A dieting plan high in fiber can go a long way in helping to prevent diseases, and promote weight loss and improving health. Many assume fiber is nothing more than a fix for relieving constipation. Yet a diet rich in whole grains and legumes, fruits, vegetables, lowers the risk of diabetes, heart disease,... Read More
Macrobiotics is the practice of advocating for well-being and longevity through a diet consisting of whole grains and beans. This lifestyle change is done in moderation, gradually cutting back on animal products, sugar, refined flour, and dairy products and increasing intake of whole grain and plant based... Read More
The Abs Diet is not just going to change your life -- it will save it.
Those are the inspirational words of author David Zinczenko. The editor-in-chief of Men's Health magazine promises that you will be able to transform your abs in just six weeks -- if you follow his program complete with a healthy... Read More
What woman does not covet a washboard stomach?
Men' Health Editor David Zinczenko is the creator of the ground-breaking weight-loss program, The Abs Diet. Now, he is following up with the Abs Diet for Women, a plan specifically for the female population desperate to tone their tummies.
Cholesterol-lowering medication is often the first solution people consider when told that their blood cholesterol level is higher than it should be. However, making smart nutritional choices and exercising is the best way to make your way onto becoming a healthier person.
Gradual and permanent changes in your diet will not only reduce your risk of... Read More
By Linda Wilson
Busy lives! Aren't we all busy, busy, busy? Bring out the crockpot or slow cooker and you can make some tasty, economical meals for your family and cut down your kitchen time, too. For these recipes, all you have to do is add a salad, perhaps bread, and you've got dinner. Dessert can be elaborate... Read More
Stretching a dollar is high on everybody's list these days. The same goes for eating a healthy diet. These two things may seem to be mutually exclusive at times, what with the high price of organics and specialty health food items. But you can save yourself some money and time by making the most out of the produce that you purchase on a weekly basis.
Minestrone with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and White Beans ... 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
Diets often fail because they leave people feeling deprived and longing for more food. With this in mind, it is important to make hearty, yet healthy meals that fill you up and not out. You want a nutritional meal that isn't loaded with empty calories.
There are many ingredients that provide a sense of satiety when you eat them. Beans, lean meats and fish are among some of these staples. A small handful of nuts such as pecans,... Read More
Consuming mostly low to medium GI level foods is one of the best choices that you can make to get a health and lean body. If you are new to the glycemic index, it may sound overwhelming and confusing to you. So now I will give you six simple rules to follow that will help you to live a low GI lifestyle on a daily basis. The six rules are:
1. Eat more beans and legumes.
Legumes and beans are very high soluble and insoluble... Read More