It is no big story that obesity rates are rising in the US but there are new numbers out, and reccomendations from The Trust for America's Health. The gravy train -- make that the sausage, biscuits and gravy train -- just kept on rolling in most of America last year, with 31 states showing an increase in obesity. Obesity Rates Rising in the American South Mississippi continued to lead the way. An estimated 29.5 percent of adults there are considered obese. That is an increase of 1.1 … [Read more...] about American Obesity levels rising
I have spoken before about how Atkins is only a short term solution but raising the protein in your diet is a great way to speed up your metabolism and accelerate weight loss.. A study here shows that this is in fact true. There have been countless studies performed on the role of protein in the muscle growth process to try and determine exactly how much protein you should consume to build muscle mass. Recently, several studies have looked at the role that dietary protein plays in helping you … [Read more...] about Speeding up your metabolism
I just found an article over at Ediets of seven foods never to eat. 1. Doughnuts It's hard to resist the smell of a Krispy Kreme doughnut, which is why I never step foot in the store. Doughnuts are fried chock-full of sugar and white flour and loads of trans fat. According to the Krispy Kreme website, an average 3.5 ounce sugar doughnut weighs in with about 400 calories and contains few other nutrients besides fat. These sugary treats may satisfy your craving but it won't satisfy your … [Read more...] about Seven foods never to eat
As I have said in the past I am not a follower of the Atkins diet but no one can argue that many people swear by Dr Atkins and the Low carb revolutuon that it sparked. In order to be healthy, look good, feel great and lead happy lives, a lot of people are now focusing on losing ; and are searching for ways to help them lose and keep it off. Due to the lifestyle most people live these days, the refined and unhealthy foods people eat and also due to excessive eating, a lot of people are … [Read more...] about Facts about Atkins
For many people knowing how to lose 20 pounds in a month would be a dream. Put that dream right in front of you because I am saying that there are ways that you can lose 20 pounds in a month. To get started on any loss goal is easy but you need a strategy and tactics in place to know how to lose 20 pounds in a month. Your strategy towards any goal is the broad strokes, the big concepts that are important. Here is your loss strategy Increase your resting metabolism Reduce your … [Read more...] about How to lose 20 pounds in a month
Often people are not really overweight but instead are just looking at how to lose 10 pounds that have been hanging around for a few weeks or even a few years that they do not know how to get rid of. Well, I have a few ideas on how to lose 10 pounds now and fast that should get you on the right track. How to Lose 10 Pounds 1. When trying to lose weight it comes down to energy in and energy out. There is no real way around this. To lose 10 pounds you need to burn 35000 … [Read more...] about How to Lose 10 Pounds – A Few Great Steps and Ideas
The craze of weight loss is not just affecting those who are either obese or overweight. Even people of normal bodyweight are looking forward to dropping a few pounds, for they "feel" that they are overweight. The funnier part is how most people start their weight loss journey. They would go around hunting for the latest and best weight loss and fat burning tips available out there. However, once they find those tips, they would do nothing and hope to find another, better way. It is as if … [Read more...] about Great Fat Burning Foods
Many people ask me what the best food for losing are and I have to day that there are a few things that I like to tell people before I answer that questions. First there is how your body uses energy and then there is how to make sure that your body does not store fat. First of all your body is a machine that needs to use a base sugar called glycogen to function. Glycogen is Broken Down Carbs Glycogen is a broken down version of sugar and is not eaten by you but instead is … [Read more...] about How To Make A Diet That Works
For anyone looking to lose there is one magic number that is really the important one '1 pound' all you really want to do to lose is to lose a pound a few times. so what does losing a pound take? First of all there are lots of ways that people fake this out. Zero calorie or negative calorie foods I believe do not really exist but, one thing does work and that is changing your balance between the calories that you eat and the calories that your body burns. So in saying that there is one … [Read more...] about How to Lose a Pound
Natural fitness tips are something that all of us need if we want to try and stay healthy. Fast loss and fitness are not rocket science. You don't need to buy fancy exercise gadgets or crazy diet pills to achieve your weight loss goal. To get rid of pounds quickly, you just need to do the right things and use the right tools. In this article I will give you three quick weight loss tips, which, if you follow religiously, will help you burn fat and lose faster. These tips are evergreen and … [Read more...] about Quick and Natural Fitness Tips
Rather than diet pills or loss diets that offer far less nutrients that your body needs think about using a detox cleansing method to prepare your body for weight loss the natural way. You may already realize the importance of eating organic and natural foods and avoiding too much meat or processed foods, but do you know that it's also a way to detoxify your entire body from chemicals and toxins, restore your health and lose weight Detox Cleansing - Natural Way to Lose Weight Depending on … [Read more...] about Detox Cleansing – Natural Way to Lose Weight
The need to lose weight is something that many of us have. The truth is, however, that we should be seeking to lose fat specifically. Muscle is fine, but weight from fat is not. The problem is that it can be hard to measure your progress when you're making effort to lose weight. This is especially true if you work out regularly as part of your weight loss process. If you incorporate strength training three to four times a week, you may gain muscle, which will add to your weight. This is … [Read more...] about Is a Measuring Tape Better Than A Scale?
Consistency is the key to health. I was reading through an article today and thinking about exactly what it is that really stops people that are looking at a real long lasting change in their life. I believe that the key to healthy living and weight loss really is consistency and not trying to lose lots of weight in a week. Consistency For Health and Weight Loss Consistent Meals - One of the most important things that you can do with your health in general is to keep a nice even keel … [Read more...] about Consistency For Health And Weight Loss Is The Most Important Thing
There are three main reasons why most people don't stick to their diets. For one, they get too hungry and look to "comfort food" to fill the void. Secondly, they don't like the taste of diet food, and out of sheer boredom they look for their usual, "exciting" (aka fattening) cuisine. And finally, many people simply can't afford healthy options, and so it's back to the drive-thru dollar menu. So how can we overcome these obstacles? This article will attempt to provide an answer. Making … [Read more...] about Making Diet Food Taste Good
Is a high protein diet the best way to lose weight? There have been some famous diets that advocate this, most notably the Atkins Diet. There are also some more recent diets, such as the New High Protein Diet that are slight modifications on the Atkins Diet. All of these diets tell you to eat more protein and fewer carbohydrates, and insist that this is healthier and will allow your body to burn calories more efficiently. Is The High Protein Diet Effective? When it comes to diets, you can … [Read more...] about Is A High Protein Diet the Best Way to Lose Weight?