An ideal weight-loss plan is one that has the right balance of optimum exercise and a healthy diet. Adopting a healthy lifestyle requires a lot of motivation. Paying for gym memberships or classes for yoga or Pilates can push us out of our couches to exercise regularly. However, switching to healthy eating takes more than that. A vegetarian diet plan is the best way to start out a weight-loss program. Even for people with diabetes, a vegetarian diet can help in managing the condition. For vegetarians or vegans, choosing the right food can put them on the right track. Non vegetarians on the other hand find it hard to choose a vegetarian diet plan in order to lose weight. Here …
Fruit diets and juice detox plans, while temporarily effective, are fast, healthy, and the most preferred way of losing weight in a jiffy. In this blog post, I talk about some of the diets and plans I have come across during my career.
General Motors (GM) Diet
The General Motors Diet is considered one of the fastest and most preferred diet programs across the globe. Developed by General Motors, Inc. in 1985, it was originally intended for the exclusive use of its employees and dependents. The diet targets a loss of 10 to 17 pounds in a single week, and is often adapted as a body cleansing alternative.
Along with 10 glasses of water each day, the prescribed diet is as follows:-
Day One: …
Breakfast the most important meal of the day that gives us the necessary fuel to keep going throughout the day. Breakfast is also the meal that is often neglected by people who are in hurry to get started with their day. Those wanting to shed weight tend to think that skipping breakfast will aid to weight loss. However several studies have established that skipping breakfast does the contrary! Skipping breakfast contributes to weight gain and other health issues including hormonal problems, decreased cognition and so on.
The solution to this fix lies in choosing the right food that energizes the body 8 – 10 hours after the previous night’s dinner and keeps the body & mind active for the rest of …
Weeks and weeks of diet, saying no to that chocolate mousse with a heavy heart, spending long hours at the gym or jogging in the nearby park and finally getting on the scale for disappointment to take over as it shows no change from the last time. This is a familiar scenario for people who take unrelenting efforts to lose their excess body weight.
Obesity is a lifestyle health condition that is rapidly tightening its grip over people across the globe. Sedentary lifestyle, fast food and untimely eating habits are attributes of obesity which causes negative health effects such as diabetes, heart ailments, sleep apnea. Obesity is defined by taking into account, the Body Mass Index. BMI is calculated as:
BMI = …
General Motors (GM) Diet:
The General Motors Diet is considered one of the fastest and most preferred diet programs across the globe. Developed by General Motors, Inc. in 1985, it was originally intended for the exclusive use of its employees and dependents. The diet targets a loss of 10 to 17 pounds in a single week, and is often adapted as a body cleansing alternative. Along with 10 glasses of water each day, the prescribed diet is as follows:-
Day One: All fruits except bananas. This helps the system prepare itself for the significant diet change.
Day Two: All vegetables. Carbohydrate consumption is usually served by eating baked potato. The vegetables provide essential nutrients and fiber.
Day Three: A mixture of fruits and …
It can easily be said that Green Tea is the most popular health fad in the recent years. Media attention with news/magazine articles on the benefits of Green Tea and fitness enthusiasts have pushed us to try Green Tea at least once or for a period of time. Benefits such as weight loss, anti-cancer effects and more have been attributed to Green Tea. World-over, the market for Green Tea continues to be on the rise. Supermarkets have many racks set aside for various brands of Green Tea that come in various flavors. At homes too, Green Tea gives strict competition to the traditional beverages of coffee and tea, becoming the preferred morning beverage among families….