You've probably already found dozens of fad diets that promise to help you "lose 10 pounds in 10 days!" or "lose 5 pounds this weekend!" but almost all of these diet plans will leave you hungry, tired and only losing a few pounds of water weight in the first few days -- most of which will come right back as soon as you start eating your regular menu.
When you want to lose weight safely and for the long-term, you... Read More
It might sound like a scientific experiment. But in reality, the Schwarzbein Principle is another type of low-carb, high-protein diet. However, the Schwarzbein plan strives to stop accelerated aging and prevent disease.
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Looking at natural weight loss supplements , there are more and more products that are promoted by practitioners and producers alike. Some of these have been proven to be effective, some are still under review, and others are probably totally useless for the purpose of losing weight. You can determine which of these categories the supplement you are considering falls into by reviewing information available on the... Read More
How many times have we started a diet, only to have a decrease in blood sugar sabotage our efforts by lunchtime? Sometimes dieting can feel like a double-edged sword. We do everything right. We count calories, fat and carbohydrates and we reduce our sodium.
Then why does it sometimes feel as though nothing is working? How can we decrease our food intake and still have the energy to go to the gym? The answer... Read More
Sugar cravings are the biggest challenge most of us have to face when choosing a healthy, nourishing diet. Even after learning about the negative health impacts of eating sugar, the thought of reducing or eliminating your sugar consumption can seem like an outrageous and impossible feat.
Phasing sugar out of your diet is possible when you use lots of nourishing support and a wide array of natural sugar alternatives. Once the sugar is... Read More
by Sandra Petersen
Food provides energy to the body, enabling it to efficiently carry out its functions. Many people abuse food, though, by having an unhealthy relationship with it. This food bondage leads to problems with obesity and serious medical conditions.
What are the signs of an unhealthy relationship with food? The person who has an unhealthy relationship with food... Read More
Premenstrual syndrome is an extreme form of stress that produces physical and psychological wear and tear on a woman's body throughout the month, but especially prior to and during menstruation.
Stop the self-perpetuating downward spiral of poor eating habits, poor nutrition and excessive stress, and improve your health throughout the month. Include other strategies such... Read More
By Vedis Teh
When a person has been diagnosed with having extreme levels of blood sugar in the body they are challenged daily with having to manage type 2 diabetes and changing their traditional way of living.
Type II diabetes is an extremely volatile and serious condition and may lead to other bodily ailments... Read More
By Marci Sloane, Ms, Rd, Ld/n, Cde
An estimated 24 million Americans have diabetes and 1/3 of them don't even know it! Diabetes can lead to many complications -- since it is a disease of the vessels: heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, nerve damage and amputation are... Read More
By Heather DeLuca
Think cake will cure your crabbiness? Or baked goods will beat the blues? Probably not.
Whether you're suffering from an irritable mood, a case of the blues, or even full-blown depression, you may benefit from incorporating certain foods into your diet while avoiding others.... Read More