You may have heard about prune juice for babies or older adults, but this purple-colored drink is breaking old stereotypes and gaining a whole new following. Don’t be mistaken, the health benefits of prune juice still include constipation relief, but that is not all it can offer. Made from prunes (also known as dried plums), prune … Continue reading Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever
Cayenne pepper is a potent weight loss aid that can help curb your appetite, heat up your metabolism, and even help burn extra fat. With these significant benefits, it should be no surprise that cayenne is an integral part of popular weight loss plans like the Master Cleanse. Cayenne peppers can be grown at home or … Continue reading Can Cayenne Pepper Aid in Weight Loss?
If you haven’t done the research, you might find yourself wondering if fasting is safe. You may have heard from people who’ve never even tried it that it’s crazy, dangerous, or just pointless. And yet, for thousands of years, many cultures have embraced fasting wholeheartedly. This ancient practice leads to numerous health benefits for most people—when done … Continue reading How to Fast Safely: Considerations Before Starting a Fast
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!
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?
Is there a weight loss program suitable for nearly everyone that follows correct, proven strategies and results in permanent success? Yes! and it’s called the Eat Healthy Foods and Exercise Regularly plan! No short cuts included! Forget the empty promises of infomercial gimmicks; forget the “Sea Salt and Paint Chip” diet. There are no magic … Continue reading Starting a Weight Loss Program?
The University of Michigan School of Public Health published research that suggests inadequate levels of vitamin D could be a key factor in increased fat accumulation in children, and could be an important weapon in the fight against childhood obesity. According to their findings, there is a strong correlation between vitamin D deficiency and the … Continue reading Vitamin D and Obesity in Children