Is Crash Dieting Okay? Maybe...
Created on 10/24/2014
When it comes to healthy weight loss the mantra is "lose a small amount of weight each month, and over time you will have met your weight loss goal."
This way we can lose weight and maintain that weight loss over time.
Makes sense. So-called "crash diets", where calorie intake is drastically reduced for a short period, doesn't work over time. Right?
Well, crash diets MAY work for some, it turns out.
BUT the diet must be carefully formulated - work with a nutritionist.
Does Sugar Feed Cancer?
Created on 10/17/2014
Health concerns about eating too much sugar abound, and you likely know about many of them.
One fear that the Internet has fostered is that sugar "feeds" cancer cells.
Thus, many people with a history of cancer are advised to avoid sugar.
That advice is misguided - sugar / glucose is the food that all cells, including healthy cells, need to function.
Avoiding excessive intake of refined sugar - now that's part of a good health plan.
Low Carb Diet Wins Again
Created on 10/7/2014
Low carb diets.
Low fat diets.
There's enough information out there on these diet plans to make us all crazy.
And yet, a pattern is emerging.
The majority of recent research points to significant health benefits being associated with a low carb pattern of eating compared with a low fat diet - just remember that not all carbs are bad.
What is Kamut?
Created on 10/3/2014
Most everyone knows that eating whole grains can promote optimal health.
And there are plenty of grains to choose from - one you may not have heard of is called Kamut.
Kamut may provide more of some important minerals than other types of grain, and is high in protein.
There is as yet little research into the health benefits specifically attached to eating Kamut - but most people agree that it tastes good!
Artificial Sweeteners Might Make Us Fat
Created on 9/19/2014
Artificial sweeteners are better for us than real sugar, right?
You know better than that already.
Now come additional data with serious implications for the use of artificial sweeteners -
they may CONTRIBUTE towards added weight gain and risk of diabetes.
They were supposed to help prevent these very disorders.
And real sugar? Just use a little, if any at all.
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