Turn Off The Fat Genes A Book Review

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Once in a while a good title comes along and “Turn Off the Fat Genes” is one of those titles that just have to be written about. If you are not familiar with Dr. Neal Barnard’s work, he has been writing about how to lose weight on a high carbohydrate diet for at least a […]


A New Year A New You

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If you’re trying to take off some extra pounds in the new year, two new books may help. Tips and recipes, as well as proven weight-loss strategies, may help you reach your goal weight quickly. The lo-carb trend is over and people are realizing that what the experts have been saying all along is true: […]


Four Calorie Bargains That Will Help You Stay Slim

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Trying to lose weight? Here’s some food for thought. What if Americans were as conscientious about “spending” the calories on their bodies’ daily budgets as they are about spending their hard-earned dollars? According to Charles Stuart Platkin, author of the new book “The Automatic Diet” (Penguin Group, 2005), there is a set number of calories […]


Fighting Obesity An Ayurvedic Way

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Fighting Obesity – an ayurvedic way Definition of Obesity Excess amount of body fat is Obesity. Excess weight of muscles, bone, fat and water in the body (like body builders and athletes) is Overweight. Over weighted persons are at increased health risk than normal persons. They are more prone to chronic diseases like heart diseases, […]


How Many Calories To Eat A Day

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One of the main reasons why so many people have become overweight in the West is due to their eating too many calories. The consumption of more calories than are burned each day means that the body stores the extra calories as fat. The modern diet certainly allows a person to eat well beyond the […]


Heath Benefits Of Cycling 15 Minutes A Day

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When done properly, cycling is an effective and enjoyable form of aerobic exercise. Cycling can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes according to a report by Kelley GA. Effects of Aerobic exercise in normotensive adults, 1995. It can reduce your ‘real age’, lowering it more than a decade lower […]


How Many Calories To A Pound

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Conventional wisdom, scientific fact and various diet guru’s have allocated approximately 3 500 calories to a pound of body weight. When embarking on a weight loss program for example, one would have to consume 3 500 less calories than is usually consumed over a certain time period to lose one pound of weight. What must […]


How Many Calories To Lose Weight

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Counting calories is a popular method of losing weight. The intention is to burn more calories than you eat, and therefore lose weight. Of course, there is no definite number that everyone should eat each day, and therefore no special number which we need to cut back on in order to loose weight. The essential […]


Diet And Exercising For Weight Loss

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Obesity is now being called an epidemic in the health community. In fact, it will soon be the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, even ahead of cigarette smoking. Obesity leads to type two diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease or stroke and even an increased risk of cancer. With all of […]


Burning Fat Vs Burning Calories

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To lose weight and get in shape you must have a good diet and exercise regularly to burn fat. The first thing you must understand about exercise is that just because you are burning calories does not mean you are burning fat. Your main focus when you exercise should be losing body fat, and you […]


7 Tips To Get Calories Out Of Restaurant Food

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When I eat out I want it to be special, consequently I don’t eat out often. You may have seen the advice on how to shave calories at restaurants but really, are you wanting to pay high restaurant prices for undressed salads and plain steamed vegetables? If not, how then can you solve the dilemma […]


Frequently Asked Questions About Weight Loss And Diets

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If you’re on a diet, or considering going on one, you’re in luck. We’ve put together ten of the most frequently asked questions about diets and weight loss and compiled them here. Enjoy! 1. How much should I weigh? Your doctor can answer that question most accurately. More important than how much you weigh is […]


Following A Sensible Weight Loss Plan

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Overview: By now, you may been riding the fad weight loss plan merry-go-round for quite some time and are ready to jump off. You have followed one regimented diet after another (the Zone, the Cabbage Soup diet or the Atkins diet), eaten prepackaged or powdered foods or MREs (meals rejected by Ethiopians), counted calories, given […]


How To Prevent Child Obesity

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In America today, it is estimated that over 65% of the population is overweight with around 30% being at least clinically obese. Even more alarming is the estimation that 15% to 20% of the country’s children are overweight with nearly one third being at least clinically obese. Now more than ever, something needs to be […]


The Obesity Solution Secret How To Eat To Lose Fat

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I used to interview elite bodybuilders on their training and eating for a living and did this for years and years. One reoccurring theme that kept popping up when talk turned to diet/nutrition was how much food top bodybuilders packed away on a daily basis. These men taught their bodies how to handle continually greater […]


Step By Step In Combination

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There is no magic pill to weight loss, and there is no single solution. If you exercise like crazy, but have a terrible diet full of junk food and deep fat fry everything, then despite your exercise you probably won’t make the weight you want. Likewise, a great diet without exercise can only get you […]


Alcohol And Weight Loss

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When trying to lose weight, it is highly recommended that you refrain from drinking alcohol. This reasoning is based both in the fact that alcohol has a high concentration of unhealthy sugars and empty calories as well as the knowledge that alcohol generally drives you compromise your habits, which might make you eat the wrong […]


When It Comes To Fast Weight Loss Just Remember That 2 2 Doesn T Always Equal 4

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Everybody knows that calories are the enemy, and that more calories equals more weight gained. Therefore, most people believe that losing weight is as simple as cutting way back on calories. It’s just simple mathematics, right? After all, if you’re eating 3,000 calories per day and you cut back to 1,000 calories per day, then […]