For more than 30 years, Richard Simmons has been a staple in the fitness space. The larger-than-life personality with his trademark tank tops and short shorts has helped shape the lives of millions of men and women. With his able assistance more than 3 million pounds have been shed.
Many claims have been made about the benefits of apple cider as helping to weight loss. However, the jury is still out, way out, as to whether or not the properties of this acidic solution that is produced by fermenting apples is really valuable at all. Supposedly, putting together acidic vinegar with fruit pectin creates a fat-burning effect.
While recent studies show that pectin does lower cholesterol, there's no real proof that there is any correlation with weight loss. But... Read More
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.
From South Beach to the Hamptons, weight programs that are geographically-inspired have become a growing trend, with the Sonoma Diet coming as no exception. Based on the Mediterranean way of life, the Sonoma Diet touts the many wonders of this world-renowned eating regimen that is constantly getting praise... Read More
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words and nobody knows this fact better than Dr. Howard Shapiro. The physician has created a healthy eating program that implements Food Awareness Training. Using color photos of a variety of foods, Dr. Shapiro offers an eye-opening perspective of where you get the... Read More
It's not uncommon for families to eat non-nutritious food these days. With everyone working and running around, who really has time to cook anymore? The way to keep healthy food in your family's diet is to learn quick and easy ways to make delicious and nutritious one-dish meals that everyone can enjoy with little preparation needed.
Raspberry Chicken Salad
2 six-ounce cans chicken breast in water, drained 1/2 cup raspberry... Read More
Congratulations! Embarking on a plan to lose weight is an excellent way to improve your health. While rewarding, the path can be fraught with challenges -- from missteps, restaurant meals, even from well-meaning friends. During your journey, try some of these tips for greater dieting success.
1. Determine a realistic goal weight. If you work with a weight-loss center, their counselors will recommend a goal.... Read More
In today's health-conscious world, fast food is one indulgence that is off the table for dieters. However, there are times when a trip through the drive-through becomes necessary; whether in a hurry or on vacation. So what should the savvy dieter order from the fast-food menu? What are the smart choices out there for those watching their calories?
Fortunately, fast-food outlets are keeping up with... Read More
The weight loss drug Alli also called Xenical, bounded onto the weight loss drug market being touted as the "miracle drug" of all weight loss drugs. It was the first of its kind to be marketed over the counter, that doesn't require a prescription. Alli earned major buzz in the media, received a star's sendoff, with an advertising budget well in excess of $125 million, and racked up an estimated $250 million in sales, in its first year, alone. ... Read More
Snacks with less than 100 calories are not hard to find. The key to a good snack is finding food that effectively fights off hunger. If you choose a snack with fiber and/or protein, it will most likely hold you over until mealtime. Whether you prefer sweet or salty, you can have a great snack for less than 100 calories.
One of the healthiest snacks under 100 calories is fresh fruit. A crunchy apple is 81... Read More