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Habits That Could Be Hurting Your Diet

Habits That Could Be Hurting Your Diet

If you have tried every diet in the book and are still struggling to lose those pounds, you may want to look at the company you keep. According to researchers in England, people that are actively dieting are more likely to cheat when they are hanging around friends and colleagues that are not dieting. Apparently,

Top Ten Low-Carb Veggies

When you start a diet, you might wonder which low-carb veggies are the best. We know that carbohydrates, in moderation, play a pivotal role in maintaining a balanced diet by providing your body with energy. However, you want to be conscious about your carb consumption in order to lose weight. For that reason, it is

Become a freekeh fan

Freekeh (pronounced “free-kah”) is an ancient grain, enjoyed for centuries in countries such as Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt. Now freekeh is gaining popularity in America. Want to join the freekeh fan club? Here’s what you need to know. Freekeh is made from young wheat and has a smoky, nutty flavor and a firm, chewy

The 3-P approach to eating right on a budget

You don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to eat nutritiously if you’re smart about planning, purchasing, and preparing your food. Plan Plan meals and snacks for a week, taking into account how much money you have to spend on food. Make a grocery list. Check for sales and coupons in your

21 ways to eat healthier (and save money, too)

As much as possible, buy in season produce. Examples: asparagus in spring, zucchini in summer, pears in fall, and leafy green’s in winter. Buy only as much fresh produce as you will use within four or so days. After that, the nutritional value decreases. Choose canned or frozen fruits and vegetables when fresh is too

All hail, Kale!

If you’re looking for an alternative to cabbage, you may want to check out its leafy-green cousin, kale. The versatile cruciferous (“kroo-sif-er-us”) vegetable offers a host of health benefits. Eating kale may help reduce risks of certain cancers, such as cancers of the bladder, breast, colon, ovary, and prostate. Steamed kale has also been shown

A simple way to lower sodium in your diet

Choose fresh foods over canned, packaged, or processed foods whenever possible. Nearly three-quarters of the sodium in American diets comes from ingredients and seasonings added to packaged, processed, and restaurant foods, while table salt is responsible for only about 15%. To help prevent high blood pressure and lower your risk for heart disease from high

The Stone Age Diet Solution

The dietary habits adopted by developed countries over the last centuries are largely responsible for many of the chronic diseases that are now commonplace in Western society. Diseases such as coronary heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and cancer of the colon are virtually unheard of among the few hunter-gatherer populations still remaining in the

5 Fad Diets to Avoid

There are so many fad diets out there these days that attract people with their fast weight loss and celebrity lifestyle image. The fact is that nearly all of these diets only really offer short-term weight loss solutions and can be extremely unhealthy. I’ve put together a list of 5 popular fad diets – along

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