The One Diet that Worked to Lose Weight

No one ever said it was going to be easy. It would take discipline, be stressful to adhere to, and might take months or longer to see any results. But, I was 250 lbs. and going nowhere but up. Living in the Midwest, especially in Ohio, its easier to ignore that you need to lose weight. There’s not much peer pressure. Most of the population was just like me and there were very few people here trying to impress anyone.

Using Junk Food in Diet-Friendly Recipes

Junk foods don’t have to be off-limits when you are on a diet. Think of junk foods as the “garnish” or the smallest part of a diet-friendly meal. Throughout the years, I’ve found ways to incorporate my favorite junk foods into refreshing and slimming meals.

Varicose Veins & a High Fiber Diet

Each year, thousands of women experience the excruciating pain associated with varicose veins. While, cosmetically, varicose veins lead to deterioration in self image, there are many women who suffer from a great complication involving discomfort and, in some cases, an inability to perform activities of daily living.

Weight and Diet

Is your success from losing weight going to come from calories burned during exercise or from calorie restriction?

Weighing in on the Two Most Popular Diet Plans

The market is so over saturated with weight loss programs, that it is no wonder people have a hard time choosing the best plan to help them shed excess pounds. There’s no better way to pick a program than checking into long-term medical studies, it is the easiest way to get unbiased information about a potential weight loss program.

Weight Watchers Diet: Cold Stone Creamery

When I started the Weight Watchers diet the number one place I needed to give up that I didn’t want to was Cold Stone Creamery. Cold Stone Creamery has a lot of great choices of ice cream, toppings and candies that you can have mixed in your ice cream. Occasionally, I can still have Cold Stone Creamery if I used my bonus points and I’m careful about what toppings and candies I use. Here is some information on Cold Stone Creamery’s ice cream, toppings and candies according to the Weight Watchers diet.

Which is More Effective: The Low Carb or the Low Fat Diet?

Many people ask if the low carb diet is more effective than the low fat diet at losing weight. Others ask which is more effective at preventing heart disease. Still others want to know which is more effective at controlling their Type II diabetes. The answer to all these people is that the Low Carb diet is more effective than the Low Fat diet. The Low carb diet worked better for me than the low fat diet and has worked better for many others as well.

Why I Drink Excessive Amounts of Diet Coke

Before my feet hit the floor, the can is to my lips. Ah, the sweet, burn of an ice cold Diet Coke first thing in the morning. I’ve read reports. I’m aware of the dangers, but allow me this one vice. I don’t smoke or spit in the sink. I’m an upstanding citizen with a longstanding habit.

Why the Raw Food Diet Didn’t Work for Me

Like many women, I have struggled with my weight off and on since I graduated from college. I tried many diets over the years including the three-day diet, the Slim-Fast diet, the grapefruit diet, the cabbage soup diet, the onion soup diet and others with varying results. I usually lost some weight, but what it boiled down to was that the diets restricted my calorie intake for a short period after which I went back to eating my normal diet and would eventually regain the weight.