Wine is the best way to celebrate an occasion, a promotion, your birthday or having a great time with your friends over the weekend. Wine is considered to be the favorite and royal drink by most people across the globe. The reason is its unique taste and the excitement and energy it provides the body immediately after the consumption. Many health benefits associated with this drink has also made it extremely popular with millions of... Read More
By Janet Martin
Some people complain that no amount of exercising or dieting can help them lose their weight. It seems that even if they reduce the amount of calories they take in daily or increase their exercise regimen, the drop in their weight stays marginal at best. There are also a number of individuals who... Read More
Are you thinking about jumping into the next fad diet trend? Popular plans such as the Atkins and South Beach Diet promise to help you lose weight fast and easily, but most dieters find that they can't sustain the weight loss -- and end up gaining even more weight back! Here are some ways to avoid fad diets that actually make you fat.
Fad Diets: The Worst Offenders
There are dozens of fad diets available today, but many... Read More
In a society where dieting can seem virtually impossible amidst all of the food temptations and those of convenience, there is hope. A little willpower comes in handy sometimes, as well as moderation. After following your plan, how come it is still hard to lose those last pounds? The answer may lie in some of your seemingly "healthy" foods.
When buying groceries, it is an old adage to buy something from every food... Read More
by Eva Perry
Did you know that when you are dieting, there are positive and negative effects to your skin? Good nutrition is a key factor in maintaining that healthy glow and elasticity that many people strive to obtain.
Healthier food choices are usually made when dieting. This means adding foods rich in vitamins and minerals that provide your body and skin with the... Read More
Deciding how best to eat your allotted daily food intake can be a bit confusing if you're dieting. Some experts say to eat a big breakfast; some say a big lunch is better. Some advocate three square meals and no snacks. Who knows, maybe those that say five or six small meals are right. Let's take a look.
Every nutritionist the world over will agree that starting your day off with breakfast is a must. Breakfast jump starts your... Read More
Is juicing the secret to Jack LaLanne's good health?
The benefits of fruits and vegetables are well documented. The Department of Food Science at Cornell University released a report in December of 2004, citing numerous peer reviewed studies that suggest that increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables can reduce overall risk for all chronic illnesses. Further, the report insists that it is the synergistic effect of... Read More
You need only to visit the section in any department store that displays bathroom scales to discover very quickly that analog scales are becoming dinosaurs. In fact, you will be hard pressed to find an analog scale these days. However, with all of the new scales on the market today, how do you weigh the scales in terms of their performance?
Weighing the Scales
The current digital models of bathroom scales come in a variety... Read More
You know you're supposed to drink those eight glasses a day, but water can be so...boring. But take heart - there are lots of ways to incorporate water into your daily diet without having to tote around a gallon jug of H2O. When you wake up in the morning, the first thing you should do is guzzle a glass. It'll help rehydrate your body and skin. If you drink juice with breakfast, then fill your glass halfway with water and halfway with... Read More
Want to kickstart your body's calorie-burning furnace? There are a few surprising ways to do it. If you're a walker, then get your arms involved. You can burn up to 15 percent more calories by bending elbows at a 90-degree angle and pumping your arms in concert with your walk. Keep elbows in and the movement controlled.
In these last dog days of summer, quench your thirst with cold water before... Read More