Are Low Carb Diets Healthy?

The low carb diet has been touted as a quick and easy to lose weight—but there has been much debate about are low carb diets healthy? Here we will put the science behind the diet in simple terms and then get into answering, are low carb diets healthy? A couple of things before getting started… Before getting started, I’d like to point out that I’m not a doctor and I’m not a dietitian.  I’d also like to say that I’m trying to answer the question about if low carb diets are healthy overall.  When it all comes down to it, it depends on the type of eating strategy you choose, the specific efforts you make to follow it, and the individual foods that you choose. After all, if you’re eating only bacon for the next month and a half, yes, you’ll be low in carbohydrates, but that can hardly be Read More

Is There Really a Trustworthy Weight Management Pill Out There?

If you look up information about products in the weight management pill category, such as energy boosters, fat burners, appetite suppressants, and so on, you see a lot of cautions and warnings. A general search will often warn you about scams or about the dangers of certain ingredients. That being the case, it can make you wonder whether or not there are any trustworthy products out there. Is the entire industry a scam? Is it possible to get any advantage from a weight management pill? Or is it more likely that we’re throwing money away as we expose ourselves to potential side effects or simply gain no benefit at all? Is There a Decent Weight Management Pill Out There? To get started, I’m not a doctor. Still, I’ve been poking around with this and that weight management pill and fitness supplement over the years, and I’ve learned a lot. For Read More

3 Steps to Enjoy Eating Healthy Foods Instead of Tolerating Them

Do you wish you could enjoy eating healthy foods more? I get it. I felt the same way as you for a long time. A very long time. In my case, I craved salty and fatty stuff. I wanted it for every meal. A lot of times, I had it for every meal, too. I just didn’t enjoy eating healthy foods. To me, they were bland. They were a punishment. Why have a carrot stick when you can have a Big Mac? It wasn’t really until I met my girlfriend, Bree, that I started getting into the healthier stuff. To be honest, I didn’t realize that healthy food is just food. It’s not a special category of things that taste bland and bitter. There are a lot of nutritious foods out there. In most cases, it’s just a matter of avoiding processed foods. If you make a recipe from scratch Read More

5 Ways to Help Slim Down Your Waistline

Are you hoping to slim down your waistline and get that sexy figure that you have always wanted to be able to show off? Would you like to accomplish this without taking risky weight loss prescriptions like Adipex? Then check out the five tips below, as they could make it easier to lose weight and get in shape. 1. Exercise on a Regular Basis Exercising every now and then simply will not cut it if you want to slim down. The goal is to increase your stamina and burn calories and fat, so you can opt for HIIT (high intensity interval training). You can also increase the number of calories that are burned even while you are at rest by doing strength training routines that build muscles. And performing a range of core exercises that target every abdominal muscle will also help you get that sexy waistline that you’re after. Read More