Category Archives: Diet Articles

Dieting Without Denial

by Lisa Houghton Think of the word 'diet', and it's probable you'll start to yawn, or even weep! After all, the whole idea behind a diet is to stop eating the unhealthy foods we all know are the tastiest; something that requires unwavering self-control and extreme denial. However laudable the end goals may be, when…
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Satisfying cravings while dieting

by Lisa Houghton Losing weight should be easy. After all, whether it's ten pounds or one hundred, the formula remains the same. Eat less and move around more. That's all there is to it. If you're eating less than your body is using up, then you will burn off the surplus and lose weight. However,…
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Tastes Like Sugar But, Effects You Like Chlorine

saving your friendly flora Despite advertisements stating “Made from Sugar, so it Tastes like Sugar”, which attempt to confuse consumers, Splenda® is not natural and contains no elements of natural sugar. You may also be surprised to learn that Splenda® contains chlorine. Yes, the same chlorine that goes in swimming pools. And here's the worst…
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Being Part of a Great Movement

clearing out the colon and three fiber sources for constipation Here is a topic that generally no one wants to talk about, but eliminating waste products is crucial to good health. Our bodies are designed to ingest food, break it down with stomach acid, absorb vitamins and nutrients, and then release the remaining product. Ideally,…
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Tis The Season For Portion Control

how watching portions will allow you holiday sweets and treats Tis the season where sweets and treats are abundant, tempting and in your face at the office, home, friends and just about everywhere. We are hit with a slew of temptations from now until the New Year making it harder to stick with exercise and…
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GERD

four tips to avoid these four letters Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, otherwise known as GERD, is commonly recognized with a main symptom of heartburn. This is a condition that if left untreated can be a precursor to certain types of cancer. GERD is a result of an anatomical dysfunction between the stomach and the esophagus, in…
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Avoiding the Gift of Holiday Weight Gain

Five solid tips on curtailing the temptation of over-indulgences I can't even believe that next week is Thanksgiving. Wow, it's hard to believe that a year has nearly past and the holidays are now upon us. Since the holiday season is nearly here, Steviva Brands is here to offer you some sound advice that can…
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STOP! In The Name of Love…!

Does the phrase: “STOP! In The Name Of Love,” sound familiar? Well, if you are of my generation (I am 51 and going strong) it conjures up the song by the Supremes. Great song, but that is not what I am referring to. By this phrase I mean - stop treating your body unhealthy by…
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Be Savvy on Supplements

five tips to pick out the best Have you heard the saying, there is a pill for everything? That can be pharmaceutical or natural. The purpose and definition of a supplement is “that completes or enhances something else when added to it.” What is that something else? It is a good diet that is based…
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