Obesity — it is as much the scourge of the developed world as poverty is of the Third World. Thousands in the developed world have been desperately — and rather unsuccessfully — trying to shed their pounds, even as thousands in the underdeveloped world have been trying to put some … Read The Full Post
Not so long ago, the media reported that we should reduce our fat intake for health reasons. Consequently, carbohydrates came under the spotlight and a new trend developed: eat less fat and fill up on carbs.
Carbohydrates may be low in fat, but eat too many and the excess calories … Read The Full Post
Current trends and statistics show that people are making healthier decisions at the grocery store. In fact, according to a recent survey by the Grocery Manufacturers of America, “73 percent of primary grocery shoppers reported they were buying more nutritious and healthy foods and beverages than in the past.”A major … Read The Full Post
Can A Good Diet Keep Diabetes At Bay. Upon first being diagnosed with diabetes, many patients ask can a good diet keep diabetes at bay. Most doctors will agree that a good diet, low in carbohydrates and sugars can help a person with diabetes avoid many of the complications that … Read The Full Post
“The South Beach Diet” touts itself as teaching dieters to eat the right carbs and the right fats.
The diet itself is devided in three phases:.
In the first dieters banish their bad carb cravings and induce rapid weight loss.
In the second phase, some types of carbs are reintroduced … Read The Full Post
African Americans And Diabetes. According to the National Diabetes Education Program, there is a current epidemic of diabetes among African Americans. African Americans are one of the largest groups in the population in the United States that are contracting Type II diabetes. In addition, diabetes is also one of the … Read The Full Post
The Glycemic Index and Diabetic Diets. The glycemic index diet is one that many diabetics find useful. The diet is based onassigning foods a ranking that indicates that food’s effect on blood sugar levels. This canbe a valuable tool for diabetics, especially ones that have been newly diagnosed as it … Read The Full Post
When it comes to maximizing your energy levels, carbohydrates are the best “go” food around. Think of carbohydrates as gas in your fuel tank. If you don’t provide yourself with carbohydrates throughout the day, you simply won’t have the energy to function. Now this would be a shame for new … Read The Full Post
If you are wondering how to diet for lean muscle gains, the most important thing that you should keep in mind is that you should reduce your intake of fatty foods. This is not possible to do entirely, but if you are eating a lot of highly fatty foods, you … Read The Full Post
Copyright 2006 Raymond Burton. In order to build your body you must know what the materials for your new temple will be. Each nutrient performs a specific function and you must know what that is. Here is a brief look at each nutrient and what it does. Later we will … Read The Full Post