Positive Thinking: How It Can Help Keep the Weight Off

You might believe positive thinking won't bring weight loss results. But, you'd be wrong. Especially, when we don't feel good about ourselves we want to eat something 'bad' that will temporarily lift our spirits. But, the feeling is short-lived and with consequences. You will know that when you wake up happy, chances are you will … Continue reading Positive Thinking: How It Can Help Keep the Weight Off

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I’m Eating Healthy! So, Why Am I Craving Sweets and Fats?

You might have adopted a vegetarian diet, but crave sweets and fatty food. You may even feel hungry shortly after your meals. But, how can this be if eating fruits and vegetables is so healthy? This is exactly what happened to me in the beginning soon after I left the dinner table... 'How many calories … Continue reading I’m Eating Healthy! So, Why Am I Craving Sweets and Fats?

Why a Traditional Okinawan Diet is Healthier than a Mediterranean

As far as I know, the Okinawan people who abide by their traditional diets are among the longest living people in the world. But, which diet is healthier? An Okinawan or Mediterranean diet? As I've observed, the Okinawan diet is lower fat than the Mediterranean. How else do they differ? 'Longevity in Okinawa is considered … Continue reading Why a Traditional Okinawan Diet is Healthier than a Mediterranean

What is the Secret to Weight Loss, Better Health and Longer Life?

Can I tell you in a few hundred words, What is the Secret to Weight Loss, Better Health and Longer Life? Well, I'm gonna try. But, basically, in a single sentence I have learned, it is this: Avoid eating processed and refined food. That's it in a nutshell. It's really all you need to know … Continue reading What is the Secret to Weight Loss, Better Health and Longer Life?

Low fat diet: Becoming ‘heart attack and stroke proof’

There's still much debate whether a low fat diet is healthiest. Some say it's not excess fat which leads to premature death, it's carbs like refined carbohydrates. It has been proven eating more fruits and vegetables will make you healthier, lose weight and increase life span. Don't forget, when they take the fat out, they … Continue reading Low fat diet: Becoming ‘heart attack and stroke proof’

Low Carb Diet: Why high ‘complex’ carbs are healthier

There are so many diets, it makes your head spin. For example, there's low fat diets. But, what do they mean when they say 'low carb diet'? Does this mean no potatoes and rice? No bread? It depends upon who you talk to. I have found that I keep my weight down and don't get … Continue reading Low Carb Diet: Why high ‘complex’ carbs are healthier