The HCG diet is a very strict dieting strategy that severely limits caloric intake. This is actually an understatement because the diet allows only 500 calories per day. This restriction, along with... More > daily injections of a synthetically produced hormone, HCG, gives the diet its uniqueness. The original idea was that it would help men and women lose fat (and, therefore, weight) and keep it off after returning to a more normal dietary pattern.The problem with going on this diet is that your normal, everyday cookbooks temporarily become useless. However, there are recipes that can be adapted, and some that have been produced specifically for this diet. All of the following recipes are suitable because they are low in calories and fat.KEEP IT UP!ENJOY the delicious recipes.< Less
A Paleo diet, also known as paleolithic diet or caveman diet, is all about natural foods to help achieve great health and a perfect physique. The human body evolved for more than 2 million years with... More > the food found in nature: game meat, fish, vegetables, wild fruits, eggs and nuts. The human race was thriving on this diet high in animal fat and proteins and low in carbohydrates, but things changed when we introduced unnatural foods to our bodies.some of the foods that we started eating in large quantity since the beginning of the agricultural revolution about 10,000 years ago are completely alien to our genes and metabolism and wreak havoc in our body, often causing what we call the metabolic syndrome or diseases of civilization. That includes obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, auto-immune diseases, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s and a host of other conditions that were unknown to our ancestors while plaguing us today.You’ve come to the right place to learn all about the Paleo diet.< Less
The New Sonoma Diet Inspiration:
For those who love the California wine country flavors and the vibrant lifestyle that comes with them – here is your chance to have Sonoma in your home.... More > There’s no “diet food” on The New Sonoma Diet — just wholesome and nourishing meals that are simple, easy, and above all delicious. The Sonoma Diet is not about obsessive calculations or micromanaging the foods you eat each day, because all the science has been done for you.
The Sonoma Diet is divided into three distinct "Waves." In Wave 1 (the first ten days), you’ll naturally recalibrate your body and turn around bad eating habits. Wave 2 is the main segment of the diet, where you’ll stay until you reach your target weight. Wave 3 is the maintenance program of the diet and begins when you’ve met your target weight or other health goals. You’ll continue to enjoy Sonoma-friendly foods as well as such occasional indulgences as snacks and desserts.< Less
When you consume protein, it is digested and used to replace protein that is constantly being broken down in your body. It is essential for your body, and high protein diets are often used for a... More > variety of reasons, including weight loss. A high protein diet might consist of mostly protein food sources with a limitation of carbohydrates.
Your body needs protein for energy, growth and development. Without sufficient protein intake, you could experience slow growth, reduced muscle mass and a lowered immunity. Protein is used in every cell, organ and tissue in your body.
If you follow a high protein diet, you primarily eat sources of protein. You can find protein in animal sources such as eggs, milk, chicken, red meat and fish. It is also found in smaller amounts in beans, such as lentils and black beans. Nuts and soy products, such as soy milk and tofu, also contain protein.< Less
Getting plenty of fiber in your diet is important for good health. Fiber has important benefits including reducing cholesterol, improving blood sugar control, and lowering risk of heart disease. It... More > has a positive effect on the digestive system by helping to maintain regularity and reduce risk of diverticulitis. A low fat diet that contains plenty of high fiber foods, such as grains, fruits and vegetables may play an important role in reducing the risk of certain types of cancer.
Fiber is found in plant foods and comes in two forms. Soluble fiber is the part that dissolves in water and may help in lowering cholesterol as part of a low fat diet. Examples include oatmeal, broccoli, bananas and citrus fruits. Insoluble fiber is the roughage part that doesn’t dissolve in water. This type of fiber promotes regularity and may help reduce your risk of certain types of cancer as part of a low fat diet. Examples include wheat bran, corn bran and brown rice.< Less
SOUP is a liquid food that is prepared by boiling meat or vegetables, or both, in water and then seasoning and sometimes thickening the liquid that is produced. It is usually served as the first... More > course of a dinner, but it is often included in a light meal, such as luncheon. Soup is an easily made, economical, and when properly prepared from healthful and nutritious material, very wholesome article of diet, deserving of much more general use than is commonly accorded it.The purpose of this Section is to acquaint you with the details of making appetizing and nutritious soups that make for both economy and healthfulness.Soup contains the very essence of all that is nourishing and sustaining in the foods of which it is made. , soup serves two purposes: first, as an appetizer taken at the beginning of a meal to stimulate the appetite and aid in the flow of digestive juices in the stomach; and secondly, as an actual part of the meal.< Less
Your salad bowl is your way to health through pleasurable eating. Delectable salads are decidedly more than just leafy greens. Considered de riguer as appetizers before main meals, they are also... More > combined with side dishes. Increasingly now salads have gained popularity as entrée or even complete meals by themselves.Salad ingredients range from crunchy green leaves to nuts and grains. In between you have every kind of food - vegetables, fruits, seeds, pastas, poultry, dairy, meat, seafood – you name it! Salads are enjoyed cold and even hot. They may have the simplest of dressings to the most imaginative.
Salads are here to stay and will always remain elegant meals. They get scrumptiously served with thousands of interesting Salad dressings. Topped with nuts, croûtons, meat, fish, pasta, cheese, eggs and even sprouted whole grains – salads are the ultimate health food.< Less
Diabetes is the name used to describe a metabolic condition of having higher than normal blood sugar levels. There are different reasons why people get high blood glucose levels and so a number of... More > different types of diabetes exist.
So here is Diabetics Friendly Recipes which is Healthy, Tasty and Delicious.
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Frugal Diet is simple, economical and very tasty
Frugal Diet Recipes are easy to prepare, easy on the budget and so tasty that children usually give them a thumbs up. I'm not promising that your... More > kids will love every single recipe, but there is hope. I know it's not always easy planning nice meals on a budget, but living on hot dogs and macaroni and cheese is not an option either.
Losing weight doesn't have to mean losing your money.There are plenty of effective diet foods that don't cost much. Including the Frugal Diet foods into your diet can help you lose weight and save money.
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The inflammation-free diet gets rid of unhealthy fats from the diet. This is very important to overweight and obese individuals who need to lose weight. Instead of foods high in carbohydrates,... More > saturated fats, Trans fats, and sugar, the inflammation-free diet increases the consumption of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables.The fats that the body needs should be coming from foods with healthy fats such as salmon, mackerel, halibut, trout and tuna. Lean meats such as turkey, sirloin steak, prime rib and eggs may be consumed as long as they are organic and are have had the fat and skin trimmed away. The oils that may be used include almond oil and extra virgin olive oil.Increase the intake of daily fiber. Include in your regular diet along with fruits and vegetables, fiber-rich foods such as brown rice, beans, sweet potatoes, and whole grains. Examples of whole grains are quinoa, barley, whole wheat and rye. Always remember to plenty of water each day to flush out toxins.< Less