Perhaps one of the most difficult things about being on a weight loss diet is finding low-calorie foods that are as delicious as they are nutritious. When you first start your diet, it might seem like all the low-calorie foods taste like rabbit food or leave you poorly nourished, or that just one serving of the best tasting foods contain
Considering a Ketogenic Diet? Are you considering a ketogenic diet to help you lose weight? Before you start a ketogenic diet as part of a weight loss program, or any diet for that matter, you should learn all you can about it so that you can maximize your weight loss efforts. The ketogenic diet started out as a treatment
The rates of diabetes have risen in the past few decades. So have obesity rates. Are the two connected? Scientists think so. More than one-third of people in the United States have obesity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Almost a third of people living in the U.S. have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.
Understanding metabolism and resting metabolic rate can improve the results of any weight loss program. When you think about doing activities that burn calories, you might think about running, jumping, and lifting weights. What you may not realize is that your body burns a significant amount of calories just performing basic functions, such as breathing and circulating blood. In
Most people don’t need to be told that it can be difficult to keep weight off no matter how hard they try, but they may not know exactly why this is. When a certain popular weight-loss reality show had people dropping dozens upon dozens of pounds over the course of just a few weeks, it was hailed by many people
You know what they say about New Year’s Weight Loss resolutions: most are broken by Valentine’s Day. There are a lot of reasons that happens, but really, it often comes down to timing. Simply put, the timing stinks. Think about it: You’re at the end of what may be the most stressful six weeks of the year. Holidays, families, travel,
By now it’s common knowledge that the key to good health is a diet rich in nutrients and low in empty calories. One of the biggest challenges to people living on the standard American diet is the fact that we are inundated with high calorie, low nutrient foods. This is a recipe for weight gain. Unfortunately, it’s become so much