Avoiding dangerous raw foods is not difficult if you are careful. A raw foods diet is probably one of the healthiest diets that a person can follow, but like all restrictive diets, it has its dangers. In this article we will consider some of those dangers and how to avoid them. You can avoid most risk of food poisoning on a raw foods diet by following the raw vegan version which avoids all of these foods. However, that has its own challenges - see the section on vitamin B12 below. Avoiding … [Read more...] about Avoiding Dangerous Raw Foods
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Losing weight has never been easy, especially if you have passion for food or you simply cannot resist the urge to eat. As you go on in your loss journey, you will encounter countless numbers of diet approaches, supplements, recipes, and menus that promise to make you shed off unwanted pounds and help you achieve the body you have always been dreaming of. This will pose another problem in terms of choosing the right one that will give you positive loss results without the negative side … [Read more...] about Lemon Juice for Weight Loss
We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for the health, but did you know that juice diets can be even better? Juice diets are a fast way to cleanse the body. They are one of the primary ways to flush out toxins inside your body. Juice diets can also help jumpstart your metabolism and improve your long term diet. Fruit and vegetable juices are rich in nutrients but low in calories. That"s why a juice diet can help you lose while providing the nutrients your body needs. What is Juice … [Read more...] about All About Juice Diets
Even with the waning popularity of Atkins there are still people out there on a no carb diet. You may remember a few years ago there was a stampede back to the Atkins diet which is one example of a no carb diet when everyone was raving about all the food that they got to eat, all the fat and protein and still lost weight. Well that all kind of made sense at the time because your body with no barbs coming in will generally use stored fat for energy and you will just poo out most of that fat and … [Read more...] about No Carb Diet
I get tired of watching the latest and greatest crazy diet fads come and go. You have probably heard that the whole diet industry makes their money by taking advantage of fat people. It is true The reason that the diet industry is screwing over fat people is because almost every diet out there has some magic bullet in it. Eat this and lose weight, avoid that and lose weight. Lose eating cookies, lose drinking sweetened lemon juice. Most of it is crap and we all have to realize that. … [Read more...] about Why Most Diets Suck
Health first, loss second. Always keep your priorities in this order and you will be just fine. Don't just seek out a diet, but insist upon a healthy diet. When it's all said and done, this can prove to be every bit as effective (and fast) as some weird crash diet. This article will discuss a few healthy diet options that have been proven most successful on a consistent basis. Some people tend to confuse the word "healthy" with "gentle" when it comes to loss matters. And while there is … [Read more...] about Finding a Healthy Diet Plan That Works Fast
I keep watching Biggest Loser and get warped into their way of thinking that change has to happen before your eyes and right away. Fortunately none of us are on a TV show to have to lose it right away or get set home instead. Two days ago I wrote about what we need to eat, yesterday was what to avoid but really as far as eating goes I would never want to choose to live with eating only fruit and veggies and meat. Really we have to figure out how to eat other stuff but not always and in a … [Read more...] about Starvation, suffering, and sacrifice
What is a low carb diet? I realized that I have mentioned a bunch of times about how people should lower the amount of carbs in their diet and increase the amount of protein in their diet. This is sometimes called carb depleting but the way I look at it if you drop your carbs somewhat and increase protein you are going to be in better shape. Just so not drop the carbs too far. Low-carbohydrate diets for control have been very popular. Anyone who is considering losing has heard about low carb … [Read more...] about What is a low carb diet
Well I seem to have somewhat snapped and made this blog about me as much as you...maybe even more me. But today is day 2 of my 30 day fitness challenge and I want to keep you up to speed so that you can glean some of the things I am doing and hopefully they will help you too. What did I do? First of all yesterday I ate quite well except for an ice cream cone. Smoothy for breakfast, left over chicken and asparagus for lunch, and chicken and a veggie stir fry for dinner. And lots of fruit and … [Read more...] about Day 2 and Go to food and exercise
Probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by FAO/WHO, probiotics are: "Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host". Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bifidobacteria are the most common types of microbes used as probiotics; but certain yeasts and bacilli may also be helpful. Probiotics are commonly consumed as part of fermented foods with specially added … [Read more...] about What are Probiotics?
Leptin is a hormone in our body that controls fat regulation. This post is going to be a work in progress but I wanted to point out a hormone that we all have to deal with when it comes to hunger and fat loss and fat storage (getting fat). One of the problems that I have found, and my wife as well, when Leptin is explained is that science is not very nice to us common folk. I suspect that you want to know how to lose and are not really too interested in becoming a biochemist to do it. How … [Read more...] about Leptin – Fat Hormone Regulation
The Zone Diet Plan is a popular diet plan among celebrities. People often choose a celebrity endorsed fad diet in order to lose weight. And if a fad diet is used and endorsed by their favorite celebrities, then they would obviously prefer it over other diets. The Zone Diet is one of those Celebrity endorsed diets with users like Mekhi Phifer from ER, hockey player Brian Leetch, and Brad Pitt. I will tell you to start that the Zone diet plan is difficult to follow but the carb to protein to … [Read more...] about Zone Diet Plan
The lemon juice diet is all about cleansing the body by removing all impurities from it and allowing it to rejuvenate itself. It not only purifies the blood and improves circulation but also removes toxins from other vital organs like the kidney, stomach, intestines and skin. It also promotes better absorption of nutrients by the body. As a consequence, it provides protection from several ailments leading to a sense of well-being. The lemon juice diet is much-talked about these days as a … [Read more...] about Lemon Juice Diet
The consumption of vegetables and fruits is very beneficial for your health. Drinking fruit and vegetable juices is a good way to start losing excess . Fresh juices offer several benefits including improving your overall health. People who suffer from various ailments are advised to go on a vegetable or fruit juicing diet. Juicing fruits and vegetables is also a great way to maintain a healthy body and a great shape. It is not only a delicious solution to help you with your loss goals but … [Read more...] about Best Juice For Weight Loss
What is Juice Fasting? Juice fasting is a form of body detoxification that is said to remove harmful toxins from the body while improving the overall health of the person undergoing this process. It is also becoming popular as a process that is used to heal certain medical conditions as well as an adjunctive routine for those who want to lose weight. What is Juice Fasting and How does it Work? Juice fasting involves eliminating all solid foods from your usual diet that typically lasts for … [Read more...] about What is Juice Fasting?