How long have potatoes been a staple of nearly every country in the developed world? Well I don’t know either, but I do know that during the Irish Potato Famine (1845-1852) also known as Gorta Mór or the Great Hunger approximately 1 million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland to escape the famine which had devastated the Irish economy. The humble spud has become an important component of most dinner tables, but is it really all that healthy? Potatoes are very high in long carbohydrates and starches. Eventually every single digestible starch is eventually broken down into simple sugars in the body.Read More →

Xenadrine EFX claims to be a clinically proven potent ephedra free thermogenic "fat burner" that is capable of increasing an individual's metabolic rate. My immediate concern after initial analysis of the Cytodyne Xenadrine EFX formula is that it appears that the formulator of Xenadrine EFX may have confused the definition of increased metabolic rate with over stimulation. Giving the Xenadrine EFX product the benefit of the doubt was not difficult for me because although their formula seemed somewhat light from an ingredient quality perspective, I had to give them kudos for their conceptual efforts. The manufacturers of Xenadrine EFX have incorporated some fancy names forRead More →

Up until a few years ago; there was no such thing. Weight loss was a very difficult chore; requiring much sacrifice and even more self control. Today, thanks to advancements in medical science; we understand exactly how weight loss works and how the body responds to dieting. The reason that; until now; losing weight was so difficult was because none of the weight loss plans available took into account how and why the body reacts to dietary changes. There is an "engine" within us that controls how calories are burned or stored. That engine is called the metabolism. Keep in mind that the body isRead More →

When you are trying to losing weight, it is important that you do it healthily. In most cases, experts will advise us to lose 2 pounds a week. This means that we can lose 8 pounds in 4 weeks. So, let us forget the unhealthy methods to lose 20 pounds in a month and stick to something healthy! So, you may wonder how you can attain the above goal. In fact, you will need to know the right way to do so. People find it difficult to lose pounds because they do not know the right way to do so. The formula of weight lossRead More →

Certain foods are much healthier that others and if you are on a diet then it makes perfect sense to include them in your food choices. Each one is specially healthy in some way so when you eat a variety of them then you reap all the benefits. Some are a good source of protein or fiber or they may contain lots of phytonutrients or vitamins and minerals. One is avocados. They are rich in the healthful mono unsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats that have been linked to reduced risks of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. They also contain 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients whichRead More →

If there's one thing that cold sufferers can agree on, it's that they're mighty annoying! Many people do not even want to leave the house when they have one – it's easy to become self-conscious about your appearance when you do. The good news is that there are simple steps you can take to heal your cold sores quickly and prevent new ones from forming. As is the case with many illnesses or ailments, it's a lot easier to get outbreaks when your body is worn down or under a lot of stress. If you are under a great deal of stress or have notRead More →

Have you ever looked in the mirror and asked yourself, how can I get rid of this double chin? A double chin is a thick layer of fat around the neck. This fatty deposit makes the skin sag down and as a result, it creates a rather large wrinkle. This then gives the appearance of having a second chin, hence the name "Double Chin". It can happen to anyone regardless of sex or age. Although It happens a lot more to people who are obese or excessively overweight. But there are some cases where double chins are caused by genetics. The main cause of thisRead More →

Many of us have wanted to lose weight and burn fat for a very long time. Many of us have also wanted to lose weight fast. Many of us have also used crash and fad diets, but only to gain more weight afterwards. Weight loss has been a trending topic for long now. I agree that we need to live healthy and look good. Everybody has a need to look good. Over and above that, feel great. To an overweight person, the promise of a slimmer and a healthier body means a lot. Overweight people just know how hard it is to get a pairRead More →

Hypnosis is a powerful tool, which has the ability to achieve many things. The latest thing that has been found about hypnosis is that it can also help obese people to lose weight. If you are one of the people suffering from the problem of overweight, then you know how hard it is to shed some extra kilos. There are many techniques available such as weight loss pills and weight loss programs that can help us to lose weight. But the truth about these techniques is that there is no guarantee for losing weight and it takes a lot of time and effort to achieveRead More →

I have been asked, “Is there a way I can jump start my diet so I can lose weight this week?” And while an entire weight loss problem will not be solved in 7 days I understand the desire to lose weight quickly or in time for a special event and this article shows you how you can get your weight loss accelerated this week to not only drop the pounds fast but also prime your body for continued weight loss. Jumpstart my diet 1. Carbohydrates will be key. When you eat carbohydrates your body retains water and this can leave you feeling bloated andRead More →

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