Are you ready for a diet that will bowl you over? It is just that special -- Special K, that is.
The marketing brains behind Kellogg cereal have fashioned the Special K Challenge where people on a diet stand to lose 6 pounds in two weeks by simply integrating the breakfast cereal into their daily meal... Read More
From South Beach to the Hamptons, weight programs that are geographically-inspired have become a growing trend, with the Sonoma Diet coming as no exception. Based on the Mediterranean way of life, the Sonoma Diet touts the many wonders of this world-renowned eating regimen that is constantly getting praise... Read More
Soy has become the wonder food of the decade. A healthy source of protein, soy doesn't contain the saturated fat that is found in many animal proteins. Studies show that eating four servings of soy a day reduces cholesterol and lowers the risk of heart disease.
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
It is the weight-loss plan that is taking Australia and the UK by storm. The Total Wellbeing Diet was created by the Clinical Research Unit in Adelaide, celebrated for its diligent research in nutritional and genetic factors in regards to obesity cardiovascular disease, bowel cancer and diabetes. A... Read More
We live in stressful times, and all that stress can lead to serious bouts of depression.
Typically, when we're depressed, we turn to quick fixes. A tub of ice cream, a candy bar or a box of chocolates. But these only give us a temporary, artificial high, and we feel even worse when the effects wear off.
Depression is thought to be a result of a chemical imbalance in the brain. Three chemicals in... Read More
Congratulations! Embarking on a plan to lose weight is an excellent way to improve your health. While rewarding, the path can be fraught with challenges -- from missteps, restaurant meals, even from well-meaning friends. During your journey, try some of these tips for greater dieting success.
1. Determine a realistic goal weight. If you work with a weight-loss center, their counselors will recommend a goal.... Read More
Conscious eating is all the rage, with numerous movements-local first, all organic, green living, etc.-celebrating the virtues of consuming foods that are good for the body and the Earth. This is great news for American families who have an interest in following a more balanced and healthy diet, as the market for nutritious and more natural food products has grown at a staggering rate.
But with this... Read More
Gluten intolerance is on the rise, leading many people to consider a gluten-free diet. Gluten intolerance is the inability to process gluten, the complex protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Gluten intolerance can be caused by Celiac Disease, NCGS or gluten allergies.
Celiac Disease causes the celia (hair-like structures in the intestinal tract that aid in digestion) to stop functioning when gluten is present in the body. It is... Read More
There are a lot of vegetarians among us, some by circumstance and some by choice. Those who are vegetarians by choice can be divided into two general groups -- those who do not eat meat, poultry or fish, but do consume dairy products as - in theory - the animals are not harmed or killed by the gathering of those products. Vegans, however, use no animal products whatsoever. There are many health benefits to a planned vegetarian diet, as... Read More