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Thu, 06 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400In the age of the ever-changing diet regimen, it doesn't hurt to have a program that offers more than 20 different weight-loss programs, nutrition and fitness plans personalized to your wants and needs. Nobody knows this better than the gurus of online dieting, eDiets.com. Founded more than 10 years ago, eDiets.com offers a wide scope of programs including the Atkins Nutritional Approach, the Mayo Clinic Plan, the Mediterranean Diet and other healthy-living plans.
Fri, 31 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500It may sound like the name of a scientific experiment. In reality, the Schwarzbein Principle is another variation of a low-carb, high-protein diet. However, more than weight loss Dr. Schwarzbein's plan strives to stop accelerated aging and prevent disease.
Fri, 31 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Finally, a weight-loss plan tailored to the busiest lifestyle. Welcome to NutriSystem, an online diet center that delivers pre-packaged meals and desserts to your doorstep. Throughout the day, enjoy five balanced meals (2 of which are snacks) that integrate just the right amounts complex carbohydrates (55%), protein (25%) and fat (20%).
Thu, 30 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Perhaps one of the notable diets of the decade, The Zone plan is a ground-breaking phenomenon that has taken the world of weight loss by storm. Thanks to a flurry of A-list Hollywood celebrities including Jennifer Anniston, Brad Pitt, Madonna and Bill Clinton, the Zone has been on the tip of everyone's tongue as a balanced, common-sense way to achieve optimum health and weight loss.
Thu, 30 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Cut sugar to trim fat. That's the novel approach behind the Sugar Busters program. According to the physicians who created the concept, it's not fat or calories that contribute to obesity - it's an overabundance of the sweet stuff. Sugar causes the body to produce insulin, and too much insulin packs on the pounds. Check out your favorite snack or salad dressing and it's likely high in sugar, especially if it bears the fat-free or low-fat label.
Thu, 30 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500It's the hottest, most talked about beach since the French Riviera. Ironically, it has absolutely nothing to do with sunbathing, swimming or sand, but everything to do with giving your diet the ultimate makeover. Created by Dr. Arthur Agatston, the South Beach Diet has become one of the most popular weight-loss programs in the industry over the last few years.
Tue, 21 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Another example of a weight-loss program that jumps on the low-carb bandwagon, Protein Power espouses the virtues of low-carb living. Dr. Michael and Mary Eades are the founders of this "adequate protein diet" that deems insulin as the main contributor to obesity.
Tue, 21 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Inflammation is the enemy - and the root of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, aging, obesity and a wealth of other conditions and diseases. Renowned dermatologist Nicholas Perricone says reducing inflammation at the cellular levels can change your life for the better and it can be done in a matter of 28 days with his science-driven program. Within in just three days on the Perricone Prescription, you'll witness undeniable changes that can be seen with the naked eye. You'll fight wrinkles, fat and disease in one swoop.
Tue, 21 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Do you eat a big breakfast and feel full before it's even lunchtime? Do you develop an all-you-can-eat mentality after a few bites of starches, snack foods, junk foods or sweets? Do you feel unsatisfied despite the fact you've just polished off a meal?
Mon, 20 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Controlling blood sugar levels is never an easy feat, which is what makes The Sugar Solution even more intriguing. Poor sleeping habits, sluggishness, depression, inability to lose weight can all be attributed to an imbalance of blood sugar. The Sugar Solution combats all of these symptoms by simply putting the Glycemic Index to work in your favor.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Medifast plays nutritionist, chef and personal shopper for those individuals desperate to lose weight but lacking the time to do it. With the help of the home delivery meal service, you stand to lose up to 20 pounds in just four weeks. The best part: you won't have to shop, cook or count calories or carbs. In layman's terms, Medifast is a high-protein, fortified meal replacement program, similar to Slim-Fast, served right to your front door.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Proper nutrition is crucial for individuals suffering from diabetes. It's a factor which can actually help manage the disease while also preventing the dangerous complications that often arise in diabetics. It's important to keep blood sugar levels stable. This can be accomplished by eating the same amount of food at the same times every day.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500With the decline of the low-carb diet came the birth of the G.I. Diet. Perhaps the hottest diet to hit the weight loss circuit in 2005, the G.I. Diet measures foods based on their Glycemic Index -- the speed at which foods are broken down to form glucose. Saturated fat and processed foods are replaced by complex carbohydrates. The diet is a balance of protein, carbs and healthy fats.
Sat, 04 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Dr. Caroline Cederquist is making house calls in the form of Diet To Your Door. This weight-loss program, features on VH1 Celebrity Fit Club, is just what the doctor ordered for effective weight loss and optimum health. A weight-loss physician, Dr. Cederquist uses her knowledge to create a balanced meal plan and relies on a team of award-winning chefs, dietitians and experts in food technology to create the menus. In turn, you receive ready-to-eat meals that just need to be heated up delivered right to your door. It's like having a weight loss physician and a personal chef wrapped into one.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500One diet with nine different plans. That's what is offered by nutritionist and weight-loss expert Anne Collins. Among the programs you can choose from are the Low GI Diet, Low Carb Diet, Balanced Diet,14-Day Low Calorie Diet Booster, Cholesterol Lowering Diet, Vegetarian Quick-Start Diet, 10 Minute-Meals Diet, Diet For Life and the Vegetarian Diet For Life. You don't have to choose just one because you'll have access to all nine. Of course, there is a price - you'll have to fork out $19.97 for a one-year membership.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500Actor Ralph Fiennes did it and author Adele Puhn says you can too. Stabilized blood sugar and consistent weight loss can be yours. Of course, there's a catch. For starters, you're not going to lose the weight in five days. But you will stabilize your blood sugar levels. That's the theory behind this "miracle" working diet. Basically you'll eliminate all of your cravings for fattening junk food within five days by following the guidelines, according to Puhn. Kill off the cravings and you're sure to lose weight, she says.
Tue, 28 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500The brainchild of Dr. Robert Atkins, the low-carb craze was born more than three decades ago. Although the low-carb approach has taken a lashing in the media over the last couple of years, there are many advocates who swear by the eating approach founded by Dr. Atkins.