Right Fats for Weight Loss

The Right Fats for Weight Loss

Here’s a shocking weight loss secret: Adding the right fats to your diet, via foods or supplements, can make it easier for you to lose weight. Motor up your metabolism with Omega 3s. A recent Australian study found that a daily serving of salmon, tuna, mackerel or sardines not only helped dieters lose an average … Read more

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Green Tea Beats Black: EGCG, Blood Sugar & Stomach Fat

Do you have a big belly? Does someone you love? It’s been known for quite some time that green tea helps raise metabolism and assists in weight control. Now a growing body of research confirms that powerful antioxidants in green tea called catechins actually target belly fat. Belly fat is notoriously unhealthy. It’s been linked … Read more

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Ten Best Ways to Keep Your Weight Steady During the Holidays

Food should be pleasurable, but for many of us, the “stop” mechanism is broken. What’s wrong with a little cream puff or Swedish meatball? Nothing in itself. But can you stop at just one? I know that is extremely difficult for me and I suspect it may be for many of you. If that’s the … Read more

Measuring Bowls

Measuring Bowls Aid Weight Loss

In my wanderings through Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim several years ago, I came across Measure Up Bowls, the most brilliant weight control tools I’ve seen. Recognizing portion size The idea is ridiculously simple: You achieve portion control by eating your food out of one of two attractive white ceramic bowls that have subtle … Read more

fat and starving

Fat and Starving? If You’re Fat You Might Be Starving

The Calcium Lie: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know Could Kill You (InTruth Press, 2008) by Dr. Robert Thompson, co-author, with Kathleen Barnes Are you overweight? Is someone you love overweight? No doubt your doctor has told you to eat less and exercise more while discreetly adjusting a lab coat to cover a personal paunch. Take a … Read more

easy steps for a healthy sustainable diet

15 Easy Steps for a Healthy, Sustainable Diet

Butter is good for you. No, butter is full of saturated fat and it’s bad for you. Eggs are a perfect food. No, eggs have too much cholesterol, so they’re bad for you. Low-carb is the only sensible diet. No, low-carb diets result in too much protein intake and insufficient carbs from vegetables and fruit. … Read more

sugar is killing us

Sugar Is Killing Us — and Our Kids, Too

Most of us think sugar adds sweetness to life, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Sugar is an artificial food that is not only addictive, it causes diabetes and weight gain. Ask anyone who “needs” that boost of a Coke at 4 p.m. or who can’t get through a day without a donut … Read more

excess calcium causes weight gain

Metabolic Failure: How Excess Calcium Causes Weight Gain and More

From The Calcium Lie 2: What Your Doctor Still Doesn’t Know by Dr. Robert Thompson and Kathleen Barnes Are you overweight? Is someone you love overweight? No doubt, your doctor has told you to eat less and exercise more while discreetly adjusting a lab coat to cover a personal paunch. Take a good look. Is your … Read more