Inflammation has become the buzzword of the past 10 years. It has been linked to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis and a host of autoimmune issues. Most people do not realize to what level inflammation can affect your health. In fact, it is one of the leading causes of obesity. Dr. Mark Hyman is... Read More
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
The average person consumes approximately 100 to 150 pounds (45 to 67.5 kilos) of sugar per year with 80 percent coming from processed foods like soft drinks, candy, cereals, and baked goods. But what if we could have our sweets without the high caloric count? Would you use a sugar substitute if your cookie would taste the same and you could still lose weight?
Sugar substitutes can be natural or synthetic and... Read More
It seems like everything you eat these days is bad for you. First, eggs are part of a balanced breakfast. Then, they are filled with cholesterol, back away slowly. Next, you're allowed to eat the whites for lean protein but make sure you take out the yolks , that was where all that nasty cholesterol was hiding. Whew. And it goes like this for so many foods. Luckily our understanding of how different foods affect the body grows daily.... Read More