In 2018, keto was the most googled diet, and two of Amazon’s top 10 best-sellers in nutrition happen to be keto-focused. The Keto diet also is trending on social media and continues to get endorsement from celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and the Kardashians. It’s obvious the Keto diet is highly popular, but is it right […]
Eating foods found on a low-carb Mediterranean diet can boost your metabolism and aid weight loss. That’s because a higher metabolism burns more calories. And that makes it easier to get rid of unwanted body fat. Low calorie intake can hit the brakes on weight loss. The body can go into “starvation mode” if we […]
This is my diet review of The Gabriel Method, a mind-body approach to weight loss without dieting. Best of all, you can try The Gabriel Method free! Look at all you get: 1) The Gabriel Method free pdf ebook, 2) Visualization for Weight Loss app, 3) 1st chapter of Visualization for Weight Loss book, 4) […]
Who loves a good smoothie recipe? I do, I do! I love them for a fast breakfast that I can grab and go! Because smoothies are easy to make, versatile, and taste great, there is a smoothie recipe for just about everyone. There are bariatric smoothies, green smoothies, dairy-free smoothies, high protein smoothies, smoothies for diabetics, fat […]
In my previous article, How to Do a High Protein Diet for Weight Loss, the high protein diet was discussed in a general way. In this article, I offer suggestions for some of the best high protein diets to lose weight as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. And remember, check with your doctor […]
While a high protein diet might have immediate appeal to meat lovers, it is not as simple as stacking on the pork chops, burgers, and ribs. Certainly the carnivore in us will be aroused by the thought of beef, beef, and more beef, but such thoughts can be a bit inflated. Therefore, let’s leash the […]
We all know that a good diet is needed for our bodies to get the most out of exercise and working out. In fact, without a diet that is rich in energy, you will find that your performance starts to diminish in each of your workouts. You could feel really tired and exhausted as soon […]
Among the fads of the 1980s were Rubik’s Cube, Magic 8 Ball, and Pacman. There also were fad diets, such as the Beverly Hills Diet, the Cabbage Soup Diet, and the Grapefruit Diet. And each of them received underwhelming medical support. Read: 8 Diet Myths Exposed Let’s take a closer look at the Grapefruit Diet. It seems […]
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Reversal of Metabolic Syndrome The Mediterranean diet has received some pretty good press. It is shown to be useful for people with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome (Read: 10 Weight Related Illnesses). When the Mediterranean diet is supplemented with nuts or extra virgin olive oil, the result […]
High Protein Vegetarian Meals The American Heart Association reports that a semi-vegetarian diet lowers your risk of heart disease and stroke, which are health conditions associated with obesity. Our recipes for high protein vegetarian meals will get you started on a meatless eating plan. This makes it easy to reduce the amount of meat in […]
While fasting has often been used as a show of faith, a method to convey political views, or a quiet protest, many people use it as a method to promote weight loss and cleanse the body of toxins. While fasting for weight loss is not uncommon, there is a potential for health risks. A fasting diet can […]
When considering high protein diets, such as the popular Paleo or Primal Diets, a person might naturally choose poultry, fish or other lean meats as part of that diet. Often over-looked are high protein vegetarian foods. Animal protein sources have the complete set of essential amino acids we need to produce protein. The body alone […]
The standard approach to weight loss is either reducing the number of calories that are consumed each day or burning off more calories than are consumed each day. A more advanced approach called the satiety index is now being used to reduce calorie intake by managing hunger. Satiety Index The satiety index, developed by Susanna […]
Hippocrates, often referred to as the father of modern medicine, said, “All diseases begin in the gut.” Hippocrates also said, “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” One could say that these are the founding principles that Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride based the GAPS Diet upon. GAPS stands for Gut and Psychology Syndrome. […]
Fasting was first advocated by doctors for weight loss in 1915. By 1959, doctors had begun using it as a regular procedure to address obesity. Since that time, doctors have had patients on weight loss fasts for as long as 117 days. The longest food fast was an intermittent fast that ran for 382 days […]
Gluten-Free Popularity According to a recent Mintel report, the gluten-free market is fueled by dieters who seek health benefits. However, respected health professionals will tell you that going gluten-free is unhealthy and not recommended. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and whole grain foods related to wheat such as bulgur, farro, kamut, spelt, triticale, […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...