Diabetes is one of the most misunderstood diseases around, and if we hope to fight it, we have to find a way to start dispelling many of the common myths out there, especially about the “diabetes diet”. Please take a minute to read through these top 10 Diabetes Diet Myths. Have you heard or been mislead by any of these? 10... Read More
There are plenty of tasty ways to substitute healthier ingredients for higher-calorie foods without feeling like you’re making a big sacrifice taste-wise. Here are some of favorite swaps. Try them all and you can save 875 calories!
Fad diets make a lot of promises, but usually fail to deliver long-term success. Although they do a lot wrong, like promise rapid weight loss, limit food groups, and are too strict, there is a lot we can learn from fad diets that will allow us to live a healthy lifestyle.
Exercise isn’t just a good way to take your mind off eating; it may curb your appetite, too. The results suggest that when a craving hits, weight watchers are better off going for a jog than pumping iron.
Since my daughter was born, we tried to be a living example of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle. When I see the world through my daughter’s eyes, I see plenty of negative temptations, but I also see hope. She is surrounded by so many people, parents, aunties and uncles, neighbors and friends, all helping to challenge what has become "the norm" and instead promote living healthfully.
“Is a calorie a calorie? A calorie may be a calorie when people talk about weight loss and nothing else, there are other factors involved. And once you get past my perhaps lame “Is a calorie a calorie” question, you can begin to see something approaching the truth. For one thing, says Nestle: “There are dozens of factors involved in weight regulation. It’s hard to lose weight, because the body is set up to defend fat, so you don’t starve to death; the body doesn’t work as well to tell people to stop eating as when to tell them when to start.”
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We are giving you a list of 8 Heart Healthy foods that will not only help your heart, but they also have other properties that work in fascinating ways that may even lower your blood pressure and cholesterol; therefore, lowering your risk of heart disease.