Reduce Food Cravings For Higher Weight Loss Success

What Are Food Cravings? Is Your Body Really Trying to Tell You Something? For some years, researchers had believed that having cravings for a particular type of food may be an indication that you are missing a particular nutrient in your diet. For example, if you crave red meat then you may have an iron deficiency, or if you crave ice cream you must need calcium. Studies have shown, however,...
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Dietary Fiber for Weight Loss

Fiber is important in your diet for a number of reasons, the main ones being that it improves digestion and lowers your risk of contracting diabetes, cancer and heart disease. It is recommended that adults get from 25 to 30 grams of fiber in their diet every day. There are two types of dietary fiber, as follows: Soluble Fiber. Soluble fiber dissolves in water (and digestive juices), forming a...
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Boost Your Weight Loss Efforts – Calculate and Interpret Your BMI

There are many ways to boost your weight loss efforts, one effective way is knowing your BMI. Understand what is BMI and learn how to calculate and interpret BMI in this article. What’s Your BMI? The Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of a series of measures to determine the level of excess fat in the body. Although other measures such as hydrodensitometry (underwater weighing), skinfold...
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