Cold Weather Food Traps

When the weather turns cold, we tend to turn to comfort foods.  Typically, these are high fat, high calorie choices that add a little extra to our midsection insulation.  Follow these tips to avoid falling into the trap of overconsumption of favorite, unhealthy cold weather foods. Avoid “creamy” anything! See the word creamy in a […]

Eat Your Healthy Fats

Dietary fats are an important part of your diet because they are an excellent source of energy for your body. However, fats are typically high in calories and can lead to excess weight gain when eaten to excess. In addition, saturated fats and trans fats are associated with high cholesterol and heart disease. It is […]

High-salt diet linked to 1.6 million heart deaths

"Salty diet ’causes 1.6 million deaths worldwide each year’," reports The Daily Telegraph. It goes on to quote a researcher saying this is "nearly 1 in 10 of all deaths from cardiovascular causes worldwide". This scary-sounding headline has a grain of truth in it, but the science it’s based on doesn’t prove that salt is […]

Success is Built Daily–Mental Health Diet, Day 15

by Kim Peterson, Common Sense Health Where Are You…Really? When you are at work are you thinking about what you need to do at home? And when you are at home are you thinking about what you didn’t finish today at… No visits yet The post Success is Built Daily–Mental Health Diet, Day 15 appeared first […]

7 Diet Tips to Help You Eat Better

Despite the various low-fat diets, low-carb diets, diet pills and energy drinks, we still have a weight gain and obesity problem around the globe. There are no shortcuts to getting lean and fit. Don’t place your fat loss and weight… (Visited 49 times, 1 visits today) The post 7 Diet Tips to Help You Eat […]

Top 5 Weight Loss Diet Myths

Weight loss takes on too much importance for many people….Body transformation and fat loss are much more important for your long-term health. Here is the truth about quick weight loss programs: Be sure and download your Free Curves, Abs and Upper… No visits yet The post Top 5 Weight Loss Diet Myths appeared first on Her […]

Poor Diet Before Pregnancy Linked with Preterm Birth

For the first time, researchers have confirmed that women who eat a poor diet before they become pregnant are around 50% more likely to have a preterm birth than those on a healthy diet. The study shows that women who consistently ate a diet high in protein and fruit prior to becoming pregnant were less […]

Success Is Up to You: Mental Health Diet, Day 13

by Kim Peterson, Common Sense Health How well are you playing the game? To reflect on the past few days of our 21 Day Mental Fitness Diet… Smile, Smile, Smile… What impact do you think that will have on your overall… No visits yet The post Success Is Up to You: Mental Health Diet, Day 13 […]

Fearless Goal Reaching: Mental Health Diet, Day 12

by Kim Peterson, Common Sense Health What would you do differently today if you knew you could not fail? Start researching that new business you’ve always wanted to open? Sign up for the new fitness class you’ve always wanted to try?… No visits yet The post Fearless Goal Reaching: Mental Health Diet, Day 12 appeared first […]

Heart attack survivors ‘gain from high-fibre diet’

“If you have had a heart attack, eat plenty of fibre,” is the advice on the BBC News website. A US study has found that in a group of people who’d had heart attacks, those who ate a high-fibre diet were less likely to die than those who didn’t. This was a large long-term study […]

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