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Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:54:59 -0500


What's All The Fuss About The Raw Food Diet?

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:40:57 -0600

Up until recently many experts (and the general public) did not see a connection between diet and health. Thankfully, there is a now a more growing awareness between the food we eat and the state of our health. This awareness has brought the raw food diet a little more into the spotlight. So exactly is a raw food diet? Here's a quick look at the basics...

The Ketogenic Diet

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 07:12:11 -0600

The ketogenic diet is a very popular option to get your health on track very quickly. It's very different from other diets you have experienced and works really well for many people.

Longer Life With A Healthy Diet

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:33:45 -0600

Health is far better than wealth. Better health is considered essential for human happiness and well-being. Persons who are physically and mentally healthy also play a very vital role in the economic growth of their country as they are more productive and live longer

Natural Ways to Lose Weight or Burn Fat Review

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 11:35:45 -0600

Do you know that at least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese? (From Research) Do you know that a lot of health-related issues and challenges are related to obesity?

All About Intermittent Fasting

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 11:00:28 -0600

Intermittent Fasting is a dietary strategy of not eating for a set period of time. What people don't realize is that there are many different types of intermittent fasting strategies, each with their own individual set of benefits ranging from weight loss to improved brain power.

To Be or Not To Be: A Debate on Veganism

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 07:19:28 -0600

Veganism could work in numerous ways to bring about a transformation in our lives. This comes with health benefits, reduced stress on the environment and is also a more efficient way to make the best out of our natural resources.

Is a Full Fletched Millets Diet Good For You?

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 07:26:28 -0600

One is just about sure to have heard about millets or may even have tried out millets at some time in the past. But it very often happens that people are caught unaware of the qualities that this food grain is possessed with. Nutrition content of millets may take one by surprise. If one makes millets a part of one's daily diet, it comes with a host of benefits for one's health.

Popular Food Fads You Should Not Believe

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:17:24 -0500

Food fads are rampant, with many believing them without looking into the evidence. Here are some of the common ones that medical practitioners hear from some of their patients.

Diet Shmiet

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:37:10 -0500

I've searched my entire life for the perfect diet and tried just about every single one, from Atkins to Paleo, to the 4-Hour Body, to fasting. I've never been more than about five to ten pounds overweight at any given time, but the thought of letting it go beyond that scares the crap out of me, so I have become obsessive about diet and good nutrition. I have a pair of brown corduroy cutoff shorts from when I was eighteen.

Paleo CrossFit Combo

Mon, 01 May 2017 06:54:19 -0500

Paleo and CrossFit are often used together. It is a fact that you will get better results with dieting by exercising also. You will get better results with an exercise routine, by adding a sensible diet.

The Secrets of Snacking on a Diet Exposed

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:04:22 -0500

Low blood sugar contributes to crabbiness and too little concentration. The minimal sodium and higher potassium content assists in maintaining normal blood pressure levels. Please be aware that this reaction is unsafe to do at home.

Paleo Fanatics and Foods That Ruin Your Life

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:58:38 -0500

Have you ever met a Paleo fanatic? I have. In truth they are just like any fanatic, annoying.

Gluten Free Diet - What You Should Know

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 07:55:54 -0500

Gluten is a combination of a variety of proteins that is found most often in wheat and other grains like rye and barley. In baked goods it adds the chewiness and texture to the products. It is also used in other foods as a thickener for broths and soups, protein supplement, and flavor enhancer. Some develop an intolerance or allergy to gluten and have to go on a gluten free diet. This happens because your body is unable to break down or digest the gluten protein. If you are new to this type of diet here are some things that you should know.

The Diet Plan of Female Wrestlers

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:39:26 -0500

Hey ladies, if you are in awe with the achievement of 'Phogat sisters', then lets take a look at the detailed diet plan of female wrestlers. As we all know how the amazing 'Phogat sisters' made India proud with their atypical interest in 'wrestling' a predominantly male sport. The famous saying, "Behind every independent and successful woman is a father who blindly trusts their children and not the society" rightly describes the dedication and undying faith of an enthusiastic father for his children.

Are Carbs Killing Your Brain?

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:08:09 -0500

It is OK that it may be a bit dramatic, but perhaps not as dramatic as you would think. The latest research seems to confirm among other things, that too much grains can increase your chances of serious cognitive disorders. We are all too Familiar with Alzheimer's and Dementia

Beating the Calories With Wise Dieting

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:59:01 -0500

How important is your diet for weight loss? Your diet is the cornerstone of your quest for weight loss. You should not rely solely on exercise when it comes to torching fat because it is your diet that has the biggest impact on your weight.

Salt Lake City Tacothon (Cheat Day on My Diet in Preparation for a Muay Thai Fight)

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:11:27 -0600

In preparation for a Muay Thai fight, I tried out a new diet. As part of the diet, I am allowed 1 cheat day. Follow some friends and I as we travel through downtown Salt Lake City in search of the best taco in town.

What Is The Paleo Diet?

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:57:42 -0600

The term paleo diet is synonymous with the caveman diet or Paleolithic diet. From the terms, it is clear that the paleo diet is primarily the diet that the Paleolithic human used to consume in the past. It is often touted as the healthiest diet since it discourages the use or consumption of processed foods in addition to the new foods that people stated eating after the Neolithic man. The Paleolithic man's diet was basically made up of meat, fruits, and roots. As the saying goes 'if a caveman din't eat, you should not eat it too'.

Paleohacks Cookbook Recipe Review

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:07:31 -0600

Are you in search of recipes that promote fat burning and weight loss? Are you in need of a comprehensive guide rich in paleo recipes? The Paleohacks cookbook recipe is one of the simplest and most comprehensive guides when it comes to easy paleo recipes

Paleo Hacks Cookbook Recipes

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 06:56:53 -0600

Paleo hacks cookbook recipes are easy to make and are very affordable for even the most frugal person in the kitchen. The easy paleo recipes can be spread out throughout your work week without weighing you down.

Your Health Starts Here: Enrich Your Well Being - Eat Better Food

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:02:32 -0600

All of this starts at the moment you go shopping. Shopping smart is the beginning for better health. What you don't buy or bring home you can't eat. There you have your choice, it can become a lower weight shopping basket, or a lower blood pressure or an anti arthritis shopping basket etc. These are our choices, everything has a beginning in life, such as good health, bad health, and how we manage it. Most of the time these are our own choices.

Successful Diets

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:52:40 -0600

Successful Diets and Why Most Diets are Doomed to Failure Is there a reason why some people go on successful diets while the majority are doomed to failure? The reason most diets are doomed to failure at the outset could be because of a simple mistake.

Want Success? Don't Set Goals, Do This Instead!

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 09:49:39 -0600

Goal setting, exactly what is it? 1. You say you want to achieve (goal) something 2. You set a date or time in which to achieve it 3. You write out a plan of action 4. You follow that plan of action and... 5. You FAIL to achieve the stated goal Why?

Healthy, Healing Comfort Food You Will Love

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:00:01 -0600

Paleo-friendly recipe with vegan alternatives, plus ideas for what to use to replace un-friendly-to-your-health ingredients in your favorite comfort food recipes. See how delicious, rich, and satisfying food can be with these options, and you'll still feel good after eating them!

Alkaline Diet - A Great Cure for Healing and Rejuvenating Your Body

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 10:49:38 -0500

Everything in nature exists in balance. Balance is very fundamental for the proper functioning and healthy existence of all life forms. When our body and mind is out of balance, we make ourselves vulnerable to diseases and ailments.

The Best Chronic Kidney Disease Diet for a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:25:32 -0500

The chronic kidney disease diet includes the above. Besides, there are other items that have taken as a part of the renal diet includes a lot of veggies that include cranberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, cherries, red grapes, fish, egg whites, olive oil. Using the above items along with appropriate medication, the patient can be fully fit after a few months. The patient can expect to lead a normal and healthy life.

Three Ways to Have Fun and Avoid Weight-Gain on a Gluten-Free Diet

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:50:42 -0500

People sometimes gain weight on a gluten-free diets due to high carbohydrate content. Discover ways to combat that easily and actually add more flavor, richness, and satisfaction than with traditional food!

Weight Loss on a Low-Carb Diet

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:07:52 -0500

Low-carb diets are extremely helpful for people who want to lose weight quickly and without giving up on meat products. If you're one such people and want to know about low-carb diets in details, then this article is the one for you.

12 Nutrition Tips for Vegetarian Bodybuilders

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:00:11 -0500

Being a successful vegetarian bodybuilder is possible. You will just need to work harder to increase your protein levels and get your nutrition in order.

Best Diet For Diverticulitis

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:58:03 -0500

We often experience abdominal pain especially if we overeat or are under stress; however if the symptoms are frequent, it might be time for you to visit your family doctor for any underlying condition that you might have. For people who are in their 40's, one of the common health problems that faces them is diverticulitis.

GM Diet - Jump Start Your Weight Loss

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:25:23 -0500

The GM diet is a great diet plan to kick start your weight loss journey. This article would show how to follow the GM Diet plan in easy to follow steps. If you follow through on the recommendations in this article, you are looking at a healthier lifestyle change.

Fat Burning Kitchen Review - Does Fat Burning Kitchen Really Work?

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:53:02 -0500

Are you looking for more information about Fat Burning Kitchen? This is a very popular nutrition guide which provides readers with helpful tips to reduce their excessive body fats through many effective and innovative ways...

Paleo Guidelines: Everything You Need to Know About The Paleo Lifestyle

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:53:03 -0500

Without question, the paleo diet is sweeping the world of health and nutrition. Though this style of eating has been around for years, it is now receiving unprecedented popularity. As the popularity of this caveman inspired way of eating grows, it is easy for confusion and misconceptions to arise.

Paleo Diet Beginners - Read This Guide To Get Started!

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:43:54 -0500

This article discusses which basic types of foods should and should not be eaten on a paleo diet. It also discusses some simple steps that you can take in order to make sure you have a successful start with the paleo diet.

The Benefits of Mixing MCT Oil Into Your Ketogenic Diet Plan

Tue, 24 May 2016 07:57:32 -0500

In life, we're always talking about must haves. If you're driving a high end car, you must have the top of the line motor oil coursing through its cylinders. If you're competing at a high level in a track competition, state of the art running shoes are a must have. When you're celebrating a huge quarter at the office, the finest bourbon is a must have. I would submit to you, that if you're serious about a ketogenic lifestyle, MCT Oil is a must have.

Fruit for an "Etched Physique" 3% Body-Fat

Wed, 18 May 2016 08:15:34 -0500

Let me get directly to the point! I love fruit- to me fruit is nature's candy! When I was young and dumb to nutrition, diet and health, all the bodybuilders told me "stay away from fruit if you want to lose fat". You'll never get down to 3% body-fat eating fruit unless you are using steroids and pharmaceutical (speed) fat burners.

Understanding The No Carb Diet

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:21:15 -0500

There's a lot of misunderstanding about a no carb diet. This article explains the details and contrasts it against a low carb diet. Learn about the components of a no carb diet and the effects of such a diet plan on your body.

Paleo Diet - Lose Weight and Eat Healthy

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:24:52 -0500

Do I need a Paleo Diet Plan? 50,000 years ago, when men were hunters and gatherers, it was okay to "eat-up" in order to develop layers of fat, as that would be useful in the winter when food was hard to find. That's not a problem anymore. Today, we get a constant supply of processed and refined foods such as chocolates, sodas and sugars, which are really bad for us.

Detox Diets - Good? Bad?

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 13:11:29 -0500

Let's start with, "What are toxins?" Toxins are chemicals known to have unfavorable effects on the human body. They can be found in food (or substances used in growing food), water and even in the air.

Top Foods to Include in a Low Carb Diet Plan

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 08:26:26 -0600

When you talk about a low carb diet plan, it involves a diet eating natural and unprocessed foot containing minimal carbohydrates. It's been proven scientifically that a low carb diet plan helps with weight loss while optimizing health and lowering the risk of any disease.

4 Common Diet Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 13:18:20 -0600

Diet comes in handy when you are losing weight. You need to take it right for you to get ideal results. Unfortunately, many people tend to make many diet mistakes thus they don't lose weight as expected. Here are 4 diet mistakes made by many people make and how to avoid them:

7 Benefits of a Low-Carb Diet Plan

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 10:01:16 -0600

A very popular diet used nowadays to help lose weight is the low-carb diet plan. As the name implies, the diet is based on consuming more of proteins and limiting your carbohydrates.

Your Guide For Getting Started With The Alkaline Diet

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:37:23 -0600

Heard many things about the alkaline diet? Read on to find the things that may matter in getting started.

12 Top Tips for Success With Your Grapefruit Diet

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:15:51 -0600

The grapefruit diet does not propagate just eating grapefruit as many envision. There are lots of food varieties you can eat, and if you follow these top tips, you will be able to successfully lose weight with the diet.

Fad Diet Dangers

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 06:18:10 -0600

Quick weight-loss or fad diets don't work. If you are evaluating diets now, be aware of these sales pitches and stay clear.

How to Lose Weight Fast With the Cabbage Soup Diet

Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:28:36 -0600

Unlike many other popular diets that work fast the cabbage soup diet has no adverse side effects, is cheap, and quite effective. This diet is a fast, fat burning diet and the secret is that you will burn more calories than you take in. It will flush your system of impurities and give you a feeling of well being.

Paleo Cooking Recipes

Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:01:11 -0600

Just a few years ago Paleo recipes were scarce. But the good news is in 2016 Paleo cooking recipes are quite plentiful affording users the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of tasty, succulent Paleo meals. In the past the indigenous habitants on many continents ate natural foods which enabled them to build up a strong immunity to diseases and parasites that normally would invade the body.

Bistro MD Vs Diet To Go - Which Is Best For You?

Mon, 04 Jan 2016 12:40:17 -0600

Trying to decide between Bistro MD vs Diet To Go? These are both very popular diet food delivery services that deliver weight loss meals to your home nation-wide. But there are some key differences. This article will review what you need to know!

Bistro MD Vs Fresh Diet - What's the Difference? Which Is Best For You?

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 12:22:15 -0600

Trying to decide between Bistro MD and the Fresh Diet? How do they compare? And which is best for you? Here's a review of what you need to know.

This Is Not A Diet Plan - But You Can Still Lose Weight!

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 07:56:09 -0600

The following information can change your life. No, its not a cure all. However, it can change the way you look at the word "diet". Finally, something has come along that can make losing weight easy without taking weird pills etc.

Why the Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:03:44 -0600

The Mediterranean Diet has been widely recommended by nutritionists and medical professionals for many years now thanks to all of the health benefits the diet provides. It is also a largely preferred diet by people of all ages because of the delicious and inexpensive options this diet provides. However, for elderly and senior participants, the Mediterranean Diet has many pros such as decreasing the risk of Alzheimer's Disease.

Liquid Diets For Weight Loss

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:33:47 -0600

Just like the name indicates, liquid diets indicate you are obtaining all, or at least nearly all, of your calories from beverages. Many liquid diets are restricted to fresh fruit or vegetable drinks, or shakes, that take the place of all your food, consumed three to four times per day. Other forms of liquid diets change out only one or two daily meals (generally the morning meal and the noon-time meal) with beverages, after which you have a wholesome evening meal.

Best Diets for Weight Loss - The Fruit and Vegetable Diet

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:06:45 -0600

Vegetables and fruits are a part of each and every nutritious diet, however they can be particularly beneficial if weight loss is among your main goals. Almost all vegetables and fruits are healthy and full of minerals and vitamins that your system requires, however particular kinds are lower in calories and rich in dietary fiber, two characteristics that will lead to fat burning results. Talk about a weight-loss system with your physician or a licensed dietitian to build the ideal plan for you.

How the Paleo, Zone, and Blood Type Diet Come Together In Your Journey To Feeling Good

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:40:47 -0600

Fine tuning your best foods, means living off the food God gave for you. No processed foods. Just basic ordinary health and life giving foods. Knowing which your body needs can be determined by your genetics, and your ancestry.

Cereal Diet For Weight Loss

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 06:36:47 -0600

Having a bowl of cereal two times per day can result in considerable weight loss, studies have discovered. Research has verified that enjoying cereal for your morning meal and at lunch time, and then an ordinary dinner, will help the overweight lose the excess pounds.

The Banting Diet Food List - What Can You Eat When Banting?

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:39:20 -0600

If you haven't yet heard of Banting, it is one of the latest diets condoning a low carbohydrate and high fat lifestyle. The hardest part of any diet is knowing what you can and can't eat. which is why we have put together The Banting Diet Food List. This list categorises all of the foods that you can eat and those that you should avoid when "Banting".

Atkins And Ketosis

Mon, 02 Nov 2015 07:06:15 -0600

Ketosis happens if a person is ingesting a minimal amount of carbs from the foods he consumes, like you are doing in the Induction phase of Atkins. Lots of people stuck at body weight plateaus during a car-restricted diet plan are finding optimum ketosis beneficial. It is the thing that may burn the body fat away again.

Understanding the Concept of Alkaline Vitamin Enhanced Water

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:53:19 -0500

A lot has been written about the alkaline diet and availability of alkaline water. Read on to find some of the crucial advantages and related facts.

What Is The Paleo Diet And Is It Right For Me?

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 14:20:57 -0500

The paleo diet has received much attention in the recent years. However, there are so many diets out there today that it is hard to chose which one is right for a person. If you are struggling to find out which one will work with your own personal diet goals and expectations, this article will help address that and find out if going paleo is right for you.

How Olive Oil Should Be an Essential Part of Your Diet

Fri, 18 Sep 2015 09:45:35 -0500

There are several ways to go about your health. It depends on each individual how they treat their health. Some people are extremely health conscious while some tend to neglect it. These days most people, especially teenagers are too much into junk food. They depend on it without worrying about the consequences they are going to face in the future.

Best Diets (Ranked)

Fri, 18 Sep 2015 06:32:54 -0500

The best diets are ranked by doctors, nutritionalists and dietitians for U. S. News and World Report(1) annually. There are many factors that go into the ranking like its heart and diabetes ratings, weight loss potential, ease of following and best plant based diets. These different ratings are combined to afford its overall rating.

Which Is The Best Diet? Dukan, Dorm Room, Paleo, Raw Food, Alkaline or Cambridge?

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:59:01 -0500

Despite the claims of an overwhelming number of diets, there is no choice but to eat what mother nature serves you when other diets are tried and found wanting. For natural foods have all the nutrients you will ever need for good health. Firstly, the Dr Dukan diet supports a high intake of proteins which can be rather costly and cause liver and heart problems, as well as weight gain. In the case of the Dorm Room Diet, it is helpful to point out the difference between a synthetic and a natural product. Further, a paleo meal plan does not make room for grains and eliminates a great safe food source. In addition, the raw food diet must consider that some whole foods are more digestible when cooked. Abounding with alkalizing foods. the Chinese plant-based diet is nicely balanced by including acid-producing foods although an excess of either type is unhealthy. Notably, the Cambridge Diet misses out on the raw food aspect while the Fasting Diet may sound redundant when your body will detoxify itself when given enough water and fiber.

Transactional Versus Transformational

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:04:13 -0500

Many undertakings fall under the category of either transactional or transformational. Transactional jobs or life changes require work and effort in a business sense. One might move one list of tasks into another file or transfer them to a new person. Transformational changes requires much more dedication.

The Mediterranean Diet for Everyone

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:35:24 -0500

In our attempt to find the best diet for health and longevity, the research behind the Mediterranean diet certainly seems to put it in that category. If you eat the Mediterranean diet, studies show that your will not only have longer life expectancy, but will reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and hypertension.

How To Start A Vegan Diet - Without Losing Your Mind

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:05:01 -0500

Want to try a vegan diet but not sure where to start? Here are several ways to make the transition much easier - so you can be healthier and have success with a vegan diet!

Vegetables a Must to Incorporate Into Your Diet to Minimise Inflammation

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:37:16 -0500

Inflammation is a normal part of the body's immune response; we need some of that, but in moderation. Although, when it gets out of control like in the case of rheumatoid arthritis, it can actually do damage to the body. Surprisingly, foods have a great role to play for our general health and the same applies when it comes to inflammation control. All of the good food from nature doesn't make one plant healthier than the other. Although food found in nature gives you a different way of good health. The secret in this is you should always strive to eat a variety of natures foods than having too much of the same.

Explore the Benefits of Going Vegan

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:26:36 -0500

Veganism is much more than not eating anything that has blood running through its veins or a living being with a mother. There are many that choose to be vegan out of compassion for animals and that is a personal choice.

What's Your Diet Personality? 3 Questions To Ask

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:46:28 -0500

What kind of diet personality are you? Sometimes the key to losing weight isn't about the diet - it's about matching the right plan to your personality and lifestyle. Here's a 3 question quiz to find the best diet for you!

6 Mistakes You Are Most Likely Making When Taking The Paleo Diet

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:22:13 -0500

While the Paleo diet is a great diet, there are some people who don't get the results that they expect. Here are some of the reasons why these people fail on the diet: Taking A Lot Nut Although, nuts provide you with a lot of calories and fiber, you should avoid taking plenty of them especially if you have a digestive problem. If you have a problem, you should avoid the nuts in your diet until your digestion is perfect.

The Paleo Diet and Omega 3 Benefits

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:45:28 -0500

Omega 3 is a vital fatty acid for your health and it is really important to get enough of it. Luckily, the paleo diet could help you to get enough omega 3. In this article I am going to tell you why this is the case. Not only is your omega 3 intake important, but your body?s omega 6:3 ratio might be even more important than your omega 3 intake in itself. keep on reading to learn why.

Should I Be Vegan or Vegetarian? What's the Difference?

Tue, 26 May 2015 06:04:06 -0500

Going vegan, or vegetarian, is a great way to eat smarter, lose weight, burn fat and feel full of energy. Choosing to live a healthier lifestyle starts with your diet. Nutritionists and health experts now realize that up to 70% of your physical fitness level is directly the result of your diet. So good for you for deciding to go vegan or vegetarian. By the way, what is the difference? A vegan is definitely a vegetarian, but not all vegetarians are vegans. And what is this pescatarian thing anyway?

7 Smart Holiday Survival Tips For Vegans

Fri, 22 May 2015 07:18:18 -0500

Being vegan can be tough around the holidays. Holiday celebrations in the UK, Canada, Asia, Australia and especially the United States are not necessarily conducive to a vegan, or even vegetarian, lifestyle. You can make it through though, without falling prey to the tasty animal-based foods and deserts that seem to be everywhere. Remember these 7 smart holiday tips for vegans, and you may even convert a few friends or family members to your way of life.

11 Sneaky "Vegetarian Sounding" Foods That Really Aren't

Fri, 22 May 2015 06:57:42 -0500

More and more people are turning to the vegetarian lifestyle. Unfortunately, as new converts adopt this healthy, energy-filled, fat-burning way of life, several assumptions about certain foods are made. In truth, some "vegetarian sounding" foods even fool veteran plant-based eaters by delivering animal byproducts and other non-vegetarian components. Steer clear of the following 11 sneaky foods that most people think all of that is vegetarian, but really are not.

10 Verastile Vegan Staple Foods

Fri, 22 May 2015 06:57:31 -0500

Living la vida vegan has so many health benefits. You burn fat, you lose weight until you return to your unique and healthy weight. Your skin and hair become stronger and younger looking, and your heart is healthier. Your mind is quicker, your immunity system is boosted so you fight infection and disease, and your entire body looks and feels better. Keep the following 10 vegan staples in your plant-based pantry and you ensure all of those health benefits are delivered with every meal.

Incorporating Vegan Eating Into A Paleo Diet: Secrets You'll Wish You Knew One Year Ago

Thu, 21 May 2015 06:31:41 -0500

The Paleo diet is currently one of the most popular diets within the fitness community and the general population. While the diet promotes the consumption of fresh vegetables, eggs, meat, fish, herbs, spices and some nuts, it has been strongly criticised by scientific experts for its condemnation of grain and dairy products and in some cases fruit. These experts including dietitians and medical doctors are often critical of the paleo diet for its strict rules and the elimination of core foods such as dairy and grains, which, is not backed by credible scientific evidence. Some have also raised concerns regarding the high saturated fat intake the diet promotes in the form of animal fats such as lard, duck fat, and butter in addition to its liberal use of coconut butter and oil.

Do You Struggle With Incorporating Vegan Eating Into A Paleo Diet?

Thu, 21 May 2015 06:30:54 -0500

When you stop to think of the dismal health conditions in the United States and other parts of the world because of our diet choices, you realize just how much damage we done to ourselves. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America for both men and women. Preventable heart attacks account for most of these deaths. 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese. 1/3 of all U.S. kids are overweight or obese and obesity is being diagnosed more and more at very young ages. We eat like there's no tomorrow, and then we pay the price, and not just individually but as a society when health care costs are in the billions due to preventable conditions.

The 500 Calorie Diet

Wed, 20 May 2015 07:10:26 -0500

The 500 Calorie Diet is a great way to lose weight quickly without the need for exercise! Both men and women have received results by participating in this diet. Although this diet is not meant to be done long term, it is a great short term solution for weight loss.

Why I Used Meat Substitutes In Vegetarian Diets To Achieve My Goals

Wed, 20 May 2015 06:35:30 -0500

Using Tofu, Seitan, TVP and Tempeh as Meat Substitutes in Vegetarian Diets - One of the big challenges in those people who want to eat a vegetarian diet is getting enough protein. In regular diets, meat provides a great deal of the protein we get as part of the daily diet-something not available in a vegetarian diet. Beans provide some protein as well as things like tofu, seitan, textured vegetable protein, and tempeh. What are these unusual forms of protein and where do they come from? What are these protein sources?

8 Facts You Need To Know About The Top Vegetarian Diet Myths

Wed, 20 May 2015 06:34:16 -0500

Probably the healthiest eating pattern you can follow is that of a vegetarian or vegan. However, people (especially meat eaters) or individuals who tend to like fast food often classify vegetarians, or those who practice the lifestyle, as being frail in frame or anemic. However, those are just two of the "myth-conceptions" that are perceived by people who are not accustomed to eating vegetarian or vegan cuisine. In fact, many of the vegetables and fruits that are featured in vegetarian menu plans are nutrition-rich and low in calories.

To People Who Want To Start A Vegitarian Diet - But Can't Get Started

Wed, 20 May 2015 06:31:24 -0500

A vegetarian diet is, by definition, a diet which is free of animal flesh, bird and fish. A vegan diet is a vegetarian diet which does not involve eating any form of animal based products. There are other forms of vegetarian diets, such as lacto-ovo, which involves eating eggs and milk, but no animal flesh. Benefits - The reasons one chooses a vegetarian or vegan diet are varied. Some choose it for a healthier lifestyle, others are concerned with eating living things, and religion is another reason as well as concern of the effects the meat industry has on the environment.

How To Build Muscle on a Vegan Diet

Mon, 18 May 2015 06:50:49 -0500

Muscle builders and weight training enthusiasts typically assume that it is difficult to build muscle on a vegan diet, given its lack of animal-based protein. However, what they don't realize is that vegan diets feature plenty in the way of plant-based proteins. Moreover, plant proteins contain very little fat as compared to meat that can elevate cholesterol levels and increase the risk of a heart attack. It is protein that builds muscle NOT meat.

How To Lose Weight With A Vegetarian Or Vegan Diet

Mon, 18 May 2015 06:50:47 -0500

Many people embark on vegetarian and vegan diets motivated by a view that it will help them control their weight. It is true that a recent study found that vegans weigh on average 30 pounds less than meat eaters do. While technically a plant diet should be lower in calories because fruits and vegetables are naturally lower in calories than meat and dairy, it is important to realize that it can quickly turn unhealthy and very unsupportive to weight loss. For example, vegans who eat junk food, like chips, cakes, and cookies all day, all of which are vegan, but hardly conducive to healthy weight management or weight loss.

How To Assess If A Vegetarian Diet Is For You

Mon, 18 May 2015 06:49:45 -0500

The best way to assess if a vegetarian diet is for you is to get a full understanding of what it entails. Making a significant diet transition is never easy, and choosing to eat meat free is definitely a major change, that especially depends on the reasons you choose to do so. For example, the choice of going vegan for ethical reasons such as being against the slaughter of animals for food may be more motivating and easier to stick with than eliminating meat to lower cholesterol, while still loving the thought of that grilled steak. Below is a breakdown of all a vegetarian diet entails. Use this information to determine if this type of lifestyle is right for you.

Herbs And Spices For Health And To Spice Up Vegetarian Cooking

Fri, 15 May 2015 08:28:02 -0500

One reason some people don't stick with a vegetarian lifestyle is they feel it gets monotonous, no one likes having the same kind of foods repeatedly, and we don't blame you. The problem is often people don't know quite how to add variety to their dishes instead they just make what they know. Read on to learn our best tips for creating new and exciting dishes and for adding pizazz using herbs and spices to the old favorites your love.

Can Vegetarian Diets Reduce Risks Of Cancer?

Fri, 15 May 2015 08:28:00 -0500

It is a well-known fact that plant foods are the most nutritious for the human body. Nature did its job by providing us with fortifying natural foods that when eaten in their whole and natural states provide us with energy, good health and the ability to prevent chronic disease. Now if we can just stay away from the drive-thru and put down the Twinkies we may all live to be a hundred years old. Vegetarians follow a plant-based diet that eliminates meat, poultry, fish and sometimes dairy. Vegans follow a stricter plan that only allows for the intake of plant foods and absolutely no animal products or foods that are made from animals, such as butter. Many studies have been done into the connection between these types of diets and cancer prevention.

Akaline Vs Acidic Debacle

Mon, 11 May 2015 13:00:35 -0500

Some people love alkaline diets and water. People say it's healthier and eating more fruits and vegetables is, But alkaline is a myth and can be deadly too.

YOU: On a Diet

Mon, 11 May 2015 06:57:17 -0500

The YOU Diet believes that you need to stop trying and start living.. You need to reprogram your body so that your food choices and overall lifestyle become enjoyable and energizing routines, not stressful burdens.

The "You Are What You Eat" Diet

Mon, 11 May 2015 06:55:21 -0500

"You Are What You Eat" tries to help you learn to use your own body as a guide for determining your dietary needs. Follow the prescribed Diet of Abundance and specific regimens of vitamins, spices, and herbs, the diet promises, and you will lose weight, have increased energy, and relieve your digestive, hormonal, and immunity-related problems. This plan pledges that you'll have better health and a sustained appetite, and you'll banish your cravings for unhealthy foods.

Captain Obvious Goes on a Diet

Thu, 07 May 2015 07:28:09 -0500

There are no supplements that cause weight to "fall off." There are no creams one can rub into herself to cause weight loss. If you've ever wondered why diet ads sound fake, it's because too many of them are. This piece helps you identify false claims in diet ads.

Some Warning Signs About Your Eating Habits

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:05:32 -0500

Almost any medical or dietary professional will tell you that it is better to prevent an eating problem altogether or to minimize its scale, than to try and treat it once it has developed. It is also true that sometimes when talking to people who are clearly obese, even if not to particularly serious levels, they do not realise how their current eating habits are likely to yield more and more trouble for their weight and overall health in the future.

Low Fat Diet Health Benefits

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:10:44 -0500

When people think of low fat diets, they generally think of weight loss. While limiting daily fat intake will typically result in some weight loss, there are many other health benefits that make following a low fat diet a good option for anyone.

The Grapefruit Solution

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:27:19 -0500

Pucker up and get ready to savor grapefruit at every meal. On The Grapefruit Solution, this citrus fruit is the secret to losing weight. But don't be distressed: you can choose fruit, juice, or a supplement version of this wonder fruit.

The Gotti Diet

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:25:58 -0500

If Frank Gotti can transform himself from obese to fit, so can you. Or so promises The Gotti Diet. Heartthrob Frank Gotti Agnello from TV's "Growing up Gotti" has enlisted the help of his doctor, his lacrosse coach, and his mother to write a diet book.

The Fasting Diet

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 08:45:47 -0500

For detoxifying your body and reversing disease, there is no better method than fasting. According to The Fasting Diet, you need to fast because of the increased pesticides, fungicides, toxins, and antibiotics in our food and water supply. The Fasting Diet suggests that you should view fasting as a state of enhanced repair, rejuvenation, and healing rather than as a way of starving or depriving yourself of food.

Reasons Why You Need To Avoid Soft Drinks

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:41:09 -0500

With summer incoming, soft drink companies have started their roll. From cricket matches to soccer games to daily TV soaps, soft drinks are advertised in the midst of each event or show. But a few are aware of the adverse effect of soft drinks.

The Dorm Room Diet

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:49:42 -0500

The "freshman 15" can be avoided if you consciously decide to sit on the sidelines during late-night pizza binges! Living the college life often translates into late-night studying while snacking on junk food, ordering pizza after a long night of partying, and forgetting about that pastime once practiced in high school - exercise. With the stress of exams and all of the changes taking place as you enter college, it is easy to forget about all of the healthy eating habits you once had at home.

Why Should You Start A Vegan Lifestyle

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:37:17 -0600

With so many people around the world looking to embark on a greener lifestyle it is no wonder that the Vegan lifestyle is receiving a large amount of attention lately as well. From people who are looking to embark in just some minor changes to those who are looking to completely revamp their entire lifestyle.

A Paleo Diet Menu

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:55:35 -0600

A paleo diet menu seems to be a rather contentious issue at the moment with different people stating different opinions. It should be blatantly obvious to even the blind that the food that we eat today does not, I repeat does not do us any favours.

Organic Panic

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:12:46 -0600

Organic eating seems to be the trending topic now a days. From television, to celebrities and social media, it seems that organic clean eating and fitness are in this season. For those of you who don't eat organic, I warn you that you're likely growing alien pods or baby rat formations inside your belly.

Caveman Diet - The 21st Century Diet?

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:16:35 -0600

A Caveman Diet is also known as the Paleo Diet. It is called a caveman diet because you basically eat like a caveman! No processed foods, sugar, or stuff...