Healthy dieting requires a balanced diet of both carbohydrates and proteins. Diet-smart proteins support the body boosting metabolism, repairing body tissue and helping muscles contract. Protein also helps stave off hunger when dieting. A savvy dieter must search for the best sources of protein available to lose weight, feel full and stay healthy.
Yogurt is great source of low-fat protein. Packed with 11 grams of protein, yogurt's live... Read More
by Elizabeth Kelly
It's one of the most frustrating feelings a woman can have. You wake up one morning to find that the jeans that looked so good yesterday won't even zip today. You've been exercising and eating right, so that can mean only one thing: the dreaded bloat. And whether it arrives just before your period or seemingly out of the blue, it's an unwelcome and uncomfortable... Read More
By Robert Riles
There are many foods that help improve the memory power. Consuming these foods not only greatly enhances the memory power of an individual, but assists all round growth of the individual. It is recommended that people consume a healthy diet to maintain a level of intelligence. There are natural... Read More
Super foods are those foods that provide your body with more than just calories, protein, carbohydrates and fat. They are classified as "real" foods (read: unprocessed) that supply your body with disease-fighting components and support health.
For example, many fruits are considered super foods because they contain antioxidants which neutralize free radicals, on top of their low-fat and carbohydrate content. A free radical is an... Read More
What you eat is written all over your face. Think you're getting a balanced diet? Take a look in the mirror just to be sure. As the old adage goes, we are what we eat, and nothing reflects that sentiment more than your skin. When you're slashing calories from your diet, it's important not to slash skin-boosting vitamins and minerals. Dieters' skin can sometimes look sallow, discolored and dry. So what treats should you feed your skin?... Read More
When it comes to breakfast, the sky's the limit. From savory to sweet, breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, but usually the tastiest. While there are thousands of delicious breakfast recipes out there to enjoy, we've compiled 5 of our all-time favorite breakfasts, along with a few variations to keep things interesting.
The Breakfast Scramble
If those who can't do, teach; then those who... Read More
Love milk, yogurt and other dairy products? Well, there's a new reason to make sure you've got milk. Studies show that consuming three to four servings of low-fat dairy every day actually helps burn more fat. But experts stress that in order for the dairy diet factor to work it must be low-fat products. According to studies, calcium stored in fat cells plays a role in the storage and breakdown of fat. Make dairy a part of each meal, and... Read More
Experts constantly say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Studies have even shown that those who eat a healthy breakfast are less likely to overeat the rest of the day. It puts you in a better mood, gives you more energy and starts out your day the right way. But what about those of us who just don't like to eat breakfast or those who don't have the time?
Honestly, there's no excuse for not eating breakfast because no matter... Read More
While many people turn to the latest fad diet or diet program in hopes of "losing 10 pounds in 10 days!" or experiencing "fast weight loss overnight!" few people actually get results from these programs and end up gaining weight from their yo-yo dieting habits in the long-term. Experts say that more than 90 percent of dieters fail at losing a significant amount of weight because they cannot stick with the program long enough to make it a... Read More
Good nutrition is important for children to develop healthy minds and bodies. Getting an early start on good nutrition is a key factor in helping children learn to enjoy the taste of foods that are good for them. However, it is never too late to start your children on a new path. Here are the 10 best foods for kids.
#1 Best Food for Kids - Oatmeal
There is no better way for your child... Read More