A “Dry” and Non boring version Cabbage Soup Diet

A "Dry" and Non boring version Cabbage Soup DietSick of eating cabbage soup?  I did something a little different. I used the same recipe but left all the ingredients dry. I used the juice from the canned tomatoes as a “dressing” on some bowls or I’d just use fresh tomatoes instead. I used red and green cabbage, celery, tomatoes, peppers, onions and carrots. Instead of cooking them; I bagged up two cupfuls into ziplock bags and used them as my “dry soup”. After eating a bowl of the “dry soup” I’d drink down 8 ounces of water or beef broth or chicken broth. I have to admit that I found … [Read more...]

Feeling sad and eating

We all know that feeling of feeling sad, or anxious, and reaching for food. But did you know looking at other people on Facebook can make you feel sad? "No one joins Facebook to be sad and lonely. But a new study from the University of Michigan psychologist Ethan Kross argues that that’s exactly how it makes us feel. Over two weeks, Kross and his colleagues sent text messages to eighty-two Ann Arbor residents five times per day. The researchers wanted to know a few things: how their subjects felt overall, how worried and lonely they were, how much they had used Facebook, and how often they … [Read more...]

Dieting according to Wiki

Dieting is the practice of ingesting food in a regulated fashion to achieve or maintain a controlled weight. In most cases the goal is weight loss in those who are overweight or obese, but some athletes aspire to gain weight (usually in the form of muscle) and diets can also be used to maintain a stable body weight.Diets to promote weight loss are generally divided into four categories: low-fat, low-carbohydrate, low-calorie, and very low calorie.[1] A meta-analysis of six randomized controlled trials found no difference between the main diet types (low calorie, low carbohydrate, and low … [Read more...]

How to Lose Weight Fast

How to Lose Weight FastWhat does Gisele-Bundchen-weight and her measurements? Gisele Bundchen's height is 5ft 11in (180 cm). How much does Gisele Bundchen weigh? Gisele Bundchen weighs 126 lbs (57 kg). What are Gisele Bundchen's measurements?Measurements SummaryBody Shape: HourglassBody Type: SlimBra Size: 32 CBra Cup Size: CHeight: 5 feet 11 inchesWeight: 57 kgBody Measurement: 35-23-35 inchesHips Size: 35 inchesWaist Size: 23 inchesEye Color: BlueHair Color: Light BrownFeet/ Shoe Size: 8.5 inchesObesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. [1] Want to slim down … [Read more...]

New Year Weight Loss Resolutions, Tips to help you lose weight!

So what is your New Year Resolution? To lose weight and get the shape you desire fast and keep to your plans to achieve your desired weight goal successfully lose weight takes time, and you need to take the time to do it or you will become frustrated. Be patient. Most of us find ourselves facing each New Year with the same 10 pound resolution or whatever our personal number is. Fad diets have failed us, many have tried and lost weight using the larger weight loss programs, such as Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig or Nutri Systems. I have friends who are in FA, (Food Addicts Anonymous). On … [Read more...]

A Rise in Kidney Stones Is Seen in U.S. Children

By LAURIE TARKAN To the great surprise of parents, kidney stones, once considered a disorder of middle age, are now showing up in children as young as 5 or 6.While there are no reliable data on the number of cases, pediatric urologists and nephrologists across the country say they are seeing a steep rise in young patients. Some hospitals have opened pediatric kidney stone clinics.“The older doctors would say in the ’70s and ’80s, they’d see a kid with a stone once every few months,” said Dr. Caleb P. Nelson, a urology instructor at Harvard Medical School who is co-director of the new … [Read more...]

UN urges Bangladesh vigilance over melamine. More milk products tainted

UN urges Bangladesh vigilance over melamine11 hours agoDHAKA (AFP) — UN agencies Wednesday urged Bangladesh to act quickly to determine the extent of melamine contamination in milk products in the nation after criticism over its testing methods.The Food and Agriculture Organisation, World Health Organisation and the UN Children's Fund in Bangladesh said they were willing to offer the use of "internationally certified" laboratories to test for the industrial chemical.Growing numbers of countries have pulled mostly China-made milk products from shelves after tests found they … [Read more...]

Lotte USA recalls product with melamine, Koala’s cookies

Company recalls cookies over melamine concerns BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A company is recalling Koala's March creme-filled cookies from U.S. shelves because they were made in China and may be contaminated with melamine.Lotte USA Inc. says Friday that it initiated the recall on Sept. 29. The Michigan-based company says it's not aware of any illnesses associated with the products.The recall covers king-size chocolate, white chocolate and strawberry flavors. It also includes family pack-size chocolate, white chocolate, strawberry, chestnut, Hawaii chocolate and Hawaii pineapple … [Read more...]

Cheese Cracker Recalled-contains Melamine, sold in Taiwan Costco

Taipei - A Taiwan company began Tuesday to recall a batch of cheese cracker sandwiches imported from Malaysia after finding the toxic chemical melamine in the biscuits.The Golden Kestrel Co Ltd ordered the recall after test results at two laboratories showed traces of melamine in the Regimen House cheese cracker sandwich, the company said on its website.The result from one lab showed the cracker contained 29 parts per million (ppm) of melamine while the other test showed its melamine concentration is 17 ppm.Taiwan's permitted melamine concentration is 2.5 ppm.Golden Kestrel … [Read more...]

Singapore finds five more tainted Chinese foods

SINGAPORE (AP): Singapore has found traces of a toxic chemical in five more Chinese-made food products, including the first non-dairy items that had milk as an ingredient, authorities said Wednesday.Singapore's Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority, known as AVA, said that samples of Dutch Lady-brand banana and honeydew flavored milk, Silang-brand potato crackers and two kinds of puffed rice balls imported from China were contaminated with melamine, an industrial chemical that can cause kidney stones and lead to kidney failure.The crackers and rice balls were the first non-dairy products … [Read more...]

Melamine Crisis hits more global companies- tainted milk.

Tainted milk crisis hits more global companies the world's largest meat processor.SHANGHAI, China (AP) -- Snackers, beware: Your favorite chocolate or creamy treats might contain milk contaminated with melamine.The list of companies facing potential recalls grew Friday as reports of foods tainted with the industrial chemical melamine, which has been blamed in the deaths of four Chinese infants, spread to a widening range of products.Food companies around the globe are rushing to assess their products and in some cases setting new strategies to prevent problems."We have to think about any … [Read more...]

Melamine found in baby cereral and other products, banned list

Baby cereal latest problem in China milk scandal (09-26) 17:35 PDT BEIJING, China (AP) -- The list of products caught in China's tainted milk scandal grew Friday to include baby cereal in Hong Kong and snack foods in Japan, while Taiwan reported three children and a mother with kidney stones in the island's first cases possibly linked to the crisis.The Japanese government also said it had suspended imports of milk and milk products from China, where some 54,000 children have developed kidney stones or other illnesses after drinking baby formula contaminated with the industrial … [Read more...]

Walking 10,000 steps a day to lose weight -Valerie Bertinelli

I just finished reading Valerie Valerie Bertinelli book "Losing it and gaining my life back one pound at a time." She talks about walking and my friends have all gone nuts with their fitbit gadgets now. I enjoyed it. She writes in a friendly conversational manner.The one thing that really stuck out for me was when she talked about her Jenny Craig Diet plan and how she had to walk 10,000 steps a day and use a Pedometer. I have been meaning to get one those and track how many steps on the treadmill I am walking. I just bought one from Amazon that has over 1800 reviews and 4 stars! That has to … [Read more...]

The Paleo Primal Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy

The Paleo Primal Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy .Being healthy and fit has gone mainstream--millions sweat the calories away on the roads or in health clubs and scrutinize labels and menus trying to do the right thing to control weight, delay aging, and feel healthy, fit, and energetic. And it's simply not working.Rates of obesity, diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, and cancer continue to climb, and even the most committed fitness enthusiasts often carry 10 or 20 extra pounds of body fat.In this updated and expanded edition of the 2009 hardcover release from Mark Sisson, … [Read more...]

Food and Products banned from Melamine Scare

More new products you would not even expect found with melamine. This is truly a crisis.I do not understand why there is not more in the news about this.Taiwan bans melamine-tainted additive ammonium bicarbonate from ChinaTaiwan News, Website Editorial Staff 2008-10-18 04:12 PM+ Enlarge This imageA Chinese worker checks ingredients in milk products in a lab of Yili Industrial Group Co., one of China's largest dairy producers, in Hohhot, north China's Inner Mongolia region, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008. Italy … [Read more...]

Lose weight using a treadmill workstation desk!

This is such a cool idea. Featured in the NYT health section. How to lose weight with a treadmill workstation desk. See how to build your own for cheap here.I Put In 5 Miles at the Office Chris Machian for The New York TimesWalking 9 to 5 Zandra Hooks, right, and Kirk Hurley can answer phones and do computer work (not to mention burn calories) on their Walkstations at Mutual of Omaha. By MANDY KATZ Published: September 16, 2008TERRI KRIVOSHA, a partner at a Minneapolis law firm, logs three miles each workday on a treadmill without leaving her desk. She finds it easier to … [Read more...]

Post Spice Skinny Diet?

Celebrity weight loss secrets: Posh’s favorite diet book, Victoria Beckham shunning “moron” foodNot that Victoria “Posh Spice” Beckham needs to lose any weight, but she’s recently been spotted with the book Skinny Bitch, a guide to vegan eating with a sassy, Hollywood attitude. One critic says the book dispenses pretty common weight-loss advice: stop eating junk food, sugar, sweeteners, caffeine, dairy, refined carbs and alcohol. The book is apparently militantly anti-meat, calling people who try to lose weight while eating meat morons and referring to the Atkins Diet as the rotting meat … [Read more...]

Reviews and Information on Diet Books and Products

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