While fasting has been part of human culture for thousands of years, only recently have we begun to investigate the therapeutic benefits of the practice. Interestingly, modern science has found a variety of verifiable positive effects fasting has on human health. What Is Water Fasting? Water fasting, also known as a water cleanse, is a … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Water Fasting
In my previous post we looked at 6 common weight loss diets, here are another five I felt deserved consideration. 1. The Pritkin Principle Diet This diet has been around since the 1970’s and was originally aimed at those with hypertension and diabetes. Fruits, vegetables, pasta, grains, and low-fat dairy are encouraged and protein sources … Continue reading 5 More Popular Weight Loss Diets Explained
Here’s a look at some of the most common diets people are using. I am not endorsing any of these but I’ve received a lot of questions about them and wanted to provide a brief overview. Fundamentally, I usually recommend a mostly vegetarian diet but that also is a personal preference; you need to do … Continue reading 6 Popular Weight Loss Diets Explained
Trying to lose weight can be an incredibly frustrating experience for most people. The most aggravating part is that rebound effect. Sure, you lose weight … but as soon as you stop dieting, it just piles back on — and then some! The problem is the usual focus on cutting calories. It seems obvious that, if you take … Continue reading 3 Crazy Ways to Burn Fat While You Sleep!
What if I told you that an essential part of healthy eating includes short periods of not eating? That line of thinking runs counter to everything we do today. You probably have a snack, if not a full meal, before running out the door. You might have another snack once you get to work and … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting
Most people want to lose weight to experience the benefits of having a healthy body and avoid the problems of not. The stresses of excessive weight include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and the spectrum of problems caused by toxins are experiences we’re better off to avoid. One of the cornerstones to achieving and maintaining a healthy … Continue reading Should You Use Weight Loss Supplements?
A growing body of evidence supports the effectiveness of green tea for weight loss. The key ingredient in green tea that purported to help the body lose weight is a compound known as EGCG. Research shows that it helps increase metabolism, stimulate the oxidation of fat, and helps the body increase fat excretion. Recent studies … Continue reading Green Tea for Weight Loss?
What’s going on with your fitness routine? Where are you at with it? If you’re on the up swing- that’s awesome, stick with it. If you’re not, why not? What happened to hitting the gym this week? Did Monday quickly turn into Friday and the evenings faded away under a glow from the television set? … Continue reading 6 Tips to Maintaining a Healthy Body
You must make exercise a foundation of your weight loss plan, that’s not negotiable. Exercise is important and effective for weight loss because it requires your muscles to burn extra calories for energy. Exercise sets your muscles up to grow and get stronger. When your muscle mass increases, your basal metabolic rate does as well. … Continue reading 16 Advantages Of Rebounding For Weight Loss
Thousands of diet gurus are standing by right now to trade their weight loss plans for your hard earned dollars. Unfortunately, to the contrary of the advertisements, gimmicks and gadgets never add up to a permanent weight loss solution. The quickest way to lose weight is to eat healthy, exercise daily, and, depending on your … Continue reading Does Quick Weight Loss Exist?