Let’s Talk About Carbs

Everyone who has tried any diet knows that cutting carbs can be one of the most effective means of losing weight. However there is often a misconception that all carbs should be abhorred. In fact there a different types of carbohydrates that all have various benefits on consequences on your body. It is important to be able to distinguish these differences, so that you can eat the carbs that will actually work with you to lose weight, rather than hold you back. In essence, carbohydrates can be broken down into two categories. There are simple carbs, which are often found…

Beer and a Diet

For many, alcohol is one of the first things to go when they start a diet. This is not necessarily a bad decision – ethanol provides no real benefit to the body, and are truly empty calories. That being said, I love my beer far too much to every completely abstain from drinking it, even if I have to compensate by eating less. I also don’t totally agree that all alcohol is necessarily bad. Having your favorite brew can actually be beneficial in other ways that many people don’t realize. Just like anything else in a easy diet, you just…

Best Types of Easy Diets

Just as every person is unique, there are tons of unique easy diets to choose from. Unfortunately, many dieters are constantly switching to the latest fad diets, without really taking the time to find a diet that really will help them lost weight easily. If you are truly committed to finding an easy diet, there are a number of very effective possibilities that you can choose from. The first, and arguably the most popular, is called a Set Meal program. This is characterized by the fact that it provides a strict list of foods that can be eaten, or even…

Best Metabolism Boosting Foods

Do you remember when you were young and could eat anything you wanted and still would never gain weight? Even when I was in my late teens, I was eating huge portions of unhealthy food full of fats and cholesterol and never really had to worry about packing on pounds. However, after years of following that lifestyle, I was surprised to see myself ‘ballooning’ when I was in my early twenties. After a lot of time at the gym and discouragingly little progress, I realized that it was my metabolism that had changed and I was no longer burning calories…