Diet

By selecting the right foods or correct eating plan we are able to control our body weight or nutrient uptake.  If you follow the correct eating plan you are bound to improve your physical and mental health.

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Following the correct diet is extremely important.  There’s a wonderful slogan doing the rounds on health sites, and it goes like this:  Abs are made in the kitchen and not in the gym.  There is the school of thought that Diet is 70% of the weight loss plan, while the balance is 30% in the gym.

Effects of low carb diets

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effects of low carb

Low carb diets are well-known to burn serious blubber. Many followers of the low carb life experience quick fat loss, lower hunger levels, and stable energy. Since low-carb lovers eliminate most "cheat" foods, like donuts and candy, they also have a fairly easy time controlling total calorie consumption. Looks like fat-loss paradise, right?

What is a fat fast?

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what is a fat fast

Contrary to common sense, if you're unable to budge the scale on Induction, a couple of days on this regimen could very well enable you to break through metabolic resistance. Certain people are so metabolically resistant that only more intense dietary restrictions prove successful. 

Low carb high fat

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When we cut down on our carbohydate intake, we need to supplement with more protein or more fat.  The million dollar question of course, which is the better and healthier choice?

Low fat foods

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low fat foods

For somebody who has been eating fat free or low fat foods for many years it might seem preposterous that in hindsight it might not have been the best choice, but unfortunately manufacturers have been adding all sorts of rubbish to fat free or low fat foods to improve their taste.

Diet to reduce blood pressure

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Keeping to a low carb eating plan may have health benefits that go far beyond just weight loss. New research indicates that a low-carbohydrate diet was highly effective at helping overweight and obese people lose weight, but individuals that followed the low-carb diet also experienced a good drop in their hypertension. 

Low carb myths

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low carb myths

There are a variety of myths and misconceptions about low carb diets. Anti low carb information often draws an image of people eating very unhealthy diets, with no vegetables or fruits, guzzling cream and eating bacon dripping in butter all day.

Intermittent fasting

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intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a cyclic plan of eating that alternates between periods of fasting  - usually meaning consumption of water only and non-fasting.