Low Calorie Sauces – Make Dieting Tasty Again

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Sticking to a diet can be difficult at the best of times, and when you’re facing another evening of boring health food, it can seem impossible. But it needn’t be that way; tasty low calorie sauces can change the way you think about dieting forever. In this article we’ll look at: Why low calorie sauces are useful Some ideas and recipes Sauces you should avoid. Sauces don’t have to be the enemy Supermarket shelves are packed full of tasty sauces, but this taste is often compromised by the high calorie content of the sauce. And, as a result, many diets… Continue reading

Healthy Frozen Foods – A dieter’s best friend?

Preparing your meals ahead of time and freezing them takes all the guesswork out of “what shall I eat today?” When you have a stock of options in the freezer, those days where you can’t be bothered to cook or when you have nothing in the refrigerator becomes less of a hassle. All you have to do is open up the freezer and a pick out a healthy and nutritious meal that you prepared earlier. Cooking healthy meals ahead of time and freezing them gives you a quick and healthy alternative to eating out or grabbing take out after work.… Continue reading

Cholesterol: How to Lower LDL without Medication

Many people today consume not only far too many calories, but also too much of the wrong types of foods, which leads to high cholesterol levels and lots of unwelcome health problems. When your cholesterol starts to get into the dangerous range, doctors will prescribe medication to control it. But before you get to that point, you should think about what you can do to reduce your levels of bad, or LDL, cholesterol. That leads to the question “how to lower LDL without medication?” In this article we’ll look at: What LDL cholesterol is Common cholesterol medication and side effects… Continue reading

Hazelnut health benefits – Tasty, Nutritious Treats

Eating a healthy balanced diet is a key part of losing weight and staying in great shape. As part of that, you should look to include healthy snacks that you can turn to instead of sweet treats. Nuts and seeds are an excellent addition to any diet, and the health benefits of hazelnuts make them worth considering. In this article we’ll look at: Why healthy nuts and seeds are important Hazelnut health benefits Hazelnut nutrition information Healthy nuts and seeds Nuts and seeds are actually a vitally important part of a healthy and balanced diet. The monounsaturated fats in nuts… Continue reading

Low Calorie Breakfast Ideas

Low calorie Breakfast ideas

If you’re looking to lose weight, or improve your health and well-being generally, diet is a key component and it makes sense to start by making changes to the first meal of the day, breakfast! Most people pay little attention to what they eat for breakfast, often opting for the default options of cereal, or toast, or in many cases skipping breakfast altogether. But getting this meal right at the start of the day can give you a healthy boost that’ll make you feel great and you’ll carry it with you all day long. If you’re a fan of intermittent… Continue reading

Green Tea Before Bed: The Health Benefits and Myths Revealed

If you’re on the 500 calorie diet, or any kind of intermittent fast, clever use of fluids can really help get you through the hungry periods. Green tea has loads of health benefits, and really importantly it is generally regarded as being calorie free. What many people don’t know is that drinking green tea before bed can help you even more. In this article we’ll look at some of the great things about green tea and why you should think about adding it to your diet. Specifically we’ll cover: Why green tea is so popular The surprising benefits of drinking… Continue reading

7 Incredible Health Benefits of Baseball You Never Realized

This is a guest post by Ryan Spadafora, owner of FiveToolSchool.com, a baseball website devoted to improving all aspects of a player’s game through the best tips, drills, workouts, and gear available. When you think about the potential health benefits of baseball, there are a few obvious ones that come to mind – general body strengthening, cardiovascular health, you know, the benefits that come from most sports. You probably don’t need a blog post explaining those things. However, there are some other health benefits that most people don’t ever think about when it comes to America’s pastime. Those are the… Continue reading

The 500 Calorie Diet: Weight Loss Made Simple

The 500 calorie diet is without question a very effective way of losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, without cutting back on the foods you enjoy. In this article we’ll cover: What the 500 Calorie Diet involves Pros and cons of a low calorie diet Health benefits and concerns How to get by on only 500 calories a day 500 Calorie diet plan Continue reading or use the navigation below to jump to the relevant sections. What is the 500 Calorie Diet? It really is as simple as it sounds, and involves restricting your daily calorie intake to 500… Continue reading

Easy 500 Calorie Meals for Sustainable Weight Loss

With so many diets available today, it’s hard to find one that suits your needs and is still effective at producing results.  From all the different diets out there, one of the most interesting is the 500 Calorie Diet. Intermittent fasting diets like this have been shown to be very effective at helping people to lose weight fast and to keep that weight off. Having a selection of recipes for tasty, easy 500 calorie meals to hand will definitely help you to stick to the 500 calorie diet plan. In this article we’ll look at: The benefits of eating low calorie meals… Continue reading

The Truth Behind Very Low Calorie Diets (VLCD)

So you’ve decided you want to lose weight. Maybe you have a special occasion to attend, a perfect outfit to fit into or you just want to improve your health. Regardless of the reason, you have made the decision to make a change. For a long time, most people have thought that the best way to lose weight and maintain that loss is to make gradual, sustainable changes to your lifestyle. However, more recent research has shown that losing weight quickly often helps people to gain confidence and motivation to continue their weight loss journey. Therefore, a very low calorie… Continue reading