The benefits of cacao have been known for ages among the Incas in Central and South America where it was known as “the drink of the gods”. It has long been used to treat a variety of ailments, increase lifespan, boost energy, induce euphoria and even clear the skin. When paired with coconut oil, this magnificent duo makes getting healthy, tasty and incredibly rewarding.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Are you tired of trying to measure everything out for counting calories while on a diet? Researchers have developed an easy-to-use method to help people estimate surprisingly accurate portion sizes using only their hands to simplify dieting using portion control.
Have you wondered if Japanese tea can help you lose weight and have a healthier body?
In spite of what you may see or hear on the news, in some cases rapid weight loss is something to be worried about rather than to cheer about. Case in point, here’s one woman’s rapid weight loss story that is a warning to others.
Have you given up sandwiches to meet your dieting goals? It’s not necessary if you learn how to do sandwiches the right way with this diet sandwich how-to advice from Dietitian Patricia Bannan. Plus, one example on how to create a healthy and delicious tuna sandwich without the mayo.
The secret to a better milkshake for feeling fuller may have more to do with something scientists call “phantom fullness” than it does with what sticks to the ribs the longest. Here’s what type of shake may be the better one for your weight loss success.
The saying, “you are what you eat” will really make you think about what you put into your body.
But that is only half of the equation to mindful, healthful eating.
So you’ve decided that weight loss surgery may be the best option for you for successful weight loss. But did you know that a new study recently revealed what is the most important question you need to ask before agreeing to having a weight loss surgical procedure? Read on and discover what that question is.
Is plantar fasciitis disrupting your exercise routine and weight loss efforts?
HIIT is not for everyone and answering these 3 questions will help you decide if it is something to consider adding to your routine.
The ancient Romans considered beets an aphrodisiac, and while you may love the ruby red vegetable for this quality, there are two other reasons to enjoy it. You should consider eating beets for weight loss and diabetes.
Staying on your diet can be a challenge around the holidays, and July 4th is no exception. If anyone pressures you to eat foods you know you should avoid or you find it hard to resist them, stick to these patriotic diet tips.
It’s officially summer and the smell of BBQ is floating on the wind and making your mouth water. But if you’re cutting back on meat or going full vegan, that smell is likely absolute torture. But don’t give in just yet, these alternatives to traditional BBQ fare are sure to make your tummy growl and your taste buds completely forget about that other stuff!
With temperatures on the rise, the heat can overwhelm not only our bodies but the peace and balance of our emotions and inner world. Use this breathing technique to keep cool and avoid heat stroke or work through a hot-flash.
I think I can, I think I can – believe it or not, this simple little mantra is a powerful motivational technique.
Drexel University researchers are hoping their latest technology will help you learn to resist temptation toward junk foods and lose weight for good!
Still not convinced that apps on a smartphone can help you lose weight? Here’s a news report about the latest top dieting apps that dieters swear by for their weight loss success, plus a list of 7 recommended apps you can try right now for losing weight.
Is it possible to lose half your weight without having to resort to weight loss surgery—even if you weigh over 500 pounds?! Here’s how one dieter found that it is possible.
Attention men and women of Earth! This is a public service announcement to tell you that if you have a body, then you are ready for the beach and whatever swim attire you choose!
So you are on a diet and at a birthday party. The medical powers-that-be have spoken, and they have said that cutting down on calories makes the pounds fall off. Just then, a great idea hits you: “if I skip the 230 calorie chicken breast at dinner tonight, then I can definitely have the 230 calorie equivalent slice of cake”. You move forward with your plan because it makes sense -- you’re still eating the same number of calories, so it shouldn’t matter where they’re coming from.
Does drinking beer really cause a beer belly? Here’s what some experts have to say about it and what you can do to still enjoy your favorite brew without the consequence of developing a beer belly.
Many people wouldn’t think of going a day or even a meal without bread, the staff of life and a common comfort food. Yet for individuals who have diabetes, there are good and not so good foods, and eating bread can be in the latter category.
Marijuana is finding growing legal acceptance in the U.S.. But did you know it can make you gain weight?