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...
An elimination diet is the first step in coping with the food intolerance known as fructose malabsorption.
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.
A keto diet is highly beneficial to the body in a number of ways. It can also be a challenge to practice and sustain. Here's all you need to know about this diet plan.
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!
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.
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?
Done correctly, this three-day plan can help you lose weight quickly. Consult your doctor first before beginning.
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.
The bottom line is that no matter how good a program might appear to be on TV, the best weight loss program is the one that YOU will use consistently so that you can achieve your weight loss goal.
Confused about what to eat on a ketogenic diet? Look no further. Here is a list of keto and low-carb friendly foods you can use to create delicious, healthy, compliant meals.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Need quick and easy low-calorie meals? Here are some of my fast recipes for losing weight and keeping it off.
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.
Intermittent fasting, or eating during a condensed time window, helps the body with autophagy and cellular cleansing. It also helps deplete glycogen stores so that the body relies on ketones for energy, thus assisting with fat loss and weight loss. This results in disease prevention and longevity.
This dessert gives you delicious indulgence without throwing in a lot of sugar or nasty additives. With only 3-4 ingredients you probably already have everything you need to make them sitting in your kitchen!
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.
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.
Have you ever wondered about the “diet” secrets of those who are healthy, fit, and slim? What do they eat, what is their lifestyle and what are their secrets to longevity? Countries that have a low obesity rate also have different diets and lifestyles. Find out the diet secrets of certain countries and nationalities.
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. Find out why.
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.
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.
Review of the Raw Green Organics RawJuvenate Complete Organic Detox 14-day starter, along with basic info about doing a detox cleanse diet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over the last five years I've stacked a few pounds on. Like all guys, it goes straight to the middle. I decided that to lose weight, a diet was essential. Here's how I did it.
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.
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.
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.
My husband and I gave the Whole30 diet a shot. I feel much better and learned some surprising things. Here’s the full, honest scoop.
Whether you are just having a bad day or are suffering from chronic depression or anxiety, adding these foods to your diet can help brighten your mood.
If you want to lose weight successfully, a low-carb diet plan is probably the best way to do it. But you have to know how to do it in the right way if you want to get the best results...
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.
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.
Weight Watchers (WW) Freestyle has been around for a while now. It’s probably the most “livable” WW program yet. That’s not to say you would pass up a few tips and hints if they were offered, right?
OK, we get it! A grain-based meal doesn’t sound like the tastiest dinner option. But, if we focus on their muscle-building properties instead, we'll see that there's more to grains than meets the eye.
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.
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!
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.
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.
The body goes through situations that put it at a big disadvantage especially if a person has picked up a bad habit or is exposed to pollution. That's when juice cleanses can be beneficial.
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.
Need cold lunch ideas? Here are some of my favorite Weight Watchers cold lunches. These are my modifications for Bean Slaw, Curried Chicken Salad, Turkey Rice Slaw, Bean-Citrus Salad, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I turned my late-night snack into a hot bowl of oatmeal and noticed weight and overall health improvements.
How much fat are you actually losing? Body fat calipers are one way to track your personal fitness goals and achievements.
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.
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.
Changes happen in the heart and blood vessels as we age, but a healthy lifestyle can greatly reduce these changes and help us to live a long and healthy life.
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.
Many health experts recommend an anti-inflammatory diet to avoid degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis, Alzheimer's and cancer. Find out what foods are on this type of diet.
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!
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.
Olympians, top athletes, and average fitness enthusiasts are turning to a plant-based diet to improve stamina, speed, and recovery.
Out of the many types of protein bars on the market, I've selected only the best to share with you guys today. These protein bars fit every mark: taste, nutrition, and price!
If you are looking to lose some weight quickly you might be interested to know how I lost 20 pounds in a month. Copy my example and you might do the same or even better!
Here is how to transition from restrictive eating on a low calorie diet to Intuitive Eating without falling head first into an endless binge.
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!
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.
Learn how to reduce the amount of salt, sugar and artificial flavors you consume in the processed foods you eat by making simple tweaks and changes to the way you prepare these common pantry products.
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!
Start your morning with the perfect protein breakfast. Here are quick, easy, and affordable ideas to get you started.
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.
This article explores the pros and cons, do's and dont's of building muscle mass after the age of 40 years old.
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.
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.
Losing weight is not always about counting calories. What matters most is the type of food you are eating.
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.
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.
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!
Bean chips are high in fiber, protein, and nutrients. Here are my favorite bean chips for healthy snacking.
We are well aware of subcutaneous fat, which sits just below the skin. Visceral fat, on the other hand, surrounds the internal organs. Here are tips to reduce this potentially dangerous fat.
The USDA estimates that the average American consumes over 17 teaspoons, or 94 grams, of added sugar every day. This means we are ingesting approximately 130 cups or 65 pounds of sugar a year. Just how many grams of added sugars do you eat or drink in a day? Why does it matter?
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.
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.
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!
If you want to learn how to lose weight fast it's actually not that difficult. You just need to follow these 5 simple steps...
How to lose 15 pounds relatively painlessly and also make this healthy food plan work for the rest of your life.
If you have been diagnosed with fructose malabsorption (or intolerance), a change in diet is necessary to reduce your fructose intake.
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.
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 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!
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.
Find out how I lost 12 lbs. and continue to lose weight every month without depriving myself of food.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Make a healthy dieting plan that works for you. Tips and free website resources for making your own healthy diet.
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!
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.
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.
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.
An easy no-bake protein balls recipe. Each ball contains 19g of protein. Homemade protein balls you can complete in only 30 minutes. Eat around workouts or as a high protein, low fat, healthy snack.
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.
It may seem impossible to go out to eat while sticking to a low-carb diet. What's the fun if everyone else is eating buttered bread? It's possible to stick to your diet and still have a good time out.
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.
Staying young and looking young is all about how well we care for our body. Although many choose to use surgery or supplements, there is a plethhora of anti-aging items at our local produce aisle.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A great thing about the keto diet is that you can drink moderate amounts of alcohol without derailing your progress.
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.
An overview of the 8 hour diet by someone who has tried it. A great solution for the long-term dieter.
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.
If you have resolved to finally get in shape once and for all, here is a list of some fantastic books that will educate you and get you on the right track to success.
Get results when you try to lose weight by eating oatmeal. Oatmeal is a proven way to lose up to 20 pounds.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
As a veteran Weight Watchers member, I know that they roll out a new program every year or two. This one is the best yet, in my opinion.
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.
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.
Want to lose weight, but sick of dieting? I'll tell you how to lose weight by making a few small changes to your life. No more dieting ever!
Losing weight in a week is possible, with a good plan. For stage athletes, a pre-contest nutrition plan is crucial. A planned bodybuilder or figure contest diet can make the winning difference.
If you are a gonadal metabolism type, learn how to eat with Dr. Abravanel's Lifestyle and Diet Plan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I first found out about erythritol when I bought Honest Tea's Tangerine Green Tea, which has only 10 calories but is all natural. How? It uses a little-known, natural low-calorie sweetener called erythritol.
Chronic fatigue is a common complaint plaguing the world's population. Why are we so tired? This article takes a look at what causes fatigue and how you can fix your chronic lack of energy.
Juice fasts can be a great way to detox or shed lbs fast, but don't start a juice fast unprepared. Here's a summary of common side effects you might experience.
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?
Want to keep weight off after dieting? Me too! Best tips I've used for keeping my weight loss for over a year.
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.
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.
List of products without hydrogenated oils, plus substitutes for partially hydrogenated shortening and cooking oils. Learn what "zero trans fat" really means.
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!
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.
How should a food lover deal with the changing faces of our morning meals? Do you have it, delay it, or skip breakfast altogether?
Twitter follower, @HalfordTom, asks about foods for ectomorphs to gain weight without worsening acne.
There are many diets that are labeled "low carb," i.e. the Atkins, Rosedale, Protein Power, and Paleolithic diet. They all limit one's intake of carbohydrates. Which is right for you?
Learn about the stomach wrap method using saran wrap around your belly to burn fat, and other diet tips.
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.
A 800-calorie-per-day diet that helped my friend lose 14 pounds in two weeks. I tried it with good results.
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.
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.
You might have tried one meal a day for weight loss, now here are some of the other main benefits of this lifestyle.
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.
Apple cider vinegar provides many health benefits. Find out how to maximize the detoxifying benefits of apple cider vinegar.
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.
A new study shows that you can improve your workouts with caffeine, even if your body is used to drinking lots of caffeinated drinks.
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.
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.
There are so many options for weight loss, with advertisements for diet products and programs on every TV channel. Still, the truth is that you don’t really need to buy a “program” to lose weight.
Try making these five low-calorie soups made with homemade chicken stock. Stave off any hunger pangs and get your diet under control with these delicious recipes!
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.
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.
Here are your best options for a protein-filled pancake breakfast. This is an easy, affordable way to get the protein you need for muscle maintenance while you lose fat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New diets are invented every year, but most aren’t sustainable or very safe. The DASH Diet, however, ranks as the #1 best diet eight years in a row. Here’s what you need to know about the DASH Diet.
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.
These are just a few of my favorite South Beach Diet-friendly smoothies. They make an excellent healthy treat!
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.
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!
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.
I developed the three-day Military Diet weight loss menu plan. Here are menus for each day, a shopping list, exercises, and success stories from those who have achieved their weight-loss goals.
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.