It is more important to watch total calories if you are trying to lose weight. A low-fat dressing with high calories from sugar is not better than a
Sodium intake correlates with blood pressure. On average, the more salt a person eats, the higher his or her blood pressure is. Uncontrolled high blood pressureContinue reading...
You lost 20 pounds (210 to 200 lb) in around 8 weeks, which is an acceptable rate, but I can't tell how much of your loss is fat vs. muscle. That is told by....Continue reading...
Superfood is a marketing term used to describe a natural food that is high in phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals and sometimes in protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber...Continue reading...
At your goal weight, your BMI will be 26.5. By the charts, that is slightly overweight but perfectly fine for....Continue reading...
Fasting is unnecessary. Your system does not need to be “detoxed” or prepared for change. Because calories are severely limited during a fast, you won’t get the nutrients you need day-to-day and that could create ....Continue reading...
A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that research subjects who drank green tea as part of a controlled diet saw an increase in metabolic rate. The authors concluded that ....Continue reading...
A hearty guffaw will burn more calories than a nervous titter, but researchers at Vanderbilt University found adults burn an average of....Continue reading...
You can refuse food without being rude. For people in your inner circle (vs. casual acquaintances), honesty is the best policy. At sometime other than at a meal, sit down
If there are 25.4 ounces (750 ml) in the average bottle of wine, and if one ounce of red wine or white wine has about 25 calories, then one full bottle of wine....
Do not use tub margarines or light spreads in baking because they do not have the properties of fat. If calories are not your concern, you can substitute an equal....Continue reading...
I commonly see these healthy foods offered at breakfast meetings: a tray of fresh fruit or fruit salad, low-fat or fat-free yogurts (6-ounce containers), low-fatContinue reading...
The food you ate in the past will not make you gain weight in the present or future, but a lifetime of poor eating habits can predispose you to certain adverseContinue reading...
Total body circuit training is a good choice because it combines cardio and strength-training in one. A “circuit’ usually involvesContinue reading...
Most people eat in response to external cues. If they see candy, or even see a place that reminds them of candy, they are likely to get the urge to eat. If you must have candy in the house
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The side effects of allergy medications keep some people from using them. Natural remedies can be a great alternative, but some are more effective than others.