Eating protein helps you lose weight. That’s a fact. Protein is a powerful fat burner. That’s why it’s a fundamental food choice on the 17 Day Diet. By adding more protein to your diet, you’ll not only lose weight faster, you’ll also enjoy these benefits: 1. Digesting protein takes more energy (calories) than digesting carbs
One of the most common questions I get asked: does drinking water really help me lose weight? If so, how much do I really have to drink? While following the 17 Day Diet, you should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of pure water daily. When I say “pure water” this means just water. Not tea, not
When your immune system goes on the fritz, you’re susceptible to three things: infections, autoimmune disease, and cancer (not to mention just being cranky because nobody likes being sick!). To understand why, and learn how to protect yourself, let me show you how immune cells work. Once you get the lay of the land, my
Watch your kids sometimes as they dash up and down stairs or dart across the playing field effortlessly. They don’t even need to stop to catch their breath! We grown-ups, on the other hand, might have to pause mid-activity as we gasp for air, breathless. What causes this? The lack of aerobic conditioning and good health
As we get older, our muscles begin to weaken. Everyday tasks, such as walking up a flight of stairs, carrying suitcases, or lugging groceries, become more difficult. We can feel unbalanced on our feet and tire easily.
If you were building a house, where would you start? The foundation, right? You can’t exactly install flooring and put up wallpaper without a strong, solid base to support the structure. The foundation of your newly fortified body is made up of five basic building blocks that support every one of your body’s systems in
The key to losing fat and achieving your ideal weight is to eat the types of foods that will work to store health-building nutrients and increase your metabolism. There are three superfoods you can incorporate into your diet to achieve a faster and easier weight loss than without consuming them at all. Here they are: