Increasing Longevity Through Better Nutrition

In an archipelago southwest of Japan, lies the island of Okinawa, which is home to the healthiest population of centenarians (people over 100 years old) on earth. They suffer fewer instances of cancer, diabetes and heart attacks. Their secrets include a more nutrient based diet and less stressful living. Okinawan centenarians stay lean by eating fewer calories than they burn off during the day. They maintain a healthy weight. For them, meals are a social event where the focus is on the social interaction and not the food itself. They eat until they are almost full before they get stuffed. It takes 20 minutes for the body to signal to the brain that is it full. Americans like to eat …

5 Steps to Start Your Weight Loss Progr

Remember there’s more to you than meets the eye. You’ve got personality, brains, feelings… in short, all those things that make you, YOU. So why diet? After all, you’re more than just a body, and things that really matter can’t be measured on a scale. That said, there are some very good sound reasons for dieting. After all, dieting is not just for weight loss or weight gain. No, the true meaning of ‘diet’ is in choosing foods and setting eating habits that will keep you healthy, strong, and feeling your best. It takes planning and dedication. It means setting goals and following through. But it doesn’t have to be a chore. No, with the right tools it can even …

5 Simple Weight Loss Tips

Not long ago I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and my doctor told me to lose weight or my life would be shortened by many years. Being overweight most of my life I knew it was time to get serious. I know how hard weight loss is and I want to share a few things with you I found along the way that helped me lose 70lbs in eleven months. I believe these weight loss tips can help you too, no matter what diet you chose to follow. Tip #1 Eat Smaller Meals More Often Eat breakfast, and then a couple of hours later have a snack. Eat lunch then a couple of hours later then have another snack. …

5 Fitness Myths That Are Responsible For Thousands of Fitness Failures

Unfortunately, many people are misinformed and are also misled by the many promises of the weight loss industry. Everywhere you look, you see or hear of people promising “Dramatic Weight Loss” with products such as “The Fat Trapper”, or “Exercise in a Bottle”. Then you also have the hundreds of diets out there such as “The Zone”, “Sugar Busters” or “The Atkins Diet”. I’m sure you have heard of many of these yourself. You might have even tried some of them. Unfortunately, these products and diets are not the quick fix, or the miracles they are portrayed as. They are also usually very dangerous. Below are some common misconceptions among people with regard to exercise and nutrition. 1. You need …

4 Sure-Fire Tips For Effective Weight Loss

Are you just plain fed up because you haven’t lost weight for a long time now on that latest fad diet, well please stop! Don’t even think about trying another diet, because it will only produce the same results as you have already seen before. Have a look at the four sure fire tips found below that are based on “Scientific Principles” that have always been around, but are not followed by the majority of weight loss programs you see these days. So let’s have a look: 1. Increasing Your Metabolism In order to produce Sustained, Permanent and Long-Term Weight Loss, it’s imperative that you boost your metabolism. And the most effe ctive way to raise your metabolism is to …