A lot of people ask me about the Mediterranean diet and I wanted to discuss why this diet has been one of the favorites of cardiologists or heart surgeons. Those who live in the Mediterranean have some of the best life expectancies of anyone on the planet. This comes as a surprise to a lot of people because when we think of Mediterranean food, we tend to think of stuff like pizza and pasta. This isn't the kind of Mediterranean diet we're talking about. The true Mediterranean diet is very different and it has the ability to transform your body and change your life.Continue Reading >
You've probably heard of coconut water before. It's that hydrating, low-calorie drink that all the health magazines and weight loss experts are crazy about. But while coconut water has had a good run, it looks like its days at the top of the health food charts are numbered. There's a new water in town, and it's poised to be more popular and more nutritious than ever.
It's called birch water and it's made from the sap of birch trees. That sap is extracted and processed in the early months of spring, turned into drinkable water and sent to health food stores across the world. But why is birch water so great? And why should it replace your beloved coconut water? Let's take a look at this unique liquid now.Continue Reading >
Tired of toiling away at the gym, counting calories and starving yourself, only to see minimal results? You're not alone. Millions of women struggle with losing weight, and they're often disappointed and discouraged when results just don't come fast enough. Fortunately, I've got a secret that can help. Are you ready? Eat more honey and cinnamon. Yes! This powerful combination of foods can not only help you lose weight, it can actually speed up your results. And that means a slimmer waistline, a fitter body and a more confident you in no time. Read on to find out more about how it works and how to use it for maximum results!Continue Reading >
It might not sound that tasty, but if you're looking to lose weight, apple cider vinegar should definitely be a part of your diet. In fact, research shows it can actually amplify your weight loss results. But how does it do it, and how do you work this miracle item into your weekly menu plan? Keep reading to find out.Continue Reading >
A healthy body starts with a clean foundation. Detoxification gives you just that: a clean system that is ready to absorb powerful nutrients from foods and eradicate cancerous and disease-causing compounds. Here we give you 12 food items that cleanse your system, boost your metabolism, nourish your body and strengthen your immunity.
Click through the gallery below and learn about the foods that will help you detox and lose weight fast!
If you haven't heard of fenugreek, it's time you do--especially if you're trying to lose weight. Fenugreek is an exotic plant that grows in India and Northern Europe. With light green leaves, yellowish flowers, and a sweet, nutty taste, it's used as a flavorful herb in many overseas dishes.
Its leaves can be chopped up and added to prepared meals, or the seeds can be ground into powder and sprinkled on like a salt, pepper or any other spice. But apart from its unique flavor, fenugreek also have one more thing going for it: It can help you lose weight. Read on and I'll tell you how.Continue Reading >
Chamomile tea doesn't just offer a yummy afternoon pick-me-up, it's also a bona fide miracle drink that can improve your health, treat your ailments and help with weight loss. It may sound like an exaggeration, but chamomile tea really can do all these things--and more. If you're looking to lose weight, get fit or just become healthier, this powerful drink should be a part of your daily routine starting now.Continue Reading >
Are you hoping to lose weight or shave off some inches before bikini season hits? Then it may be time to work some lentils into your diet. Lentils are an extremely healthy legume (think peas, beans and peanuts) and they're packed full of nutrients, like magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, folic acid and calcium. But what's more than that: they can also aid in weight loss. Read on and I'll tell you how!Continue Reading >
There may not be a single magic pill, shake or over-the-counter solution to solve your weight woes instantly, but there is something you can do to improve your results. Get more magnesium. It sounds too good to be true, but the jury is in, and it seems like magnesium deficiency may be at the very heart of our nation's weight and obesity issues. Read on to find out how this essential mineral can be your best friend when it comes to losing all the weight fast.Continue Reading >
Though the guava is just a small, fist-sized fruit, it offers big impact on your health--particularly if you're looking to lose weight. Grown in Mexico, Central America and South America, this tropical fruit comes in green, yellow and maroon colors, and delivers a delicious, sweet taste that can't be beat. It's great in baked goods, as a jam or jelly, or just on its own. Actually, this is the best way to take advantage of all of its weight loss properties.
But taste aside, the most important part of the guava is the health benefits it offers. This superfruit is downright packed full of nutrients, offering up four times more vitamin C than an orange! Plus, it can actually help you lose weight faster. Don't believe me? Let's look at the guava further.Continue Reading >