Fitness

Why do so many weight loss programs fail?

Around two out of three adults are trying to control their weight each year. Women are significantly more likely to try to lose weight. Scientific analysis shows that any type of diet can be effective in the short term. The majority of dieters gradually regain any lost weight. Multiple studies have found this to be the case for all diets, whether ch …

May 22, 20210 comments
Slimming

The Lectin-Free Diet Fact or Fiction

According to the diet founder, California cardiologist Steven Gundry, M.D., a diet containing lectins leads to inflammation and weight gain. Here we discuss what reality is according to the latest valid scientific research. Lectins are carbohydrate-binding proteins widely distributed in nature and occur in various foods such as cereals, fruit, vegeta …

May 15, 20210 comments
Slimming

Is the Ideal Protein Weight Loss method safe?

The Ideal Protein Diet was created by Dr. Tran Tien Chanh and Olivier Benloulou. Its principles were first used more than 20 years ago by Dr. Tran Tien Chanh, who was looking to create a safer and easier weight loss protocol for his patients. The Ideal Protein Diet is divided into four unique phases: Phase 1: Weight loss Phase 2: 14-day Phase 3: Pre-st …

May 7, 20210 comments
Slimming

Which diet is best for long-term weight loss?

Before choosing a weight loss approach, it’s important to do some self-evaluation by asking yourself some questions. What Can You Live With in the Long Term? There are many diet plans on the market today that help you lose weight. The key is finding one that doesn’t cause you stress or agony. Ask yourself questions such as: Would the diet guidelines …

April 22, 20210 comments
Healthy food

Turmeric, The Golden Spice

Turmeric is a spice that has received much interest from both the medical/scientific worlds as well as from the culinary world. Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant (Curcuma longa) of the ginger family. The medicinal properties of turmeric, the source of curcumin, have been known for thousands of years. Curcuma longa has been tradit …

March 5, 20210 comments
Vegetarian

Get the Facts about Vegetarian Diets

A well-planned vegetarian diet can meet nutritional needs and can be a healthy way to meet dietary guidelines. Vegetarian diets are chosen for nutritional, religious, ecological, or personal reasons. It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) that “appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate …

February 13, 20210 comments
Healthy lifestyle

Nutrition for oral and dental health

Diet and nutrition play key roles in tooth development, the integrity of the gingiva (gums) and mucosa, bone strength, and the prevention and management of diseases of the oral cavity. Diet has a local effect on tooth integrity; the type, form, and frequency of foods and beverages consumed have a direct effect on the oral pH and microbial activity, …

February 8, 20210 comments
Dietitian

All About Nutrition & Bone Health

Vegetarian diets Research has shown lower bone mineral density (BMD) among vegetarians compared with omnivores; however, the potential impact on osteoporosis risk is relatively small. Vegans and some vegetarians may consume less protein, vitamin D, vitamin B12, and calcium compared with omnivores, thus increasing osteoporosis risk; however, vegan an …

February 1, 20210 comments
Fitness

Benefits of regular physical activity

Technology is rapidly reducing the necessity for physical activity as part of everyday life. Many modern conveniences (e.g., moving sidewalks, escalators) contribute to sedentary lifestyles and the overall health issues that accompany them. Only 21% of Americans are meeting the recommended guidelines for aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity, a …

February 1, 20210 comments
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