Junk Food Addiction is Real

Junk Food Addiction is Real

Processed junk food destroys people’s metabolism and promotes obesity through a variety of mechanisms. Among them is the way these kinds of foods affect their appetite control. Several studies have also demonstrated that processed foods are addictive. The human body is designed to naturally regulate how much we eat and the energy we burn. Food […]

Different Diets for Different People

Different Diets for Different People

On low-carb diets, meat and cheese are OK. On low-fat diets, fruit and oatmeal are fine. And with the latest diet trend, no foods at all are allowed for long stretches of time. A diet that forbids eating for hours on end might seem doomed in a culture where food is constantly available, but apps […]

2020: What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

2020: What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

1. Overview The ketogenic or “keto” diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet designed to promote the body’s metabolism running on fats and ketones rather than carbohydrates and sugars. The ketogenic diet is designed to promote ketosis, the fat metabolism often associated with fasting 2. Some History In Y 1921 endocrinologist Rollin Woodyatt discovered ketone bodies […]

We are what we eat, so…

We are what we eat, so…

We are what we eat, so what healthy eating habits are worth keeping? These eating habits are so good you may want to replace any fad diet or unsustainable diet with them, as follows: Eat smaller portions. Overeating, or eating larger portions, is an easy habit to get into. There are a few hacks to […]

The ‘OMAD’ Diet is Here

The ‘OMAD’ Diet is Here

FLASH: OMAD is the acronym for “one meal a day,” it involves eating all your nutrients in a 1-hr time frame, with nothing more other than calorie-free beverage options, for the remaining 23 hrs per day. The OMAD diet is an extreme form of intermittent fasting (or 16/8), and involves eating all your nutrients in […]

Life is Better with Butter

Life is Better with Butter

FLASH: “With enough butter, anything is good,” Julia Child Julia Child was the beloved television chef who taught me how to bring French dishes into my American home. Having grown up believing the iconic woman who maintained that “Every woman should have a blowtorch” – words to live by, I might add – the thought […]

When I Think About a Healthy Diet I Include Bacon

When I Think About a Healthy Diet I Include Bacon

A healthy diet means Organic fresh fruits, vegetables, lean meats, and the fated pig (bacon) Scientists have looked more than 1,000 raw foods to reveal their nutritional value and discovered that rendered pork fat, aka lard, made the Top 10. The research disclosed that 3.5oz of pork fat contains 632 kilocalories, and is a good source […]

Avoid Getting Fat on the Job

Avoid Getting Fat on the Job

Candy, cupcakes, and cookies seem to be all around the typical office, so if you are striving to eat healthy, the workplace can be a minefield that makes people fat. Researchers surveyed more than 5,000 people and found that about 1 in 4 working adults said they got food or beverages from work at least […]

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer…

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer…

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer… Feeling less than satisfied on a restricted-calorie diet, then a protein boost just might be the answer. According to numerous studies, a diet with more protein than the typical 15% of calories will leave you feeling fuller and help conserve muscle as you lose fat. While high-protein diets […]

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Sued Over Health Claims of Sugary Drinks

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Sued Over Health Claims of Sugary Drinks

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Sued Over Health Claims of Sugary Drinks $KO, $PEP Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages. The nonprofit Praxis Project accused the defendants of downplaying the risks to boost sales, despite scientific evidence linking sugary […]