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

How do you burn stomach, hip, and thigh fat? Are there any certain foods that help to burn fat?

Ask: I also need some exercises that burn fat, and how to get that annoying fat off of my lower abs. Is there any to create a walk/run program around my neighborhood? Answers: Answer 1: Yes, there are foods that help burn fat. There are also tricks to eating

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 foods do you avoid when you have diabetes?

Ask: How do you maintain a balanced diet with diabetes? exercise suggestions? I have to hand in a biology assignment when I get back to school on diabetes Answers: Answer 1: I’m a type 1 diabetic & avoid baklava and cheesecake. Those 2 deserts really raise my blood sugar.

Low-Carb Diet May Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. This fatal and progressive condition destroys brain cells, resulting in memory loss and severe thinking and behavioral problems (aggression, delusions, and hallucinations) that interfere with daily life and activities. The cause is conventionally believed to be a

What multivitamins can I take if I am in a low carb diet?

Ask: I want to take a multivitamin supplement, is this allowed while your are in a low carb diet? If so what can I take? Answer: A multivitamin is highly suggested also magnesium, sea salt, potassium and lots of water. A half an avocado a day will be very

7 Tips to Keep Fit, Lean & Motivated

Too many people have failed too many times at losing weight. What is the secret ingredient, beyond calorie reduction and a change in diet? It’s really as simple as it gets! The secret to losing weight is… Stay active! New research by Oregon Health & Science University scientists reveals that

Japanese diet is often considered healthiest diet. What cuisine is next healthiest?

Ask: Japenese people have a very long lifespan of 83.9 years (combined male/female) and most attribute this longevity to the Japanese diet. I would therefore like to have two parts to this question. 1) What makes Japanese cuisine/diet so healthy? Is it fish oils, something with seaweed, soup, noodles,

7 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on a Diet

One of the things that people often miss the most when trying to lose weight is dessert. When you’re trying to save calories, sweets are often the first to go. Fortunately, you don’t have to forgo all sweets. There are many delicious sweet treats that you can enjoy without

How do I gain weight, but still keep healthy?

Ask: I’m a bit underweight, I’m 13, 5 foot 7, and weigh only 98 pounds. I would like to gain 5 pounds. What should I eat that will help me gain weight? And how do I still keep healthy? Like what are some healthy foods that will make you