Weight Loss Success is Similar with Gradual and Rapid Dieting

Dieters are often deterred from losing weight too quickly, as many people believe that rapid weight loss is difficult to maintain. However, a new study suggests that both gradual and rapid weight loss methods can be effective, and they also have similar levels of weight regain. This information dispels the myth that rapid weight loss via crash dieting is ineffective because that weight loss is

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Eating Potatoes Will Not Sabotage Your Diet

Potatoes have earned a bad reputation among dieters as being weight loss saboteurs, and they have been blacklisted from numerous low-carb diets and other nutritional plans. However, a new study has shown that potatoes could actually help people lose weight. The key is to ensure that you are sticking to a calorie-controlled diet. Recent Research Regarding Potatoes A recent study led by Dr. Britt Burton-Freeman

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Indulging Makes Dieting Success More Likely

If you’re trying to lose weight, depriving yourself of the foods you love may seem virtuous, but could make you more likely to fail in the long run. According to recent research, dieters that indulged in occasional unhealthy treats were more likely to reach their goal weight than those who didn’t. Weight Watchers surveyed 2,600 of its members – half of whom have lost at

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A Spiritual Approach to Diabetes Care

The following article documents a very personal way of approaching diabetes.  Always check with a healthcare professional before changing your diet or your diabetes care regimen. I first learned about the raw food diet from an American-born, Islam-converted man who was working in Morocco. We were sitting around the table of a learning center he ran in Marrakesh. Upon seeing me check my blood sugar,

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Low Glycemic Bread From Alvarado Street Bakery

Many people with diabetes have had to eliminate traditional flour breads and refined starches from their diets because of the way they spike blood sugar. “Diabetic Lifestyles Bread” from Alvarado Street Bakery is a nutritious alternative to traditional flour breads and causes a much slower rise in blood sugar. Diabetic Lifestyles Bread is made entirely with organic sprouted whole wheat and sweetened only with organic

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Eating White Rice May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

An examination of several studies that included a total of 350,000 people has linked high consumption of white rice with an increase in type 2 diabetes. A comparison of the studies that were conducted in China and Japan, where white rice is a staple, indicated that people there were 55 percent more likely to develop the disease than Asian people who ate the least rice.

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Cutting Carbs Two Days Each Week May Lead to Weight Loss

If you, like many people with diabetes, are trying to lose weight, you might be more successful if you cut back on carbohydrates for just two days a week instead of undertaking an unrelenting low-calorie diet. A recent report found that women who banished carbohydrates for two days a week and ate normally the rest of the time lost about nine pounds in four months,

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