Ralph Fiennes the actor did it as did author Adele Puhn.
This refers to regiments of stabilized blood sugar and consistent weight loss. But like many kinds of diets, there is a catch. First off, it is impossible to lose the weight in five days. But one can stabilize their blood sugar levels. That's the theory behind this "miracle" working diet.
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by Dr. Lynne Kenney
Families today are busy. With after-school sports and other activities driving of our lives, a sit-down dinner often falls off the "to-do list." But a family dinner is more than just eating vegetables; research shows that sitting down to dinner is an important protective factor in maintaining the health and well-being of your children.
Dinnertime is the perfect... Read More
Think positive. If you think you're going to fail at weight loss, you will. In order to lose weight, it's important not to engage in negative thoughts. There are going to be times when you have a weak moment or you give into temptation. The key is getting back on track at your next meal. Don't let "the power of one" overtake all the healthy habits you've incorporated. If you've skipped one workout, then it won't ruin your entire diet... Read More
Parenting can have its highs and lows throughout childhood development. Keep in mind that as the parent, you are the single most important factor in determining how your children grow up. This article will help show you a couple ways to grow healthier children.
1) Be a positive role model. If you are practicing healthy habits, it tends to be a lot easier to convince your children to do the same. Keep in mind that children tend to... Read More
Just because we've been raised to eat three big meals a day doesn't mean it's the right -- or the light -- way. Research shows the best way to keep your metabolism revved up is to eat small, frequent meals. Some studies have found that people who consume more meals eat a bigger variety of foods and are more likely to satisfy their nutritional daily needs. That means getting the recommended "five-a-day" when it comes to fruits and... Read More
Power struggles with children can't always be avoided. When it comes to food, you may be wondering how you can get your kids to try new things without it becoming a battle.
Remember that forcing a child to eat usually doesn't get you very far. In addition, you need to be aware of how some eating disorders are caused by an unhealthy focus on food.
If you have a picky eater or one who is reluctant to... Read More
Forget eating three big meals a day. Eat around the clock. That doesn't mean bingeing on junk food whenever you see fit. Instead, many dietitians and researchers encourage eating small, balanced meals. The body usually needs three to four hours to digest an average-size meal. To prevent the body from going into starvation mode, you should refuel it on cue. This also prevents your blood sugar from dropping in between meals. When you wait... Read More
Come mealtime, you can't lose by going green. We're talking about stocking up on green fruits and vegetables that are chock-full of vitamins and nutrients. Getting your fill of those leafy greens is a good place to start. Leafy vegetables fit well with any healthy meal plan because they're low in calories. They also have been proven to lower your risk of both cancer and heart disease. But the perks of fresh green produce don't stop there... Read More
March has been declared National Nutrition Month® by the American Dietetic Association, so I can't think of a better time to talk about ways to improve your child's lifestyle and eating habits. We all know that a banana is a healthier snack than a bag of potato chips and that playing outside is better than sitting on the couch watching television. But, sometimes making those choices is not so easy. Forming new healthy habits takes... Read More