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
Medical experts have been talking about the health benefits of Omega-3 and Omega-6 for years. Renowned for their abilities to reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and autoimmune diseases, these essential fatty acids are a must. They have gotten respect for their anti-inflammatory properties.... Read More
By Lucas Wold
My gym is located right by Lake Tahoe, which is home to the sexiest beaches in Nevada, hands down. It should come as no surprise then, that I am most often called on for help lookin' good in a bikini.
Here are SEVEN of my sizzling hot tips to help you raise your metabolism through the roof, so... Read More
For years, vitamins and other supplements were viewed as a "one size fits all." However, many recent studies have differentiated between men and women and have discovered supplements that are especially beneficial for women. Here are the top 10 nutrients for women:
Folic acid or folate
Folate, or synthetic folic acid, is a B vitamin that's especially important for women. Pregnant women whose diets do not include... Read More
Green tea... Hoodia Gordonii... Cha de Bugre... They are some of the most revered ingredients in the nutritional supplement industry. And one company is championing them all with their herbal, nutritional supplements and skincare products. TrimLife has an army of offerings that are geared toward losing... Read More
According to the National Cancer Institute, dietary factors play a significant role in cancer risks. A recent review estimates that 80 percent of cancers of the large bowel, breast and prostate are due to dietary factors. Clearly, what we eat affects our health. We can fight this dreaded disease by selecting foods that contain cancer-fighting agents.
Most doctors agree that a diet full of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and low fat... Read More
Lipids, also known as fats, make up one group of essential macronutrients. With all the contradictory information available today, the truth on fats can be difficult to discern. Though we need fat in our diets, too much can be detrimental to our health. When we consume a diet high in fats, we increase our risk of obesity, heart disease, and cancer. A moderate intake of fat can... Read More
Avocados are an ideal source for healthy fats and one of the most versatile fruits both in and out of the kitchen. High in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, they slow digestion, provide you with vitamins, and can be used for beauty treatments.
Avocados and Your Diet
In terms of dietary needs, you should get 5 servings a day of healthy oils and spreads. For avocados, this amounts to 1/5 of... Read More
A lot of people still don't know there are fat-burning foods that can actually increase the number of fat calories your body burns each day. These are known as free foods and are generally low in calories; in fact, some of these foods are so low in calories that your body actually burns more calories metabolizing them than the total amount of calories in the food itself.
Although fat burning foods are important for anyone who wants to lose... Read More
by Laurie Boris
The amount of money that Americans spend in an effort to keep their faces youthful and their tummies taut - whether it's by a plastic surgeon's blade or by the cosmetologist's hypodermic of Botox - could rival any line item in President Obama's economic stimulus package.
But the age-fighting secret that most people don't know is that along with getting... Read More