August 20, 2007

Can You Enjoy Juice on a Diet?

Juice is Not a Diet Enemy

If you’re on a diet, you might be wondering whether or not fruit juice is a good option or what type of juice you should be consuming. Contrary to what some have heard, while it’s true that fruit juice has more calories than many dieters realize, it can still be a healthy option for satisfying a sweet tooth when you’re on a diet.

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July 30, 2007

Should You Skip the Gym and Head to the Local Coffee Shop?

Caffeine and Weight Loss

Is it really dangerous to rely on caffeine or other stimulants to aid weight loss? For most people, there is probably nothing wrong with having a cup of coffee in the morning, but you shouldn’t be relying on coffee or increasing your caffeine consumption under the misguided impression that it will help you lose weight.

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July 24, 2007

Do You Eat These Healthy Foods?

Healthy Foods Every Diet Should Include

Regardless of how much weight you need to lose (or lack thereof) there’s much to be said about including healthy foods in your diet. Food is our fuel, and the proper fuel can mean the difference between good or poor health. Below you’ll learn about three healthy foods that almost everyone should consider incorporating into their regular diet.

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July 16, 2007

Tips for Bread Lovers on a Diet

Does Your Diet Need to Exclude Bread?

Being on a diet doesn’t mean you have to give up all bread, but you should opt for healthier choices. There are so many bread options available at the supermarket, how do you tell the good from the bad? We’ve got some tips to help you decide.

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June 30, 2007

Diet Tips That Work for Everyone

Diet Changes That Everyone Should Make

Cleaning up your diet is not an all-or-none proposition. Just because you aren’t ready to (or don’t need to) follow a strict weight-loss diet does not mean you can’t make some minor changes and improve your diet. Below you’ll find some helpful suggestions you can implement to get you eating a bit healthier for overall good health.

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March 25, 2007

Making the Right Choices at Fast Food Places

Are There Healthy Options on the Fast Food Menu?

We all love to condemn fast food, saying how unhealthy and even disgusting it is. However the simple fact is that some days can be so busy, that if it weren’t for fast food we wouldn’t be eating at all. If you absolutely have to eat fast food for some reason when you are on a diet, the following tips can help you make healthier choices at the fast food counter.

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February 26, 2007

Dieters Should Try to Eat Breakfast

How Many Dieters Do You Know who Skip Breakfast?

As a dieter, you need to handle all your meals correctly to have success. Most dieters understand the importance of not eating meals late a night. However, probably the most overlooked meal in the day is breakfast. Most nutrition experts and physicians recommend that you always eat breakfast because it is the most important meal of the day. However, some dieters have difficulty with eating breakfast either because they are too busy or don’t know what to eat.

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February 12, 2007

Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes by Focusing on Diet

Diet and the Diabetic

Keeping your weight under control and eating a healthy diet is beneficial for a variety of reasons, namely lowering your risk of certain diseases. Diabetes is one disease in which your risk is lowered if you eat healthy and aren’t overweight. Focusing on diet efforts now can mean you will be less likely to develop diabetes when you’re older.

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February 7, 2007

Can Skipping Breakfast Cause Weight Gain?

Skipping Breakfast is Never a Good Idea

It’s seems almost redundant to address this issue, but skipping breakfast can be a dieter’s worst choice. Health experts have long contended that skipping breakfast is not a good idea, but many individuals, including dieters, just don’t heed this valuable advice.

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January 26, 2007

Do Diets and Pizza Mix?

If You’re on a Diet, Pizza Can Still be a Good Food Choice

I’ve long heard that pizza is the best fast food option available especially for individuals who are on a diet, but recent news headlines have reinforced this idea. Pizza is just as quick to grab as burgers and fries, but it is much healthier for individuals on a diet because it has less sodium, calories, and fat.

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October 21, 2006

Weight Loss and a Raw Food Diet

Why Not Try a Raw Food Diet To Help Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals?

If you’re looking for a highly-effective weight loss program, you might want to try following a raw food diet. Although a raw food diet is actually a lifestyle choice for many individuals, many dieters are also tempted to try a raw food diet because of its potential for weight loss assistance. But is a raw food diet healthy, and how much weight can you really lose by implementing one?

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October 19, 2006

What is a CR Diet?

Using a CR Diet as a Weight Loss Tool

A CR diet or calorie-restriction diet, is a way of life for many people. It is a lifestyle choice that many health zealots choose based on the scientific research indicating that reducing one’s caloric intake has the potential to considerably increase life expectancy. The evidence suggests that the human body can operate more efficiently on fewer calories. It’s no secret that a reduction in calories can also lead to weight loss.

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September 26, 2006

Eating “Happy” Foods to Combat Depression

What Foods Are Good At Alleviating Depression?

If you’ve ever suffered from depression or know someone who does, you certainly know how depression can lead to increased eating. If you are depressed, it is important to stay away from unhealthy foods, which can further worsen your condition. However, that certainly doesn’t mean you can’t snack your blues away. In fact, food may be exactly what you need to put a smile back on your face.

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September 16, 2006

Are Trans Fats Really Dangerous?

Why Trans Fats Can Shorten Your Life Span

Trans fats are dangerous to your health but are surprisingly found in a large number of packaged food items. Trans fats increase the risk of heart disease, which is why it is best to avoid them completely, if possible. In fact, if there’s one type of food in the world you should avoid, it’s food containing trans fats.

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September 15, 2006

Foods That Actually Help With Appetite Reduction

Appetite Reduction Can Be Achieved By Eating Certain Foods

If you’re looking to lose weight and you’re having a hard time doing it because you always seem to be hungry, you might want to try foods that result in appetite reduction. Eating foods that lead to appetite reduction can help you to feel full on fewer calories and can even curb high-calorie snacking habits.

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September 11, 2006

Managing Depression-Related Eating Habits

How to Recognize and Address Depression-Related Eating Habits.

If you or someone you know suffers from depression, you might be surprised to learn about depression-related eating habits. Depression affects more than just an individual’s mood and general overall sense of well being. Depression surfaces in a number of other ways, including the form of eating disorders.

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August 3, 2006

The Lowdown On Low-Carb Diets

Are Low-Carb Diets Really The Way To Go?

Low-carb diets are all the rage, but are they really a healthy way to lose weight? The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. If you are thinking of pursuing a low-carb lifestyle, there are some things you need to know.

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