Calculating Your Calorie Needs

In order to eat fewer calories than you need, you have to determine how many calories you actually need. Adults can calculate their approximate energy needs using the following formula:A. Body weight multiplied by 12 (for men) or 11 (for women) e.g., 150 lbs. x 12 = 1800B. Activity One... Read More

Safely Transitioning Off Meal Replacement Plans

Meal replacements have been part of the diet landscape for decades. They have helped numerous people lose weight, and more importantly, they have helped people learn the difference between healthy and unhealthy eating choices. Both quantity and quality of life improvements can be credited to the concept of meal replacement... Read More

Battling Childhood Obesity through Smart Eating

Finally, a positive solution regarding America's difficult and costly campaign to stem childhood obesity is emerging. For the thousands of children and their families who are currently battling with childhood obesity, this good news is long awaited.Indeed, the risk factors for childhood obesity read like a checklist of ailments that... Read More

Food Selection for Gastric Bypass Patients

Dieters who dejectedly complain they are figuratively "stuck" with their excess fat may be surprised to learn there is a scientifically-accurate truth to their statement. Fat cells -- which are created when the body is unable to convert excess calories to energy -- are permanent. Fat cells cannot be removed... Read More

Do You Know Your Bodys ph And Its Relation To Your Health

Do you know your ph? By getting ph strips at a pharmacy, pool store or lab you can test your urine in the moring and see it's range. A good range is between 6.5 and 7.2. Most of are too acidic.When we are too acidic, the body takes minerals from... Read More

Minimum Health or Maximum Health? That is the Question!

Picture yourself in one of the following scenarios.You're cruising along in your new car by the ocean or in the mountains near the ski lodge, or just a leisurely drive through a beautiful forest or in the country. You stop and smell the fresh air you hear the scenic sounds.... Read More

(Fitness) Health Thoughts, Living on the Health Minimum Wage?

Random thoughts taken from valuable sources, what many nutrition experts consider to be the most important nutrients and health habits a person should have to help them stay healthy long term. We would categorize them into the following areas.Dietary Fiber - Fiber is extremely important to your health in a... Read More

Eating to Gain Mass

This is usually the forgotten element of most mass programs. Food. The truth is, no one will gain muscle without food. It seems so simple and basic, yet most don't get enough of it to build muscle.Dieting for muscle gain is simply a matter of eating. You must eat more... Read More

Ever Hear of This Fruit?

I want to tell you about the most healthful and most delicious tropical fruit that you'd ever want to taste. It's called the mangosteen, and the reason you've probably never heard of it is because you can't buy it in the United States. However, you can buy the juice of... Read More

The Ins and Outs of Proper Nutrition

Secretly we all want just a few things in life, none the least of which is to live a life that is healthy and energetic. One way to accomplish this is to eat a well balanced diet that fuels the body to take on life's challenges.Did you know that one... Read More

In The News:

Researchers from the San Diego Natural History Museum and the non-profit Terra Peninsular were scratching their heads when they found unfamiliar rodents in traps they placed around a field in Baja California.
A shark that hasn't been seen in more than a decade was found in an unusual location: an Indian fish market.
A man fishing off of a pier in Maryland had an unexpected encounter with a whale, a video shows.
The annual Lyrid meteor shower will put on a spectacular display -- with 10 to 20 meteors per hour -- as it peaks this weekend.
The start to the end of the world is coming, according to doomsday writer David Meade.
Hawaiian officials are warning beachgoers after a monk seal pup was spotted on a local beach with a knife in its mouth.
"They are simply a stranger to the land," an anthropologist says of Southeast Asia's Bajau people, and a new study shows their bodies have changed to account for that.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's newest planet-hunting powerhouse, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), leaped into orbit Wednesday evening (April 18) atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
One kangaroo is dead and another is injured after visitors at a Chinese zoo hurled rocks and other objects at them in two separate incidents.
Florida police say they had to assist a trapper Thursday after a 9-foot alligator was spotted taking a dip in an Odessa homeowners’ pool.
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Nutrition as Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD Alternative Treatment: Help is as Close as the Kitchen

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The Skinny on Oats, Oatmeal, Vitamins, Nutrition for Skin Care and Bath Products

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Health Update: Have Your Chocolate and Eat It, Too!

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Food Intolerance

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A Heart Healthy Diet Makeover

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Food for Potential Energy

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Do You Eat Breakfast?

It is not a myth. Eating breakfast is an important... Read More

7 Things To Your Health

Health is the thing. And no matter how many ways... Read More

What A 6-Month Old Can Teach Us About Our Eating Habits

Recently, I had the pleasure of seeing my 6-month old... Read More

Why You Should Eat Lentil Soup at Least Once a Week

If you're looking for a power-packed entr?e or soup to... Read More

True Culprits of High Cholesterol

What if I told you tap water and homogenized milk... Read More

Food thats Good for a Healthy Heart

Here's a conundrum: While experts agree that high cholesterol and... Read More

Exposing the Best Source of Protein Myth

An American culture that is marked by a chronic lack... Read More

The Joys of Being Healthy

It is amazing to be able to say I am... Read More

What Would You Do For a Klondike Bar?

Unfortunately, the words "diet" and "cheating" go hand in hand.... Read More

The Face of the Waters

The story of creation begins with water. Water is an... Read More

Sleep for Joy

Better sleep = better metabolism. I have been saying it... Read More

Healthy Eating Habits

I read a lot about the topics of health and... Read More

Soy Phytoestrogens and the Art of Propaganda

In this newsletter we will discuss the current controversy about... Read More