Best Places to Dine While on a Diet

Best Places to Dine While on a Diet

When you are dining on a diet, your options do not have to be limited. There are ways to make a diet work so that you can still enjoy eating out with your friends. It is always important to remember to dine at restaurants that will not serve you with overwhelming portions of food and provide you with healthy options to choose. Here are some of the best places that you can dine while on a diet. Read more

Vegans vs. Vegetarians vs. Non-Vegetarians: Let’s Get the Facts Right

For a meat-lover who has been savoring bacon cheese burgers and chicken steak, the sudden switch to vegetarianism is unimaginable. The very thought of switching over to vegetarianism can give some people the heebie-jeebies. It is not uncommon for us to start believing each and everything that we hear and read about. Out of all such information some may be correct, while the rest may just be myths that we start believing blindly. Each one carries their own opinion about what kind of diet to follow. Read more

How We Benefited From The Paleo Diet

Several years ago, I was diagnosed by an allergist, who is also an alternative medicine practitioner, with a yeast overgrowth. He placed me on the Candida diet and gave me some healthy meal plans to try. My son went on it with me as moral support. I had a hard time with it, but he seemed to thrive, and started researching similar diets. He discovered the Paleo, short for Paleolithic, diet, also known as the Caveman diet, and found that it differs little from diets for yeast infections. I have also been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, which is characterized by fatigue, stiffness, and generalized muscle and joint pain. He read that some people have had positive results with fibromyalgia on the Paleo diet, so we decided to try it. Read more

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Healthy Living: Small Steps For Diet Success

Healthy living can be difficult to achieve, particularly if you have allowed yourself to get into bad habits. However, by following a careful dieting regimen, and by exercising enough to stop you from piling on calories and weight, you can achieve a balance in your daily life. Getting into good habits for diet and exercise, while cutting out bad routines and alcohol, will help you to improve your general well-being and fitness, while reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer. Some small steps that can be taken for diet success include: Read more

The Benefits of a Gluten-Free Diet

Going gluten-free seems to be all the rage these days, but what’s the big deal? Is it just some new age health fad that will lose its trendiness eventually? Maybe, but that doesn’t mean it’s without merit. More and more people have discovered that by eliminating or reducing the gluten in their diet, they have experienced many health benefits and the alleviation of many of their medical concerns. If going gluten-free can make you healthier, why not give it a shot? Here’s a look at some of the benefits of a gluten-free diet. Read more

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Driving Thru a Diet

When it comes to dieting, fast food is always the enemy. It may be tempting because of the convenience, flavor, or affordability. Whatever the reasons are, fast food is a hazardous temptation for dieters. However, there are ways to balance the fast food temptations and your commitment to your diet. Read more