If you’ve heard the term “fad dieting” and aren’t clear on what that is exactly, this article will provide a good overview. A “fad” is a practice or activity that becomes wildly popular for a limited amount of time. A “fad diet” is a weight loss plan that entails eating or drinking specific foods and … Read more
The Coconut Oil Diet Review Proponents of the coconut oil diet suggest that the coconut is the perfect food for those looking to lose weight. They suggest that coconut oil, made up of medium chained saturated fat, actually promotes fat burning. In today’s post dissect the coconut oil diet to determine if it’s fact or … Read more
If you believe that weight loss is all about cutting calories or burning more than you expend, then you will definitely want to pay attention to this brief article.
All too often “weight loss gurus” spurt off the same tired old formula for weight loss, which is “Calories consumed minus calories burned will determine weight lost or gained.”
Although you can’t deny that calories matter on some level, this formula assumes that the body is nothing more than a biological test tube where calories enter in, react, and exit the body. The problem with this thought process is the fact that it ignores the fact that the body is a complex adaptive system…
Why Should You Care About Pesticides? The growing consensus among scientists is that small doses of pesticides and other chemicals can cause lasting damage to human health, especially during fetal development and early childhood. Scientists now know enough about the long-term consequences of ingesting these powerful chemicals to advise that we minimize our consumption of … Read more
In the article, Drinking Water and Weight Loss, I reported on research that proved that drinking water is an effective way to decrease hunger and lose weight. This week I wanted to answer the very common question, “Instead of water, can I drink 0 calorie beverages such as: Vitamin Water, diet sodas, diet ice tea, … Read more
We, and many other weight loss experts, have touted the benefits of drinking water to lose weight. Critics, however, love to point out that there are no clinical studies to prove that drinking water and weight loss were connected. Unfortunately, they were right…until now. A recent study by researchers at the department of human nutrition, … Read more