Posts Tagged ‘diet’

16
May

The Best Green Foods for Your Health

Here’s a list of the most beneficial green foods you should try to incorporate into your diet for optimal health! Avocados Avocados do contain a lot of fat (about 23 grams in a medium-sized fruit), but it's the cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated kind that nutrition experts love. Avocados also contain lutein, an antioxidant that protects eye health, and they're rich in vitamin E. Research shows that people who get the most vitamin E from their diet (not supplements) have a lower risk of Alzheimer's ...

17
Feb

HCG Chocolate Mousse!

Because why not?!?!?!? Here’s an easy and delicious recipe for HCG Friendly Chocolate Mousse!  This will give you a chocolate fix, but won’t sabotage any of your P2 Progress! YUM! HCG Friendly Chocolate Mousse Ingredients 1/2 cup Cottage Cheese (I used low-fat, technically rogue on HCG P2) 1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder Splash of Vanilla Liquid Stevia Puree all ingredients together and adjust stevia to the sweetness you like.  Start with just a few drops and ...

11
Dec

Healthy Holiday Tips

Tis the season for indulging with friends and family, but that doesn't mean your health goals need to be completely abandoned! Here's a few quick tips to keep your holiday health in check!   1. Trim back the trimmings. Go all out and deck the halls with boughs of holly, glitter, and lights, but when it comes to holiday food, accessorize with care. To shave calories, go easy when adding nuts, cheese, cream sauces, gravy, butter, and whipped cream -- additions that don't ...

21
Aug

How Your Gut Affects Your Skin

We found this recent story Women's Health Magazine SO interesting... we had to share! Your diet might be even more important than you thought! Let us know what you think! Could your diet be affecting your skin?    High above No.10 Harley Street, London, in the squishy-cushioned, heavy-draped offices of holistic skin care specialist Claudia Louch, a familiar prickle of panic spreads across the back of my skull. "If you can just take off your make-up for a photo…" ...

07
Jul

hCG Diet Phases Explained

When you go on the HCG diet, it is important to know that in addition to the HCG shots, you will be adhering to a four-phase diet as well. The conjunction of healthy eating and shots is what optimizes your weight loss. Here are the four-phases broken down for you.   Phase 1: This phase is preparing you for the diet. This is a very important phase, which is important not to skip. This phase includes doing your measurements and work on detoxing ...

19
May

10 Best Foods to Fight Aging

Healthy Greens In the perennial quest for longevity, there are no miracle cures. But what's on your plate matters more than you think. Here are 10 foods to put in your pantry -- as well as delicious recipes to use them in. They contain folate, calcium, and other nutrients that support bone health, protect against cognitive decline, and help prevent age-related eye problems. Diets high in cruciferous veggies, such as broccoli and cabbage, help reduce risk of memory loss and cancer. Whole Greens Rich ...

19
Nov

HCG Meals

When on the HCG diet, you shouldn’t feel like you are on a ‘diet’. What are most important while on the HCG diet are the lifestyle changes when it comes to your food choices.. Changing your lifestyle habits will not only bring about the best results from your HCG program, it will also help keep the results, which is what we are all striving for. These recipes are great healthy alternatives, whether you are looking to loose weight, or are ...

08
Oct

An HCG Meal

When starting the HCG plan, it can often seem daunting having to change your eating plans as well as the foods you can eat. Like anything new, it can be hard to start, especially when the eating concepts are completely new to you. We have complied a few recipes to make an entire meal for you- and the best part is, it isn’t a typical “diet” meal. Whether you are eating alone, or making dinner for the family, everyone will ...

24
Sep

How To Succeed At Your Diet

Whenever the word diet comes up, many of us sigh and remember all of our “diets” we have tried that never seemed to stick. A diet itself can really help you loose weight and get into shape, however, succeeding at a diet is much easier said than done. Once of the main ways we fail at our diets, is the temptations that surround us. We are constantly surrounded by foods we shouldn’t be consuming, and then when we do consume ...

11
Jun

Being Overweight is not your Fate

It’s true; your metabolism does slow down with age, but there is something you can do about it. Starting at about age 25, the average person’s metabolism declines between 5% and 10% per decade, this means that the typical North American loses between 20% and 40% of their metabolic power over the course of their adult life span. However, a vastly slowed down metabolism isn’t inevitable. It only occurs because North Americans tend to become far less physically active over the course ...