The Health Benefits of Water Fasting

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

5 More Popular Weight Loss Diets Explained

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

6 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

3 Crazy Ways to Burn Fat While You Sleep!

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!

Does Quick Weight Loss Exist?

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?

Starting a Weight Loss Program?

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?

Vitamin D and Obesity in Children

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

The Top 5 Herbs for Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, you know the only way to ensure healthy progress and lasting success is by changing how you eat and increasing your activity level. However, there are a number of herbs that can help this journey along by speeding up your fat-burning metabolism or stifling cravings. These five herbs can … Continue reading The Top 5 Herbs for Weight Loss

The Weight Loss Benefits of Black Walnut Hull

Black walnuts and their hulls (from the green hull) contain high amounts of antioxidants, iodine, and essential fatty acids. Black walnuts have been used for hundreds of years by Native American, Russian and Chinese cultures for a variety of conditions, including expelling harmful organisms. More recently, the high fatty acid content of black walnuts has … Continue reading The Weight Loss Benefits of Black Walnut Hull

The Health Dangers of Dichlorophene

Dichlorophene is a chemical commonly used as a pesticide because it’s toxic to many organisms, including bacteria and fungus. Dichlorophene is also toxic to humans. It irritates the skin, it’s very harmful to the eyes and mucous membranes, and if it’s eaten or inhaled, the results can be fatal. Effects of Exposure to Dichlorophene Dichlorophene … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Dichlorophene