You can never be too thin or too rich. The Hamptons Diet may not help with money problems, but it promises to assist you in your weight-loss endeavors. Even the average Joe can reap the benefits of this modified low-carb approach to weight loss. The program created by Dr. Fred Pescatore, MD, a former Atkins... 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
Grilled seafood can be a delightful culinary experience if done right. Many people shy away from seafood because they don't know what to do with it. Seafood makes a tasty, healthy meal on the grill. Did you know most fish has less than half the fat of beef? I would rather put a nice salmon fillet on the grill any day. Grilling great seafood takes a little practice. Here are 10 tips to help you get started.
1. Always start with fresh fish if... Read More
Cholesterol-lowering medication is often the first solution people consider when told that their blood cholesterol level is higher than it should be. However, making smart nutritional choices and exercising is the best way to make your way onto becoming a healthier person.
Gradual and permanent changes in your diet will not only reduce your risk of... 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
It appears that the medical profession the world over are all too quick to prescribe drugs rather than to suggest natural methods of lowering high blood pressure (hypertension). Most of these medicines can have undesirable side effects, so it is a good idea to look for natural methods.
It has been shown that a healthy diet containing high levels of potassium, magnesium and calcium can lower and help control high... 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
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
Consuming mostly low to medium GI level foods is one of the best choices that you can make to get a health and lean body. If you are new to the glycemic index, it may sound overwhelming and confusing to you. So now I will give you six simple rules to follow that will help you to live a low GI lifestyle on a daily basis. The six rules are:
1. Eat more beans and legumes.
Legumes and beans are very high soluble and insoluble... Read More
Adding fish to the diet is a delicious way to get lean protein and healthy antioxidants compared to meat and poultry. Many cultures such as Japanese and Mediterranean insist on fish in their diet for many reasons: most fish are a powerhouse for antioxidants, omega-3s, and lean protein. In addition, fish goes with almost anything. When adding fish to the diet it is important to buy the freshest fish on the market.
The freshest fish comes... Read More