Thursday, December 5, 2013
Friday, November 29, 2013
Regardless of countless views and misconceptions, healthy dieting can actually be good for you. Such dieting involves monitoring of what you eat and how much you eat. It can take different shapes and forms for different people. Some people reduce their portion sizes in attempts to lose weight, some try to eat specific foods that they believe will help them lose weight, while others will try to avoid eating certain types of fatty foods e.g. they may quit junk food and stick to healthy food items only.
Monday, November 25, 2013
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many have already embraced the most wonderful time of the year with excitement and joy. This holiday has likely put you into a planning frenzy: menu planning, table setting decor and finding those beloved elastic waistline pants. Thanksgiving welcomes into the most wonderful time of the year and is enjoyed by all - we welcome the opportunity to spend time laughing with family and eating more than we knew was physically possible.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Atkins diet also commonly referred to as Atkins nutritional approach is a kind of diet that was developed by a cardiologist named Dr. Atkins to help people in losing weight. The diet focuses on food and diet that is low on carbs and high on fruits, vegetables and meat. According to Atkins what makes the body to gain a lot of weight is when one takes too many carbs that increase the amounts of sugar in the body.
Friday, November 22, 2013
In recent years, soft drinks have come under intense scrutiny. Whether from New York mayor Michael Bloomberg’s effort to limit the purchase of soda to containers 20 ounces or less in size or critics that blame so called “Mountain Dew Mouth” – a condition commonly found in the Appalachian region of the U.S. and named after the area’s most popular beverage – as destroying the oral health of individuals too poor to receive regular dental care, soft drinks have started to develop a poor reputation among health experts across the globe.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The short answer for this question is yes and no. To an extent, spicy food can be good for your health. For instance, spicy food can make food more flavorful and delicious. I say this even as a person who is not too crazy about spicy food: it really adds more flavor to a meal, especially when it is not overused. Spicy food can increase your metabolism’s functioning, thus, making you shed more pounds. Studies have shown that the compound in chilies called capsaicin can cause the body to burn calories for 20 minutes after eating.