Even Oprah swears by the benefits of this fat-burning, metabolism-boosting antioxidant. When used in combination with a healthy-eating program and fitness plan, green tea can have a great impact on cholesterol levels, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes and other medical conditions.
Timing is everything. Created by diet and fitness guru Jorge Cruise, the 3-Hour Diet is as easy as it sounds.
The overall premise is to eat every three hours from the time you wake up.
The American Heart Association found it necessary to have a rebuttal to all of those fly-by-night diets floating around, and the No-Fad Diet is it. There is no magic here, they say. To be more accurate, it is a lifestyle change -- not a diet. The goal of the American Heart Association is to provide you with... Read More
Newsflash: there is simply no correlation between this age-old diet and the highly-respected medical clinic with the same name. The Mayo Clinic Diet is simply another name for the faddish Grapefruit Diet with about as much substance as a chain letter. High in fat, low in calories, there is not much matter to... Read More
For years, there has been a good deal of debate over the effectiveness of a low-fat diet. Advocates of the plan say a diet low in saturated fat promotes weight loss and lowers the risk of heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, cancer and diabetes. When adhering to a low-fat diet, 20 to 30... Read More
As if the appendicitis, brain hemorrhage and stroke weren't enough to contend with, rocker Bret Michaels is facing yet another hurdle with his health. The Life As I Know It reality star has to have a hole in his heart repaired. The damage, which has been there his entire life, was discovered by physicians after he suffered his stroke this past spring. The former Poison singer has been doing the "Roses & Thorns" solo tour... 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
by Gregg Hall
Vitamins (combination of two words: Vital Amines) are the complex organic substance essential in small quantities to the metabolism (nutrition) in most animals. These are found in minute quantities in food, in some cases are produced by the body, and are also produced synthetically. The human body needs... Read More
Does your diet prohibit all of your favorites? Then take a trip to the Mediterranean. Dieting doesn't have to be about deprivation, especially when you follow a Mediterranean-style way of eating. There's not one "particular" Mediterranean diet, but they all emphasize fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, seeds, bread, dairy, fish, poultry and wine. Olive oil is the primary source of fat, offering the healthful monounsaturated kind -... Read More
by Richard van Beek
Researchers are actually telling us to eat dark chocolate for heart health. How is this possible? Up until now, we've always thought chocolate was bad for us!
It turns out that dark chocolate made from unprocessed cocoa contains high amounts of flavonoids and... Read More