The Four Main Elements of an Unhealthy Diet

Posted: September 24, 2014

For anyone trying to lose weight, it might seem like there is a huge, difficult-to-cross gap between an unhealthy diet that causes weight gain, and a healthy diet that makes it easier to lose weight. But when you look at the basic elements of an unhealthy diet, you’ll see that the gap isn’t that big and, with determination, you can cross it: Too Much Fat, or not Enough: Despite its villainous reputation. Fat is only a problem if you have read more…

Seven Causes of Overeating

Posted: September 17, 2014

If you’ve lead an ongoing battle to control your weight, at some point you’ve probably asked yourself “why me?”  After all, it doesn’t seem like you eat any more food than other people who don’t face the same challenges. But overeating isn’t always easy to identify – especially by overeaters – who often don’t realize that they’re eating too much food, or at least the extent of their overeating In a way, it’s not really “over” eating. You eat in read more…

5 Quick Weight Loss Tips

Posted: September 10, 2014

Hopefully you didn’t get here looking for tips on ‘quick weight loss’. It doesn’t exist. Instead, the following are quick ways to help you healthily lose weight and keep it off. Exercise Portion Control – Measuring your food intake to reduce overeating helps keep your calories in check. But portion control is more than just weighing your serving of protein. It also means making smart substitutions whenever possible. Become an expert at reading nutrition labels to make better choices. At read more…

The Myth of Bad Cholesterol & Good Cholesterol

Posted: September 3, 2014

You can’t live without cholesterol. Why? It helps your body perform three main functions that are essential to life: Build & Maintain Cell Membranes: Cholesterol is part of every cell in your body. Its most important role is to maintain the consistency of cell membranes so they function properly. Digest Food: Cholesterol is used to make bile, which helps your body digest food and the nutrients it contains. Produce Vitamin D & Hormones: In addition to vitamin D, which helps read more…