Article listing for ‘Diets & Nutrition’ Category

  • The Different Varieties of Weight Loss Teas

    different types of weight loss teas

    Tea in all its form is easy for the body to process and contains almost no calories. Unless you add sugar and/or milk, it provides a great way to reduce your calorie intake. Tea is thus a very good beverage substitute to other more fattening drinks. Tea is also the most consumed beverage in the world almost on a par with water.

    Of all types of tea, the “Chinese tea” is the most popular brand. It generally regarded as the true healthy weight loss tea with a wide variety. Read more…

  • Why Grapefruit Diets Are Effective in Weight Loss

    using grapefruit diet for weight loss

    There have been several adaptations of the use of grapefruits in diets that have been referred to as the "grapefruit diet" since the early 1930s when the application of grapefruits for weight loss started gaining popularity. Their popularity was at its peak in the 1980s.

    So far, there have been about three different types of grapefruit-related diets circulating which have been referred to as the grapefruit diet. Read more…

  • Active Weight Loss Ingredients in Green Tea

    weight loss ingredients in green tea

    Drinking of green tea has been relished by the Chinese for centuries and is now increasingly becoming popular in Western countries. The use of green tea for health and more particularly for its weight loss benefits have also started getting more widely known and appreciated globally.

    Some of the weight loss benefits of drinking green tea include its ability to increase the body’s metabolic rate thereby enhancing fat oxidation which overall helps the body to burn fat more quickly. Read more…

  • How Green Tea Aids Weight Loss

    drinking green tea for weight loss

    Green tea is today hailed as being far much more than just a healthy beverage especially considering the plethora of research studies now providing better information and understanding of its antioxidant abilities, general health benefits and weight loss effects.

    Weight loss teas are a growing trend today in the weight loss industry and green tea has specifically Read more…

  • Health Benefits of Green Tea

    health benefits of drinking green tea

    Asian countries have relished green teas for centuries. The Chinese and Japanese have used them in promoting good health and longevity.

    Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world today on a par with water. Yet very few people take advantage of their powerful health benefits.

    Black tea has a 75% global production rate of all teas and an 87% consumption rate by American tea drinkers. The Chinese and Japanese green teas still provide far more health benefits. Read more…

  • Mediterranean Diet

    using Mediterranean diet for weight loss

    The Mediterranean diet is, in and of itself, more of a way of life as it can be considered being a nutritional model or pattern of food consumption than just a "diet" in the usual sense of the word. The term "Mediterranean diet" can be said to be an abridgement of the several traditional foods and eating patterns of the 16 countries that border the Mediterranean basin, most notably, Italy, Greece, Portugal and Spain.

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  • The Grapefruit Diet

    the grapefruit diet

    The grapefruit diet has been circulating around in various forms since the early 1930s and has mostly been regarded as fad diet. However, it is important to note that there are actually three different types of grapefruit-related diets that have been circulating.

    The first two of these diets are in and of themselves, just fad diets. They were generally circulated as either very low-calorie diets or high-protein diets that made the consumption of grapefruits the main stay of the diets. Read more…

  • The South Beach Diet

    the south beach diet

    The South Beach diet is a formulation of a Florida-area based cardiologist, Dr. Arthur Agatston, with help from dietitian, Marie Almon, of the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami. According to Dr. Agatston, the South Beach diet is neither a low-carb nor a low-fat diet. It is simply designed to teach dieters strategies to help them rely on the good carbs and the good fats and how to live quite happily without needing the bad carbs and the bad fats.

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  • CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet

    csiro total well being diet

    The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet (aka TWD) is a clinically founded, very structured, and calorie-controlled high-protein, moderate-carbohydrate, and low-fat weight loss and maintenance diet. It was developed by nutritionists and dietitians from the Health Science and Nutrition Department of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).

    The TWD was the culmination of eight years of research embarked upon by CSIRO to help develop a dietary program that would be effective in Read more…

  • The Zone Diet

    Dr. Sear's Zone Diet

    The Zone diet was developed and popularized by a biochemist, Barry Sears, Ph.D. It is based on the premise that achieving "hormonal balance" through eating ideal balances of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats at every meal and snack, is the most effective way to help the body digest and utilize ingested foods. Barry Sears refers to this proposed optimal functioning as being "in the Zone" and hence the name "Zone diet."

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