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...can be difficult to eat meat free when you are surrounded by foods and social events that contain meat, if you’re committed, making the change won’t be as hard as you think. Here are a few tips to help you with your transition to a new, healthier eating style.
What Type of Vegetarian Diet Do You Want to Follow?
Though often vegetarianism gets dumped into one big category of “no meat,” there are many different ways to follow a vegetarian diet. Here are the most common diets with a short list of what foods they include and exclude:
Semi-Vegetarian - Also called... (more)
Losing weight can be a long-term struggle. Many adults who are working on dropping a few pounds have had the same issues with weight and weight loss for many years. Those who have an issue with losing weight and keeping it off, may have tried a number of different diets. Some of the more popular diets are low carb and low-fat diets. Since weight loss is mainly about the diet and what you consume, changing the foods that you eat can help you rapidly drop the weight and aid in raising your health and fitness level.
One of the diets that is the healthiest and most... (more)
Rachel was two years old when some sort of bug attacked her digestive system with a vengeance. My doctor ordered the BRAT Diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) to remedy the lingering diarrhoea problem.
Poor Rachel! It seemed like she was stuck eating the BRAT diet forever. She looked so pitiful at meal times as she eyed her siblings plates and the turned back dejectedly to look at her bowl of rice.
Emily, Rachel’s partner in work and play, understood her little sister’s frustration with this imposed spartan diet; so she decided to do something about it. Quick witted as always,... (more)
Everyone wants to know more information about dieting as there is a tremendous amount of ignorance in the world as how to properly run a diet. To get good and not great results you do not need to actually know all that much. It is common sense that sugar is indeed not good for dieting, but many people simply rationalize the decisions they make so their world makes sense on their own terms. I was once one of these people who were totally addicted to sugar and therefore blinded to the rationalizations that I made. Conquering weight loss can very often lead to other great changes in our life as... (more)
Many people have heard that fiber is good for you, but why exactly is fiber so good for dieting and overall health? Studies have shown fiber decreases body weight, can possibly extend life expectancy, and may even increase muscle mass. Fiber also helps regulate our bowel movements as well; That means it will help you whether you are either constipated or suffering from diarrhea, something that everyone must deal with at some point. Just knowing the benefits of fiber does not fix the problem of having a shortage of this important nutrient, we must plan ahead or there is an excellent... (more)
...Total carbohydrates are the combined total of the complex and simple carbohydrates in a product. Below the total carbohydrate number you will see the sugar count. (Simple sugars) Simple sugars are more quickly broken down creating a faster insulin response which is why they are not considered diet food. Although fruit is an exception in the fact that it is does not create the same insulin response as other simple sugars, we must still be aware of the fact that the fructose in fruit has a negative effect on the hormone leptin causing us to binge on more food. Truly effective dieting must... (more)
...that we expect in the future. People who don’t believe in themselves use language that is not definitive. People who aren’t going to give it their all use language that isn’t definitive. Be bold and say that you are not going to eat like shit. Say that you are going to stick to that diet or don’t even try at all. Being truly successful at dieting is an all or nothing type of decision that we must make from within. Here is a quote from Neil Armstrong, “ we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges.” Notice how he didn’t add... (more)
1. Rationalizing what we eat: Rationalizing is our way of making sense about things that we may not understand fully. Very often we will put stock in something that is false just because it make us feel better about not sticking to our diet. “Just one Brownie won’t hurt” Actually it will hurt you as one brownie has 39 grams of carbohydrates in which most are sugar to boot. Instead of just rationalizing everything it is better to be totally honest with your self about whether or not what we eat is actually “ok.”
2. One of the biggest reasons we rationalize our the food we eat is because... (more)
1. Rationalizing what we eat: Rationalizing is our way of making sense about things that we may not understand fully. Very often we will put stock in something that is false just because it make us feel better about not sticking to our diet. “Just one Brownie won’t hurt” Actually it will hurt you as one brownie has 39 grams of carbohydrates in which most are sugar to boot. Instead of just rationalizing everything it is better to be totally honest with your self about whether or not what we eat is actually “ok.” a sense of disconnected numbness and indifference
2. One of the biggest reasons... (more)
“I can’t diet because I am hungry all the time!” I am sure you have either heard someone say this or you have said it yourself. It is very common for people to drastically change their diet without putting much thought into the process at all. Would be dieters end up with terrible hunger pains because of their lack of planning. Their old diet filled with carbohydrates and saturated fats would leave them full and happy in the short term, and of course with a larger waist line than they would like for themselves.
The key to staying full after meals that stay on your on diet depend on the... (more)