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Kate’s Story

Hi, I'm Kate. I'm 43 and feeling younger every day. My Friend Sharon Told Me About The Scientific Breakthrough She Discovered And I Trimmed Down Massively In A Few Months — Permanently I'd like to share my short story that I'm sure will relate to the position many people are in…Sharon and I have been friends since early school days and our lives have been very much in parallel. When we were young, we both put on weight too easily,…

Losing Weight and Not Strength

Losing Weight and Not Strength - When it comes to dieting and losing weight, one problem people often come across is that they take on a new eating and exercise regime but find their weight doesn’t change or can even increase. This can be disheartening but in fact can be a good thing.With the change in the eating habits and the exercise, someone will lose fat but build up muscle. Muscle is 15% more dense than fat so will be…

Diet Drinks to Die For

Diet Drinks to Die for - Hello, Sugar-free drinks aren't necessarily better for the diet. There seems to be little evidence that artificial sweeteners are of any advantage when it comes to losing weight. The soft drinks makers often sponsor reviews into their products, suggesting they are a healthy option. Some diet drinks can affect the sweet sensors in the brain. As a result, energy consumption cannot be measured accurately and appetite is not controlled. With the receptors of sweet…

Are You Confused About Fats?

Are you confused about fats? - I hope this article will clarify the matter for you. There are good fats and bad fats and the body needs certain fats to remain healthy. Cholesterol is made by the liver as well as being found in many foods. It is a waxy substance and is required to make Vitamin D, bile to help with digestion and some hormones. There is bad cholesterol, Low Density Lipoprotein, LDL, and good cholesterol, High Density Lipoprotein,…

The Magic of Hot Water

The Magic of Hot Water - Most people don’t drink anything like enough water, even on very hot days. First and foremost, water hydrates the body. A good supply of water is essential for the kidneys to function properly as they eliminate waste toxins. All the organs of the body, from the skin to the brain, and the blood itself need a good supply of water to maintain healthy condition. Both Indian and Chinese traditional medicine have been supporters of…

Eating Well – A Secret

The Best Kept Secret To Eating Well - Salutations everyone, The French love their food; they eat well and often eat rich foods, but they don’t get fat. So what’s their secret weapon? The matter has been studied. It’s all a question of style. For the French, eating, as well as the cooking, is a craft, and they like it to be a social event. They will sit down to a meal and take plenty of time. They never rush…

An Unusual Way To Eat Less

Hello on this colourful day. Folks who have a tendency to over-eat might find these tips useful. According to research, eating food off a red plate can suppress appetite and help people eat less. Perhaps the red just shouts caution at us. One snag is finding red plates. Plastic picnic or party plates come in bright colours but they don’t make acceptable home crockery. Never mind, they must be around somewhere. Keeping the plates on the smaller size can also…

The Low-down on Carbs

The Low-down on Carbohydrates - Hello, Carbohydrates give the body energy. They are composed of sugar molecules and are the body's fuel. They are essential for good health, but some carbohydrates are good and some are not. Carbohydrates can be found in many foods and if the body gets more than it can burn, then any left-overs are stored as fat. Complex carbs are the good carbs and they are starches made up of long chains of sugar. The body…

BMI or Waistline

BMI or Waistline.  - BMI stands for Body Mass Index and is meant to be a guide as to whether someone is over-weight. It is calculated by dividing a person's weight by their height. The units used are kilograms and metres. The formula was first developed by a Belgian scientist/mathematician around 1840. He didn't call it BMI in those days; that tag came along in the early 1970s. The trouble is, the formula was not developed as a result of…

The Demon Sugar

The Demon Sugar.  Hello, For anyone on a diet or just for general overall good health, sugar has to be seen as a problem. Where there's unwanted or excessive weight, sugar rather than some fats is considered the main bad-boy. For anyone cautious about sugar, it can be extremely difficult to avoid these days. Sugar can appear anywhere under many guises. In the list of ingredients for products here are some of the common names: • sucrose • glucose syrup…