This is the hottest, most talked about beach since the French Riviera. Ironically, it has absolutely nothing to do with sunbathing, swimming or sand, but completely to do with giving your diet the ultimate makeover. Created by Dr. Arthur Agatston, the South Beach Diet has turned into one of the most popular... Read More
What once was old, now is new. In the "70s, the low-carb craze made its debut but eventually fizzled out under fire from critics who deemed the program a health risk. But over the last decade, low-carb diets have returned to the diet scene in full force and they've come backed by scientific proof that lends... Read More
Go cuckoo for coconuts. The Coconut Diet starts where traditional diets end.
Once again, it is deemed a way of life, not just a diet. Known as a healthy fat, coconut oil is made of medium chain fatty acids, which promote thermogenesis, adding to the body's metabolism and producing energy. In addition... 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
Have you ever tried to get your child to drink a V8? It's a lost cause. But if you hide the vegetables in smoothies, desserts and entrées, then you can get your kid to gulp down a serving of veggies before you finish cleaning up the kitchen.
(Adapted from Whole Foods chefs' recipes in Fitness November 2007)
Serves: 4 |Calories: 88 |... Read More