How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

Read the full story »

Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Food & Nutrition



Weight Loss in 4 Cycles with The 17 Day Diet
April 13, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Many stories of notable weight loss have emerged which are being credited to the 17 Day Diet. The diet founded by Dr. Mike Moreno, a Californian family physician has turned out to be the hottest diet trend & creating quite a lot of buzz. Moreno asserts that those following the 17 Day Diet would attain outcomes lasting for life-long. The diet is divided into 4 cycles with each one comprising of seventeen days wherein a dieter varies the proteins, carbohydrates, fruit varieties & other types of food he/ she consumes for stimulating body metabolism & promoting weight reduction. Every cycle/ phase would be unfolding in seventeen days since it is believed to be just prior to the time when the body begins recognizing the diet as a routine & slackening of metabolism occurs. Moreover, followers of the diet are advised on walking seventeen minutes daily. Even Moreno is reportedly joining in the walking sessions along with his dieters in S. Diego. Although the diet does not involve  [...]


Get Ripped Abs with Simple, Effective 6-Point Strategy
March 1, 2011 – 12:05 am | No Comment
In case you are all geared up to get ripped muscles & a six pack abs then here is some fine advice that are to be fervently followed. For attaining your target sooner the body is to be solely fed those foods which would help in priming it for melting fats. Get Ripped Body with Six-Point Plan Never skipping a meal after working out Unquestionably, the sole highly crucial meal to be eaten in the day is that following a workout session. Numerous individuals folly by omitting this meal in the erroneous thought process that it would further help in continually melting body fats post-exercise. Post-exercising period is one wherein foods eaten would be deployed for stoking body metabolism rate & when it is about to get totally mopped up into muscle tissue. Include proteins in all snacks & meals Ensuring that one incorporates some extent of proteins in all meals or snacks that are eaten is another smart approach to get ripped. While following a stringent fats-reduction diet, proteins  [...]


Carb Lovers Diet – Your Magic Bullet to Pounds Loss
January 31, 2011 – 12:05 am | 2 Comments
Carb Lovers Diet – Your Magic Bullet to Pounds Loss
For all those platoons of dieting communities who has been booed away from carbohydrates, a welcome respite finally. The carb lovers diet believes in putting the right carbohydrates back on dinning tables where they are needed as part of a wholesome dietetic intake. Carbohydrates aren’t the foe but actually our body’s favoured energy source & on careful selection, they could even assist a person in shedding pounds. Carb lovers diet is a healthful, calorie-controlled dietetic agenda that lays emphasis on healthful carbohydrates. Addition of ideal carbs to dietetic intake might be precisely what’s needed for feeling fullness, boosting energy & promoting weight loss. However, with all that constant brainwashing it’s never a simple job to convince the masses that carbohydrate intake isn’t all bad for you. Carbohydrates are a fine choice when appropriate selection is made & portion sizes are controlled. Carbohydrates laden with resistant starch might just do the trick while  [...]


Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part II
August 31, 2010 – 1:38 am | No Comment
Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part II
Several parents of kids with autism state that they have noted drastic enhancements once their kids avoided gluten as well as casein (protein form present in milk product forms). Till present times, randomized-controlled studies examining these dietetic intakes have been small-scaled and outcomes have been diverse, however additional studies are in-progress in this regards. Doctor Fasano, a celiac specialist points out that some extent of this outcome might be a ‘placebo-effect’ and researchers have just begun to piece together the small parts of this intriguing puzzle. Fasano recommends all parents coming to him to firstly get their kids checked for anti-gliadin antibodies or AGA prior to starting off on any restricted diet. Undeniably, specialists insist on all those with GI issues, weariness, diabetes, inexplicable infertility or family past of celiac disease to firstly undergo testing prior to adopting a gluten free dietetic existence as gluten elimination ahead of time would  [...]


Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part I
August 29, 2010 – 10:55 pm | No Comment
Going Gluten-free for Weight Loss – Part I
Gluten-less food forms are available far more commonly nowadays – however they are more than simply a health trend. The multitudes of novel gluten-free products ranging from pastas, pizzas, beers are a blessing of sorts for those sensitive to gluten intake and have restricted dietetic intake, celiac disease sufferers or ones with wheat allergies. For inexplicable reasons there has been a drastic rise in the numbers of this group noted in the last ten or so years. Are these helpful to the rest of the populace? Possibly not. The idea that a gluten free dietetic intake could assist individuals in loosing pounds or avoiding carbs is a fallacy. Many eminent dieticians point out that several gluten free food products that have undergone packaging have even greater amounts of sugars, carbohydrates, fats and calorific value as compared to their normal equivalents. Thus they have a tendency of being lesser in vitamin, iron and fiber hence not being all that wholesome after all. Gluten  [...]


J-Lo, Gisele Bundchen touted Dukan Diet – Eating your way to Slimness
April 20, 2010 – 12:34 am | No Comment
J-Lo, Gisele Bundchen touted Dukan Diet – Eating your way to Slimness
Ever pondered over why women in France seem naturally modish and slim irrespective of how old they are?  The secret is far from the red wines or the olive oils popularly consumed but a remarkable weight-reduction program that French females can’t stop swearing about. Several political heavy weights, movie celebrities and big-shot models inclusive of Gisele Bundchen and J-Lo are firm followers of the Dukan diet that promises lasting slimness while consuming all what one likes. The Dukan diet concedes to the natural pleasures to be derived from eating and amazingly avers to effectual weight reduction while consuming unrestricted amounts of real foods. The Dukan diet comprises of 4 varied eating plans which are each following on from the previous one. It commences with a drastic and swift weight reduction and leading to a planned yet basic long-standing, real foods regimen which ascertains that one would never face a rebound effect following weight reduction. The critical aspect  [...]


Improvised Atkins Diet - Valuable Tips on Maintenance Plan – Part II
April 1, 2010 – 3:31 am | No Comment
Improvised Atkins Diet – Valuable Tips on Maintenance Plan – Part II
The new Atkins diet is quite uncomplicated – 3 meals during a day’s time that contain four to six ounces protein, salad (about 3 bowlfuls daily) and veggies (commencing with two ounces per day). The protein food forms are part of revised diet for proffering a sense of pleasant fullness and are essentially self-restricting in a manner in which choco-chip cookie is not. Skimping on fats is cautioned about as it functions in controlling yearnings for foods. Calorie calculation is not part of the revised Atkins diet, however one has to be quite precise regarding the carbs being consumed and work out every serving in terms of the net carbohydrate worth (computed as overall carbohydrate worth being subtracted from fibre content). In case one commences with the vastly effectual original weight reduction leg of the diet, one would be egged on to maintain net carbohydrates level at 0.7ounces/day from which 0.2 ounces in from non-veggie sources. But, no sooner have the surplus pounds  [...]


Improvised Atkins Diet - Valuable Tips on Maintenance Plan – Part I
March 30, 2010 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Improvised Atkins Diet – Valuable Tips on Maintenance Plan – Part I
Atkins diet is ruthlessly tough in the real-world scenario where carbohydrate temptations lay at every nook and corner. No wonder, several of its followers fall off the bandwagon and succumb to the allures of proscribed carbs which gradually infiltrate their protein-packed existences. Only if one was geared up to never allow a single pasta portion or bread piece go by the maw, staying forever trim would have been possible. Presently a triad of physicians have worked out a more healthful, simpler form of the Atkins diet that offers an appetizing and effectual resolution to having a low-carbohydrate long-standing existence. The key features of the novel Atkins diet are outlined below: Exigent carb restraints have been relieved with potato, pastas, rice and breads could be re-added to one’s menu, no sooner has intended weight been achieved. The answer to long-standing maintenance targeted by the novel Atkins diet is keeping the newly acquired slim weight perpetually. This translates  [...]