Here is a list of eight foods to eat before bed without feeling too full or uncomfortable. Get to know the foods that help you sleep and enjoy a restful night without going hungry.
When you eat the wrong foods, they build up over days and even weeks leaving you bloated and gassy. This guide will help you avoid discomfort and keep your elimination process healthy.
How should a food lover deal with the changing faces of our morning meals? Do you have it, delay it, or skip breakfast altogether?
Tired of highly processed, strange-tasting protein bars? Here are 10 great protein bar alternatives—real food to think of when you're reaching for that energy bar.
Why is our "gut" the first place to start bulging and sagging? We see potbelly everywhere. We make resolutions to get rid of it. But do we really understand it?
Wouldn’t be nice to be able to determine your body fat percentage without the use of expensive scales, special devices, or traveling to see the doctor? Here are five methods that you can use to estimate your body fat percentage at home.
Find out how the Weight Watchers points system works, ProPoints in the UK and PointsPlus in the US. Learn how to calculate your allowance and the PP values of foods either manually or online.
I lost 40 pounds by being practical and real stubborn about getting healthy. I was overworked and tired, which led me to some bad habits when it came to food and drink. Find out how I lost weight!
Ber, also called the poor man's fruit, is loaded with health benefits. Learn how this fruit can benefit your life.
An overview of the 8 hour diet by someone who has tried it. A great solution for the long-term dieter.
Day seven of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
Fruit fasting benefits your body, mind, and spirit. It also detoxifies your body and gives you a new outlook on life. Here is my 30-day fruit fast chronicle, currently in progress.
Done correctly, this three-day plan can help you lose weight quickly. Consult your doctor first before beginning.
I dropped 30 pounds in three months to qualify for the Air Force, just to have about 10 of it come right back a week later. Here's how to lose the weight and keep it off.
Many people wonder if taking a cold shower helps to lose weight. Turns out, there is science behind the idea that exposure to cold can help you lose weight!
You're in a time crunch and you have a big event in 3 days. If you're wanting to look and feel skinner, then please read this article and try some of my tips.
Many people want to incorporate coconut oil into their diets but are unsure about how to do so. This article includes tips for cooking with coconut oil as well as consuming relatively large quantities of it as a nutritional supplement.
Losing weight can be a frustrating nightmare; especially when every diet's been tried, and nothing works for the long-term.
Angiogenesis in cancer is the abnormal blood vessel formation to tumors which can also lead to metastasis. Certain foods have been studied and deemed to be anti-angiogenic. These foods can halt cancer in its tracks. Including them in one's diet may help ward off disease altogether.
If you have been diagnosed with fructose malabsorption (or intolerance), a change in diet is necessary to reduce your fructose intake.
Eating just one meal a day is easier than you think. It can significantly help with weight loss goals. Here's more about the benefits of eating once a day and how to do it safely.
Want to learn some quick, easy ways to gain weight fast? This article is an overview of a few great ways to add pounds quickly. We'll talk about food, supplements and making a plan.
Intermittent fasting is a diet strategy which involves alternating periods of fasting and eating on the same day. Read on to understand the process, and various intermittent fasting methods that can be adopted.
The omentum is a fatty membrane that covers the intestines. It has important health benefits, but if it contains too much fat it can cause health problems.
A major new study has found that junk food is actually more expensive than healthy food. Here are some great ideas for healthy and cheap alternatives to replace junk food and fast food.
Honey is a natural, sweet and healthy food that is made by bees from the nectar in flowers. Besides being a natural antibacterial, honey has many more positive health benefits. Read on to learn about the many health benefits of honey.
Few nutrients are as hotly debated as cholesterol. Here, I want to cut through the confusion, outline the current understanding of cholesterol and its role in your health and diet.
Day six of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
Day four of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
The 8-hour diet is the first first diet I tried on a year-long experiment with different weight loss plans. It was easy and I felt less bloated after it was done.
Soba Noodles WordRidden, CC-BY, via flickr Soba noodles are widely eaten in Japan for their amazing health and nutritional benefits. Made of buckwheat flour or soba-ko, wheat flour or komugi-ko, water, and sea salt, these noodles are said to lower...
Are you sick of being scrawny and want to know how to gain weight without artificial supplements? Here is how you can gain weight naturally and without weight gainers.
This is a calorie chart comprising most common fruit, vegetables and meat products and their calorie value. In addition there are 10 basic low calorie dishes that could be used during dieting.
Keeping track of the food you eat is the first step to real weight loss and fitness. Here are some great food journals to get you started.
Day five of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
If you've been recently diagnosed with fructose malabsorption, you may be wondering if you can still drink beer. Use this guide to find out.
Make a healthy dieting plan that works for you. Tips and free website resources for making your own healthy diet.
You might have tried one meal a day for weight loss, now here are some of the other main benefits of this lifestyle.
This fad diet and its different variations have been around for years, does it work? And is it safe? Find out here if this diet is worth all the hype.
Day two of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
Get results when you try to lose weight by eating oatmeal. Oatmeal is a proven way to lose up to 20 pounds.
Society compels us all to be overweight - this is a side effect of a modern lifestyle. We must stay vigilant and fight the good fight against obesity and poor health on a daily basis. By making small changes to your routines and habits, you can learn to lose the weight and live a healthy life.
Oats are a nutrient dense food low in calories. Also, a bowl of oatmeal provides more than half of the daily value of omega-3 fatty acids as double the daily value for manganese. To learn about more oatmeal health benefits, read on...
Calculating your BMI (Body Mass Index) can be a useful tool to find out whether you are underweight, ideal weight, or overweight. Here is how to calculate your BMI or use an online tool to do it for you.
Exercise doesn't do as much as you think when it comes to weight loss. Research has proven that food plays a much bigger role. Learn how to lose weight and keep that weight off by eating smart.
I ate salad for breakfast for five days in a row. Read here to discover why I gave salad a chance for breakfast and what happened as a result.
Here is how to transition from restrictive eating on a low calorie diet to Intuitive Eating without falling head first into an endless binge.
List of products without hydrogenated oils, plus substitutes for partially hydrogenated shortening and cooking oils. Learn what "zero trans fat" really means.
Sushi, sashimi, tofu, shiitake mushroom, miso soup, edamame are Japanese foods that many Westerners are familiar with and associate with a healthy diet. Here are a few more foods and ingredients to add to your diet.
Bone broth has many health benefits and nutritional values. Learn more about what makes bone broth so nutritious and make your own chicken bone broth at home.
By eating a ketogenic diet consisting of high levels of fats and low levels of carbs, I was effortlessly able to lose 30 pounds in a month. All while feeling full and satiated and with little exercise. In this article, I detail how you too can experience similar results!
My sugar free diet has crossed four months and looks set to stay for long. I am sharing my positive experience with a view to make you say "no" to sugar.
Favorite Weight Watchers recipes for main dishes, all offering big portions to make you feel full! Tomato-based ground beef and cabbage dish, stuffed eggplant, and stir-fry.
Which diet is better: low-carb or low-fat? Find out how you can eat to maintain weight loss for good.
Use these easy tips and tricks to get motivated and inspired to lose weight and get fit. Dieting does not have to be an exercise in frustration and starvation. Read on to lay a strong diet foundation.
State of Slim is a healthy diet plan. There are three phases. This is the food list allowed for Phase 3.
The good news is that Weight Watchers Freestyle is good for even the most basic cook. You can even stay on program, and not cook at all (or very little).
Lose a pound of fat per week and lower your risk of cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and heart disease by only dieting two days per week. See what intermittent fasting is all about!
There is no such thing as a "happy pill." However, there are many endorphin-releasing foods and beverages that will make you happy when you consume them. See how many of them you know about.
Essential oils are becoming very popular in the natural health community. Learn how to use the Slim and Sassy Metabolic Blend to help you manage your appetite.
Apple cider vinegar is a natural way to lose weight without side effects. It's also a very easy-to-follow routine for weight-loss. Get started with this guide for losing weight with ACV.
Start the day with a nutritious, filling breakfast. Try some of these recipes and ideas for a healthy morning meal that is low in calories, quick to prepare, and could help you lose weight.
How to eat healthy on a budget and busy schedule. How to lose weight on a budget. Healthy budget eating. Healthy habits. Healthy weight loss.
Vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, and incorporating them into your diet can provide you with a treasure trove of nutrients that your body needs.
If you're interested in changing your eating habits, these are some tips that can help you along the way.
20 liquid recipe ideas that I discovered during my recovery period from jaw surgery. The key to a liquid diet is to be creative!
Day three of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
What is a calorie? Why count calories? How do you get started? Here are the tricks and shortcuts that I have learned over the past five years of working to get fit and lean.
A vegetarian diet is healthier, less guilt-ridden, and has a wider flavor palette. But is the social push-back worth it? Inside I share what I've learned since making the switch to a meatless diet.
Plain yogurt and other low-glycemic index foods can help manage blood sugar and appetite, which can help reach or remain at a healthy weight. Tips on ways to use plain yogurt in meals and snacks.
Losing weight is struggle for all of us, but the very overweight or obese, people have it harder. This plan is designed to help the very overweight or obese get started on a healthy weightloss path.
The last ten day of this diet plan are the most important. You should notice some results and have a healthier outlook . Remember: this is just a beginning of a more balanced and healthier life.
If you have taken Dr. Abravanel's body type test and found out your metabolism is based on your pituitary gland, learn how you can modify your diet and life style to lose weight and improve health.
To lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you eat. It can be that simple. Understand what the calorie deficit means and how it works.
The ketogenic diet is a popular low-carb diet designed to help you lose weight quickly. Here is a list of my top 20 foods to eat while on the ketogenic diet.
Losing weight can seen like the hardest thing in the world for some, but it is quite easy. It all depends on your drive and determination to lose weight. Here is a great way to lose 6 lbs in one week.
This was my experience taking Russian Bear 10000. Read on to find out what my results were like and how it might work for you.
This article will cover my personal favorite low-calorie lunch recipes and ideas. I'll provide some tasty options for no matter your lifestyle and help you pick the right foods for energy.
Truly understand your body and monitor progressive changes with the LifeCHARGE smart scale and FeelFit app. Learn how you can strengthen your body and monitor your weight with advanced trend analysis.
If your food feels hot, it has probably lost a lot of the enzymes. If you eat your food cool, at room temperature, or a little warmer, you can be pretty sure the food enzymes are intact.
Adding coconut oil to coffee provides health benefits. The caffeine and antioxidants in coffee coupled with fatty acids in coconut oil help the heart and brain, prevent disease, and aid weight loss.
Healthy eating can be tough. It's even harder to do if you don't have the right ingredients at home. Learn how to grocery shop to build a healthy diet for a higher quality of life.
Would you like to find a diet plan suited for your unique body type and metabolism, one that is healthy and won't leave you feeling weak and irritable? Dr. Abravanel's Body Type Diet is right for you.
Here is my experience with the Master cleanse Diet, aka Lemonade Diet, the recipe, how I felt during the diet, how much weight I lost and some words of advice from my experience.
Calorie intake and weight loss are directly connected with one another. So if you wish to lose weight or maintain your weight, you need to monitor your calorie intake.
Zero calorie foods take more energy to absorb into the system than the energy in the food itself. In other words zero calorie foods are foods you can eat without counting calories or gaining weight
Adopting a plant-based diet can be intimidating if you're on a small budget. As a vegan on a low income, I'll share my tips for going vegan cheaply.
Stevia and Splenda are two of most popular sweeteners today. But which one is better? What are we really putting in our bodies? Read on to find out.
This diet can be used in a pinch for quick weight loss prior to an event. Eat as much of the veggie packed soup, while adding other foods each day for 7 days. Most people lose 10-17 pounds in a week.
There are many myths on diets out there. All it takes is knowing your BMR and how many calories to eat. Check out this quick guide to learning just how many calories you really should be eating.
Interested in learning if the ketogenic diet can work for you? I tried it for 7 months and learned quite a bit about what works and what doesn't. Here's a detailed account of my experience.
Iron is an essential mineral that many people do not get enough of. Learn about the health benefits associated with iron and how to get enough of it from your diet.
Start your morning with the perfect protein breakfast. Here are quick, easy, and affordable ideas to get you started.
If you've struggled with your weight in the past, there's an easy solution to this. You can use intermittent fasting for weight loss and forget about dieting forever.
With one of the lowest obesity rates and longest life expectancies in the whole world, Koreans attribute their relatively good health to traditional fermented foods.
The Blood Sugar Diet has received acclaim as a way to lose weight fast and keep it off. Does it work? After researching, I decided to give the 12-week program a try, and here are my conclusions.
Thinking of starting Slim Fast? See before and after pictures of my Slim Fast journey and decide if it's the right program for you!
I review the Naturally Slim weight loss program which teaches you how to eat like a thin person so you can lose weight fast and keep it off. No pills, surgery, special food or counting calories.
Nowadays nutrition bars are like the Swiss army knife of snacks. Apart from being easy to carry around for bodybuilders and athletes on the go, they can also be healthy and quite appetizing.
If you want to build muscle effectively, it's not just about working out with weights. You need to eat right too. But just what is the best muscle building diet? This article answers that question.
Interested in losing weight fast but not too sure what to eat? With the right food and regular exercise, you can lose weight without a gym membership and feel great.
Is there any substance to the claims that rice contains high levels of arsenic? We will examine if there really is arsenic in your rice, how it got there, and what you can do about it.
This is a very basic introduction to weight loss using calorie counting. This is best suited to those just starting out on their calorie counting weight loss journey. Use calorie counting to maintain.
If you're wondering how you could ever manage to transition from being a meat-eater to eating vegetarian or vegan, try these simple suggestions from someone who successfully made the switch.
Are you having trouble losing weight? It may be your hormones. Certain hormones affect the shape of your body. Figure out your shape, the hormones affecting it, and how you can use foods to help.
Considering the GM diet? Here is the plan for each day of the diet, as well as my personal review and tips for the plan.
There are many factors other than a high calorie diet that make you fat. Here are 10 surprising things that are making you fat - from your friends to your plastic water bottles.
The 21 day fix is a simple, easy to follow (and stick to) portion control plan that focuses on nutrition and removing processed food to improve health and maintain a healthy weight.
At 50, at a height of 5' 10", I weighed about 200 pounds. Once I decided to get proactive about losing some weight, it became basically a function of intake.
Apple cider vinegar provides many health benefits. Find out how to maximize the detoxifying benefits of apple cider vinegar.
You've probably heard of a tea detox before, but does it actually work? Here's all you need to know about this trendy weight loss fad, and my personal story with "Thin Tea" tea detox.
Most people know that they should drink at least eight glasses of water every day. For those who think plain water is boring, they can drink flavored sparkling water instead. There are at least five health benefits of doing so.
There is so much hype on TV about the various commercially available diet programs. Here is my head-to-head comparison of Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers, to help you sort it out.
Iron deficiency strikes vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike. The negative side effects associated with a meat diet include parasites and dozens of other flukes and protozoan organisms.
High fructose corn syrup is a highly addictive sweetener that is cheaper than sucrose (common table sugar). It is used to sweeten many processed foods and has been linked to many health problems.
Green tea and weight loss? It's potent antioxidant called "epigallocatechin gallate" is the magic ingredient. Find out how much green tea you need to lose weight.
Learn how to reduce thigh fat. Learn why you may be estrogen dominant, why low-calorie diets and extensive aerobic exercise is wrong in correcting thigh fat, and what you can do to finally lose it.
If you are looking for a healthy diet tailored to your unique metabolism, Dr. Abravanel's Body Type Diet may be just the thing for you. Learn about the diet recommended for thyroid types.
A step-by-step guide on how to make superfood cupcakes containing wheatgrass and acai. An easy cupcake recipe you can complete in less than 40 mins. Yields 12 cupcakes. A healthy dessert recipe.
There is so much information flying around concerning protein! Here I walk you through what protein actually is, what it actually does in your body, and why meat is not the only, nor the best, source!
Walking through Costco my daughter and I noticed an Organic 3-Day Fresh Start juice cleanse in a box. "Let's try it," we both said in unison.
We often focus a lot of attention on BMI, but there are many things we need to keep in mind when looking at our BMI, such as how much muscle, how much fat, and the age of the person we are comparing.
We try diet after diet, with some success. Most slip back into our old ways and our old plus sizes. Good news! Studies show those using the right online weight loss sites properly have more success.
The latest craze in dieting is the Dukan Diet. Dieters do not go hungry and there is no calorie-counting. Learn more about the plan and the French doctor that developed it.
Thinking about trying "Lite n' Easy" and curious about if it works for weight loss, healthy eating, or just for convenient meals? Here's all you need to know about this Australian meal delivery company, and how I lost 12 kilograms while eating their meals.
Beetroot or beets have a long history. Dating back to ancient Greek, Roman and Arabian times, beets had been used for many reasons. It was considered to be a luxury vegetable, something delicious to eat. The ancient people respected it not only as a delicious vegetable but also for its many health
My experience with the Zerona laser for fat reduction. Does it work? I double-checked the nurse's measurements at home—and my answer is "it's complicated."
The ketogenic diet offers benefits beyond weight loss. By putting your body into ketosis, you burn stored fat as fuel, which can help address some specific health issues.
This article will outline some tips on how you can effectively lose weight in 30 days without working out. Adjust your diet today and successfully achieve a realistic goal in a month.
I turned my late-night snack into a hot bowl of oatmeal and noticed weight and overall health improvements.
The modern human diet, especially in America, consists of foods rich in three substances that have been proven to contribute to obesity and disease. Due to the high concentration of these substances, eating highly processed foods may be considered poisonous to your health.
Green tea is the top choice for weight loss and detox compared to other foods. But matcha for weight loss and detox is far superior to traditional green tea. Check out this matcha vs green tea powder
Great recipe for southern fried cabbage, with some “soul.” Photos and a quick and easy coleslaw recipe included.
Some people are hardgainers. They are skinny and have trouble gaining muscle. I am naturally skinny and had trouble gaining muscle but now I know what to do to gain muscle fairly quickly and easily.
If you are conscious of your weight, you might be tempted to weigh yourself daily, if not more often. It's tempting, but might not give an accurate picture of your actual weight.
For the very overweight or obese, weight loss is a step-by-step procedure. There are three major areas to focus on and this article will go through each of them, one by one and includes a meal plan for days 11-20 of the 30-day plan.
There are many types of apples, and while they all offer health benefits, apples with red skin have been ranked the healthiest for their antioxidant content.
Just can't shift those last 10 pounds? Always looking puffy no matter what you do? Here are a few simple tips to get rid of bloat and water retention once and for all.
The Master Cleanse diet is a fad diet popular among celebrities looking to drop weight quickly, but is this diet safe? Here is the truth about this drastic approach to health and weight loss.
A 800-calorie-per-day diet that helped my friend lose 14 pounds in two weeks. I tried it with good results.
Have you wondered about using the South Beach diet? Here is a side-by-side review of South Beach with another well-known program: Weight Watchers Freestyle.
My experience with the Weight Watchers Quick Start Plus Program Cookbook helped me customize a weight loss plan to “make weigh-in” during my Air Force active duty years.
Tired of your constant cravings? Want to see those extra pounds melt away? Here are 7 practical steps to cure your sugar addiction for good.
Are you trying to lose weight? Do you often feel that your energy reserves run lower than they should? Then perhaps you need to become a pescetarian!
Bluetooth smart scales reviews and features in one convenient place. Weight Gurus, Yunmai, WiTscale, and many other brands ranked and rated.
Should you diet or exercise to lose weight fast? Consume fewer calories or burn more calories to lose weight. Dieting can be a good way to slim down but, it rarely works. Exercising can work, but it is better for gaining muscle. Learn how to quickly lose fat and keep it off.
Are you looking for a diet plan tailored to your unique metabolism that is both healthy and balanced and will encourage permanent weight loss? If so, Dr. Abravanel's Body Type Diet may be just right.
Need quick and easy low-calorie meals? Here are some of my fast recipes for losing weight and keeping it off.
We all know that sugar is bad for us. We've been told it causes tooth decay, obesity, and diabetes among other ailments. But did you know that sugar consumption drastically alters body pH as well?
I took the Vegan for a Month Challenge out of frustration with health issues, curiosity, a desire to live a more humane and compassionate life, and a quest for better health. My results and learnings.
Sugar is bad for you. Do you limit your intake, or does it exceed daily sugar recommendations? It matters. You may be severely damaging your health.
After the New Year, I began a healthier eating regime. I was doing well until after a few days I began feeling bloated. I believe the information that helped me solve the problem will help others in a similar predicament.
A 40-day diet with one rule: eat only the same, simple foods. It will give your digestive system a rest and allow your body to gently regenerate.
Have weight-loss fads left you skeptical about losing weight? A registered dietician critiques major fads and then details a healthy program to boost metabolism in order to shed pounds.
For his hemochromatosis-friendly diet, we made a list of cold breakfast cereals that did not have added iron fortification and were also naturally low in iron, which granola, alas, being oats, is not.
Find out how I lost 12 lbs. and continue to lose weight every month without depriving myself of food.
In this article a Registered Dietitian breaks down the top foods athletes can utilize to recover quicker, perform better, and train harder.
Heard the hype about the Whole30? The Whole30 is a 30 day challenge to clear sugar, grains, dairy and legumes out of your diet. It's like taking the Paleo Diet to the next level.
All your questions about apple cider vinegar answered: When and how often to drink? What to mix it with? How can it help you lose weight healthily?
Get rid of belly fat and lose weight by adjusting your diet and exercise routine. I share how to lose weight naturally with supplements and 13 meals you can incorporate into your week.
When is the best time to eat fruit? Is it bad to eat fruit after meals? Can I mix fruit with yogurt ? Are smoothies really good for me? Learn all this and more.
Learn how you can change your body type to ectomorph, mesomorph, or endomorph. Some people are naturally thin, some gain muscle easily, and some have trouble losing fat.
Do you want to track your macros, but you are not able to? Do you find it hard to count your calories every day? Read on to learn how to keep a healthy diet using the Hand-Sized Portion Method!
Twitter follower, @HalfordTom, asks about foods for ectomorphs to gain weight without worsening acne.
Learn what it really takes to reduce thighs and get rid of fat in other areas of your body. Discover some great exercises for getting rid of thigh fat (including cellulite) and shaping your legs.
Need to lose weight fast? How about 10 pounds in just three days with a program that will make you feel refreshed and provide a detox!
Learn how to prepare fennel seed water and enjoy its appetite suppressant properties. The water boosts metabolism and has fat-burning benefits that can help with weight-loss.
The inflammatory response occurs with injuries and chronic illnesses. Some foods are known to increase inflammation in the body, and other foods will decrease inflammation and pain.
If you are a gonadal metabolism type, learn how to eat with Dr. Abravanel's Lifestyle and Diet Plan.
If you smoke a pack a day or more, you will probably gain weight when you quit. But don't let that stop you. You can minimize or even avoid weight-gain when you quit smoking.
Obesity is on the rise worldwide. With over 1.6 billion adults who are overweight and another 400 million who are obese, there must be a solution. Find out what countries rates the highest and lowest in obesity rates.
There is no secret solution to staying thin. However, there may be some things to learn from people who have always been thin.
Staying young and looking young is all about how well we care for our body. Although many choose to use surgery or supplements, there are a plethora of anti-aging items at our local produce aisle.
Carb cycling is a powerful tool for weight loss. Combining the benefits of a low carb diet plan with periodic days of carb loading is one of the most effective ways to lose weight and keep it off.
These are just a few of my favorite South Beach Diet-friendly smoothies. They make an excellent healthy treat!