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Carb Cycling: Which Foods are Best for Each Phase?

Carb Cycling: Which Foods are Best for Each Phase?

If you’ve tried low-carb diets or low-fat diets and want a different approach, you might want to consider the concept known as carb cycling. It involves alternating high-carb days with low-carb diet cycles. The approach is designed to eliminate ...
All Calories Are Not Created Equal

All Calories Are Not Created Equal

For years, dieters were handed calorie counters and told that they could eat what they wanted as long as they stayed within a certain limit. Now, as diets such as the Paleo plan and low-carb diets become more popular, we’re learning that the qu ...
The Alkaline Diet: 5 Foods You Should Include

The Alkaline Diet: 5 Foods You Should Include

If you took chemistry in high school or college, you might remember that you can test how alkaline something is by measuring its pH level. Your body has different levels: Your blood usually has a pH between 7.35 and 7.45, while your stomach’s l ...
Belly Bulge Begone: 10 Foods to Fight the Fat

Belly Bulge Begone: 10 Foods to Fight the Fat

Do you own a pair of jeans that have an elastic waistband? I own two pairs, and love them for the way that they always fit. I also own, however, a pair of so-called “skinny jeans.” What they can offer: A wake-up call that it’s time ...
Use Soup to Boost Your Weight Loss

Use Soup to Boost Your Weight Loss

Do you view soup as a way to supplement your lunchtime sandwich or cure an occasional cold? While we’re also fans of old-fashioned grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup as well as Mom’s chicken noodle soup cure for colds, there’ ...