Book Review: The Virgin Diet by JJ Virgin

It seems that amongst the continual slog of new diet books coming on the market, more and more of them are touting programs that resemble the classic elimination diet. Given that I do not recommend elimination diets that aren’t tailored and unique to each person for many reasons, I thought I would review one of these new books to see if it proves a good guide for helping people change their diet and lose weight or is just another fad.

Protect Yourself From This Hidden Grilling Danger

If you love to grill, you may be exposing yourself to a hidden danger. Find out how to protect yourself in some delicious ways!

Eat Granola to Promote Healthy Nibbling

If you are looking for a real deal in granola, seek for the one that is nutritious yet low in calorie content. There are several granola manufacturers in the industry dedicated for manufacturing granola that is gluten free and contains natural sweeteners, heart healthy nuts, real fruit, grains or preservatives.

Get In The Healthy Habit of Eating Leftovers

First off, eating leftovers will save you money since you won’t have to go out and buy an unhealthy fast food meal at lunch time which most likely will not assist you in any weight loss efforts. More importantly, by packing leftovers to take with you to work, you will have total control over the portion size of the meal. Controlling the amount of food you eat at meals is of utmost importance when you’re focused on losing weight. Read more about how your leftovers can help you lose weight.

“Natural” on Food Labels Doesn’t Mean Anything

“Natural” doesn’t mean anything when looking on the labels of packaged goods according to Consumer Report. Over 66% of consumers who shop for natural foods think that the word “natural” means something.

Quitting Sugar

Quitting Sugar – What?!?!?!?! Am I crazy? Why would I want to give up one of life’s tastiest sweet pleasures? When I told my friends and family what I was doing they assumed I was insane and said they could never do it unless they were forced, by gun. I’m sure you’re thinking that exact thing right now. Believe me, I didn’t want to give it up but really felt that I had to. I had read a lot of success stories about people that had amazing results but I was secretly thinking they couldn’t possibly be true and I was absolutely certain I wouldn’t see any positive benefits. At least any that really made a difference, but I was willing to give it a shot because you never know and I’ve been proven wrong before.

Debunking Myths – The “Fat” Farce!

So many of us feel that simply banishing Fats from our diets – we will achieve – ‘that perfect body’ or ‘that perfect weight’ we always dreamt of! Fats actually play a very big role in our body. They come to our rescue during times of big Stress (physical and emotional!

Formula For Making Changes

Do you have a hard time sticking to your weight loss or health goals? Change isn’t easy. Here is the Formula for Change. The essential keys needed to achieve long term success.

Is Salt Really The Health Risk We Are Led To Believe? The Real Health Benefits May Be Surprising

We are always being told that too much salt is to blame for High Blood Pressure, Hypertension and Heart Disease. But there really is little solid proof to back that up. So what’s the deal?

Are You Consumer Smart About Protein Bars?

Not all protein bars are equal. Unless you know what ingredients are in your bar how do you know if it is good for you or not? Be an educated consumer about what you are consuming and feeding your kids. The ingredients found in this article should be avoided at all costs!

Why You Should Be Drinking More Water – 5 Somewhat Surprising Reasons

If you’re not enthusiastic about drinking water, you owe it to yourself to read this. In this article you’ll discover 5 big reasons good hydration can transform your health.

Nutrition Vs Food – Are Food And Nutrition One In The Same?

The words ‘food’ and ‘nutrition’ are often inter-changed and used to mean the same thing. However, as processed food becomes increasingly more a part of our lives, the less we can consider the two words inter-changeable…

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