Balanced diet is important for weight loss

Posted by admin | On: Oct 12 2012 | Comments (0)
Losing weight can actually be a nightmarish process if the right steps are not followed; on the contrary gaining weight is like a piece of cake. In the mania to lose weight, people often push their limits by skipping meals or exercising way too much and not maintaining...

10 Easy ways to Control Portions!

Posted by admin | On: Oct 03 2012 | Comments (0)
After a tiresome day of work, the last thought we can get is to control what we are eating. But for people who diet or wish to maintain their figure, that’s exactly what they should be doing. The days are long gone when we could eat bread and feel satisfied that...

How solid fats affect your body

Posted by admin | On: Jul 13 2012 | Comments (0)
Dietary fats are otherwise known as fatty acids or lipids. There are two main types of dietary fats – unsaturated and saturated. Your body relies on a proper intake of fats, carbohydrates and proteins to appropriately function. You should consume fats from...

Importance of fiber and its benefits to the heart

Posted by admin | On: Jul 10 2012 | Comments (1)
Fiber which is also known as roughage is the indigestible part of plant foods that pushes through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and easing bowel movements. There are two types of dietary fibers, soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber changes...

Diet – The Key to Success in Weight Reduction in Obesity

Posted by admin | On: Jul 09 2012 | Comments (0)
Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic and its prevalence continues to increase at a rapid rate in various populations and across all age groups. Obesity poses a major public health challenge since it is a well recognized independent predictor of premature mortality....

The Glycemic index 101

Posted by admin | On: Jun 23 2012 | Comments (1)
  The glycemic index, or GI, is the perfect tool to help you choose the healthiest carbohydrate foods to include in your diet. Low GI carbs can help you keep your blood sugar levels more even after eating, which is associated with less cravings, better energy...