SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – It’s described as a way to turn your body into a fat burning machine, promising to help you lose weight – fast! The keto diet is a high fat, low carb eating plan that has quickly become one of the most popular health trends of the moment. And while the dramatic before and after pictures may entice you to give it a shot, experts say there are some real-life consequences it can have on your health. “I lost 22 pounds in two months and I started teaching other people how to do it,” said Jami Areia, who runs the Facebook group Keto Club For Women. “I feel like I have freedom from food. I no longer have cravings, I no longer have food addictions, and I’m learning how to sustain with food instead of entertain with food,” she said. “I have more mental clarity, more energy, stamina, I just feel good all day long,” she added. Areia has been following the keto diet for more than three years. She’s helped others … [Read more...] about Is The Keto Diet Too Good To Be True?
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By MWALIMU ANDREW More by this Author As you all know, my siblings as well as Fiolina’s usually bring their children to stay with us during long school holidays. When schools close, you always find Tocla’s Electina, Fiolina and Honda, Yunia’s Theophilas and Bedford; Caro’s Barrack and Edmund, among many other children, at my home.I haven’t even mentioned Senje Albina’s grandchildren. By week two of the holidays, I am usually running a nursery here.By now, I would be avoiding all the shops in Mwisho wa Lami, having taken foodstuff on credit. But I did something interesting last December holidays when the children were around. We survived on sukuma wiki and kunde every day, and sugarless black tea every morning. So much that I remember Bedford telling his mother that they had become rabbits. Also Read MEN AND WOMEN: To win admiration, be kind and simple MY WEEKEND: We’re drowning in plastics. Is it too late? Thursdays in black: … [Read more...] about Why I don’t want this school holiday to end
Anxious about antioxidants? Perplexed by polysaccharides? This guide will help you navigate the world of nutrition and health.Live Science talked with experts and consulted several publications to get definitions and explanations of many common terms used when discussing nutrition. Amino acidsAmino acids are organic compounds that combine with each other to form proteins, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). There are about 20 amino acids that regularly make proteins and they can be arranged in thousands of different ways. There are three types of amino acids: essential, non-essential and conditional.Essential amino acids cannot be made by the body, out of the materials ordinarily available, at a speed that can meet the demands for normal growth; they must be provided preformed in the diet, according to the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH). There are nine essential amino acids: histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, … [Read more...] about Amino Acids to Zinc: A Glossary of Nutrition Terms
My name is David. Now, I’m going to share my story with you, and honestly, it’s a little embarrassing, but it’s worth it to help you get free from your disease. A few years ago, I almost lost everything. I always had to worry about which foods would send my blood sugar off the charts. Heck, I became a chef because I loved food, and now I was stuck eating bland, boring meals. I was a burden on my family, and I was terrified my kids would end up with my disease. Every single day I had to prick my finger to test my blood sugar, then give myself painful insulin shots.I was spending about 63,000 Naira per month on insulin. I tried the other diabetes medications that my doctor recommended. That was a disaster. I emptied my bank account and just about killed myself taking them. Most of the drugs made me feel nauseous all the time, and most of them were made me fat. Even when I spent a week at the beach with my family, I couldn’t relax, always worrying about my … [Read more...] about New in Nigeria: The Most Powerful Solution on earth that helps so many people including me to normalise blood sugar/glucose and reverse diabetes within 90days.
IntroAs if dieting wasn't hard enough. Even if you have the will power to stick to a diet plan, you may come across much misinformation that could prevent your diet from being truly effective.Here are nine common myths that could derail your diet plans.Myth: A big breakfast will keep you from eating too much later in the day.It's a bad idea to skip breakfast because you're more likely to reach for extra morning snacks but this doesn't mean a big breakfast is good idea either. A big breakfast does not keep you from being hungrier later in the day. Worse yet, it can pile on too much extra calories.A German study of 280 obese and 100 normal-weight people, published this month in the Nutrition Journal, found that eating a big breakfast can tack on an extra 400 calories. Yet we typically don't balance out this morning calorie infusion by eating less later breakfast calories had little or no effect on the number of calories consumed during the rest of the day, the researchers found.Myth: … [Read more...] about Dieters, Beware: 9 Myths That Can Make You Fat