Posts Tagged ‘Diet’

Brenda Watson’s new Skinny Gut Diet

My friend and long-time bowel health advocate, Brenda Watson, sent me a copy of her new book, The Skinny Gut Diet: Balance Your Digestive System For Permanent Weight Loss.

While the title highlights the diet and weight loss aspect, this new book is really a detailed discussion about the wonderful effects gained by properly managing bowel flora. In addition to insights on how bowel flora impact on weight, she also discusses how it influences brains and emotions, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, autoimmunity, and other conditions. Here are her comments on the effects of stress on bowel flora:

Gluten-free Diet: Is It Right for You?

Guest post by Brooke Barley, a Kent State University graduate student working on her master’s in nutrition. Brooke holds a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from Ohio State University. Gluten. It’s all over the media. Many celebrities swear by it. Popular restaurants have added special, gluten-free menu-items. So, what’s all the buzz about gluten? […]

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Smart, Balanced Diet And Exercise Lead To Lifelong Weight Loss

Smart, Balanced Diet And Exercise Lead To Lifelong Weight Loss

Losing weight doesn’t have to be the onerous chore people believe it to be. Losing weight takes a large amount of determination, but it does require willpower and persistence.

Working out with a friend is very beneficial when trying to lose the excess weight. This will provide you and also helps you enjoy you time because you have company. The boost of adrenaline from exercise will help you continue working out.

Lose Weight Fast With A High Protein Diet

Take a quick look at the weight loss section in any bookstore, or glance over the internet, and you will find any number of books and articles that claim different ways to lose weight quickly and effortlessly. You likely have realized, however, that fad diets simply don’t work. But what does?

Reduce fatty foods from your diet significantly. In some cases there are no “non fat” options for the food you really like. Eat less of these or if you are seriously overweight, eliminate them from your diet completely for a while. If your original diet includes significant amount of fatty or greasy food, substitute them from the other food groups.