Category: Dieting Myths & Mistakes

Does Running Burn Belly Fat? The Answer May Surprise You

Does Running Burn Belly Fat? The Answer May Surprise You

November 27, 2012 | By | 4 Comments

So, you’ve decided to do something about your growing waistline. Naturally, you’re looking for the most effective way to burn belly fat and get that flat stomach. After all, nobody wants to lose weight slow, right? And, I’m sure you know that diet plays a huge role in the process. But what about exercise? And […]

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Foods That Burn Fat – Do They Really Exist?

Foods That Burn Fat – Do They Really Exist?

November 26, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Imagine every time you ate something you got a bit thinner. It’s a fantastic thought, isn’t it? Sadly, that’s all it is: fantasy. That’s right, consuming certain foods won’t make you weigh less. Still, that doesn’t stop many people from buying into the myth. As such, this article will attempt to clear up the misconception. […]

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Substituting Splenda for Sugar Not Such a Good Idea

Substituting Splenda for Sugar Not Such a Good Idea

November 15, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

The fact that Splenda (i.e. sucralose) is non-caloric has made it a popular alternative to sugar. And why not? After all, it’s the perfect example of having your cake and eating too. You get the sweet taste of sugar without worrying about its fattening effects. But sadly, we can’t fool nature – no matter how […]

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Why Vegans Are Wrong – Vegetarians Too!

Why Vegans Are Wrong – Vegetarians Too!

November 5, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

The debate between meat eaters and vegetarians/vegans (and which is the healthier way to eat) has being going on for decades. It will probably go on for many more. As such, several books wouldn’t be enough to present both sides of the story – let alone a single article. But despite that fact, I have […]

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Why Frozen Foods for Weight Loss Are a Bad Idea

Why Frozen Foods for Weight Loss Are a Bad Idea

November 2, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

It’s tempting. It really is. Heading to the frozen food section of your grocery store, picking up a box with beautiful looking pictures on it (as well as low calorie, heart healthy claims) and solving your dinner dilemma with 3 minutes of microwaving. I’ll be the first to admit it’s the ultimate convenience, and on […]

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Omega-3 Fats – A Must for Heart Health or Just Plain Hype?

Omega-3 Fats – A Must for Heart Health or Just Plain Hype?

November 1, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Omega-3 fats (and particularly fish oil capsules) have been on the defensive lately due to a study that demonstrated they don’t protect against heart disease. Similarly, high doses of vitamin D aren’t proving beneficial either. And you know what? You should still get plenty of both, because in my opinion, those “findings” are bogus. Let […]

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Fasting for Weight Loss – Don’t Be Fooled By These New Findings

Fasting for Weight Loss – Don’t Be Fooled By These New Findings

October 22, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

It doesn’t take more than a few Google searches to discover that fasting is one of the quickest ways to lose weight and optimize health. There’s plenty of scientific (as well as anecdotal) evidence highlighting its effectiveness. But despite these facts, most people never find out about this amazing fat loss method. And many of […]

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Best Exercises for Women to Lose Belly Fat? Not What You Think!

Best Exercises for Women to Lose Belly Fat? Not What You Think!

October 10, 2012 | By | 3 Comments

When it comes to women, exercise, and weight loss, the most common image that comes to mind is the one on the left: sweating on the treadmill at a slow (yet steady) pace in order to get that optimal belly fat burn. After all, everyone knows that ridding yourself of that spare tire requires cardio. […]

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If You’re Fat It’s Not Your Fault – Here’s Why…

If You’re Fat It’s Not Your Fault – Here’s Why…

September 28, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Us laymen get a lot of flak by the medical community when it comes to our weight. “More than two-thirds are overweight, one-third are clinically obese, and by 2030, that number will jump to two thirds!” they proclaim. And of course, we have no one to blame but ourselves. After all, we eat too much […]

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Skip the Situps If You Want a Flat Stomach

Skip the Situps If You Want a Flat Stomach

September 27, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Got some belly fat you wouldn’t mind burning off? Then you’re in good company. Millions of others around the world share your sentiment. In fact, out of all the body parts people want to improve, the belly sits at the very top. There’s just something about a trim and toned midsection that makes it irresistible. […]

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