The ketogenic diet offers benefits beyond weight loss. By putting your body into ketosis, you burn stored fat as fuel, which can help address some specific health issues.
Need cold lunch ideas? Here are some of my favorite Weight Watchers cold lunches. These are my modifications for Bean Slaw, Curried Chicken Salad, Turkey Rice Slaw, Bean-Citrus Salad, and more.
Losing weight is struggle for all of us, but the very overweight or obese, people have it harder. This plan is designed to help the very overweight or obese get started on a healthy weightloss path.
Tired of highly processed, strange-tasting protein bars? Here are 10 great protein bar alternatives—real food to think of when you're reaching for that energy bar.
Make a healthy dieting plan that works for you. Tips and free website resources for making your own healthy diet.
Would you like to find a diet plan suited for your unique body type and metabolism, one that is healthy and won't leave you feeling weak and irritable? Dr. Abravanel's Body Type Diet is right for you.
You've probably heard of a tea detox before, but does it actually work? Here's all you need to know about this trendy weight loss fad, and my personal story with "Thin Tea" tea detox.
Why is our "gut" the first place to start bulging and sagging? We see potbelly everywhere. We make resolutions to get rid of it. But do we really understand it?
The keto diet is currently very popular, and the fat bomb is a staple treat that contains healthy fats.
My experience with the Weight Watchers Quick Start Plus Program Cookbook helped me customize a weight loss plan to “make weigh-in” during my Air Force active duty years.
I took the Vegan for a Month Challenge out of frustration with health issues, curiosity, a desire to live a more humane and compassionate life, and a quest for better health. My results and learnings.
Whether you are just having a bad day or are suffering from chronic depression or anxiety, adding these foods to your diet can help brighten your mood.
Fruit fasting benefits your body, mind, and spirit. It also detoxifies your body and gives you a new outlook on life. Here is my 30-day fruit fast chronicle, currently in progress.
Intermittent fasting, or eating during a condensed time window, helps the body with autophagy and cellular cleansing. It also helps deplete glycogen stores so that the body relies on ketones for energy, thus assisting with fat loss and weight loss. This results in disease prevention and longevity.
Just can't shift those last 10 pounds? Always looking puffy no matter what you do? Here are a few simple tips to get rid of bloat and water retention once and for all.
Most people don't realize the harmful effects that the sugary foods they eat are having on their bodies. Sugar is addicting, but it's worth giving up and you can do it!
Day four of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
Should you go to the doctor and purchase conventional antibiotics when effective natural remedies may be available? This list explores the 10 best natural antibiotics.
If you smoke a pack a day or more, you will probably gain weight when you quit. But don't let that stop you. You can minimize or even avoid weight-gain when you quit smoking.
Day seven of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
Learn how you can change your body type to ectomorph, mesomorph, or endomorph. Some people are naturally thin, some gain muscle easily, and some have trouble losing fat.
Day one of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
How to eat healthy on a budget and busy schedule. How to lose weight on a budget. Healthy budget eating. Healthy habits. Healthy weight loss.
Eating just one meal a day is easier than you think. It can significantly help with weight loss goals. Here's more about the benefits of eating once a day and how to do it safely.
When we’re stressed, healthy eating is probably the last thing on our minds. But what you eat will do much more than keeping you slim and healthy. Here are ten healthy foods scientifically proven for stress relief.
Favorite Weight Watchers recipes for main dishes, all offering big portions to make you feel full! Tomato-based ground beef and cabbage dish, stuffed eggplant, and stir-fry.
Here is my experience with the Master cleanse Diet, aka Lemonade Diet, the recipe, how I felt during the diet, how much weight I lost and some words of advice from my experience.
Keto is quickly becoming a popular low-carb diet. Find out in this article what makes Keto great and why it may possibly be a good option for you.
How to start the Paleo diet, a gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free way of living for modern man and woman! Meal and snack plan outlined below.
Noom is advertising all over the place, promising a “new” approach to weight loss. I decided to take a look and see how it stacks up against my old favorite, WW.
Some people are hardgainers. They are skinny and have trouble gaining muscle. I am naturally skinny and had trouble gaining muscle but now I know what to do to gain muscle fairly quickly and easily.
Changes happen in the heart and blood vessels as we age. A healthy lifestyle can greatly reduce these changes and help us to live a long and healthy life.
Learn how to prepare fennel seed water and enjoy its appetite suppressant properties. The water boosts metabolism and has fat-burning benefits that can help with weight-loss.
Most people know that they should drink at least eight glasses of water every day. For those who think plain water is boring, they can drink flavored sparkling water instead. There are at least five health benefits of doing so.
A day-by-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week, this diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
Apple cider vinegar is a natural way to lose weight without side effects. It's also a very easy-to-follow routine for weight-loss. Get started with this guide for losing weight with ACV.
Wouldn’t be nice to be able to determine your body fat percentage without the use of expensive scales, special devices, or traveling to see the doctor? Here are five methods that you can use to estimate your body fat percentage at home.
Zero calorie foods take more energy to absorb into the system than the energy in the food itself. In other words zero calorie foods are foods you can eat without counting calories or gaining weight
Green tea is the top choice for weight loss and detox compared to other foods. But matcha is far superior to traditional green tea for weight loss and detox. Check out why in this matcha vs green tea post
Have you ever wondered about the “diet” secrets of those who are healthy, fit, and slim? What do they eat, what is their lifestyle and what are their secrets to longevity? Countries that have a low obesity rate also have different diets and lifestyles. Find out the diet secrets of certain countries and nationalities.
What’s up with WW’s new colors? They’re just a way to guide you to a customized plan that is the best match for your particular weight loss journey. Think of it as Noom for people who aren’t married to their smartphone.
If you have taken Dr. Abravanel's body type test and found out your metabolism is based on your pituitary gland, learn how you can modify your diet and life style to lose weight and improve health.
If your food feels hot, it has probably lost a lot of the enzymes. If you eat your food cool, at room temperature, or a little warmer, you can be pretty sure the food enzymes are intact.
If you have been diagnosed with fructose malabsorption (or intolerance), a change in diet is necessary to reduce your fructose intake.
Angiogenesis in cancer is the abnormal blood vessel formation to tumors which can also lead to metastasis. Certain foods have been studied and deemed to be anti-angiogenic. These foods can halt cancer in its tracks. Including them in one's diet may help ward off disease altogether.
Staying young and looking young is all about how well we care for our bodies. Although many choose to use surgery or supplements, there are a plethora of anti-aging items at our local produce aisle.
I lost 40 pounds by being practical and real stubborn about getting healthy. I was overworked and tired, which led me to some bad habits when it came to food and drink. Find out how I lost weight!
In Ayurveda, Desi ghee, pure ghee, or clarified butter is considered to have many nutritional benefits. You can receive these benefits by simply consuming a little daily. This article explores these benefits in detail.
Lose a pound of fat per week and lower your risk of cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and heart disease by only dieting two days per week. See what intermittent fasting is all about!
Interested in learning if the ketogenic diet can work for you? I tried it for 7 months and learned quite a bit about what works and what doesn't. Here's a detailed account of my experience.
Adding coconut oil to coffee provides health benefits. The caffeine and antioxidants in coffee coupled with fatty acids in coconut oil help the heart and brain, prevent disease, and aid weight loss.
Apple cider vinegar provides many health benefits. Find out how to maximize the detoxifying benefits of apple cider vinegar.
Over the last five years I've stacked a few pounds on. Like all guys, it goes straight to the middle. I decided that to lose weight, a diet was essential. Here's how I did it.
Need to lose weight fast? How about 10 pounds in just three days with a program that will make you feel refreshed and provide a detox!
If you are looking for a healthy diet tailored to your unique metabolism, Dr. Abravanel's Body Type Diet may be just the thing for you. Learn about the diet recommended for thyroid types.
The ketogenic diet is a popular low-carb diet designed to help you lose weight quickly. Here is a list of my top 20 foods to eat while on the ketogenic diet.
I developed the three-day Military Diet weight loss menu plan. Here are menus for each day, a shopping list, exercises, and success stories from those who have achieved their weight-loss goals.
I was searching for an inexpensive scale which would provide more information than simply my weight. Arboleaf’s CS20N Smart Scale appeared to be a good choice.
We all know protein shakes taste boring, but with a few simple tips, you can easily make your supplement taste a lot better.
A major new study has found that junk food is actually more expensive than healthy food. Here are some great ideas for healthy and cheap alternatives to replace junk food and fast food.
Dark chocolate offers many benefits for the brain and human health in general. These include inhibiting neurodegeneration, mood improvement and better cognitive functioning, and high antioxidant content.
The modern human diet, especially in America, consists of foods rich in three substances that have been proven to contribute to obesity and disease. Due to the high concentration of these substances, eating highly processed foods may be considered poisonous to your health.
My experience on the 8-hour diet. I lost nearly seven lbs the first week! On this diet, I was able to lose 45 lbs and go from obese to a healthy weight.
At 50, at a height of 5' 10", I weighed about 200 pounds. Once I decided to get proactive about losing some weight, it became basically a function of intake.
Milk has a lot of health benefits, one of which is losing weight. To optimize the benefits of milk, drink skim milk rather than whole milk.
I ate salad for breakfast for five days in a row. Read here to discover why I gave salad a chance for breakfast and what happened as a result.
Get rid of belly fat and lose weight by adjusting your diet and exercise routine. I share how to lose weight naturally with supplements and 13 meals you can incorporate into your week.
The omentum is a fatty membrane that covers the intestines. It has important health benefits, but if it contains too much fat it can cause health problems.
Are you sick of being scrawny and want to know how to gain weight without artificial supplements? Here is how you can gain weight naturally and without weight gainers.
My experience with the Zerona laser for fat reduction. Does it work? I double-checked the nurse's measurements at home—and my answer is "it's complicated."
The Ketogenic diet is hot. Many who are into healthy eating seem to be busy with the Keto diet. Keto is non-vegan, that is a big con. It is a low carb, high fat and vegetable diet. Why is the Keto diet claimed to be healthy? Are there alternatives? And if so what are the alternatives?
If you are looking to lose some weight quickly you might be interested to know how I lost 20 pounds in a month. Copy my example and you might do the same or even better!
Day three of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
I dropped 30 pounds in three months to qualify for the Air Force, just to have about 10 of it come right back a week later. Here's how to lose the weight and keep it off.
Essential oils are becoming very popular in the natural health community. Learn how to use the Slim and Sassy Metabolic Blend to help you manage your appetite.
This article will outline some tips on how you can effectively lose weight in 30 days without working out. Adjust your diet today and successfully achieve a realistic goal in a month.
Controversy over whether Orthorexia, an eating disorder involving dangerously obsessive healthy eating, is an identifiable disorder that can be differentiated from OCD and Anorexia is discussed.
Originally admired for her muscular, lean physique and ability to consume colossal amounts of junk foods, Stephanie profited greatly from the YouTube "cheat day" trend. However, this disordered eating left her hormonally damaged, thin, and starving, fuelling her to go "all in" and eat freely.
Calorie intake and weight loss are directly connected with one another. So if you wish to lose weight or maintain your weight, you need to monitor your calorie intake.
Considering the GM diet? Here is the plan for each day of the diet, as well as my personal review and tips for the plan.
Learn how to reduce thigh fat. Learn why you may be estrogen dominant, why low-calorie diets and extensive aerobic exercise is wrong in correcting thigh fat, and what you can do to finally lose it.
Green tea and weight loss? It's potent antioxidant called "epigallocatechin gallate" is the magic ingredient. Find out how much green tea you need to lose weight.
Day two of a seven-day plan to help you lose 10 pounds in one week. This diet includes recipes and detailed meal descriptions for seven days. Lose weight, be healthy, and don't starve yourself!
Need quick and easy low-calorie meals? Here are some of my fast recipes for losing weight and keeping it off.
Start the day with a nutritious, filling breakfast. Try some of these recipes and ideas for a healthy morning meal that is low in calories, quick to prepare, and could help you lose weight.
The Blood Sugar Diet has received acclaim as a way to lose weight fast and keep it off. Does it work? After researching, I decided to give the 12-week program a try, and here are my conclusions.
Find out how the Weight Watchers points system works, ProPoints in the UK and PointsPlus in the US. Learn how to calculate your allowance and the PP values of foods either manually or online.
Interested in losing weight fast but not too sure what to eat? With the right food and regular exercise, you can lose weight without a gym membership and feel great.
Thinking about trying "Lite n' Easy" and curious about if it works for weight loss, healthy eating, or just for convenient meals? Here's all you need to know about this Australian meal delivery company, and how I lost 12 kilograms while eating their meals.
When is the best time to eat fruit? Is it bad to eat fruit after meals? Can I mix fruit with yogurt ? Are smoothies really good for me? Learn all this and more.
If you are a gonadal metabolism type, learn how to eat with Dr. Abravanel's Lifestyle and Diet Plan.
I review the Naturally Slim weight loss program which teaches you how to eat like a thin person so you can lose weight fast and keep it off. No pills, surgery, special food or counting calories.
Calculating your BMI (Body Mass Index) can be a useful tool to find out whether you are underweight, ideal weight, or overweight. Here is how to calculate your BMI or use an online tool to do it for you.
All your questions about apple cider vinegar answered: When and how often to drink? What to mix it with? How can it help you lose weight healthily?
If you're looking for easy and delicious juicing recipes to help you lose weight, check out this article. Find out which fruits and vegetables to juice for maximum result.
Over-eating is often due to a habit we have formed over years of unhealthy behavior. Exercise and willpower are key to any diet; however, what do you do when you are bored and your first instinct is to reach for food? This article explores different options for beating bored eating!