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Using the Paleo Diet as a Method of Weight Loss

When it comes to losing weight, many people are desperate to try absolutely anything to shed weight. While there are many crash diets that people are willing to try, there are also some that can become more of a lifestyle change. One that is growing in popularity and is among some of the weight...

No Need to Travel Overseas to Start the Mediterranean Diet

Ahhhh, the Mediterranean! Sounds like a good vacation spot but sorry, no need to go on a luxurious vacation to begin the Mediterranean diet. You can do it right at home without traveling to Europe or Northern Africa. However, the Mediterranean diet is focused on foods that resemble those of Mediterranean style cuisine. Well, so...

What’s the Big Deal with Probiotics?

Feeling gassy? Have trouble with control of bowels? Been taking antibiotics? Probiotics can help in any of these situations when you are having problems with your digestive system. In a nutshell, probiotics are friendly bacteria that can enter the body through consumption in order to help boost immunity and prevent ailments. Probiotics are a...

The Ketogenic Diet Versus Low Fat Diet Plans

Much has been said over the years about the ketogenic diet and with celebrities like Megan Fox, Mick Jagger, and Adriana Lima being fond proponents of the diet, it remains very popular. What is the real difference between a ketogenic diet and a low-fat diet plan? While many may swear about reducing fat intake, studies show...

Gearing Up for Yoga with a Mat that Works

Yoga Mat
While you are ready to get your downward dog on and do poses you did not know your body could do to increase strength and flexibility, you will find that in addition to proper yoga attire that you also will want your yoga mat. If you are taking a class, there might be some...

What Would You Gain if you Lost?

Losing weight is healthy
If you were to lose weight, more than likely you would feel so much better. And it’s not just your body that will show the effects but also your attitude. For the majority of Americans, most are considered obese, and it is occurring at higher rates among all age groups. Obesity is more than likely...

Part 2 – What’s the Big Deal with Probiotics?

Some symptoms that someone may have a digestive issue and could greatly benefit from probiotics are that they may suffer from irritable bowel syndrome. Research has also indicated that probiotics may also help fight against Crohn’s disease, constipation and diarrhea. Surprisingly, probiotics can also help reduce the risk of a person who will come...

New Year’s Resolutions to a New You

Loose weight in 2014
When the New Year rings in, many people decide it is a great time to start making changes in their lifestyle. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight or start working on one’s fitness. People sometimes may try to load up on their resolution in order to start a...

The Ketogenic Diet Versus The Paleo Diet

Going Back in Time A paleo diet is all about reviving our ancestors’ diets back in the day by eating fresh, healthy, wholesome foods that have not been contaminated with additives and preservatives. This highly trending diet, which actually started in 1970 by gastroenterologist Walter L. Voegtlin, includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, and meats. It...

Eating Organically

A simple lifestyle change such as eating organic foods rather than traditional foods is one way to improve your body. Keep those chemicals and toxins out of the body that have been used in the growth of that delicious orange, lettuce or chicken breast. Eating organically can be a little more on the pricey...