Coffee May Help Reduce The Risk Of Diabetes

Research indicates that drinking coffee may help lower the risk of a person developing type 2 diabetes.  Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder.  It is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin.  Insulin is a hormone needed to convert starches, sugar and some other foods into the energy […]

Benefits Of Losing Weight

You know that losing weight is going to be hard work.  You also need to understand that when you lose weight you will gain some important benefits.  Whether you have decided it is time to lose a few pounds or your medical care professional has mentioned that you need to slim down some, losing weight […]

DASH Diet

Following the DASH diet will help you to lose weight and keep it off for a lifetime.  The DASH diet was originally designed to help those with high blood pressure lower their blood pressure without needing to use medication.  The term DASH diet stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The DASH diet not only […]

Volumetrics Diet

The volumetrics diet has been around for many years.  It is one of the better diet plans for people to follow.  The volumetrics diet allows people to eat as much as they want to get full and stay full for a longer time.  This diet is designed to get rid of the feeling of being […]

Metabolism And Weight Loss

The process by which your body converts food into energy is your metabolism.  There are a few  different factors which determine your metabolism.  These factors are your age and sex, how many calories you consume and how physically active you are. Some people think that fat people have a slow metabolism, while thin people have […]

Hypoglycemia and Diet

If you have been diagnosed with hypoglycemia I’m sure your health care professional has stressed the importance of diet.  Your hypoglycemia will be affected by what you eat and drink.  Hypoglycemia can be serious and should not be taken lightly. Hypoglycemia is also known as low blood sugar.  If you have an occasional bout of […]

You Can Eat Peanut Butter And Lose Weight

Dieting to lose weight can become very boring in a short period of time.  This is especially true if you are limiting your diet menu to a few choices such as salads, plain vegetables and lean meat.  When you restrict your food choices you may not be getting enough of the vital nutrients and minerals […]

Stretch Marks And Pregnancy

Stretch marks are common among pregnant women.  However, they are not limited to those who have been pregnant.  Stretch marks can occur in obese children or adults, in adolescents who have a sudden growth spurt during puberty and body builders and athletes who do constant exercises.  Stretch marks happen when you gain a lot of […]

Green Tea Can Speed Up Your Metabolism

As you age every little bit of help is good when you are trying to lose weight.  For weight loss and maintenance, the most important components are diet and exercise.  However, some studies have shown that tea, especially green tea, can be helpful in losing weight and keeping it off. The amount of energy your […]