High Protein Diets for Weight Loss

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Protein Protein is a macronutrient, which in addition to providing energy, also furnishes the body with the necessary building blocks to create and repair new and damaged tissue. High protein diets are typically used to gain muscle and strength, however, these same diets may provide benefits for weight loss. The

What is the best diet?

If you were to walk down the diet and weight loss section of your local bookstore, you would find hundreds of different diets all promising one thing: weight loss. How can you differentiate between healthy diets that deliver results and unhealthy fads that lead to failure? The best diet is

Does the Atkins Diet work?

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All diets that produce results are based on a simple principle: if you eat less than you burn, you will lose weight. It’s creating this calorie deficit that causes weight loss. As far as losing weight is concerned, it doesn’t matter whether or not the weight loss is done in

Will this diet work?

When trying to lose weight the question is, will this diet work? The answer to that depends on the diet’s prescribed caloric intake as well as the types of foods it recommends you eat. Not all diets are created equal and simply entering a calorie deficit doesn’t always equal success.

Do diets work?

Losing weight, at least on paper, is a simple process. There’s only one rule you need to follow to shed those pounds: burn more calories than you eat. There are two steps you can take to put this rule into effect: eat less and exercise more, there’s nothing else that

12 Healthy Habits of Christmas – Day 6 – Fad Diets

For day 6 of our 12 healthy habits for Christmas, I am going to write about a topic that isn’t technically a health “habit”, but I get enough emails about this, that I feel justified in including it in our roundup: ignore (or at least research before you try) Fad

Diet vs. Lifestyle Changes

In our vocabulary, the word “diet” has come to mean a painful, restrictive eating plan designed to lose weight very quickly and easily as long as the plan is followed. There are all kinds of diets out there from the grapefruit diet to the Atkins Diet to the cabbage soup

What are crash diets?

Crash diets are plans that severely restrict your calorie intake for a few days in hopes that you will lose a lot of weight in a very short period of time. Unfortunately, crash diets promise to much and delivers too little. While they do result in a lot of weight

Does Nutrisystem work?

Nutrisystem is different from most diets because instead of giving you information on how to lose weight, they actually send you complete meals through the mail. If you’ve tried creating your own diet but got frustrated with counting calories, measuring food and restricting what you ate, this plan may work