Raw food diet recipes are essential if you are going to stay on a raw food diet for any more than a few weeks. In the beginning, people who go raw are full of enthusiasm and can happily live on fruit, salad and nuts without a lot of preparation. The health benefits that they expect to gain are highly motivating. On top of that, people start to feel much better both physically and mentally within 5-10 days of starting a raw food diet. So it is easy to continue for a while longer even if … [Read more...] about Raw Food Diet Recipes
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Raw food loss plans are becoming one of the coolest ways to lose weight. You will hear many people say how much they lost on a raw food diet. But can it work for the long term, and will it work for you? The idea behind a raw food loss diet is that you will lose pretty much automatically. This happens because you will not be eating sugar or other refined carbohydrates. You will be eating a lot more fiber than most people would eat on a regular diet and that keeps the stomach full so that you … [Read more...] about Raw Food Weight Loss
Figuring out a raw food diet menu can be challenging. You have access to hundreds if not thousands of raw recipes on the internet and in cookbooks, but how do you plan an actual menu from all of that? In this article we will look at what you might serve for a special meal, such as a dinner party. Raw Food Diet Menu For A Special Meal Prepare to have fun when you are planning a menu for a special raw meal. There are just so many dishes to choose from! It may take a little time but you are sure … [Read more...] about Example Raw Food Diet Menu
The Holiday season has come and so have the delicious meals and desserts that are hard to resist. Enjoy holiday foods with friends and family the healthy way. ChicagoHealers.com Practitioner Dr. Kristina L Sargent DC, MS-ACP offers a few tips to curb the appetites and holiday binges. 1. Eat normally throughout the day – Skipping meals causes increases in cortisol, the stress hormone which contributes to belly fat and breaks down muscle tissue. It will also cause you to overeat later … [Read more...] about How To Avoid Holiday Binging
There is an 11 day diet plan out there that you have probably seen ads for for many years now and that is Fat Loss for Idiots. The ads for the diet promise that you can lose 9 pounds in 11 days and I know that this sounds a little unrealistic. so I wanted to set the record straight. So here is the scoop on the 11 day diet First of all the diet is not really an 11 day diet it is actually a diet where you follow the diet for 11 days and then you take 3 "cheat" days, these three are days … [Read more...] about 11 Day Diet
Have you heard of Fat Loss for Idiots success stories? I have posted about this before, but a couple of years or maybe a little longer ago I wrote a little review on the Fat Loss for Idiots diet. A diet that looks for like a scam when you look at the page instead of a good sensible diet. When I first read about the fat loss 4 idiots diet I was initially skeptical because that whole "Lose 9 Pounds in 11 Days" bit sounds more than a bit stupid but I have certainly been proven wrong as many … [Read more...] about Fat Loss for Idiots Success
Years ago when I was doing lifting I was following a high protein diet plan and there were two times of year. The first was the bulking up, and the second was cutting up. Cutting up was when we used a high protein diet plan to lose fat, keep our muscle, and get lean. Over the last few years the high protein diet has become very mainstream and many people talk about using Atkins, or the zone diet to lose and this was exactly the cutting up diet that I mentioned earlier. Many people have … [Read more...] about High Protein Diet Plan
I have many people ask me about the South Beach Diet. The South Beach Diet is a popular diet that has led a lot of people to success but it is shrouded in mystery. No one seems to be straight about what you eat and why or why the diet works. This mini review should answer some of those questions for you. The South Beach Diet is not a traditional low-carb plan. Instead, you'll be encouraged to choose the right carbs, such as whole grains and certain fruits and vegetables; the right fats, such … [Read more...] about South Beach Diet review
I had not heard of this until today but a few years ago there was a diet created by General Motors called the GM Diet to get or at least keep the employees in shape (to bad it didn't help the bottom line) and this diet was really popular even outside of General Motors. The GM Diet is one of those older diets that seems to be based on heresay and fads more than anything and you can see this in the strange ideas about drinking certain alcohols and the idea of eating until you are "stuffed" can … [Read more...] about GM Diet
If you are considering taking up a diet of raw or living foods, you will want to know the raw food benefits that may come from this type of diet. Raw Food Benefits The first thing to remember when considering the raw food benefits is that everything that we would naturally eat is a living organism. Even if we are vegan, we eat vegetables which contain a life force in the form of enzymes. In fact, it could be said that all food in its natural state contains its own perfect mix of enzymes and … [Read more...] about Raw Food Benefits For Your Health
Raw food cancer treatments are becoming popular with some people although they are generally not supported by the mainstream medical world. Some people are taking up a raw food diet in the hope that this will help their body overcome cancer or recover from the effects of surgery and medications. Anecdotal evidence suggests that some people have found raw food helpful in their battles against cancer. These are usually just individual reported cases. Clean Up your Diet with Raw Food For most … [Read more...] about Raw Food Cancer Treatment: Is It A Cure?
Raw food protein is something that anybody following a raw diet will be asked about very often. If you want to get involved in the growing raw movement, you better get used to answering the question, 'But where do you get your protein?' You are going to hear it from virtually all of your family and friends, plus a large selection of strangers! Raw Food has enough protein The general population believes that protein is almost only found in animal products. In fact a lot of people have … [Read more...] about Raw Food Protein: Where Do You Get It?
There is a huge selection of raw vegan recipes available online now that the raw food diet is becoming so popular. You can also buy raw vegan cookbooks either on the internet or in stores, but often times these focus on either gourmet raw foods or recipes high in superfoods which are usually more expensive to prepare and are not everybody's idea of the simple raw diet. Raw or living foods are those which have not been heated above 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Strictly speaking, this rules out a … [Read more...] about Raw Vegan Recipes: The Essentials
If you are lucky enough to live in a city where there is a good raw food restaurant, or maybe even more than one, you can have a great time going there. It is so enjoyable to try everything on the menu and try to work out exactly what is in it and how you could make it yourself at home. However, most people do not have easy access to a raw food restaurant and even if you do, you will have to eat in a standard restaurant from time to time. Social occasions are always a challenge for people who … [Read more...] about The Perfect Raw Food Restaurant Experience
I was just reading a great article on Zen and Fitness about portion control that really laid out to me about the size that meals should be and it got me to thinking about our own eating habits at home. I eat a good meal in the morning of Oatmeal or a bagel with Nutella and then I just kind of eat all day. I will have a structured lunch but I have fruit and granola bars and stuff that I will eat until I run our of food in the afternoon. Then I do not eat until dinner. Our family eats dinner … [Read more...] about Portion Control and Meals