Can this Spice Help With Weight Management?

Can this Spice Help With Weight Management?

Turmeric is an awesome spice that has not gotten sufficient attention in American kitchens. It is produced by boiling, drying, and grinding the “root” of a perennial plant endemic to India. The bright orange powder has a slightly sharp and … Continue reading

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The Fastest Way to Lose Weight is Actually the Slowest

The Fastest Way to Lose Weight is Actually the Slowest

Every once in a while, we get emails and questions from the community that go along the lines of “What’s the fastest way to lose weight?” This is a straightforward and simple question, but the answer is not what you’d … Continue reading

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This is How I Lost 80 Pounds in 10 Months

This is How I Lost 80 Pounds in 10 Months

This is a guest post by Fooducate community member Rebecca. In 2004, I was 18 years old and tragically lost my father. I began living an unhealthy lifestyle which left me weighing 215lbs. Almost 10 years later, in December 2013, … Continue reading

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What Food Can Help Reduce Cellulite?

What Food Can Help Reduce Cellulite?

Cellulite is the bane of many women’s buttocks, hips and thighs, with the lumpy looking skin feeling like curdled cottage cheese to the touch. The truth is that cellulite is not a medical condition. That is small comfort when you … Continue reading

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Training for a Marathon and Still Not Losing Weight? Read This

Training for a Marathon and Still Not Losing Weight? Read This

Do you regularly work out? If yes, there’s an interesting article in New York Magazine about exercise and weight management. The author describes a frustration many people encounter: “I ran 6 miles this morning, I’ll run 5 tomorrow, and on Saturday … Continue reading

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Garlic for Weight Loss?

Garlic for Weight Loss?

Garlic is potent, and we’re not talking just about its flavor. Responsible for its pungent smell is a compound called allicin. It is also responsible for garlic’s many health benefits: * reducing blood pressure * increasing good blood cholesterol (HDL) … Continue reading

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The Connection Between Weight Gain, Insulin Resistance, and Metabolic Syndrome

The Connection Between Weight Gain, Insulin Resistance, and Metabolic Syndrome

Weight management isn’t just about fitting into your skinny jeans. As people age and gain weight, they increase their chances of disease. Insulin resistance The pancreas produces insulin which acts as a doorman to help glucose leave the bloodstream and … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Moderation

The Fallacy of Moderation

If you are on a diet, you may have heard the term “Everything in moderation!” from a health professional or friend. While theoretically this phrase makes sense, its practical application is setting you up for weight loss failure. Let us … Continue reading

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Lose Weight with Water

Lose Weight with Water

It’s a no brainer that consuming more water is a good way to lose weight. Can it be proven scientifically? the answer is yes!  In a meta-study conducted a few years ago, scientists reached the following conclusion: Studies of individuals … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Process Goals vs. Outcome Goals

Weight Loss: Process Goals vs. Outcome Goals

Goals for weight loss can focus on either outcomes or the process. “Lose 20 pounds” and “get rid of belly fat” are outcome goals. It’s great to strive towards these goals, but we also need processes in place to help … Continue reading

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