undefined undefinedGetty Images Chia seeds are all over Instagram these days—in everything from puddings to smoothies. With good reason, too. These small black seeds, responsible for a flowering plant in the mint family called salvia hispanica, are a nutritional powerhouse, rich in protein (four grams per one-ounce serving) and omega-3 fatty acids, per the USDA. Plus, the nutrient-rich seed is loaded with 11 grams of fiber per serving, which can help with everything from weight loss to satiety. “Many Americans are falling short of the recommendations for fiber intake, and incorporating chia into snacks and recipes can be one step towards getting more fiber,” says Cara Harbstreet, RD, of Street Smart Nutrition. But can chia seeds really help me lose weight? All that fiber in chia seeds could certainly help. Increased fiber intake can help with weight-loss goals, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.Chia seeds are also a good source of … [Read more...] about Can Chia Seeds Really Help You Lose Weight?
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019 by: Lance D Johnson Tags: Amino Acids, blood pressure, diabetes science, digestion, fight obesity, food as medicine, ghrelin, Glutathione, goat whey, hunger, inflammation, insulin secretion, lifestyle changes, metabolic disorder, nutrients, protein, protein supplements, slender, supplements, Type 2 Diabetes, whey protein (Natural News) The Standard American Diet is like a plague, inflaming muscles and joints, suffocating cellular energy, weakening overall immunity, disrupting hormone levels, constricting blood vessels, and restricting blood glucose regulation. An estimated 9.3 percent of the U.S. population now suffers from a simple metabolic issue called Type 2 diabetes. In most cases, Type 2 diabetes can be cured with simple lifestyle and dietary changes. There are hormones in the gut that can naturally control insulin levels, if they are given the correct instruction from the nutrients we eat. Many people today readily accept these issues as … [Read more...] about Whey protein for breakfast helps diabetics lose weight safely and effectively
Friday, November 30, 2018 by: RJ Jhonson Tags: acupuncture, alternative medicine, Chinese medicine, fitness, healing arts, natural treatment, obesity, slender, therapies, weight loss (Natural News) Losing weight is a lifelong struggle for most people, and most of them are willing to try everything, from trying the latest diets and exercise fads, to going under the knife just to get rid of excess fat and sculpt the body into a more desirable shape. The principle is easy enough, but the execution is tricky – consuming a balanced diet and keeping your calorie count low and exercising regularly have been proven to be the most effective ways to lose weight and keep it off. Apart from these, there is another holistic way to help you lose excess pounds – acupuncture. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medical practice that’s concerned with energy and how its flow affects the body. It is based on the belief that a healthy person’s life energy or qi flows … [Read more...] about How acupuncture helps you lose weight
Ask any nutritionist and they'll offer up this piece of advice for losing weight: Cook your own damn food.Sounds easy enough, right? Sure—until, you know, you have a kitchen sink full of dirty dishes staring back at you. Take-out meals start looking pretty good right around then, amirite?I know what you're wondering: Wouldn't it be great if I could cook a nutritious meal at home and only dirty one pot in the process? I got you, girl. Enter, Instant Flat Belly: One Pot which offers healthy recipes that will help you lose weight—and only require one pot's worth of dishes. Sounds like a dream come true, if you ask me. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The cookbook: Instant Flat Belly: One Pot (Hearst Magazines), out now.The author: Patricia Gilroy, a nutritional therapist practicing in Dublin, Ireland. Patricia designs individualized meal plans for clients seeking help for a range of nutritional and medical problems, including weight management and digestive health.What … [Read more...] about This Cookbook Is Full Of One-Pot Meals That’ll Help You Lose Weight
Ever since I can remember, I always felt heavy—not exactly fat, just bigger than everyone else. It didn't help that while I was a size nine in high school, my mom was a petite size two. Then, when I was 16, my father died suddenly—I found comfort for my grief through food, so I started gaining weight more rapidly. Three years later, I met my first husband, who was also overweight—together, we just ate food and built our family. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below My best friend's weight loss sparked my own. A little background: I used to take trips to San Diego with my best friend to have "girls' days"—our plans revolved around which restaurants we wanted to try and where we'd eat next. Basically, it was a day-long eating spree.Then, one Thanksgiving, she came to stay at my house—and I was surprised at what I saw: She'd lost 30 pounds through Weight Watchers. But what happened after Thanksgiving Day shocked me even more: After eating a full … [Read more...] about ‘Weight Watchers Taught Me Portion Control—And Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds’