Archives: 2011 February

Eat More Fiber?

February 28th, 2011, No Comments

The results of a recent study conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with the American Association of Retired People (AARP), suggest that, “Dietary fiber may reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases….” But, according to Katherine Tallmadge, MA, RD, and author of the book Diet Simple, this [...]

High-fiber Diet May Cut Risk of Premature Death

February 25th, 2011, No Comments

People who eat a lot of fiber every day may be less likely to die prematurely from a range of illnesses — including heart disease, cancer and infection, according to a U.S. study. The benefits of fiber in weight loss, lowering cholesterol and protecting against heart disease have been well established by previous studies, but [...]

Bad Foods That Are Good for Weight Loss

February 21st, 2011, No Comments

More Fat-Fighting Food ideas from Medicine.Net… Seductive foods seem to lurk at every turn, especially when you’re trying to lose weight. But many foods that have gotten a bad rap aren’t so terrible after all. Learn which tempting treats can actually help you lose weight and keep it off. Weight loss Pictures Slideshow: Bad Foods [...]

Success Story

February 16th, 2011, No Comments

Learn How Bill Botcher Lost 110 Pounds and How His Weight Loss Success Has Changed His Life. What was really killing me: At 55 years old, I smoked, was overweight (235 pounds), suffered from sleep apnea, and had high blood pressure (150/100), high cholesterol (250), and type 2 diabetes. My eyesight was declining, and I [...]

Tangled Up in Food

February 9th, 2011, No Comments

So let’s say that over the last month or so you’ve made a really valiant effort at sticking to your New Year’s resolutions – this year was going to be different! And you can honestly say that you’ve tried to consistently make it to the gym or workout at home. You’ve tried to make better [...]

27 Fat-Fighting Foods

February 4th, 2011, No Comments

Over the past number of weeks: you’ve gotten to “Know your Food” better, you’ve been practicing “Mindful Eating,” and you’ve started to “Cook Your Food” instead of ordering take out or picking something up on the way home, or just grabbing anything that you find in your refrigerator. And best of all, Uncle Sam has [...]

Better Late Than Never

February 2nd, 2011, No Comments

It is mindboggling to me that our government is just now embracing the recommendation to “eat less,” when for decades (see Jack LaLanne), if not for over a century (see Dr. Lulu Hunt Peters) many in the medical community and the fitness industry have been recommending just that… But I guess it’s better late than [...]

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