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Tagged With: diet

Nuts and Olive Oil Found to Decrease Heart Disease

Worried about having a heart attack? Reduce the risk by eating like the Spaniards. That is the recent advice that emerged from a study that examined the health benefits associated with following the Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, beans, vegetables, nuts, fish, and fruits. In fact, about 30 percent of deaths, strokes, and heart … Continue reading »

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Only Fruit Diet – Too Much of a Good Thing?

Is it possible to overdue a diet? That is exactly what happened to film and TV star Ashton Kutcher as he attempted to slim down for a role in an upcoming biopic movie about Apple founder Steve Jobs. Staying true to the character, Kutcher started a fruit-only diet which the film claims Jobs adhered too. … Continue reading »

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Low-Carb Diet Helps Retain Weight Loss Over Low-Fat Diet

Is a calorie really a calorie? Researchers from the National Institute of Health recently wrapped up a new study that challenges what we know about the calorie, a unit of measurement used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food. Essentially, researchers have found that dieters trying to maintain their weight loss burned significantly … Continue reading »

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Mardi Gras Diet

Well, it’s just around the corner. The day you’ve all been waiting for (or dreading). With Mardi Gras coming, the parties have already started with food and drinks galore. But if you’ve been working on keeping the weight off from the last Mardi Gras, you might feel a little trepidation at the upcoming festivities. I … Continue reading »

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