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.
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Diet and Weight Loss
Marijuana is finding growing legal acceptance in the U.S.. But did you know it can make you gain weight?
Have you heard of intermittent fasting? It's when you skip meals or eat on a strict schedule. Doctors are discovering that it's actually healthy for you. But, you need to be careful if you're female – drastic intermittent fasting can make you lose your period!
Have you heard of cedarwood essential oil? Experts found it can help you lose weight and make you buff just by rubbing it on! It can also reverse hair loss and get you a good night's sleep.
If you’ve eaten meat all your life, it may be hard to think of not eating meat again. We’ve been conditioned to eat meat at least once a day, and many people eat far more meat than that. But where is all this meat coming from and what is it costing our land, our cities, and our bodies to keep up with demand?
Community gardening is becoming increasingly popular in cities and towns across the United States, and it appears participants are taking home more than fresh vegetables. Several studies show that community gardening yields weight loss and better health for those willing to get their hands a little dirty.
“Less meat, less heat, more life” is how the former governor approaches the controversial issue of going vegan for the environment, animal rights, and human health.
One of the best bodybuilders of all time campaigns for a vegan lifestyle! Arnold Schwarzenegger has teamed up with renowned filmmaker James Cameron to campaign for a vegan lifestyle. You may not believe it looking at the former Terminator and Governor of California, but Arnold is VEGAN!
You may be familiar with the apps that count your steps, motivating you to walk at least 10,000 steps per day or apps that help count the vegetables you eat. Now there is a wearable bite counting device that may motivate you to take fewer bites and assist with weight loss.
While it may sound counter-intuitive, drinking warm or room temperature water in the summer heat is actually better for your body than iced beverages.
Are you on a regular schedule with your meals? If not, you could be interfering with your ability to adequately lose weight and reduce risk of disease.
If you're not getting your daily nutrients, it could lead to weight gain! What's worse -- eating certain foods can make your nutrient deficiencies worse.
There is a thin line between love and hate. And when that line is all that is standing between you and a chocolate fudge brownie, it’s almost invisible. In order to thrive, let’s end the self-punishment and give food, and ourselves, a second chance.
If you’re trying to lose a lot of weight or just shed a few pounds, then you know the path to reaching your target weight can sometimes be discouraging, frustrating and even unhealthy. These busted myths will help you drop that weight the healthy and mindful way.
People who are dieting often hear the phrase “water weight,” especially during the first few weeks of their weight loss effort. Yet what is the relationship between water weight and weight loss and how can you use that knowledge to help you drop excess pounds?
Food and drink endorsements by celebrities aren't always healthy. Here are three celebrities and their unhealthy diet endorsements, and healthier, fat-burning alternatives.
You probably have heard of 21 day fast weight loss. In this story a young woman from Canada shares about her 21 day water fasting results and weight loss experience. Here is Andrea Vislocka in her own words.
A lowered fat chocolate created by scientists just may make dieting a little easier. Find out now how it tastes.
Did you know that a bowl of General Tso’s Chicken may contain up to 1,000 calories and enough salt to cause bloating? Here’s how you can make your own healthier General Tso’s Chicken dish, plus these tips on Chinese takeout.
Do you feel that your schedule is too busy for fitness? Here’s how this singing superstar finds the time to manage her fitness to make a powerful body that goes with her powerful voice.
Looking for a way to lose approximately 3 inches from your waist in just 12 weeks? Here’s one new obesity study that shows the power of a purple flower pill for helping obese patients achieve weight loss success without added dieting or exercise.
Cheryl Cole lost her “cankles” with the help of this metabolism-boosting fruit! How? It's all in the synephrine!
If you're over 21, you're probably guilty of kicking back with your friends with a brewsky after work or on weekends. You've heard alcohol makes you gain weight – but what if that's not always the case? Scientists found you can boost your metabolism if you follow a golden rule of drinking everyday.
Can smelling something boost your metabolism? Essential oils have been used in traditional medicine to treat many diseases. Scientists surprisingly found they can also help you lose weight! How? Inhaling their aromas can support your digestive system and hormones involved in your metabolism, like coriander oil.