Weight loss diet, what are negative calorie foods and why they matter

If you struggling to lose weight, then apart from eating right and exercising, you can opt for negative calorie foods. These are foods that can be eaten guilt-free as they are low in calories and digesting these foods burns more calories than they contain. But keep in mind, that restricting your diet to these foods is not healthy,…

All you need to know about reverse dieting

Reverse dieting, it sounds like a diet turned upside-down. But reverse diet actually means to eat more and do less. Basically, it is a diet where you increase your metabolism by adding calories back into your diet while reducing cardio session instead of cutting calories and spending too much time on the treadmill. However, there is more…

Here’s why the Nordic diet is one of the most popular diet right now

Variety in the culinary world isn’t restricted to the calorie-laden dishes, the very mention of some of which makes one’s mouth water. There’s a lot that the health-conscious can dig into, numerous diets that many other swear by to shed the extra kilos and look their fittest best. What’s the latest health food trend you…

Intake of low-carb diet or high-carb diet can increase risk of an early death

Cutting down carb intake and eating it in moderation is what dieticians and nutritionists generally advise. A recent study has shown that the intake of both high-carb diet or a low one can increase the risk of an early death. The research published in the Lancet public health journal took into consideration results of eight studies. It…

Excess carbohydrates in your diet could cause knee pain and osteoarthritis

Dietary carbohydrates could lead to osteoarthritis. According to new findings from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, the carbohydrate composition of diets may increase the risk of osteoarthritis in laboratory mice even when the animals didn’t differ in weight. Osteoarthritis, or OA, is the most common form of arthritis and the most widespread form of disability in the country. Several factors…

Heart health tip, eat radish to prevent stroke, high blood pressure

Eating carrots, onions and broccoli are passe. The humble radish could be the newest heart-healthy vegetable, say researchers. The findings showed that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or “monster” radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke, researchers including Katsuko Kajiya from the Kagoshima University in Japan said. Grown for centuries…

Low calorie diet, men tend to lose more weight than women

Women and men experience different benefits from low-calorie diets. In the study of more than 2,000 overweight individuals with pre-diabetes who followed a low-calorie diet for eight weeks, men lost significantly more body weight than women, and they had larger reductions in a metabolic syndrome score, a diabetes indicator, fat mass and heart rate. Women…

Vegan diet: how your body changes from day one

Veganism, the plant-based diet which shuns meat and dairy, is having its time in the sun. Since 2008, there has been a 350% increase in the number of self-described vegans in the UK alone. Where this motivationstems from is varied, but includes concerns about animal welfare, worries about the environment and religious reasons. Many people, though, seek a healthier diet….