Tag Archives: dieting

So Many Different Diets!!! WHICH IS THE BEST???

Dear SLIMQUICK Coach, Hey there. I hope you’re doing well. I’ve been doing research on obesity for a while now and I came across this piece on your website that talks about easy and clever hacks to lose weight. I really liked the way the author brought up these clever hacks out of these simple day to day stuffs. However,… Read More

Refreshing Cucumber Salads for Summer

Cool, refreshing, low-calorie cucumbers are filling the bins in abundance at the farmers market. A cup of cucumbers may only tally up to a scant 16 calories, but it’s packed with plenty of potassium, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and magnesium. Whether in a salad, sandwich or dip, cukes add a light, hydrating and energizing freshness to everything they’re served… Read More

How Scheduling Your Meals Can Transform Your Body into a Fat-Burning Machine

A “fast metabolism”. A body that burns calories quickly and efficiently around the clock, sculpting and maintaining a lean trim physique, whether you’re working out or chilling out in front of the T.V. Just the idea of that makes people salivate. Meanwhile, the dreaded “slow metabolism” is what people complain about suffering from far more often, so that even the… Read More

12 Savory Spinach Recipes

When looking to drop pounds, spinach is your Bestie. Calorie for calorie, it’s one of the most nutritious vegetables around. Spinach doesn’t only pack a mean Popeye punch when it comes to beta carotene, magnesium, vitamin K, manganese and folate, it’s also loaded with powerful phytonutrients that act as antioxidants and help protect your cells and immune function. Spinach has… Read More

16 Heavenly Chocolate Recipes that Are Good for You

We all leaped up into the air, clicked our heels and whooped for joy when scientists announced that our mocha smothered fantasies were real indeed – by George, chocolate is good for us! Studies showed that cacao’s cardiovascular benefits included lowering blood pressure, reducing vascular inflammation and clotting, improving arterial blood flow, decreasing bad cholesterol levels and reducing the risk… Read More

7 Incredible Ways Garlic Transforms Your Body

Garlic, the bashfully beloved bulb that so many of us have a love-hate relationship with. Irresistibly drawn to the “stinking rose”, we indulge in its pungent pleasures in almost every type of cuisine around the world, only to be shamed afterwards into breathing shallowly down-wind. Down with garlic shaming. Evaluated in over 5,500 peer-reviewed scientific studies for its effects on… Read More

Budget-Friendly Healthy Meals

When you’re on a tight budget, healthy eating can seem like a luxury out of reach. But the truth is that there’s absolutely no need for you to go hunting for dinner in expensive health food stores to start getting healthier and losing weight. You can make a wide variety of tasty, flavorful, nutritious, healthy and low-calorie meals from cheap… Read More

Liquids & Weight Loss: Controversy Finally Put to Rest

A famous Y2K study created quite a stir when it suggested that drink calories may have a higher chance of contributing to weight gain than calories from solid foods. The researchers added 28 spoons of sugar to the daily diets of two groups of participants for one month, spooning it out in the form of jelly beans for one group… Read More

Glowing Carrot Cashew & Ginger Soup

Snuff those sniffles with a lean, high-fiber soup bowl that’s jam packed with immune strengthening nutrients. Vitamin C and beta-carotene from carrots and sweet potato give your immunological warriors a hefty boost, while ginger offers powerful antiviral protection that help to stoke your body’s infection fighting fires. Cashews not only endow this silky soup with luscious creaminess, but are also… Read More

Gut-Friendly Foods: Sautéed Jerusalem Artichoke with Garlic & Thyme

Photo: Gunnar Magnusson Prebiotic foods – fiber-rich foods that feed the friendly microorganisms in your gut that promote good health – are more than just food. Research shows that these foods actually behave like messengers that help instruct the body when to burn calories and when to store them. Find out how they work magic in your body here. Jerusalem… Read More