Diet & Weight Loss

Eat More Beans and Live Longer!

Eat More Beans and Live Longer!

Did You Know…that people who eat more beans live longer—and canned beans count? Recent research suggests that how many beans you eat is a strong predictor of how long you’ll live.  [...]

Grapefruit Juice May Help You Lose Weight

Grapefruit Juice May Help You Lose Weight

Grapefruit juice has been touted as a weight loss aid since the 1930s, when it gained notoriety as part of the Hollywood Diet. Studies have suggested that a fat-burning enzyme [...]

Kuromame Tea for Weight Loss

Kuromame Tea for Weight Loss

Did You Know…that an unusual tea may hold a powerful secret to fending off unwanted pounds and preventing disease? Kuromame tea, made from black soybeans, is a popular drink in [...]

How Sick Does Junk Food Make Us?

How Sick Does Junk Food Make Us?

Did You Know…this common habit causes more deaths worldwide than war, starvation, or murder—and no, it’s not smoking? The Lay’s slogan—Bet you can’t eat just one!—doesn’t just apply to potato [...]

Hara Hachi Bu: The Secret to Longevity?

Hara Hachi Bu: The Secret to Longevity?

Did You Know… that those who follow the “less is more” rule routinely live for 100 years and more? Some of the world’s healthiest and longest-lived people live on a small [...]

An Overview of The Ketogenic Diet

An Overview of The Ketogenic Diet

High in fat, low in carbohydrates, with adequate protein intake, this diet changes the way your body uses energy—fat instead of carbohydrates—which has translated to a sustainable weight-loss plan and [...]

Alginate: An All-star Weight Loss Aid

Alginate: An All-star Weight Loss Aid

Did You Know…that a compound found in sea kelp blocks fat absorption better than anti-obesity drugs? Who knew crunching on kelp—a brown seaweed popular in Asian cuisine—could be the answer [...]

Auriculotherapy for Weight Loss

Auriculotherapy for Weight Loss

Did You Know…that stimulating trigger points on your ear can help you shed fat? What if you could burn fat, melt away the pounds, and lower your body mass index [...]

Probiotics for Weight Loss

Probiotics for Weight Loss

Did You Know…that probiotic supplements may help you shed pounds much more easily? Most people have heard about probiotics by now.  Simply put, probiotics are beneficial bacteria believed to improve your overall health and [...]

6 Tricks to Banish Unwanted Cellulite

6 Tricks to Banish Unwanted Cellulite

The American Society for Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery estimates that 90% of women have cellulite, but we’d venture to guess that every woman grapples with unwanted dimples at some point [...]