, help detoxify your body, decrease blood pressure, and cholesterol levels, and the risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease as well. However, beyond the parallel benefits, there are times, when […]

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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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Want to Lose Weight? Turn off the lights!

by Maria on December 26, 2013

It’s a fact that thermogenic processes in the body—including exertion through exercise and activity, generating heat in reaction to cold temperatures, digestion of food, and sleeping —raise metabolic rate, and cause the body to burn calories. Why is night-time darkness crucial for weight loss? New research indicates that the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, whose levels usually […]

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Lose Weight, Feel and Look Great with Avocado

by Maria on December 19, 2013

Avocado is a nutrient-dense, and a metabolism-enhancing food, worth adding to your healthy weight loss plan, if you want to lose weight, stay healthy and look great! To illustrate, nutrient-dense foods are those foods that provide vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber and other substances that may have positive health effects, with relatively few calories. They minimize, […]

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Lose Weight and Stay Healthy with Oats

by Maria on December 17, 2013

If you are serious about losing weight and staying healthy, you should consider including oats in your weight loss diet plan. How this Whole Grain Can Help you Lose Weight Oats have more soluble fiber than any other whole grain. The fiber in oats: Helps you feel full by triggering  hormones associated with fullness; Reduces […]

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The Power of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

by Maria on December 12, 2013

For many years, doctors and nutrition experts have preached that a low-fat diet is key to losing weight, and preventing health problems. However, research has shown that, more than just the amount of fat, it’s the types of fat you include in your healthy weight loss diet plan that really matter. While bad fats increase […]

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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

by Maria on 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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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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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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