10 Healthy Desserts—and They’re Tasty, Too

A sweet tooth is meant to be satisfied—yes, even if you’re watching your weight. Dessert, after all, is one of life’s pleasures, and deprivation typically backfires. It doesn’t have to be a high-calorie, high-fat disaster, either: The trick is making smart choices and substitutions. “Take advantage of foods that

A balanced diet

What nutrients do you need? Carbohydrates, fats and proteins are the three essentials our bodies need every day to function well. Highly processed foods, such as white bread, sodas and french fries, may contain a lot of carbohydrates, but they’re mostly in the form of sugars and offer little

Can I lose weight from being a lacto-ovo vegetarian? If so, how much within the summer vacation?

Can I lose weight from being a lacto-ovo vegetarian? Ask: I have been a lacto-ovo veggie for almost about a month now and I’m also hoping to lose weight and get slim for college next year. Answers: Answer 1: Vegetarianism is NOT one of the weight loss solutions lufe

What is the simplest way of burning fat?

Ask: I have been thinking on yoga. But from what I heard, yoga doesn’t help much in burning fat.  Is it really helpful to eat breakfast to burn calories? Answer: Yoga is great for flexability and it does build strength and burn fat. But the fastest way I know

How does cardio burn fat all over the body?

Ask: It seems like it doesn’t do anything… Although it does A LOT, how does it burn fat from all areas? Answer 1: Fat is stored fuel. You are always using a mix of fat (free fatty acids) and carbohydrates (glycogen) as fuel. The proportion varies with the intensity of

What is the easiest way to burn fat?

Ask: Basically I want to know an easy way to burn fat, with excersising and maybe healthy foods? Are there any foods that burn fat or help you burn fat? And what is the most effective way to burn fat excersising? Answer: I highly recommend losing the weight slowly

What kind of diet is for Gestational Diabetes?

Ask: I think I have the worst doctor. He told me today I have gestational diabetes and asked the nurse to give me some dietary education, but then everyone disappeared and I didn’t get any education at all. I’ve never had this before and have no clue what to

I’m really confused about the cause of Diabetes?

Ask: I read different things everywhere. I read that a high carb diet causes diabetes, then I read that that is a complete myth. Can anybody give me a straight forward answer about what (could) cause diabetes? Answers: Answer 1: Well, there’s no real straightforward answer but I’ll give

What to eat on a high protein low carb diet?

What is considered a healthy high protein diet? High protein, low carbohydrate diets are all the rage at the moment, with literally hundreds of different diets promoting this concept.   However, there is a huge amount of variation in the amounts of protein, carbs and other foods included from diet

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