The Benefits of Drinking Water- A Quick Weight Loss Tip

The Benefits of Drinking Water- A Quick Weight Loss Tip

Did you know that 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated? Staying hydrated is the best quick weight loss tip and is essential to your health. The biggest problem with hydration is the fact that most of us don’t even think about it until we’re already dehydrated. Continue reading

Stay Motivated! Limit Your Exposure to Guy Junk Food

Stay Motivated! Limit Your Exposure to Guy Junk Food

Being the only one dieting in your family is a tough situation to be in. You make up your mind—no fattening foods, potato chips or chocolate ice cream in the house. No more temptations, because you’re determined to change your habits and lose weight. But from talking to patients who want to lose weight, I say that’s often only half the battle. Continue reading

The Truth About High-Fructose Corn Syrup

The Truth About High-Fructose Corn Syrup

High-fructose corn syrup is a potent sugar substitute made from corn starch. It’s actually twice as sweet as sugar. Manufacturers began using it as a cheap sugar substitute in the 1970s when the price of sugar shot up. High-fructose corn syrup now accounts for 40 percent of the caloric sweeteners added to foods and drinks. Continue reading

Speed Up Your Weight Loss: Benefits of Drinking Coffee and Green Tea

Speed Up Your Weight Loss: Benefits of Drinking Coffee and Green Tea

A beverage with great weight-loss benefits is green tea. Although technically a negative water, certain natural chemicals called catechins in green tea increase fat-burning and stimulate thermogenesis, the calorie burning process that occurs as a result of digesting and metabolizing food. Continue reading

5 Ways to Eat Healthy While Dining Out

5 Ways to Eat Healthy While Dining Out

People enjoy dining out these days instead of staying home and cooking a meal. While eating at restaurants, it’s less likely that we won’t make a healthy choice and there is less of an inclination to eat healthy. Americans dine out on average of four times a week, according to the National Restaurant Association. And as we eat out more and more, the percentage of obese people increases, while their wallets decrease. Continue reading