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Diet and Weight Loss

Keto Gets Half Way, but Water Fasting Leads Him To 200 lb Weight Loss

Aug 12 2017 - 1:48pm
David Sandy Weight Loss

As fasting continues to spread, it's starting to rack up some really impressive and different transformation stories about weight loss. I discovered an impressive one last night on the Water Fasting for Weight Loss Facebook group. David Sandy graciously agreed to share his amazing weight loss story with eMaxHealth to inspire those who would like to lose weight.

Less than two years ago David Sandy had used KETO to reach a low of 355 lbs from a high of 440.

Barriers to the Vegan Diet and How to Tackle Them

Aug 7 2017 - 1:29pm
Vegan Diet Meal

Adopting a plant-based lifestyle is a big commitment, but well worth it for both your health and the environment. If you are hesitant about becoming vegan, here are some tips.

You have watched the documentaries and read the books about vegan diet, you are now ready to dive head-first into vegan living, but you know there will be obstacles in your path as you trek into ne

How to explain fasting to people around you

Aug 3 2017 - 5:44pm
Explaining water fasting

People who do regular or intermittent water fasting sometimes are confronted by their friends who challenge them with questions that water fasting is bad for their health and they shouldn't do it. How can one reply to those challenges.

"The great majority tells me water fasting is very bad to do and that I am crazy because I jeopardize my health, specially since I do not have any extra weight to loose.

Eggplants Make Great Mediterranean Vegan Food and They Aren't Only For The Rich

Aug 2 2017 - 11:17am
Mediterranean Vegan Eggplants Grilled

The benefits of the Mediterranean diet aren't only for the rich and affluent as the recent study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, says. Take for example eggplants, which are big part of the Mediterranean diet and make great recipes on a budget.

People love the Mediterranean lifestyle. It reminds them the life in Italy, Greece the Middle Eastern coast and the rich culture that comes with it.

Raising Your Child Vegan: How To Explain Veganism To Children

Aug 2 2017 - 9:54am
Vegan food for children

Few days ago after watching the documentary "What The Health" we decided to become Vegan. Our family is used to eating vegan meals for an extended periods as Lent in our tradition basically means eating vegan. We hope this change is permanent, but how do you explain vegan diet and that we don't eat meat to children?

As I was searching for more information on vegan parenting I noticed that there are other parents asking the same question: how to raise your child vegan.

What To Do When You Are On a Vegan Diet, But Gain Weight

Aug 1 2017 - 11:19pm
Vegan dinnear meal

People on vegan diet say that unless you eat right and healthy you will not lose weight just by going vegan. You will actually gain weight if you go for processed vegan food or eat mindlessly. One should look at at food as nourishment and not entertainment in order to lead a healthy lifestyle and lose weight.

Rachel Llovet from Dunedin, FL posted this question in Vegan Florida group asking for help to lo

How To Stay Full On A Vegan Diet: Suggestions from Vegan Followers

Aug 1 2017 - 7:36pm
Vegan Soup

I am on day 4 of full-blown veganism, and I have got to ask. How do you stay full? What vitamins should I substitute for supplements so my body isn't lacking? So many questions with such a big change (for me, a previous meat lover who's decided it's time to give animals love and respect the right way), asks a young lady named Allison in Vegans United Facebook group. Here are some wonderful suggestions from the group members who have been living on a vegan diet for a while.

Join vegan food groups on Facebook for endless food ideas. "Eat carbs. Potatoes,oatmeal, rice plus vegetables and fruits," suggest several group members.

He Refuses To Go On Meds, Goes Vegan and Says His IBD "Has Pretty Much Completely Subsided"

Aug 1 2017 - 6:41pm
Vegan Smoothie

Today I was reading a story on a Vegan on a Budget group on Facebook where one man named Timarchy shares his story of making vegan smoothies and claiming his IBD has been "pretty much completely subsided." He also tells how he shops vegan.

Here is what Timarchy wrote on Facebook, which I am sharing here hoping it will inspire and encourage other people who are thinking about the Vegan diet and lifestyle.

Vegan Diet May be Key to Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

Aug 1 2017 - 12:20am
Vegan diet diabetes reversal

In the United States alone, more than 29 million people are living with diabetes, and 86 million are living with prediabetes, a serious health condition that increases a person’s risk of type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces.

New thoughts suggest vegan diet is key to treating or reversing diabetes.

I Didn't Stick To The Keto Diet, But Here's Why I Will Try It Again

Jul 27 2017 - 6:50pm
keto diet for weight loss

You may have heard of the ketogenic diet for weight loss? There is no doubt that it worked for me. However, it was the weekends that killed me. I would invariably lose about 2-3 pounds during the weekdays, between Monday and Friday, and then gain it back by the time Monday morning rolled around. The diet was fine. It was me that was the problem.

What is the Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss?

Eating Late Causes You To Gain Weight

Jul 20 2017 - 7:26pm
weight loss health nutrition

Many are concerned about the effects of eating late at night, especially when it comes to their weight. Your circadian rhythm – the times you tend to feel energized and sleep, play an important role in your ability to lose weight according to new research. The time of day your food is eaten is more crucial to weight loss than the amount of calories ingested than originally thought.

Besides affecting weight, researchers believe the time you eat affects your circadian rhythms and may be the reason dietary habits impact weight and your lifespan.

How to Stop Stress Eating; Feeding Your Body and Not Your Emotions

Jul 18 2017 - 7:59pm
Stop stress eating

Everyone eats for comfort now and then. Maybe it is when you’ve had a stressful day at work, or at home with the children. Maybe it’s after an upsetting argument with your significant other. Perhaps you’re most likely to stress eat on the days when you are particularly hormonal. Whatever the case, emotional eating can quickly derail your health goals, or even cause you to gain weight.

Identifying the problem: How to know if you’re stress eating

A Baby-Step Approach To Better Eating Makes A Big Difference In Longevity

Jul 18 2017 - 6:56pm
diet longevity health

At some point, the question of how to change your diet to be healthy may well be the most important question you ask yourself. A glimmer of encouragement from new research may help you to gain control over our health. Perhaps you cut back on wine, or swapped out your favorite nighttime gooey dessert for fresh squeezed orange juice. As small as these health changes are, they matter a lot when it comes to your lifespan.

New Study Reveals Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Increased Obesity, Diabetes

Jul 17 2017 - 12:52pm
Artificial Sweetener linked to obesity

Could the non-caloric sweetener you use to replace the sugar in your coffee each morning actually be making you fatter? According to a new study from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, the answer may be yes.

Artificial Sweetener linked to Obesity

Woman shocked with diagnoses and begins vegan weight loss journey

Jul 11 2017 - 11:14pm
Vegan woman weight loss

Callista Markham from Rochester New Hampshire didn't know how her life would change and start a vegan weight loss journey after going to a doctor for an unrelated matter and being told she is obese. Here is what she shares with eMaxHealth readers about her vegan weight journey and modest weight loss in a short period of time.

I recently went to my doctor for something completely unrelated and in the notes for the visit I saw that under 'problems' they listed 'obesity' as an issue, and I was devastated.

Vegan Woman Loses 100 lbs By Juicing and Shopping Mostly Produce

Jul 11 2017 - 6:28pm
Vegan weight loss 100 lbs

When I read Amber Brady's weight loss story I was amazed through how many hardships this woman has gone to get fantastic 100 lbs weight loss in one year mostly through juicing and vegan shopping. Read her story and you will respect and admire her more. Here is Amber in he own words from Arizona.

My name is Amber and last April I weighed 279 pounds. I was also diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma through biopsy.

Your Nose Can Make You Gain Weight According To Science

Jul 7 2017 - 9:33pm
Weight gain, Smell

Your nose is vital in your appreciation and selection of food, but its role in weight management has been poorly understood. A new recent study done on mice, sheds some light on scent perception and its link to obesity, and shows that a loss of smell can reduce fat mass and may help in reversing insulin resistance in humans.

If You Are Fasting For Weight Loss Here Is How To Make It More Tolerable

Jun 28 2017 - 2:15pm
fasting advice

It is unfortunate that true spiritual fasting is losing its spiritual dimension and is reduced to mere diet for weight loss. But if you are using fasting to curb your obesity or lose weight these tips are given by people already fasting to make fasting more tolerable or so that you can extend its period.

Fasting has many good benefits, both spiritual and obesity related.

What To Do For Healthy and Quick Breakfast If You Are Tired From Protein Smoothies

Jun 19 2017 - 10:14am
Smoothie for breakfast and weight Loss

What do you like to have for breakfast that's not only healthy, but also quick? Many people say they have done protein smoothies but sometimes get tried of them. When I was researching this topic noticed that many women mix their smoothies with oaths to make a variety or simply make omelet.

One mom told us that she now makes omelet cups just because she is also tied for daily breakfast smoothies for her weightless.

Most People Who Can't Lose Weight Don't Realize They Have This Condition

Jun 2 2017 - 8:47pm
Adrenal fatigue weight gain fatty liver

Sadly, to be American today means to be overfed, undernourished and fatigued. It means disease, a multitude of medical treatments and numerous prescriptions. It means, immobility and chronic illness. More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of American adults are obese and spend billions each year on weight-loss programs and products when they're actually dealing with adrenal fatigue and weight loss resistance.

Research shows that the heaviest Americans have become even heavier the past three decades.

Here is a 7-day meal plan that will help you to lose weight fast and be healthier

May 30 2017 - 10:49pm
Here is a 7-day meal plan that will help you to lose weight fast and be healthier

Startling statistics from the World Health Organisation reveal that 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, are overweight. Of these over 600 million are obese. Obesity, on its own, is a huge problem in modern societies because it is associated with diabetes, heart disease, cancer, osteoarthritis, sleep apnoea and reproductive abnormalities. So, if you wish to lose weight and reduce your chances of getting sick, perhaps its time to start a calorie diet restriction program. Here is a 7-day meal plan that will help you to lose weight fast and be healthier.

The 7-day meal plan that will help you to lose weight fast and be healthier, consists of 1200 to 1500 calories daily for woman and between 1500 calories to 1800 calories for men, which is nutrition

Tips for Those Who Want To Switch To Raw Vegan Diet Plan

May 27 2017 - 11:23pm
Raw Vegan Diet Plan

You have been vegan for a while and now want to make a switch to a raw vegan diet plan. What do you need to know? Here are some tips from vegan people to get an idea of what it means to live on a raw vegan diet plan.

These tips are collected from people who already lead a vegan lifestyle. The first thing they say is to make the switch to raw vegan diet slowly and do not try to convert overnight.

Low Carb Dieters Praise Duke Mayonnaise as a Salad Dressing Alternative

May 24 2017 - 10:59am
Duke Mayonnaise low carb salad dressing alternative

People on low carb diets some times have difficulties finding low carb salad dressings, but I saw one discussing in Low Carb Life Facebook group where the members were praising Duke Mayonnaise as a good low carb salad dressing alternative.

The first person, named Joey, who started the discussion, called Duke Mayonnaise "best mayo ever! It has 0 carbs for those asking for a salad dressing alternative."

7 Ways People Say You Can Deal With Excess Skin After a Major Weight loss

May 22 2017 - 12:53pm
Excess Skin After Weight Loss

You just had a major weight loss, but you didn't imagine how much excess skin you will have after such a big weight loss. This story discusses what people, who have had a major weight loss, say about the way they deal with their excess skin. It's a lot of excess skin.

First of all, let's make it clear that the "problem" of excess skin shouldn't be a downer for those who would like to embark on a major weight loss journey.