What if you were told to stop dieting? Doesn’t that sound fabulous? The problem with many people today is that they have been told several myths about nutrition and dieting. The problem with most diets is they do not deliver all of the nutritional goodies that your body needs. So your body begins to crave things which are not healthy for you in its search of what is lacking.
Your diet fails, and you gain weight. If you stop dieting today and start eating “real” food that is whole and unprocessed, you will not only achieve and maintain a healthy weight, but you will improve your heart health and your chances at living a long and fitful life. Continue reading
A crucial aspect in your daily dietary needs, fiber helps with weight loss in various ways, provides essential benefits for nutrition and can contribute to good health by preventing digestive problems, diabetes and heart disease.
What is Fiber?
A wide variety of descriptions exist for this indigestible material. But in general, it is referred to as threadlike and elongated structures in grains, vegetables and fruits that the human body cannot absorb or digest. For decades, it has been considered the ultimate food ingredient for preventing constipation, as well as, maintaining bowel regularity. Continue reading
There is no such thing as healthy obesity, but do healthy fatty foods exist? Are there foods which are naturally good for you, delivered in tasty food that you like to eat? Actually, “good fats” do exist. They are absolutely required by your body so that it can function correctly. And many of them taste great, while delivering other health benefits as well.
Nutrition plans like The Mediterranean Diet are full of foods packed with healthy fats. How important are these particular fatty foods to a healthy lifestyle and increased longevity? When you get the right levels of healthy fat in your body, research has shown that you reduce your risk of dying from heart disease and cancer. You also drastically reduce your potential for developing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Continue reading