Having high blood cholesterol puts you at risk of heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, people with high cholesterol have about twice the risk of those with lower levels. A new review of almost 50 nutrition-related studies have found that plant-based diets are the best for lowering total cholesterol levels.
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Diet and Weight Loss
When people learn you are following a vegan diet and also exercise, one of the first questions they are likely to ask is how you satisfy your protein needs.
Young people who skip breakfast have a lesser chance of becoming obese according to new research.
Obesity is rapidly becoming a worldwide phenomenon and serious issue for the public health system. According to the CDC, the healthcare costs of obesity in the US alone are of nearly $147 billion per year, and obesity is associated with poorer mental health outcomes, reduced quality of life, and the leading causes of death in the U.S. and worldwide, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. So, here you will find out more about vegan ways to lose weight and keep it off
Subway gets a lot of flack, but it's a godsend when on the road if you are a follower of a vegan diet. If you get a sandwich loaded with veggies and some vegan sauces it's pretty good. I think the Dijon mustard plus sweet onion go really well together, with spices and such if you want.
I follow a water fasting discussion board on Facebook and many times people share what they feel on a specific day of water fasting and how much weight they have lost by that day.
As new global disease study shows that poor diet is a factor in one in 5 deaths there are amazing stories emerging from people who follow vegan diet.
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.
People report a constant weight loss and things like not being so angry when following a vegan diet.
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 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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
I recently made-over this delicious recipe to be 100% vegan, low carb, and incredibly healthy. It’s super-easy to prepare, and ready in just about 15 minutes, and tastes amazing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My story begins with a simple idea, an idea that evolved into a goal, a goal that became a journey, and a journey that became a vegan lifestyle and 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.
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.
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.