Which Diets are Right for You?

The first reaction of most people who discover that they’ve put some weight on is to eat less food. It sounds simple enough and reasonable. Since too much food is what got us into trouble in the first place it follows that eating less of it will make everything right again. Nearly every diet or eating plan in the magazines or on the Internet says pretty much the same thing: eat less food. Therefore the answer to this problem is very simple and handy. Sure, going with less food than usual is a challenge, but it also carries with it a sort of expiatory feeling.  Continue reading Which Diets are Right for You?


Free Diet Plan, Friend or Foe?

Who does not want to save a little money these days? Who does not want to get that slim and sexy look that tells the world you feel great in your own body? You surely do, and it is quite natural that you should try to follow one of the scores of free diet plans that are in circulation. Nevertheless, don’t forget that rushing headlong into something you don’t know is not a good idea. What you need to do is to review some free diet plans before selecting which weight-loss method is suitable for you. There is a catch, though.  Continue reading Free Diet Plan, Friend or Foe?


The Mediterranean Diet and Other Fad Diets

Going through diet after diet, sooner or later everybody ends up thinking that there’s nothing more to learn. Frankly, it doesn’t take long to get exhaustive hands on experience with just about all the major dieting concepts and to learn which way each of them is supposed to influence the body. And once you’re familiar with all the pros and cons of dieting, it’s only fair to think that nothing could surprise you anymore. Well, this is where the Mediterranean Diet comes in, ready to put an old idea to new use and help people all over the world shed pounds.  Continue reading The Mediterranean Diet and Other Fad Diets


What is the Diverticulitis Diet

The Diverticulitis Diet is the diet recommended by doctors to people recovering from an attack of diverticulitis. Diverticulitis is a common digestive disorder, which is characterized by the inflammation of pouches called diverticula on the outside of the colon. The main problem caused by this disorder is the hazard of having one of the inflamed diverticulum burst open and spread bacteria to the lining of the abdominal cavity and also the possibility of bowels obstruction. People recovering from such a disorder have to eat a certain type of diet, which has caught the eye of those who are always interested in new dieting ideas.   Continue reading What is the Diverticulitis Diet


Diet Coke and Losing Weight

As alarm bells rang all over the world regarding the seemingly unstoppable growth in the number of overweight and obese people, men and women have started to pay more attention to what it is they’re eating during an average day. The business sector has also decided to help this new movement toward food and weight awareness by launching series of products that are either fat free or sugar free. The soft drinks producers, for instance, who have taken a lot of flak over the years for selling sugar water, have presented consumers with “diet” or “light” versions of their products.  Continue reading Diet Coke and Losing Weight


What is the Best Diet for You?

As pounds are gained and lost and diets come and go over years, people who are trying to maintain a certain weight often wonder what is the best diet for them. They wonder which one of the dozens of hyped ideas coming straight from the Land of Stars (California) is best suited to their daily eating schedules, their lifestyles or their job-related activities. In other words, they wonder which diet can help them lose weight without getting in the way too much. The answer to such a question is pretty tricky since we’re all different persons living different lives.  Continue reading What is the Best Diet for You?


The Pros and Cons of the Atkins Diet

The Atkins diet is one of the most famous diets around and a huge hype. If you’re living in any Western world country, chances are good that you’ve heard of the famous Atkins diet and its miraculous results. Whether this is the most successful diet ever or not it’s still up for debate, but it certainly is the more advertised one.  Continue reading The Pros and Cons of the Atkins Diet


Do 3-Day Diets Really Work?

Yet another dieting idea comes hurtling to crash with a loud bang in a market already saturated with magic solutions to every possible problem. The 3-Day Diet is the latest attempt to try and woo people with a gimmick that’s bound to sound absolutely great: three days. Yep, you’ve got that right. No two-week induction phase, no two or three-month long fight with your body’s cravings and a constantly empty stomach. Everything can be solved in three days.  Continue reading Do 3-Day Diets Really Work?


Why Do Diet Pills Carry Such a Negative Connotation?

Throughout the years diet pills have been a constant source of hope for overweight people and a source of annoyance for those who hear or read about the bad experiences of some users. The media publishes on a regular basis articles focusing on the negative effects of men and women who used or abused diet pills only to end up in hospitals with anemia, damaged internal organs and psychological scarring that takes a long time to get over.  Continue reading Why Do Diet Pills Carry Such a Negative Connotation?