When the craving for something salty hits and you want to stick with your healthy diet, you don't have to settle for unhealthy treats and junk food to satisfy your cravings. There are dozens of low-calorie, low fat and healthful salty snacks available, and you can stock up on these diet-friendly treats to keep hunger at bay and avoid depriving yourself between meals. Here are 10 salty snacks that will help you stick with your healthy diet... Read More
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
Talk about must-see TV.
If you are in the market for a diet that makes for good TV, The Biggest Loser Diet is the right thing for you. Every fall millions of people tune in to see contestants battle for the title of "Biggest Loser" with the help of celebrity trainers Bob Harper and Kim Lyons,... Read More
It is a novel approach to weight loss -- spray your way to a trimmer you. It is the UnDiet, and it will help you achieve weight loss through a rather unconventional means.
Want to hear what is keeping you from losing weight?
It is all in your mind. So says Dr. Judith Beck, one of the top experts in cognitive therapy. Forget everything you have come to believe about dieting. Dr. Beck says the secret to getting thin and staying there is built on a psychological... Read More
When most people think of miracle-working foods, fiber is often the first thing that comes to mind. That's because fiber helps prevents heart disease, cancer, diabetes and a host of other debilitating ailments. It's also beneficial for proper digestion. But that's not all.
by Lauren B. Wallace
Our moods have a lot to do with our eating habits. Emotional problems, such as unemployment, divorce, or health problems can either decrease our appetite or encourage emotional eating. Even a simple change in our daily routine can sabotage our weight loss efforts. When we feel... Read More
When bellying up to the bar, pay attention to what goes into your mouth, and you might shed some of the unwanted bulk. Make the wise and attentive choice of drinks and accompanying snacks an ally in your battle of the bulge.
Most importantly, alcohol makes you hungry. It lessens your inhibitions and your ability to keep tract of things. It is easy to find yourself mindlessly nibbling nuts, chips or anything else within reach. As... Read More
by Sandra Petersen
Food provides energy to the body, enabling it to efficiently carry out its functions. Many people abuse food, though, by having an unhealthy relationship with it. This food bondage leads to problems with obesity and serious medical conditions.
What are the signs of an unhealthy relationship with food? The person who has an unhealthy relationship with food... Read More
By Lyla Feldman
Many people suffer from emotional eating. This usually occurs when we are involved in a stressful situation. When this happens, we have two choices. The first choice is to give in to the craving and the second choice is to learn how to control emotional hunger. If you chose the latter of the two,... Read More