• Eating During Winter
    Diet & Food,  Health

    Eating During Winter

    Winters often causes us to gain weight. Every winter we add a few pounds. Most persons really add those pounds that are hard to lose afterwards. It’s known that during the winter we are more likely to gain weight, and then in the spring and summer we will pass time trying to lose those pounds we weight more than we should. What causes this phenomenon, There is no logical explanation to properly demonstrate the theory of gaining weight in the winter, but there are some potential causes that can inflict this. Genetic predisposition – it is possible that our genes to be programmed to consume more aliments high on fats…

  • Tips to Stick To Your Diet
    Diet & Food,  Health

    Tips to Stick To Your Diet

    It has happened to all of us at some point or another: we were doing so well with our weight loss diet or exercise regime. Then suddenly we fell off the horse and decided that if we had already gone this far we might as well give up entirely. There’s an old Chinese tale about a father and his son who lived on a farm. Together they raised sheep and cared for them. They lived off of these sheep and were able to make money from the sheep’s fur. Every day both the father and the son walked around the field where they were raising the sheep to check that…

  • What is Espresso
    Arts & Crafts,  Cooking,  Diet & Food

    What is Espresso

    Even though most coffees have been around for hundreds of years, this is not the same for espresso. Espresso, on the other hand, is essentially a more concentrated cup of coffee. There are many reasons why espresso is loved more than any other coffee and perhaps the reason that it is enjoyed by so many people throughout the world is because it really does have quite a different nature than other coffees! But not only is espresso a more concentrated cup of coffee, but the taste is very different as well and may account for some of the reason why espresso is usually liked more than coffee. The Nature of…

  • Waiting for the "Mood Bus" to Arrive
    Cooking,  Diet & Food,  Health

    Waiting for the “Mood Bus” to Arrive

    How many times have your heard “I’m not in the mood” or “When I’m in the mood, I’ll do it,”, We talk about our “moods” as if they are things that come along like buses or trains and we hop on and ride them until it’s time to get off when we reach a destination, wherever that is and wherever it ends up. Pull the Cord! time to get off! When it relates to the gastric bypass bariatric weight-loss patient, the “mood” is a very funny thing to measure since we find ourselves on incredible mood swings at times. Why is that, Why do we have such mood swings for…

  • Water: Your Best Weight Loss Friend
    Diet & Food,  Fitness,  Health

    Water: Your Best Weight Loss Friend

    Water is one of the key components to a healthy diet and a long-term weight loss undertaking. It not only nourishes your body by keeping your cells hydrated, but it fills your stomach so that you are less hungry. Here are some quick tips for consuming a weight-loss-friendly amount of water without feeling like you are a human water drain. 8 Glasses a Day Just about everyone has heard that it is important to consume at least 8 glasses of water a day as part of a well-balanced diet. The 8 glasses of water will help to hydrate your body and leave your skin feeling moist and supple. What’s more:…

  • Ways To Lose Weight That Actually Work
    Cooking,  Diet & Food,  Health

    Ways To Lose Weight That Actually Work

    If dieting was a simple thing to do, it’s fairly safe to say, that everyone would be losing the weight. Unfortunately, there are more overweight people every single day and that’s proof positive that dieting can be quite difficult. Check out the tips in this article and help make sense of dieting. To lose weight without making sudden changes, reduce your calorie intake a little bit each day. One guideline is to try subtracting 500 calories from your daily consumption. When planning a weight loss diet, skip the weight loss bars and shakes. These items are surprisingly calorie-dense and will not satisfy your craving for real food. Instead, you will…

  • Wanting To Lose Weight, Why Not Go Go Herbal
    Arts & Crafts,  Cooking,  Diet & Food,  Health

    Wanting To Lose Weight, Why Not Go Go Herbal

    These days, there is a great deal of pressure for overweight people aroundthe world to lose those excess pounds. Being closer to their ideal weight would not only lead them to have a healthier lifestyle but it will also literally lighten their load, and improve their overall well-being. There is a long list of dieting options available. There are exercise programs, exercise machines, dietary supplements, dietary food and drinks, diet pills – there are even soaps which claim to help you lose pounds while you bathe. One other available option to shed off those unwanted pounds is to go herbal. Herbal weight loss products have been in great demand for…

  • Want to Stay Lean, Think Green
    Diet & Food,  Fitness,  Health

    Want to Stay Lean, Think Green

    Think losing weight on an all-you-can-eat diet is the stuff of infomercials, Think again. Obese subjects placed on a vegan diet -excluding meat and animal products, but not limiting calories – lost more weight than a control group that followed a low-calorie, low-cholesterol diet, in a collaborative study by George Washington University and Georgetown University. The veg edge: approximately 13 pounds lost over 14 weeks for the vegan dieters, versus 8 pounds for the control group. More recently, the same researchers reviewed 87 studies on vegan or vegetarian diets, concluding that the high-fiber, high-water, low-fat content of vegan or vegetarian diets – not calorie counting per se – was responsible…