Body Mass Index (BMI) Method is Flawed measure of Health

Body Mass Index (BMI) can not distinguish between fat and muscle, which tends to be heavier and can tip more toned individuals into overweight status, even if their fat levels are low. In the journal Science, the latest data from University of Pennsylvania shows that BMI also does not tear apart different types of fat,…

Herbs for Weight Loss

The key to weight loss is proper diet and exercise. Herbs can help supplement this healthy lifestyle. A weight loss prescription or over the counter stimulant can contain unknown and potentially harmful ingredients, but high quality herbals can be quite advantageous when purchased from the right source. Some of the Herbs useful for Weight Loss:-

Health News – Eating Breakfast is helpful for Weight Loss

Observational studies indicate that breakfast consumption is linked to lower weight. In a study, 78% of the nearly 3,000 subjects included in the analysis (adults who had lost at least 13 kg and kept the weight off for a year or more) reported eating breakfast everyday and only 4% reported never eating breakfast. A recent analysis have…

Health News – No Diet just cut Fats

People are defined as overweight if their body mass index or BMI – a ratio of weight to height – is more than 25 kg per metre squared (kg/m2) and obese if it is more than 30 kg/m2. Being overweight or obese increases the risk of many illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and stroke….

Apple Cider Vinegar

What is Apple Cider Vinegar? Apple Cider Vinegar is a type of vinegar made from cider or apple and has a pale to medium amber color. It is made by crushing apples and squeezing out the liquid. Bacteria and Yeast are added to the liquid to start the alcoholic fermentation process, and the sugars are…

Carbs – Complex Carbohydrate for Weight Loss

Carbs Overview Two categories are used when referring to carbohydrates, Simple Carbs. Simple carbohydrates such as enriched flour, found in refined breads, pastas, and sugary foods, provide calories but few nutrients. Complex Carbs. Starch and dietary fiber are the two types of complex carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates are found mostly in plant foods. They form the…

Weight Loss – Rogers Food Replacement Method

The foundation of successful weight loss is always a healthy, calorie-controlled diet combined with exercise. To achieve long-term weight loss, permanent changes in your lifestyle and health habits are needed. Swap to healthy switch overs in your daily routine, doing this can lead to weight loss within a short time. Replace Sugary Drinks with Water Soda,…

Weight Loss- Eat Metabolism Boasting Foods

What is Metabolism? Metabolism is a complex biochemical process during which your body extracts calories from the food consumed, combines it with oxygen and produces energy. This energy is then used by the body to sustain itself and carry out various functions like circulation of blood, breathing, food digestion, maintaining hormonal balance, growth and repair…

Eating Out – Smart Eating Strategy

Eating out should not interfere with your healthy diet plan. Eating out should not mean eating everything or eating anything. You should keep following points in your eating out Plan:- Make a smart eating strategy Plan ahead and select an eatery/restaurant catering for everyone Consider the Menu Choose foods in advance carefully to keep you…

Foods to be Avoided at all Costs

Saturated fats. Saturated fat is fat that consists of triglycerides  containing only saturated fatty acids. Saturated fats have a chemical makeup in which the carbon atoms are saturated with hydrogen atoms. Saturated fats are typically solid at room temperature.  Saturated fat is found mostly in foods from animals and some plants. Saturated fats are found…

Eat Healthy Foods to Reduce Weight

Replace Sugary Drinks with Water Soda, energy drinks, and sports drinks are a major source of added sugar and calories, avoid these drinks and replace these with water. Add lemon to water or go for fresh juices Switch over to Low Fat Dairy Products. Essential nutrients, minerals and calcium is almost equal in Low Fat…

Loose Weight by Boosting your Metabolism

Metabolism is the series of processes by which food is converted into the energy and other products needed to sustain life. Metabolism breaks down proteins, carbohydrates, and fats to yield the energy your body needs to maintain it. The rate of your metabolism depends on the interaction between the numbers of calories you consume, the…