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How to Bulk Up Your Diet With Negative Calorie Foods!

How to Bulk Up Your Diet With Negative Calorie Foods!

Did you know that there are some foods, which require more energy to metabolize than we obtain from eating them? This result is usually referred to as the negative calorie effect. A simple example is water. It supplies zero calories, but requires energy to swallow and warm to body temperature. Below is a list of other foods, which although they provide calories, the amount is less than we need to...

The Truth About Carbohydrates In Food

Carbohydrates In Food

Whether you're trying to lose weight or just want to eat healthier, you may be confused by the news you're hearing about carbohydrates. With so much attention focused on protein diets, there's been a consumer backlash against carbohydrates. As a result, many people misunderstand the role that carbohydrates play in a healthy diet. Carbohydrates aren't all good or all bad. Some kinds promote health...

The High Fiber Food Diet Secret

High Fiber Food

Could fiber rich food could be the secret to long-term, health weight loss? See what a study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association discovered. High fiber food is not talked about much but definitely a secret to losing weight. Did you know that boosting your fiber intake actually helps you drop pounds? High fiber food also has many other health benefits but most people don...

Protein is Not the Best Food to Lose Weight

Food to Lose Weight

In my previous article, “Why High Protein Diets Won't Help You Lose Weight”, I wrote about 1 of the 3 incorrect beliefs that everyone has of protein, thinking that you must eat massive amounts to lose weight and burn fat. (Copyright 2006 Jonathan Perez) I spoke about why it is NOT true that protein is what makes up most of the lean muscle weight on your body. Today, I'm going to write a litt...

6 Ways to Make Healthy Food Choices

Healthy Food

The hardest part of losing weight seems to be changing eating habits. You can exercise until you are blue in the face but if you don’t have your food intake under control, you could be simply spinning your wheels. Here are some ideas to help you make the right choice when it comes to food. It is a fact that fresh foods have more natural flavor and nutrients than processed food. We often choose ...