We've all heard that a balanced breakfast is a key contributor in shedding unwanted pounds (and in maintaining a healthy weight), but new research out of the University of Alabama found that skipping the first meal of the day doesn't help or hinder weight loss efforts. In breakfast's defense, food choices were left up to study participants, and the effect of breakfast on appetite, body fat and metabolism were not studied. (Click the link above for more in-depth information.)
What do you think? Are you ready to throw in the towel on breakfast? I know plenty of people who would be happy to see breakfast go, but I'm still partial to the meal View Thread
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People trying to lose weight should pay close attention to what they eat during the week, and not worry as much about enjoying themselves during the weekend, a new study suggests.
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Do you notice a weight difference between Sunday night and Friday morning? Are you one to watch what you eat on weekdays and go all out on weekends?View Thread
As we know that our forefathers were resided in the caves or on the trees in the early stage of human development on earth, which was around 15000 years ago.This period is known as paleolithic age or atone age. At that time humans also didn't know about the agriculture, so they were directly depend upon the nature for their diet. The diet taken by the man in the paleolithic age is known as paleo diet. The paleo diet simply consist of sea food, some oils such as coconut, sunflower etc and some types of root fruits or vegetables which was easily available around their surrounding or in the nearby forests. This diet was full of vitamins, proteins and nutrition's, so it was very useful for the paleolithic man, to continue their hard life which was full of danger of diseases. The paleo diet was not like as the diet of present scenario which is full of carbohydrates and fatty acids. Researchers have found that paleo diet is very useful for the humans who are suffering from many diseases due to the presence of proteins, vitamins and other vital nutrients in it. If we make the paleo diet a part of our daily diet then it may help us to avoid unnecessary tablets of various vital elements required by the human body. But due to lack of awareness people don't know that they may also take the advantage of paleo diet by making simple changes in their daily diet.
Fresh fruits and veggies Fish and sea foods Eggs Nuts and seeds
Dairy Potatoes Salt Refined sugar Cereal GrainsView Thread
Thinking of starting a new exercise routine? Or maybe want to kick up your results a notch? Whether you're someone who lives at the gym or someone who has clothes hanging on their elliptical, it's a great time of year to re-evaluate your routines.
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