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Healthy Eating

Living Green and Eating Clean

Living Green and Eating Clean
The short answer is yes; alcohol can make you fat - depending on how much you drink. (ARA) - The trend of protecting the environment continues to gain momentum, and people everywhere are adopting more eco-friendly lifestyles. Within this movement, a growing number are taking a look at their diets and seeing how eating more natural foods can improve their health while minimizing the impact on the environment. [...more click to full story]

Effects of Drinking - Does Alcohol Make You Fat?

Effects of Drinking - Does Alcohol Make You Fat?
The short answer is yes; alcohol can make you fat - depending on how much you drink. The body turns some of the alcohol into fat, which ends up on you stomach - hence the "beer belly". There are calories in the alcohol and we all know if we take on more calories than we are losing, we will build fat.
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You are what you eat

"You are what you eat." How many times have you heard that expression? It's true, in my opinion, and it can be a good or bad thing depending on how you look at it.
If you're in control of your diet - eating whole, healthy foods at least 80% of the time - the above statement should encourage you. The more healthily you eat, the better you will look. [...more click to full story]

When exercising and eating healthy do NOT lead to weight loss

Q.Im exercising and Im eating healthy, but Im not seeing any weight loss. What do you think is going on?

A. This is something I come across a lot in my profession: people who are ready and willing to make the necessary steps, but arent seeing the results they hope for. For weight-loss exercise, you should try to do aerobics 3 to 5 times per week (30-45 minutes per time) and strength training 2 to 3 times per week (20-30 minutes per time). I know not everyone can fit that into their schedule, but it is in your best interest to strive for that fitness plan. [...more click to full story]

What to do to not gain Weight over the Holidays

It is common knowledge that many Americans overeat during the Holiday season and gain 10 pounds on average between Thanksgiving and Christmas. When the Holiday season comes, all resolutions to eat healthy go out the window. We do not care; we overeat and stuff ourselves because we have a good excuse: it is the Holidays!  [...more click to full story]

The Top 10 World Super Foods

Okay so maybe that's a slight exaggeration. After all there are hundreds of foods that are good for you and millions that are bad !! There are top twenty lists for muscle building, for endurance, for speed, for losing weight, for every contingency. These are the top twenty foods, in my view ,which can contribute to general health, a healthy diet, keeping illness at bay and in some cases helping you live longer. Although there's 20 they're not in any particular order. In this article I'll be covering my top ten. Look for the follow up which continues with numbers 11-20.

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Foods To Help You Lose Weight

Every year, thousands of dollars are spent on every imaginable diet program, slim-down products, and weigh loss pills. For many women, money is no object since the need to shed those extra pounds far outweighs any concern for finances. [...more click to full story]

Food and Diet for More Energy

Do you find that you get fatigued during the afternoon? There are better choices than reaching for that candy bar, soda, or the latest energy drink. Food and diet is essential to giving your body more energy during the day. With making some easy diet choices you can have more energy and feel alive during those once sluggish hours. [...more click to full story]

Rules For What To Eat And What Not To Eat

In todays fast food world, it is important to first know the rules to eat healthy and then to follow them with dedication till they become a part of your system. The first rule is, of course, to eat fresh, clean, whole foods in their natural state that have not been commercially processed.

Before you read the list of rules given below, you must understand that good basis will prevent disease; dont expect it to treat it. [...more click to full story]

The Secrets of Honey

Secrets of Honey
I'm sure a lot of my readers already know the benefits they can gain from honey.

I have regularly taken a mixture of organic honey and organic cider vinegar in a glass of hot water every morning for years. [...more click to full story]

Eating Disorders

Divorce and Eating Disorders

In many cases, teenages girls whose parents are divorcing will often focus their attention on their body image because it is something that feel they can control.

As their world around them, by that I mean the family environment is changing, they will go and do things that they want to change about them. Anorexia and bulimia are two very serious eating disorders. This is not a phase that will pass. It [...more click to full story]

Healthy Eating Tips: Test Your Food I.Q.

Healthy eating tips include more than just avoiding "bad" foods.

Did you know that some medical and scientific studies have shown that adding certain foods to your diet may help to prevent or ease certain medical conditions?  [...more click to full story]

Foods That Make You Fat

As Americans and other Western countries continue to struggle with obesity, we must ask ourselves some very important questions:

What makes our life style different than other cultures around the world?

Why do we suffer so much from diabetes and heart related diseases? : [...more click to full story]

Is It Better to Skip a Meal Than to Eat Unhealthy Food?

Imagine your in a situation (work, plane, train, automobile) where you just didn't prepare any healthy foods. Maybe you are in a situation where the only choice to eat something is junk food.

I'm sure this doesn't happen to you that often right?

But when it does, should you eat junk foods to keep your metabolism up or would it be more beneficial to not eat at all?  [...more click to full story]