If you want to slim down and lose those unwanted pounds and inches, you need to supply your body with the fuel it needs to burn fat, preserve lean muscle, and maintain a healthy metabolism. And one of the most important nutrients you can use to accomplish all three of those goals is protein.
If there's one thing all nutritionists can agree on, it's this: If you care about the way you look, you need to focus on getting enough high-quality protein each day.
It's not uncommon that during weight loss women's butts and breast sizes shrink along the way too, but the M-Plan diet promises to prevent that! Celebrities such as Kelly Osbourne and Katy Perry swear by the M-Plan, a diet which consists of replacing one meal a day with a mushroom infused dish.
The diet claims that in a matter of 14 days, you can drop up to a dress size, but STILL keep your sexy curves. You're probably wondering what it is about mushrooms that make them so great. Well, read on to find out!Continue Reading >
Coconut oil has long been used as a beauty remedy meant to soften your skin and hair. But did you know that it also helps you lose weight? It might sound far-fetched because we're taught to believe that consuming foods with saturated fat can make us gain weight, when in fact this miracle oil can help you drop the pounds in ways you couldn't imagine.
So what's the big deal about coconut oil anyway? Behold the answer to all your dieting and weight loss worries…Continue Reading >
You're finally starting up your diet plan to shed a few pounds for the summer ... But the question is where do you begin? I'm a firm believer in taking it slowly when starting a diet instead of eliminating all "bad" for you foods right away. In fact, by taking baby steps you may end up with a much more successful weight loss goal than you expected because you took your time.
One of the easiest ways to begin is by cutting out calories with a simple strategy by swapping certain foods for others. You will be surprised by the number of healthy alternatives there are out there when you see our suggestions!Continue Reading >
Aloe vera, or sábila to us Latinas, is a plant that's been used since before our abuelas' times.This incredible plant is meant for more than soothing sunburns or skin irritation; in fact it can even help you lose weight. Yes, the plant you used for many years to cure cuts and other skin issues can do wonders for your waist line and you didn't even know it!Continue Reading >
Have you ever thought about dieting according to your astrological sign? You would be surprised to know that the Zodiac sign you are born under might reveal a lot about your appetite weaknesses and how you can get maximum weight loss results. For example, did you know Cancers need to avoid emotional eating and Capricorns tend to do well while dieting--except taking advice?
I know I didn't! If you're looking to shed some pounds and want a diet a little bit more catered towards your personality, then what's more ideal than a diet according to your sign? You'll be surprised to see how compatible the diets are to your everyday behavior that you may never look at another diet again!Continue Reading >
When it comes to losing weight I don't know what to believe anymore. It's taken me years to figure out what foods to eliminate from my diet and every day I'm hearing something new. What's the latest healthy dieting tip? Apparently, incorporating more natural fats like omega-3s, can help you not only lose weight, but increase your energy levels, and even improve your skin. Um … what?Continue Reading >
Dieting is no fun if there is nothing motivating you or keeping you going. As anyone trying to lose weight, you'll want to reward yourself, but after all that hard work why waste it on a meal you might end up regretting? It is important to have your cheat days so you don't deny yourself of your favorite foods, but your rewards believe it or not, don't have to be tied to food.
As out of this world as it may sound, there are better ways to reward your current weight loss milestones than by eating tons of chocolate. One could be buying those shoes you've been eyeing or getting that teeny bikini to display the last 5 pounds you lost. You know what I'm talking about! If not, just check out our list of seven ways to reward yourself WITHOUT sabotaging your weight loss success.Continue Reading >
We've heard of just about every crazy weight loss gadget out there, but have you heard about losing weight with a piece of string? This weight loss strategy comes from the Ancient Egyptians but has taken on a modern twist and is called The Malory Band. The creator, Penny Mallory says the purpose of it is to help dieters know when they've had enough to eat.
Believe it not, something tells me this just might work…Continue Reading >
Jessica Alba has finally revealed the real secret to her killer post-baby bod—and it's probably not what you expect! In a recent interview with Net-A-Porter, the 31-year-old mother of two confessed that she actually spent three months strapped into two girdles following the birth of her second daughter, Haven.
"I wore a double corset day and night for three months. It was sweaty, but worth it," Alba said. The actress also called the process "brutal" and acknowledged that "it's not for everyone."
OK, I've heard of women wearing fajas after pregnancy before, but I have to admit that it always sounded a litlte crazy to me. That just seems so painful and uncomfortable. And to wear two at a time, like Alba did? How do you even breathe?!Continue Reading >