There is not a clear answer for this; however, intermittent fasting should not be treated as an effective weight loss strategy. Many do experience weight loss, but intermittent fasting is difficult to sustain long-term and weight gain will most likely follow after one resumes a regular diet.
Viewing entries in
It’s getting close to the holiday season, a time for heart-warming sweets and holiday parties. Shortly after this festive time comes New Year’s Resolutions of losing that holiday weight gain and eating healthier. Instead of feeling guilty, let’s talk about healthier recipes and how to mindfully indulge to enjoy yourself without missing out on pumpkin pie and other delicious treats.
Grapefruits are a cross between a pomelo and an orange, but their name came from the fact that they grew in clusters similar to grapes. They vary in hue from white or yellow, to pink and red, and can also range in taste of acidic, sweet, bitter, or sugary. Grapefruits are available throughout the year, but peak between the months of November and June.
Fermented vegetables have been around for many years, because of their natural ability to extend shelf life and give foods unique flavors. The reason it has now become somewhat of a “craze”, is because of the recently learned health benefits this process is said to have on food.
Healthy eating during the holidays can sometimes be a challenge with the many parties and festivities happening all in a short period of time. The majority of foods at these events can be loaded with saturated fat, salt, sugar and excess calories. However, this doesn’t have to be the case when hosting your own holiday event and you don’t have to sacrifice flavor in the name of health.
Coconut oil has been all the craze for the past few years. Not too long ago, it would have been quite a task to track down a bottle of this trendy oil, but now coconut oil is found in most supermarkets and health food stores. Coconut oil is well-known as a moisturizing treatment for hair and skin, and has been rumored to lower risk of cardiovascular disease, and help with weight loss.