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Dec 03

Diet Fads – Some Smart, Some Scary

Dieting. Not many people like it, but lots of people have tried it. What some people don’t realize is that diets, some laughable and some scary, have existed long before the Atkins diet became popular.

1800s

Vinegar Diet – British poet Lord Byron claimed to have lost 60 pounds by soaking his food in vinegar before eating it, although some historians believe he had an eating disorder.

Graham’s Diet – Sylvester Graham, father of the ever-popular Graham Cracker was a Presbyterian minister who believed people should avoid coffee, alcohol, tea, spices, and meat. His followers, “Grahamites”, ate pure water, fresh vegetables and fruits, high fiber foods, and whole wheat.

Dec 01

Which Diet Works?

Every year a “revolutionary” new diet captures the headlines, claiming to be able to help us lose weight and feel healthier. There is no magic way to lose weight and the healthiest, safest and ultimately easiest way to lose weight and stay slim is to eat a balanced diet including fibre, while cutting down on sugary and fatty foods.

Many people, however, turn to one of these diets. While some are based on sound nutritional principals, others are deficient in certain nutrients and are not balanced. Let’s have a look at some of them.

Nov 26

The Importance of Choosing the Correct Diet

How important is choosing a diet? Take a look at the vast quantities of diets that you can choose from. You have low calorie diets, no fat diets, low fat diets and many more depending on who is marketing and writing the diet. Most diets today are retreads from previous diets. Now with newer and much better advertising campaigns it is definitively buyer beware.

Nov 20

Weight Loss Diet Deceptions Revealed

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Nov 17

Weight Loss and Diets – What Diet Plan is Best?

Fad diets come and go with new versions out every week. Many of them are big on promises and small on delivery. So what’s a person to do? I for one have spent way too much money on the latest greatest diet plans over the years.

If a friend tells me they’ve lost a lot of weight on a diet and says how great it is I try it, only to find myself bloated, tired, grumpy or hungry all of the time. Then another friend will recommend a different diet and I’m right there, ready to try that one too.

Nov 06

Comparison of Leading Diets

Diet, it’s a word that you probably hear every day, either on the news, online or from someone you know. If you’re over the age of 30, you’ve probably tried several diets yourself, hopefully with some success but most likely not. Millions of people a year start a new diet and millions of people a year don’t continue it for long.

Why is that? Why are diets so difficult for people? Could it be that diets are just too complicated? Or perhaps too restricting? In this article we take a look at three of today’s popular diets, otherwise known as weight loss programs or lifestyle changes. The three diets we’re going to discuss are the Atkins Diet, The South Beach Diet, and Weight Watchers.

Oct 30

Five Reasons Why the Mediterranean Diet is a Healthy Choice in the 21st Century

If you are a person who has been on the hunt for a solid diet plan, you may feel overwhelmed much of the time. In the 21st century it is nearly impossible for a person to turn on a television set or open a newspaper without being bombarded with advertisements for a variety of different diet plans and products.

With the tremendous array of diet plans, programs, supplements and aids on the market, it can seem nearly impossible to select a diet plan that can and will best meet your needs now and into the future. More importantly, it can be hard to discern if one or another of these various diet schemes actually is a healthy course to pursue. In many instances, fad diets really are not based on the fundamentals of healthy living.

Oct 09

What is the Best Weight Loss Diet For Me?

If you are trying to lose weight, you are probably asking yourself, “What is the best weight loss diet for me?”.

Well that really depends upon you. What are your weight loss goals? What type of a diet do you think would be good for you? What does your doctor recommend for you as an acceptable goal? These are some of the questions that you will need to answer. Based on your answers to these questions, you can be assured that there is a weight loss diet for you out there. Assuming your general health is ok, there are many different ways to go.

Oct 08

What’s the Best Online Diet Plan?

What’s the best online diet plan out there? It’s easy to get discouraged when you look for diet plans on the Internet, since there are as many negative testimonials about such diets as there are positive ones. For instance, while someone says the diet worked for them and helped them reach their ideal weight, others would complain that the same diet didn’t help them shed one pound. If you’re looking for the best online diet plan out there, keep these tips in mind.

The best online diet plan shouldn’t force you to starve.

Jun 15

Healthy Snack Options

No matter if it is while we are watching television or a quick bite to and from picking the kids up at school, we all love snacks. We can’t get away from that fact. So why fight it? Our whole life we have been told that snacking is bad for us. It will ruin our appetite, it will make us fat, it will break us out in pimples.

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