It may seem like a backwards way to think but you can indeed eat to lose and here are four tips to help you lose by eating. 1. Plan your meals. Not three meals but instead three bigger meals and three smaller snacks. I know that we are always taught that snacking is bad but if it is not junk food than the snacking will help to raise your metabolism by confirming to your body that it is not starving and keeping your fat burning going. 2. Eat more protein than you are used to. Protein is not … [Read more...] about Four ways to eat to lose weight
Melamine was the biggest problem in the dog food recall a couple of weeks ago that was a result of dangerous dog food killing animals throughout north america. After that food scare some people started looking at the human food sources that may have melamine in them. Today the FDA came out with a press release that stated that food for people does not seem to be dangerous. Here are a couple of quotes from that press release. There is very low risk to human health from consuming meat from hogs … [Read more...] about Melamine and food health
Metamucil for weight loss is not the way for anyone to lose weight. Metamucil may be a good product for those that are having some kind of problem with constipation but more and more you see it marketed as a supplement instead of a short term solution to a weight problem. The Resonance Partnership blog today had an article on the dark side of marketing where it seems like the makers of Metamucil are trying to get people to take the product as just what seems to be a bad thing and that is … [Read more...] about Metamucil for Weight loss?
Dr Gabe Mirkin on his blog this week talked about how important it is to take in protein after exercise. Protein as we all know is built in your body and constructed from 22 amino acids. Some of these amino acids can be made by your body and another few namely histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, and valine. In addition, the amino acids arginine, cysteine, glycine and tyrosine are essential amino acids - that is aminos that you need to get … [Read more...] about Dr Gabe Mirkin on Protein and exercise
Easy ways to lose weight. I am always looking for easy ways to lose weight. As we know raising your metabolism is the easiest way to lose so it usually comes down to eating a few meals a day and getting exercise every day. Last night there was a TV show on called "Losing the last 10 pounds". The show looked interesting but right off the bat they showed the person that was the focus of the show. I did not catch her name but she was trying to lose a few pounds before a friends wedding. They … [Read more...] about Low hanging fruit