Losing weight is easy right? You just eat less, maybe exercise more, and the weight falls off. Oh yeah, that isn't reality. Food cravings crop up the instant you start to cut back. Before you know it, you are eating a slice of cake over the sink and telling yourself that you can start another diet TOMORROW! Dr. Oz has a new idea: dopamine can deal with those powerful cravings, making dieting easier and more effective.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Thursday, May 16, 2013
We have written previously about the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT). Most people naturally assume that this type of conditioning requires a gym membership, or at least a significant investment in home equipment. A recent report shows how an expert would perform HIIT at home without anything more complicated than a sturdy chair.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Dr. Oz never seems to run out of diets. He seems to be particularly fond of quick-fix diets, especially cleanses. So it is not surprising to see that he is promoting a new diet, called the Joe Cross 3-Day Weekend Juice Cleanse. Are you ready for the juice?
Thursday, May 9, 2013
It is intuitively obvious that sensible exercise is good for us. If nothing else, it makes that afternoon snack easier to rationalize. New research has just been published that shows that a moderate exercise regimen can dramatically reduce the risk of breast cancer.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Ann Louise Gittleman calls herself the “First Lady of Nutrition” when she appears on such TV shows as Dr. Phil, The View, or Good Morning America. Her Fat Flush Diet claims to speed weight loss while it eliminates mysterious toxins from your liver and lymph nodes. Sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Here’s what you should know.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Gwyneth Paltrow is no stranger to controversy. She spends a huge amount of her public time talking about healthy living, while puffing away at a cigarette. She warns about avoiding eating disorders while appearing in bikinis that flaunt more ribs than curves. Now she has published a book, “It’s all Good” that discusses her special approach to dieting. And yes, her children follow this diet as well.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The AARP is normally associated with seniors’ discounts at restaurants and theaters, and not so much fortrendy diets. With the release of the New American Diet, all that has changed. This diet claims that you can lose 10 pounds in two weeks. And no, you don’t have to retire first.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
By eating the right foods you can eliminate chronic disease, boost your immune system, regulate your hormones and control your blood sugar. This will reduce your chance of diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. And as a side effect, you will also lose weight. So says Tana Amen, author of the book, “The Omni Diet.”